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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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Bracebridge Hall; Or, The Humorists, Volume 2

Washington Irving - England - 1822
...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 at...the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full, out of door he flings Ere the first cock his matin rings." But beside these household Dobbies, there are others...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...pinch'd and pull'd, she said, And he by friar's lantern led ; Telle how the drudging goblin sweat, ALE. I trowe men wolde deme it negligence, If I foryetu?...the listes really, That swiche a noble theatre as i lubbar fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength. And...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...Reed's Old PI. xi. 254. Again, ibid. p. 238. For I shall fleet their crcam-liou-lt night by night. When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy...day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...was pincht, 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,...day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...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, ere glimpse of morn. His shadowy flail hath thrash'd the corn, Thet ten day-laborers could not end ; Then lies him down, the lubber fiend, And,...
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The life and writings of Henry Fuseli, the former written and the ..., Volume 1

Johann Heinrich Füssli - 1831
...was pinch'd, and pull'd she said, And he by friar's lanthorn led Tells how the drudging Goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength. V....
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The life of Henry Fuseli

Henry Fuseli - Art - 1831 - 439 pages
...was pinch'd, and pull'd she said, And he by friar's lanthorn 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-lab Yers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...pinch'd, and pull'd she said, And he by friars' lanthorn led Tells how the drudging Goblin sweat, ios 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-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, no And...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...pinch'd, and pull'd, she sed; And he, by friar's lantern led, Tells how the drudging goblin swet 105 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-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the Inbbar fiend, 110 And,...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...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 length, Basks...the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full out of dores he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring...
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