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" That to the faithful herdman's art belongs ! What recks it them? What need they? They are sped; And when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But swoln with... "
The poetical works John Milton. Repr., with memoir, notes, &c - Page 68
by John Milton - 1873
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1852
...Todd. Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched stiaw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, ia But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw,...nothing said ; But that two-handed engine at the door" j.io Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...need they ? They are sped; And, when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel gods odor'd." V. Great Nature spoke ; observant man...state ; another near Grew by like means, and join' (he grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing sed : But that two-handed engine at the...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 pages
...need they ? they are sped " And when they list, their lean and flashy songs " Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; " The hungry sheep look..." Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Keturn, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And call...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...need they ? They are sped ; And when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel2 pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up,...wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing sed :3 But that two-handed engine4 at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical ..., Page 109, Volume 2

John Milton - 1853
...need they \ They are sped ; And when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel2 pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up,...wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing sed :3 But that two-handed engine* at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON.

REV. JOHN MITFORD - 1853
...Todd. Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, 125 But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw,...nothing said ; But that two-handed engine at the door isc Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw : The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, MI LTON. But, swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw,...door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And call...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 pages
...enemies, At least I can think of no sense so proper to he given to the following verses in Lycidas— " Besides, what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours...door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." About this time, as we learn from one of his familiar epistles, he had some thoughts of taking chambers...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 491 pages
...on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, swollen with wind and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing fed : But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 554 pages
...on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, swollen with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse. And call...
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