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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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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...pinch't and pull'd, she said, And he, by friar's lanthorn led, Tells how the drudging goblin- swet, 105 To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, 97- The young I should refer to the prototype of Fortinbras in Hamlet, (fig. 52) and the old to Polonius...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...pinch'd and pull'd, she said, And he by friar'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 lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...pinch'd and pull'd, she said ; And be, by friar's lantern 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, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...was pinch'd, and pull'd, she sed ; And he, by friars lantern led, Tells how the drudging goblin swct, with other common interludes ; happening, tlirough the poet's errour day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And, rtretch'd out all the chimney's...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: consisting of historical and ..., Volume 1

Scottish border - 1821
...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...crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. L' Allegro. When the menials in a Scottish family protracted their vigils wound the kitchen...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisting of Historical and ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - Ballads, Scots - 1821
...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...crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. L' Allegro. * It is told of a Brownie, who haunted a Border family, now extinct, that...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet, Volume 1

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1821
...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...And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first eock his mattin rings. L' Allegro. When the menials in a Scottish family protracted their vigils around...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1821
...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 thresh d the corn ' That ten day-labourers could not end ; 1 Then lies him down the lubber fiend."...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...pinch'd, and pull'd, she said ; And he, by friar's lantern 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-laborers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar-fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...pinch'd, and pull'd, she said ; And he, by friar's lantern led, Tells how the drudging goblin sweat, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, Then lies him down theJubbar-fiend, That ten day-laborers could not end ; And, stretch'd out all the...
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