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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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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 lulFd to sleep. Tower'd cities please...
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Orthophony: Or, Vocal Culture in Elocution: A Manual of Elementary Exercises ...

James Edward Murdoch, William Russell - Elocution - 1845 - 336 pages
...the corn, That ten day-laborers could not end ; Then lies him down, the lubber fiend, And, stretched out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his...doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings." 2. " But oh ! how altered was its sprightlier tone, When Cheerfulness, a nymph of healthiest hue, —...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 26, Issue 3

1860
...threshed the corn, That ten day-laborers could not end; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And stretched out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his...doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings." Finally, both Eitson and William Howitt, not to mention testimony between Milton's time and ours, assure...
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Fairy Tales, legends and romances illustrating Shakespeare and other early ...

Dwarfs - 1977 - 426 pages
...hath thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end. Then lies him down, the lubbar fend ; And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks...the fire his hairy strength ; And crop-full out of dores he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings, ' is a matter of some difficulty. Perhaps the...
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The Elizabethan Hamlet

Arthur McGee - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 211 pages
...L'Allegro, shows that he knew of the superstition: Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And stretched out all the chimney's length Basks at the fire his...crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. The Christian symbolism of the cock is underlined as Marcellus goes on: Some say that...
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Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a Traveller ; The Alhambra

Washington Irving, Andrew B. Myers - Literary Collections - 1991 - 1104 pages
...thresrTd 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 door he flings Ere the first cock his matin rings." But beside these household Dobbies, there are others...
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Romantic Parodies, 1797-1831

David A. Kent, D. R. Ewen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 409 pages
...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,...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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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...threshed the corn That ten day-laborers could not end: Then lies him down the lubber fend. And stretched (1. 105-1 14) 24 Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse, Such as the meeting soul may...
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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons and Other Concertos, Op. 8

Paul Everett, Everett Paul - Music - 1996 - 104 pages
...holiday revels at harvest-time, f Lines 110-12: 'Then lies him down the lubber fiend, / And streteh'd out all the chimney's length, / Basks at the fire his hairy strength'. According to the old superstition implicit in Milton's words,6 one is doomed to failure in love unless...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...ere glimpse of morne, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end 5 Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch'd...doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings." ' The reader will observe that our simple ancestors had reduced all these whimsies ' to a kind of system,...
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