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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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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...flail had thresh'd the corn That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks...the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full out of door he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...was pinch'd, and pull'd, she scd; And, he, by friars lantern led, Tells how the drudging Goblin swet, 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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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...was pinch'd, and pull'd, she sed; And, he, by friars lantern led, Tells how the drudging Goblin swet, 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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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...frier's lanthorn led ; Tells how the drudging goblin sweat, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, ' When When in one night ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy...thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end j Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 4

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
...flail had thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end; Then lays him down the lubber fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks...the fire his hairy strength; And crop-full out of door he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Mr. M. seems, indeed, to have a turn for this species...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...waspinch'd, andpull'd, shesed, And by the friar's lanthorn led; Toils how the drudging goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh d the c rn, That ten day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down the lubbar fiend. And slretch'd...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...corn, That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lulib.iv fiend, And, stretch'dout all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; And crop-full out of doors he flings, F.re the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering winds soon...
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The poetical works of William Collins

William Collins - 1811
...flail had thrash'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...his hairy strength ; And, crop-full, out of doors be flings, E'er the first cock his matin rings. L'AUtgro. 4 When the menials in a Scottish family protracted...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 3

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812
...day-labourers could not end ; ' Then lies him down the lubber fiend, ' Arijjjstretch'd out all the chimneys length, ' Basks at the fire his hairy strength, '...crop-full out of doors he flings, ' Ere the first cock his matins rings." The reader will observe that our simple ancestors had reduced all these whimsies to...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...pinch'd, and pull'd, she said ; And lie, by friar*s lanthorn led, Tells how the drudging goblin sweat, 105 To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...daylab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar-fiend, 110 And, stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Masks at the fire his hairy strength...
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