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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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn That ten day-lab'rers ally, That swiche a noble theatre as it was, I dare wel sayn, in all this world ther n'as. Tiie crop full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they...
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Peak scenery; or, Excursions in Derbyshire

Ebenezer Rhodes - 1824
...corn " That ten day labourers could not end : " Then lies him down the lubbard fiend, " And stretched 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." L" ALLEGRO. From the cascade...
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Peak Scenery; Or, The Derbyshire Tourist

Ebenezer Rhodes - Derbyshire (England) - 1824 - 379 pages
...corn ' That ten day labourers could not end: ' Then lies him down the lubbard fiend, " And stretched 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." L'ALLEGRO. From the cascade...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...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 hairy strength. l. St. Aloisius C. St. Ralph Bp. and ( St. Meen A. St. Aaron A. St. Eusebius Bj and Martyr. St. Leufridus...
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The poetical works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend,...hairy strength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Tow'red cities please...
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Elegant Extracts: Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes

English poetry - 1826
...in 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 lubbar fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's leftgth, Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...shad'wy flail had 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, cropful, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they...
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The Fairy Mythology, Volume 2

Thomas Keightley - Fairy tales - 1828
...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. Regardless of Mr. Gifford's sneer at " those who may undertake the unprofitable drudgery of tracing...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...flail hath thrash'd the corn, Thet ten day-laborers 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 life and writings of Henry Fuseli, the former written and the ..., Volume 1

Johann Heinrich Füssli - 1831
...in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend,...chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength. V. 101. Picture XXXI. receives still better light from the following lines in Paradise Lost, Book IX....
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