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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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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue. And ...

English poetry - 1780 - 204 pages
...threm'd the corn That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down, the lubber fiend, And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length,. Bafks at the fire his...matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring winds ibon lull'd afleep.. Towered cities pleafe us then, And the bufy ham of men r Where...
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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Italian, and Latin

John Milton - 1785 - 620 pages
...corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, I lo And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his...doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his matin rings. 105. Tells bctc the drudging goblin fleet, To earn hi} cream-bowl duly jet, &c.] This goblin is Robin...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And flretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his...crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his mattin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifpering winds foon lull'd afleep. Tow'red...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length., Bafks at the fife his hairy ftrength; And crop-full out of doors he flings Ere the firft cock his matrin rings.. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifpering winds foon. lull'd afteep. Tow'red...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 3

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...not end; , Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks a the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of...matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Tow'red cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men, Where...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 2

George Ellis - English poetry - 1790 - 323 pages
...the lubbar fiend, And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrengtb, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his mattin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Tow'red...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, 110 And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Eafks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of doors he ffings, Ere the firft cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 11 5 By whifpering...
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The poems, of the late Christopher Smart, ... Consisting of his ..., Volume 2

Christopher Smart - 1791
...not end,. Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, / And flretch'd out aR the chimney's length,.. lafks at the fire his hairy ftrength ; And crop.full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his mattin fings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifpering winds foon lull'd afleep. Towred...
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the English Anthology

T. And J. Egerton - 1793
...the corn That ten day-labourers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fend, 110 And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of dores he flings, Ere the firft cock his matdn rings. Thus don their tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 3

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - Literature - 1789
...fiend, And ftretch d out all the chimney's length, Bai ks a the fire bis hairy ftrength, And crop full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep, Tow'red cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men, Where...
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