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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... "
The Harvard Classics - Page 77
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
..." What recks it then ? What need they ? They are sped; " And, when they list, their lean and flashy songs " Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched..." Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...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,...more." Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past,* 3 That shrunk thy streams; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid them hither cast Their...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...wretched straw ; " The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed; " But swoln with wind and the rank mSst they draw, " Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread;...Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, Jllpheus, the dread voice is past,a That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales,...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 345 pages
...hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, " But swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw, MILTON. " Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread : " Besides...smite no more." Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past,12 That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid them hither cast...
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Homes and haunts of the most eminent British poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - 1847
...recks it them ! What need they ! They are sped; And when they list, their lean and flashy songs Orate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; The hungry...engine at the door, Stands ready to smite once, and smites no more." Here he next wrote his treatise, Of Practical Episcopacy, in defence of the Smectymneuns,...
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 1847 - 527 pages
...scrannel pipes of wretched straw : The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But swoll'n with wind, & the rank mist they draw. Rot inwardly, and foul contagion...two-handed engine at the door, Stands ready to smite once, & smite no more." Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is pass'd, That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1851 - 255 pages
...; " The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed ; " But swoln with wind and the rank mist they drav " Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread ; " Besides..." Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw. The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, sivoln with wind and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Eeturn, 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, Volume 3

John Mitford - Literary Criticism - 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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Poets of England and America: being selections from the best authors of both ...

Biography & Autobiography - 1853 - 472 pages
...! " 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..." 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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