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" Enow of such as for their bellies' sake, Creep and intrude, and climb into the fold? Of other care they little reckoning make, Than how to scramble at the shearers' feast, And shove away the worthy bidden guest; Blind mouths! "
Licida, di Giovanni Milton: Mondodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King - Page 50
by John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets

William Howitt - 1857 - 706 pages
...Laud. The passage is curious : — " How well could I hare spared for tbee, young swain, Enow of iucu as for their bellies' sake Creep, and intrude, and climb into the fold f Of other care they little reckoning make Than how to scramble at the shearers' feast, And shove away...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns, Senior Lecturer Department of English Thomas N Corns, University of Cambridge - 1993 - 306 pages
...occasion foretells the ruin of our corrupted Clergy then in their height'. 'How well could I have spar'd for thee, young swain, Enough of such as for their...and climb into the fold? Of other care they little reck'ning make, Than how to scramble at the shearers' feast, And shove away the worthy bidden guest;...
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The Life of Isaac Newton

Richard S. Westfall - 1994 - 328 pages
...with the benefice than with principles. Although they had never met, John Milton knew him well. Anow of such as for their bellies sake, Creep and intrude, and climb into the fold? Of other care they litde reck'ning make, Than how to scramble to the shearers feast, And shove away the worthy bidden...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - 1994 - 486 pages
...and last did go, The Pilot108 of the Galilean Lake; Two massy keys he bore of metals twain 110 Enow of such as, for their bellies' sake, Creep, and intrude, and climb into the fold! Of other care they litde reck'ning make Than how to scramble at the shearers' feast, And shove away the worthy bidden...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 pages
...opes, the iron shuts amain). He shook his mitred locks, and stem bespake: "How well could I have spar'd for thee, young swain. Enough of such as for their...and climb into the fold? Of other care they little rcck'ning make. Than how to scramble at the shearers' feast. And shove away the worthy bidden guest;...
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Newfoundland National Convention, 1946-1948: Volume 1: Debates. Volume 2 ...

James Hiller, Michael Harrington - 1995 - 2064 pages
..."Dominions Office" — I am sick of it. It puts me in mind of a stanza from Milton, this corrupt practice. Enough of such as for their bellies' sake, Creep and...and climb into the fold? Of other care they little reckining make, Than how to scramble at the shearers' feast, And shove away the worthy bidden guest;...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - 1996 - 1539 pages
...false teachers), he had stern words to speak : How well could I have spared for thee, young swain, Enow of such as for their bellies' sake Creep, and intrude,...shearers' feast And shove away the worthy bidden guest. (113-18, Here, it must be understood, Milton's use of pastoral imagery leans upon another tradition,...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - 1998 - 360 pages
...the iron shuts amain). He shook his mitr'd locks, and stern bespake: "How well could I have spar'd for thee, young swain, Enough of such as for their...shearers' feast And shove away the worthy bidden guest. Blind mouths! that scarce themselves know how to hold A sheephook, or have learn'd aught else the least...
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The Genius of John Ruskin: Selections from His Writings

John Ruskin, John D. Rosenberg - 1997 - 566 pages
...authorities, and become "lords over the heritage," though not "ensamples to the flock." Now go on: — "Of other care they little reckoning make, Than how to scramble at the shearers!1 feast, Blind mouths — " I pause again, for this is a strange expression; a broken metaphor,...
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Milton and Religious Controversy: Satire and Polemic in Paradise Lost

John N. King - 2000 - 227 pages
...churchmen results in the starvation of their flocks for want of spiritual fodder. The speaker attacks such as for their bellies' sake Creep and intrude,...shearers' feast, And shove away the worthy bidden guest; And when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw. The...
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