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" 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, stretched out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; And crop-full... "
The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors - Page 259
by Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
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Miltons Allegro [und] Penseroso

John Milton - 1782 - 31 pages
...hellschimmernder Stern. i3 Tells how the drudging Goblin swet, io5 To earn his cream-bowl duly set, Wheu in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail...could not end; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, no And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...earn his cream-bowl duly fet, When in one night, ere glimpfe of moro His fhadowy flail hath threfli'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length., Bafks at the fife his hairy ftrength; And crop-full out of...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1793
...creara-bo'.vl duly fet, " When in one night, ere glimpfe of morn, " His ihadowy flail hath threm'd the corn " That ten day-labourers could not end ; " Then lies him down the lubber fiend." A like account of Puck is given by Drayton, in his NympbiJia : " He meeteth Puck, which moft men call...
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volume 22

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, Frederic Shoberl, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Evans, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1814
...earn liii cream-bowl duly set, When iu one night, 'ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thrashed the corn. That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend. And strctch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire bis hairy strength ; And cruplul out of door...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...friar's lantern led ; Tells how the drudging goblin swet To earn nis cream-bowl duly set, '. "; i . When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the cor That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies h'nti'down tire hlbbar fiend, And, stretch' d oilt...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...

William Shakespeare - 1803
...d and pull' d she said, And he by Frier's lanthorn led; Tells how the drudging goblin sweat To cam his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night ere glimpse of morn • His shadowy Jlail had thresh' d the corn Which ten day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down the lubber fiend....
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...How fairy Mab the junkets eat ; She was pinch'd and pull'd , she said , And he by friar's lanthorn led ; Tells how the drudging Goblin sweat To earn...one night , ere glimpse of morn , His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn That ten day- labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend ,...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - 1804
...was pinch'd and pull'd, she said. And he by friar's 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-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 Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed Authors ...

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...faery MAB the junkets eat, She was pinch 'tl and pu-ll'd, she said, Tells how the drudging Goblin swot, 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 Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins, Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1804 - 144 pages
...infallibly occasions bis disappearance for evert. * ' —how the drudging goblin swet, To earn the cream-bowl, duly set ; When, in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thrash1, 1 the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Tben lies him down the lubbar nend And,...
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