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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 - 1811
...shadowy flail had thrash'd the corn. That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend And, stretch'd out all the chimney's length....his hairy strength ; And, crop-full, out of doors be flings, E'er the first cock his matin rings. L'AUtgro. 4 When the menials in a Scottish family protracted...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1811
...this invisible power was able to unravel 'it. It, like _ j-" the drudging g oblin sweat To earuhis cream-bowl duly set. When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, . His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn Th.it ten Jay-lalvmren. co-jM'ni>t end: And stretch'd out all thechimncy'slength,...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 3

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812
...drudging GOBLIN swet ' To earn his creame-bowle duly set : ' When in one night, ere glimpse of morne, ' His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn ' That ten...could not end ; ' Then lies him down the lubber fiend, ' Arijjjstretch'd out all the chimneys length, ' Basks at the fire his hairy strength, ' And crop-full...
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Cobbett's Parliamentary Debates, During the ... Session of the ...

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1812
...ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; And stretch'd out all the chimney's length. Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And cropful out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his in.iri.iu ring*. That his Majesty is not in...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...pinch'd, and pull'd, she said ; And lie, by friar*s lanthorn led, Tells how the drudging goblin sweat, 105 To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten daylab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar-fiend, 110 And, stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...pinch't and pull'd, she said, And he, by friar's lanthorn led, Tells how the drudging goblin- swet, 105 To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, 97- The young I should refer to the prototype of Fortinbras in Hamlet, (fig. 52) and the old to Polonius...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...pinch't and pull'd, she said, And he, by friar's lanthorn led, Tells how the drudging goblin swet, 105 To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy fail hath thresh'd the corn, 97- The young I should refer to the prototype ofFortinbras in Hamlet,...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...feat, How fairy Mab the junkets eat; She was pinch'd and pull'd, she said, And he by friar's lanthorn led ; Tells how the drudging goblin sweat, To earn...His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue, and ...

E Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...fairy Mab the junkets eat ; She was pinch'd, and pull'd, she said, And he by friar's Ian thorn led ; .r Tells how the drudging goblin sweat, To earn his cream-bowl...one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail has thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end : Then lays him down the lubber fiend, And...
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Hudibras, a Poem, Volume 2

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1819
...She was piuch'd and pull'd, she said, And he by friar's lantern led : Tell how the drudging goblet sweat To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn Which ten day-labourers could not end; Then lies him down the lubber-fiend."...
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