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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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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 3

William Harris - 1814 - 542 pages
...What recks rt them ? what need they ? They are sped; And when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ;...with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said. MiLfoS. This is not merely a poetical exaggeration. Soon after these lines were written, a polite writer,...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 3

William Harris - 1814 - 560 pages
..."What recks H them ? what need they ? They are spedi 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 swolu with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread : Besides what...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 3

William Harris - 1814 - 546 pages
...What recks it them ? what need they ? They are sped} And when they list, their lean and fl.ishy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, Hot swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814 - 726 pages
...impunity and success in the court, i. F the 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, anil Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford ; who, at the...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1815 - 236 pages
...Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devonrs apace, and nothing said : Bnt that two handed engine at the door, 130 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more," Retnrn, Alphens, the dread voice is past, That shrnnk thy streams; retnrn, Sicilian Mnse, And call...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...What recks it them ? What need they? They are sped ; And, when they list, their lean and flashy gongs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw :...nothing said, But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 6

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816 - 528 pages
...therefore adopted by Milton, who knew better, and mast have been actuated by evil passions : " The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly The pastors were changed soon after thii was written, and it would require more than the prejudice...
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SERMONS OR VARIOUS SUBJECTS, SELECTED FROM THE MANUSCRIPTS OF THE LATE REV ...

REV. H. C. O'DONNOGHUE, A.M. - 1818 - 342 pages
...and defy one another ? And where, to use the language of one of their own poets-^ " The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But swoln with wind,...draw, . Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread." , The General Confession is ordered to be repeated " all kneeling." When creatures stained...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 366 pages
...list, their lean and flashy songs / f, Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; IJ The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, - $ But, swoln with...draw, > Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread :__ ac- Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw *rt ^ Daily devours apace, and nothing said : ";...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1820 - 832 pages
...and flashy son;^ Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; Tin- hungry shuep look up, and arc and poor makes all the history ; Knough, that Virtue...being, to have been. When Hopkins dies, a thousand sed : But that two-handed engine at the door 1.10 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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