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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 with... "
The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 - Page 309
edited by - 1901 - 1084 pages
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...feast. And shove away the worthy bidden guest; Blind mouths! that scarce themselves know how t hold What recks it them ? What need they ? They are sped;...inwardly, and foul contagion spread: Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing sed: But that two-handed engine at the door Stands...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...the least That to the faithful herdman's art bejongs 1 What recks it them ? What need they ? They arc sped; And, when they list, their lean and flashy songs...inwardly, and foul contagion spread: Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing sed: But that two-handed engine at the door Stands...
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Licida, di Giovanni Milton: Mondodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
...themselves know how to A sheep-hook, or have learned aught else the least That to the faithful herdsman's art belongs ! What recks it them? what need they?...straw; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But swoll'n with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread ; Besides what...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 3

William Harris - 1814
...sheep-hook, or have learn'd ought else the least That to the faithful herdsman's art belongs ! What recks rt them ? what need they ? They are sped; And when they...and foul contagion spread : Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said. MiLfoS. This is not merely a poetical exaggeration....
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...What recks it them ? What need they? They are sped ; And, when they list, their lean and flashy gongs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw :...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...
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The Second Advent; Or, The Glorious Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ: Being ...

John Fry - 1822
...know how to hold A sheep-hook, or have learn 'd ought else the least That to the faithful herdman's art belongs; What recks it them ? What need they ?...; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed ; But, swoll'n with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread : Besides what...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...themselves know how to A sheep-hook, or have leara'd aught else the least That to the faithful herdman's art belongs ! What recks it them? What need they?...; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, su oln with wind and the rank mist they draw, . Bot inwardly, and foul contagion spread : Besides what...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...themselvesknowhowto A sheep-hook, or have learn'd aught else the least That to the faithful herdman's art belongs ! What recks it them? What need they?...wretched straw; The hungry sheep look up, and are hot fed, But, swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...That to the faithful herdsman's art belongs ! [sped ; What recks it them ? What need they ? They are And, when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate...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...
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The Westminster Review, Volume 156

1901
...know how to hold A sheep-hook, or have learn'd aught else the least That to the faithful herdsman's art belongs ! What recks it them ? What need they...wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up and are not fed." MAURICE G. HERING. THE NEW SNOBBISHNESS. IN the WESTMINSTER REVIEW Lady Grove writes on the...
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