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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 British Poets: With Lives of the Authors - Page 259
by Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - English poetry - 1804 - 144 pages
...infallibly occasions bis disappearance for evert. * ' —how the drudging goblin swet, To earn the cream-bowl, duly set ; When, in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thrash1, 1 the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Tben lies him down the lubbar nend And,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...How fairy Mat) the junkets eat; " She was pinch'd and pull'd, she said, " And he by frier's lanthorn led ; ' Tells how the drudging goblin sweat ' To earn...not end ; ' Then lies him down the lubber fiend." A like account of Puck is given by Drayton, in his Nymphidia: " He meeteth Puck, which most men call...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...How fairy Mab the junkets eat ; " She was pinch'd and pull'd, she said, " And he by frier's lanthorn led ; " Tells how the drudging goblin sweat " To earn...not end ; " Then lies him down the lubber fiend." A like account of Puck is given by Drayton, in his Nymphidia: " He meeteth Puck, which most men call...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...shield's unruly weight. Cnulty. •s. To toil; to labour; to drudge. How the drudging goblin ruitt To earn his cream-bowl duly set; "When in one night,...of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn. Mill. Our author, not content to see That others write as carelessly as he ; Though he pretends not...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
...cream-bowl duly fet, When in one-night, ere glimpfs of mom, His fhadowy flail had threfh'd the csi:i That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And, ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Balks at the fire his hairy ilrength, And, cropful, out of...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...How Fairy Mab the junkets eat j fclie was pincht, and pull'd, she said, And he by friars' Ian thorn led ; Tells how the drudging Goblin sweat, To earn...day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch 'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength j And...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1806
...How fairy Mab the junkets eat; " She was pinch'd and pull'd, she said, " And he by frier's lanthorn led ; " Tells how the drudging goblin sweat " To earn...night, ere glimpse of morn, " His shadowy flail hath thrcsh'd the corn, " That ten day-labourers could not end ; " Then lies him down the lubber fiend."...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...eat. She was pinch'd, and pull'd.she said, And he by friar's lanthorn led j Tells how the drudgiMg goblin sweat, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When...one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail has thrash'd the corn That ten day-1. h'rers could not end; Then lays him down the lobber (lend, And...
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1806
...himself by the fire *, does not drudge from the hope of • — how the drudging goblin swet, To earn the cream-bowl, duly set ; When, in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And,...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...She was pinch'd and pull'd she said, And he, by friar's lanthorn led, Tells how the drudging Gcblin sweat To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And...
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