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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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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1834
...For who would break with heaven, and would not break for nil ?* " GIBBON'S Memoirs of his own Liff, them, so early as since Milton made a reproach to...with privy paw Daily devours apace and nothing said." In approaching Dryden, therefore, a Catholic priest had to combat few of those personal prejudices,...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - 1834
...made a reproach to the English universities of the converts to the Roman faith daily made within then- colleges ; of those sheep, " Whom the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace and nothing said." In approaching Dryden, therefore, a Catholic priest had to combat few of those personal prejudices,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...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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Eminent British Statesmen: Oliver Cromwell

1838
...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 as these,...
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Anglo-India, Social, Moral, and Political: Society and manners

Asiatic journal - 1838
...impressive, that vehement declamation of the poet on the abuses of the Romish church, 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 mute once and smite no more. " For it does its...
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Anglo-India, Social, Moral, and Political: Society and manners

1838
...impressive, that vehement declamation of the poet on the abuses of the Romish church, 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. " For it does...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1839 - 455 pages
...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 Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...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 130 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. "5 elimb]...
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The life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...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 Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (historien).) - 1840 - 357 pages
...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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