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" How well could I have spared for thee, young swain, 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... "
Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ... - Page 22
by John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...the iron shuts amain,) He shook his miter'd locks, and stern bespake: " How well could I have spar'd for thee young swain, Enow of such, as for their bellies'...themselves know how to hold A sheep-hook, or have learn'd aught else the least That to the faithful herdman's art bejongs 1 What recks it them ? What...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...the iron shuts amain,) He shook his miter'd locks, and stern bespake : " How well could I have spar'd for thee young swain, Enow of such, as for their bellies'...themselves know how to hold A sheep-hook, or have learn'd aught else the least That to the faithful herdman's art belongs ! 121 What recks it them? What...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...the iron shuts amain,) He shook his miter'd locks, and stern bespake: " How well could I have spar'd for thee young swain, Enow of such, as for their bellies'...guest; Blind mouths! that scarce themselves know how t hold What recks it them ? What need they ? They are sped; And, when they list, their lean and flashy...
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Paradise Lost and Regained: With the Latin and Other Poems of John ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1810
...the iron shuts amain,) He shook his miter'd locks, and stern bespake: "How well could I have spar'd for thee young swain, Enow of such, as for their bellies'...scramble at the shearers' feast, And shove away the worthy-bidden guest ; Blind mouths ! that scarce themselves know how to hold A sheep-hook, or have...
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Licida, di Giovanni Milton: Mondodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
...shook his mitred locks, and stern bespake ; How well could I have spared for thee, young swain, Enough of such as for their bellies sake Creep, and intrude,...shearers feast, And shove away the worthy bidden guest : [hold Blind mouths ! that scarce themselves know how to A sheep-hook, or have learned aught else...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...twain, 1 10 (The golden opes, the iron shuts amain,) He shook his miter'd locks, and stern bespake : " How well could I have spared for thee, young swain,...themselves know how to hold A sheep-hook, or have learn'd aught else the least Tli .' to the faithful hcrdman's an belongs ! 121 Wliat recks it them?...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...young ewain. Enow of such, as for their bellies' sake Creep, and intrude, and climb into the fold rostitute the Muse's name ! By flattering kings, whom...ignorance and sloth, And every vice that nurses both. learn'd aught else the least That to die faithful herdman's art belongs! 121 What recks it them ...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...metals twain (The golden opes, the iron shuts amain), He shook his mitred locks, and stern bespake ; " How well could I have spared for thee, young swain,...themselves 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...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...twain, 110 (The golden opes, the iron shuts amain,) He shook his miter'd locks, and stern bespake : " once their joy o'erflows In music unconfin'd. Up springs...morn j Ere yet the shadows fly, he mounted sings 1o hold A sheep-hook, or have learn'd aught else the least That to the faithful herdmnn's art belongs...
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The Ecclesiastic [afterw.] The Theologian and ecclesiastic ..., Volumes 1-2

1846
...in terms so coarse, as in the following lines, where the river Camus is made to despond thus : — " How well could I have spared for thee, young swain,...fold. Of other care they little reckoning make, Than hqw to scramble at the shearer's feast, And shove away the worthy bidden guest : Blind mouths I that...
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