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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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Verses and translations, by C.S.C.

Charles Stuart Calverley - 1865
...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. Post hos, qui Galilsea regit per stagna carinas, Post hos venit iturus : habet manus utraque clavim,...
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The Papal Drama: A Historical Essay

Thomas Hornblower Gill - 1866 - 483 pages
...sheep of the Anglican fold, neglected by slothful and heedless shepherds, he adds — Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace and nothing said," 31 These lines clearly indicate the stealthy operations of the Roman Church in England during the first...
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - 1866
...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 British Poets, Volume 3

1866
...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 tea Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return,...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - 1866 - 546 pages
...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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Translations Into English and Latin

Charles Stuart Calverley - 1866 - 279 pages
...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 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, Alpheus,...
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Sesame and Lilies: Two Lectures Delivered at Manchester in 1864

John Ruskin - 1867
...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 assigning...
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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Volume 3

Dante Alighieri - 1867
...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." 1 1 5. Cowper,...
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The Divine Comedy, Volume 3

Dante Alighieri - 1867
...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." 1 1 5. Cowper,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed a Biography of the ...

John Milton, Edward Phillips - 1868 - 574 pages
...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 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, Alpheus,...
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