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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 Works of the English Poets: Milton - Page 102
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Paradise regain'd, a poem. To which is added Samson agonistes

John Milton - 1713
...could not end, Then lies him down the Lubbar Fend. And itrerch'd out all the Chimney's length* Basks at the fire his hairy ftrength) '. And Crop-full out of doors he flings, . Ere the mil Cock his Matrin rings; Thus done the Tales, to bed they creep, Towred Ciries pleafe us then, And...
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Poems on Several Occasions

Christopher Smart - English poetry - 1752 - 230 pages
...day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, no And ftretch'd out all the chimny's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength ; And...crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his rrlattin fings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 115 By whifpering winds foon lull'd afleep....
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1753 - 350 pages
...coin, That ten day-lab'rers c6';ld not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, j ;* And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of deai's he ffings, lire the nrft cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 1 1 5...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1753
...has fo often Witchcraft. Lond. [ I 588 and ] iaiatcd Shakefpear, ha» imitated 1651:4.° p. 66. Pick. And crop-full out of doors he flings, ' Ere the firft cock his^ matin rings. '.»•* -JU-'i "•'! Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd aileep,...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added, Samson ...

John Milton - Epic poetry, English - 1759 - 390 pages
...corn, That That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, no And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his...rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 115 By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Towred cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men, "Where...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1759 - 388 pages
...not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, no And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Baiks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out...rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 115 By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Towred cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men, Where throngs...
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The art of poetry on a new plan

John Newbery - Literary Criticism - 1762 - 252 pages
...could not end ; Then lays him down the lubber fiend, And ftrctch'd out all the chimney's length, Balks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out...matin rings, Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Towered cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men, Where...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...lubber fiend, • . And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, And crop-full out of doors he ffings, Ere the firft cock his matin rings, Thus done the tales, to bed they creep. By whifp'ring winds foon loll'd afleep. Towered cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men, Where...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry:: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Ballads, English - 1765
...could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And ftretch 'd out all the chimneys length, Bajks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop.full out of doors he f.ings, Ere the firft cock his matins rings." . The reader i/iiil obferve that our fimple ancejtors...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbard fiend, And ftretch'd out all tlu. chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength,...doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his matin rings. VOL. I. D Thus Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Towered...
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