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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
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The Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable Church and ...

1841
...shadowy flail had thrashed the com 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 ; But crop full out of doors he flmgs, When the first cock his matin rings." We find, also, Puck, or...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes, and a Life of the ..., Volume 2

John Mitford - 1839
...hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, 110 And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks...doors he flings. Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, ns By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. no lubber] ' There...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ballads, songs ...

English poetry - 1839
...day-lahourers could not end ; Then lies hun down the luhher fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimneys length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full out of doors he nings, Ere the first cock his matins rings." The reader will ohserve that our simple ancestors had...
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The Rhine, Legends, Traditions, History, from Cologne to Mainz, Volume 1

Joseph Snowe - Legends - 1839
...the corn, That ten day-lahourers 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 out at door he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings." L'Allegro. Shakspeare has unequivocally...
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The Rhine, Legends, Traditions, History, from Cologne to Mainz, Volume 1

Joseph Snowe - Legends - 1839
...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 j And crop full out at door he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings." L'Allegro. Shakspeare has...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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,...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 whispering...
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The chief of Glen-Orchay [a poem, by W. Bennet].

William Bennet (poet.) - 1840
...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 out of door be flings. Ere the first cock his matin rings." Sir Walter Scott says, " tradition has ascribed...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the ..., Volume 2

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1841
...flale hath thresh'd the corn That ten day-lah'rers could not end; Then lays him down the luhhar-fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks...doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings." The following on the same suhject is from the " Ode on the Popular Superstitions of the Highlands of...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...hath thresh'd the com, That ten day-laborers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fíend, ach alley has a brother. And half the platform just doore he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, lo bed they creep, By whispering...
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Punch, Volumes 62-63

Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Sir Owen Seaman - Caricatures and cartoons - 1872
...farm-work — " 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." Thus both Classical and later antiquity combine in asserting the existence of dsemons or goblins whose...
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