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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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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical ..., Page 109, Volume 2

John Milton - 1853
...pinch'd, and pull'd, she sed ; And he, by friar's lantern3 led, Tells how the drudging Goblin4 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 lubbar5 fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...pinch'd, and pull'd, she sed ; And he, by friar's lantern3 led, Tells how the drudging Goblin4 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 lubbar5 fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 pages
...was pincht, and pulled, 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 threshed the com, That ten day-laborers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And stretched...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...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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Thirty illustrations of Childe Harold. (Art-union of Lond.).

1855
...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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Milton's L'allegro and Il Penseroso

John Milton - 1855 - 48 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,...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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 pages
...the corn, That ten day-labourers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar 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 bis matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering winds soon lulled asleep. Towered...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...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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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 430 pages
...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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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 491 pages
...pinehed, and pulled, 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 threshed the corn, That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And,...
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