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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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The speaker: or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And, cropful, out of 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. Tow'red cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...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. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 115 By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. In the old Moralities, it was customary to introduce the devil...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1824
...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. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...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. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. In the old Moralities, it was customary to introduce the devil...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength. And crop full out of doors he flings, Ere the first ost humily I take my leve of hire. And she gon hie After hem By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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Elegant Extracts: Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes

English poetry - 1826
...leftgth, Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; 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 us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...length. Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; 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 us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes, and a Life of the ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1838
...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. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, us By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. no lubber] ' There is a pretty tale of a witch that had...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes, and a Life of the ..., Volume 2

John Mitford - 1839
...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. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, ns By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. no lubber] ' There is a pretty tale of a witch that had...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

English poetry - 1840
...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. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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