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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,... "
MILLEDULCIA: A THOUSAND PLEASANT THINGS - Page 193
1857
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - 1788
...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 engin at the door, 1 30 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Their bells,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...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 smire once, and smice no more. About this...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...with impunity and fuccefs in the court, the country, and even the univerfities. One of the fheep , . Whom the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace , and nothing faid, 5s Mr. WilliarnChillingworth, Mailer of Arts, and, Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford; who, at...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
...laboured with impunity and fuccefs in the court, the country, and even the universities. One of the (beep, Whom the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing fa d, is Mr. William Chillingworth, Matter of Arts, and Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford ; who, at...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...laboured 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 poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...Butswoll'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 engin at the dcor, Stands ready to smite once, and smiie no more. Return Alpheus,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...character." It is also to be observed, that towards the end of Charles II.'s reign, the High-Church-men and the Catholics regarded themselves as on the same side...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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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1810 - 345 pages
...swolfn 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 tlie door, Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." These words...
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Licida, di Giovanni Milton: Mondodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
...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 Alphčus,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...swoIPn 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/1 Return....
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