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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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...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 lulled asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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L'Allegro ...

John Milton - 1859 - 42 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 whispering winds soon lull'd to sleep. Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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The Seaboard and the Down; Or, My Parish in the South, Volume 2

John Wood Warter - Tarring, West, Eng. (Parish) - 1860
...the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar-jiend, And ftrerched out all the chimney's length Bafks at the fire his...out of doors he flings Ere the firft cock his matin fings.' " " Very likely Milton knew the connexion between lubber and fiend," was the Old Vicar's reply...
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The Seaboard and the Down; Or, My Parish in the South, Volume 2

John Wood Warter - Tarring, West, Eng. (Parish) - 1860
...could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar-jiend, And ftretched out all the chimney's length Banes at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of doors he flings Ere the firft cock his matin fings.' " " Very likely Milton knew the connexion between lubber and fiend," was the Old Vicar's reply...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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 lulled asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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Spenser's Faerie Queene: Observations on the Fairy queen of Spenser. pt. 1

Thomas Warton - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 312 pages
...&c. - - - - Then lies him down the LUBBAR-FIEND ; And ftretcht out all the chimney's length, Balkes at the fire his hairy ftrength ; And crop-full out of doors he flings, E'er the firft cock his mattin rings. The Gollin is Shakefpeare's Robin GoodfeUno, and the tradition...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...length,0 Basks at the fire his hairy strength; And crop-full out of doors he flings,0 Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering winds soon lulled asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Poetry - 1957 - 1059 pages
...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, 1 1 5 By whispering Winds soon lull'd asleep. Tow'red Cities please us then, And the busy hum of men,...
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L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas: Easyread Comfort Edition

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 68 pages
...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 lulled asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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