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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 Foreign Quarterly Review, Volumes 36-37

1846
...mo." The Wife of Bathe's Tale. \ " Tells how the drudging goblin sweat To earn his cream-bowl, diify set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-labourers could not end." Milton, Г Allegro. which are nothing else but dead grass and straws...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...pinched, and pulled, she said, And he by friars' 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 threshed the corn, That ten day-laborers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And,...
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Orthophony; Or, The Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

Elocution - 1847 - 300 pages
...the corn, That ten day-laborers could not end ; Then lies him down, the lubber fiend, And, stretched out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his...strength ; And crop-full, out of doors he flings, (Tone smooth, high, and loud.) 2. — [FROM THE ODE on THE PASSIONS.] — Collins. " But oh ! how altered...
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L'Allegro and Il Penseroso

John Milton - 1848 - 60 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,...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 out...
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Orthophony, Or, The Cultivation of the Voice in Elocution: A Manual of ...

Elocution - 1848 - 300 pages
...the corn, That ten day-laborers could not end ; Then lies him down, the lubber fiend, And, stretched out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his...strength ; And crop-full, out of doors he flings, (Tone smooth, high, and loud.) 2. — [FROM THE ODE ON THE PASSIONS.] — Collins. " But oh ! how altered...
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Hood's Magazine, Volume 10

English fiction - 1848
...has thrash'd the corn, That ten day labourers would 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 whispering...
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Orthopony; Or the Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - 1849
...the corn, That ten day-laborers could not end ; Then lies him down, the lubber fiend, And, stretched out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his...strength ; And crop-full, out of doors he flings, (Tone smooth, high, and loud.) 2. — [FROM THE ODE ON THE PASSIONS.] — Collins. " But oh ! how altered...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...the corn That ten day labourers could not end ; Then lays him down the lubber fiend, And stretched out all the chimney's length Basks at the fire his...crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mntin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering winds soon lulled asleep. Towered...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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 labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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Works, Volume 6

Washington Irving - 1851
...flail had threshed the corn That ten day laborers 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...
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