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" The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread : Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said : But that two-handed engine at the... "
L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas - Page 54
by John Milton - 1900 - 130 pages
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Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret ...

Samuel Johnson - 1800 - 842 pages
...What recks it them ? What need they ? They are fpest; Rot inwardly, and foul contagion fpreac r BeDdcs what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace ; and nothing fiid, But that two-handed engin at the door 130 Stands ready to fmite once, and finite no more. Return,...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 111

1860 - 566 pages
...was ' published at this very time [October, 1628], is clearly warned of ' his approaching fate : ' " Besides what the grim 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;" ' else...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 214

1911 - 518 pages
...their schools. But their pulpit ministrations are vapid beyond bearing : ' Their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed.' No one who has been accustomed to attend the services of the Presbyterian Church can be surprised...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1803 - 446 pages
...they ? They.are sped ; " And when they list, their lean and flashy songs " Grate on their scrannal pipes of wretched straw. " The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, " But swoll'n with wind, and the rank mist they draw, " Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread ; " Besides...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805 - 502 pages
...with impunity and success in the court, the country, and even the universities. One of the sheep^ Whom the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said, is Mr. William Chillingworth, Master of Arts, and Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford; who, at the ripe...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1805 - 452 pages
...This practice was continued as far down as the age of Milton. See Lycidas, ver, 128. " Befides what the grim wolf with privy paw ,' . " Daily devours apace,' and nothing SED." priety, to the preceding fpread : Later editors, not knowing the lailiion of1 writing faid, upon...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807 - 434 pages
...Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretehed straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, Butswoll'n with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...devours apace ; and nothing said, But that two-handed engin at the dcor, Stands ready to smite once, and smiie no more. Return Alpheus, the dread voice is...
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Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 1

Thomas Warton - 1807 - 384 pages
...occasionally written sed. This practice was con£inued as far down as- the age of Milton. B. 2. c. 8. Besides what the grim wolf, with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing sed. Said is thus printed sed in the edition of 1645, that it might appear to rhyme, with greater propriety,...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser: With the Life of the Author ..., Volume 9

Edmund Spenser - 1807 - 446 pages
...SED, This practice was continued as far down as the age of Milton. See Lycidas, ver. I28. ' Basides what the grim wolf with privy paw ' Daily devours apace, and nothing SKC.' RIO: - Said is thus printed SED in the edition of ' Hit'.';, that it might appear to rhyme, with...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808 - 564 pages
...universities of the converts to the Roman faith daily made within their colleges; of those sheep, " Whom the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace and nothing said." In approaching Dryden, therefore, a Catholic priest had to combat few of those personal premeanings...
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