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" When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end; Then lies him down, the lubber fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength; And crop-full... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton - Page 292
by John Mitford - 1834
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Miltons Allegro [und] Penseroso

John Milton - 1782 - 31 pages
...in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-labourers could not end; Then lies him down the lubber fiend,...crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 1 1 5 By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep....
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - English poetry - 1804
...was pinch'd and pull'd, she said. And he by friar's lantern led ; Tells how the'drudging Goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, .And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And, crop-full,...
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The Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...faery MAB the junkets eat, She was pinch 'tl and pu-ll'd, she said, Tells how the drudging Goblin swot, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...not end ; • Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And, crop-full, out...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...pinch'd and pull'd, she said, " And he by frier's lanthorn led ; ' Tells how the drudging goblin sweat ' To earn his cream-bowl duly set, ' When in one night,...His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, ' That ten day-labourers could not end ; ' Then lies him down the lubber fiend." A like account of Puck is given...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...pinch'd and pull'd, she said, " And he by frier's lanthorn led ; " Tells how the drudging goblin sweat " To earn his cream-bowl duly set, " When in one night,...His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, " That ten day-labourers could not end ; " Then lies him down the lubber fiend." A like account of Puck is given...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...shield's unruly weight. Cnulty. •s. To toil; to labour; to drudge. How the drudging goblin ruitt To earn his cream-bowl duly set; "When in one night,...of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn. Mill. Our author, not content to see That others write as carelessly as he ; Though he pretends not...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...pincht, and pull'd, she said, And he by friars' Ian thorn led ; Tells how the drudging Goblin sweat, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch 'd out all the chimney's...
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1806
...flail had thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks...strength ; And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, fur the first cock his matin rings. L'Allegra. recompence. On the contrary, so delicate is his attachment,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1806
...pinch'd and pull'd, she said, " And he by frier's lanthorn led ; " Tells how the drudging goblin sweat " To earn his cream-bowl duly set, " When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, " His shadowy flail hath thrcsh'd the corn, " That ten day-labourers could not end ; " Then lies him down the lubber fiend."...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...was pinch'd, aud pull'd, she said, And he by friars lanthorn led. Tells how the drudging goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn. His shadowy flail hath thresn'd the com That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down, the lubbar fiend, And stretch...
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