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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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1848 - 786 pages
...But, swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contusion spread : Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing sed : But that two-handed engine at tho door 1'ii) Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return,...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 1

David Masson - Great Britain - 1859 - 714 pages
...with rank mist, he says, the sheep rot inwardly, and spread contagion among themselves : " Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said." II. IRELAND FROM 1632 TO 1638. Regarded as an exhibition of energy and genius in accomplishing...
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Original Papers Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Milton

John Milton - Great Britain - 1859 - 156 pages
...the Lyeidas which was published at this very time is elearly 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 he...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 332 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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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - 1862 - 568 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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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical: With an Appendix on ...

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1862 - 452 pages
...1689, amounted to a formal renunciation of the claim of the State — on account of which * " Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said." so much blood had been shed in this and the previous century — to impose religious uniformity...
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Verses and Translations

Charles Stuart Calverley - Classical poetry - 1862 - 230 pages
...But swollen with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Kot inwardly, and foul contagion spread: Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said. Post hos, qui Galilsea regit per stagna carinas, Post hos venit iturus : habet manus utraque...
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Waymarks in the Wilderness and Scriptural Guide, Volume 1

1864 - 516 pages
...But swollen 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 sed." It may be that these High-Church doctors have come nearer than they know to the true interpretation...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with illustr. by E.H. Corbould and J. Gilbert

John Milton - 1864 - 528 pages
...But swollen 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, 130 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return,...
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Sesame and Lilies: Two Lectures Delivered at Manchester in 1864

John Ruskin - Books and reading - 1865 - 256 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 ; Let us think over this passage, and examine its words. 'First, is it not singular to find Milton...
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