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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 Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the com, That ten day-laborers high designs, High actions : but wherewith to be...unknown, unfriended, low of birth, A carpenter thy Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. Tower'd cities please...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-laborers nd wiД Thus done the tales, to bed they creep. By whispering winds Boon lull'd asleep. Tower'd cities please...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...fiend, And, stretch'dout all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; L ALLEGRO. And, crop-full, out of 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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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...Milton seems to have been indebted for his " drudging Goblin :" — • " the lunbar-fiemi, ' Who' probable allusion to them, Beaumont fondly lets his thoughts wander, in his le But the most common tradition with regard to the Brownie is, that, in point of size, he was similar...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

William John Conybeare - 1844
...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 whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Tower'd cities please...
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The Illuminated Magazine, Volume 2

William James Linton - 1844
...the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lays 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 doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings." In Scotland, as well as England,...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...the corn, That ten dny-lab'rers could not end, Then lays him down the lubber fiend, And, strctch'd ll'd Mother of human race.' What could I do, But follow straight, invisi cropful out of doors he flings Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

1845
...shadowy flail had thrash'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 to sleep. Tower'd cities please...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - ENGLISH POETRY (SELECTIONS: EXTRACTS, ETC.) - 1845 - 255 pages
...shadowy flail had thrash'd the corn, That 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 to sleep. Tower'd cities please...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - ENGLISH POETRY (SELECTIONS: EXTRACTS, ETC.) - 1845 - 255 pages
...flail had thrash '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 to sleep. Tower'd cities please...
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