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" 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 wind and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly... "
Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. From the ... - Page vi
by John Milton - 1759 - 416 pages
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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 fed : But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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The Second Advent; Or, The Glorious Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ: Being ...

John Fry - 1822 - 620 pages
...But, swoll'n 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, &c. CHAPTER LVII. 1. THE righteous hath perished ' from off the earth,' But no man considereth...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 1062 pages
...But swoll'n with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread ; Besides kind; Though what he learns said, But that two-handed engine at the door, Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return,...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824 - 460 pages
...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 door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more.' Return,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824 - 646 pages
...At least I can think of no sense so proper to be given to the following verses in Lycidas, Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said; But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. About this...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 29

Classical philology - 1824
...Archbishop Laud, whom he considered as the cause of all tbe schisms then existing in the church — Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing sed : But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. The opinion...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1826
...But, swoll'n 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 door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return,...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 4

New elegant extracts - 1827 - 402 pages
...commonly invoked by mariners in storms. 1 Saint Peter. Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread : Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said : But that twohauded engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more.' Return,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832 - 354 pages
...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 door iso Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return,...
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Lives of Eminent British Statesmen ...: Oliver Cromwell. By John Forster

Statesmen - 1838 - 380 pages
...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." . So great was the influence acquired by Cromwell, in his masterly seizure of such grievances...
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