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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 Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 4

Washington Irving - 1814
...below, it tiptoes down into the kitchea and beholds where LIPS him down the lubber fiend, And stretcli'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength. Presently the whole band of fairies, ancient and modern— the daemons, sylphs, gnomes, sprites, elves,...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - English poetry - 1816 - 1064 pages
...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 length,...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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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue, and ...

E Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...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 (lings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1817
...seems to have been indebted for his " drudging Goblin :" — " the lubbar-fiend, ' Who ' stretch' 'd out all the Chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength." But the most common tradition with regard to the Brownie is, that, in point of size, he was similar...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...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....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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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 23

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...him down the lubber fiend ; And, stretch'd out at the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his airy strength ; And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings.' V Allegro. ' Then wake, (for well thou canst,) that wondrous lay, How, while around the thoughtless...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...lies him down the lubbar fiend, And, rtretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire liis destroy, And strike to dust th' imperial powers of Troy ; Steel could the works of mortal Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. Tower'd cities please...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisting of Historical and ..., Volume 1

Ballads, Scots - 1821
...When, in one night, ere glimpse of morn. His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend,...crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. L' Allegro. * It is told of a Brownie, who haunted a Border family, now extinct, that...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: consisting of historical and ..., Volume 1

1821
...When, in one night, ere glimpse of mom, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend,...crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. L' Allegro. When the menials in a Scottish family protracted their vigils wound the kitchen...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet, Volume 1

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1821
...When, in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend,...And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first eock his mattin rings. L' Allegro. When the menials in a Scottish family protracted their vigils around...
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