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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 graphic & historical illustrator, ed. by E.W. Brayley - Page 229
edited by - 1834
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...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 at the fire his hairy strength j And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. Thus done the tales, to...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...thresh'd the corn That ten day-lab'rcrs could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And streteh'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his...doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they crer p, Bv whisp'iihg, winds soon lull'd asleep. Towred cities please...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And strech'd out all the chimney's length. Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And cropful nut of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1809
...shadowy flail had 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 length,...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 whisp'ring...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 1, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down, the lubbar fiend, And stretch d out all the chimney's leagth. Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By wliisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Tow'red...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...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 lubbar fiend,...doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. Tower'd cities please...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end j Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch'd...doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Tow'red cities please...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 9

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1810
...shadowy 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,...the fire his hairy strength ; And crop-full out of door be flings, Ere the first cock his matiu rings. Mr. M. seems indeed to have a turn for this species...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 4

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
...shadowy 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,...the fire his hairy strength; And crop-full out of door he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Mr. M. seems, indeed, to have a turn for this species...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...corn, That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lulib.iv fiend, And, stretch'dout all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; And crop-full out of doors he flings, F.re the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering winds soon...
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