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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 Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...many a feat, How fairy Mab the junkets eat: She was pincht and pull'd, she said ; .And he by frier's lantern led, Tells how the drudging goblin sweat To...cream-bowl, duly set, When, in one night, ere glimpse of mom., His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 1, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...was pinch'd, aud pull'd, she said, And he by friars lanthorn led. Tells how the drudging goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn. His shadowy flail hath thresn'd the com That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down, the lubbar fiend, And stretch...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...was pinch'd, and pull'd, she sed; And, he, by friars lantern led, Tells how the drudging Goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...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 ; And...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...was pinch'd, and pull'd, she scd; And, he, by friars lantern led, Tells how the drudging Goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's length, JBasks at the fire his hairy strength ;...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 4

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
...told of many a feat, How fairy Mab the junkets oat; She was pinch'd, and pull'd, she said; And he, by friar's lantern led: Tells how the drudging goblin...one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end; Then lays him down the lubber fiend, And,...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 9

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1810
...glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lays him down the lubber fiend, And, stretch'd out all...the fire his hairy strength ; And crop-full out of door be flings, Ere the first cock his matiu rings. Mr. M. seems indeed to have a turn for this species...
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 29

Monthly literary register - 1810
...the junkets fat; She was pinch'd, and puIlM, she said ; And he, by friar's lanthern led : Tellsliow the drudging goblin sweat To earn his cream-bowl duly...one night, ere glimpse of morn. His shadowy flail had thresh 'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; 'i hca IY him down the luU/ci fiend,...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...waspinch'd, andpull'd, shesed, And by the friar's lanthorn led; Toils how the drudging goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh d the c rn, That ten day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down the lubbar fiend. And slretch'd...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review, Volumes 8-9

1810
...thrcsh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lays him down the lubber fiend, j\nd, stretch'd out all the 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. Mr. M. seems indeed to have a turn for this species...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...feat, How fairy Mab the junkets eat ; She was pincht and pull'd, she said, And by the frier's lanthorn led ; Tells how the drudging goblin sweat, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, ' When When in one night ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers...
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