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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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...was pinch'd, and pull'd, she sed ; And he, by friars lantern led, Tells how the drudging goblin swct, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And, rtretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire liis hairy strength ;...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1821
...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 thresh d the corn ' That ten day-labourers could not end ; 1 Then lies him down the lubber fiend."...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1821
...his cream-bowl duly set, " When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, " His shadowy flail hath thresh d the corn " That ten day-labourers could 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 British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...told of many a feat, How faery Mab the junkets eat. She was pinch'd, and pull'd, she said ; And he, by friar's lantern led, Tells how the drudging goblin...His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-laborers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar-fiend, And, stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...told of many a feat, How faery Mab the junkets eat. She was pinch'd, and pull'd, she said ; And he, by friar's lantern led, Tells how the drudging goblin...of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, Then lies him down theJubbar-fiend, That ten day-laborers could not end ; And, stretch'd out all the...
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Hudibras: A Poem, Volume 2

Samuel Butler - 1822 - 494 pages
...told of many a feat, How fairy Mab the junkets eat ; 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 Which ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber-fiend."...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...the cream- bowl, duly set ! When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy tlail had tbratrii'd the corn, That ten day-labourers could not end; Then...out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire, his airy strength; And, crup-full, out of door he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings.' UAllrgro....
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Bracebridge Hall; Or, The Humorists, Volume 2

Washington Irving - American fiction - 1822 - 404 pages
...flax. All this is precisely the conduct of Robin Good-fellow, described so charmingly by Milton : " Tells how the drudging goblin sweat To earn his cream-bowl...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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Bracebridge Hall; Or, The Humorists, Volume 2

Washington Irving - American fiction - 1822 - 404 pages
...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 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." But beside these household Dobbies, there are others...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...told of many a feat, How fairy Mab the junkets ate ; She was pinch'd, and pull'd, she said, And he by friar's lantern led ; Tells how the drudging goblin...duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shad'wy flail had thresh'd the corn, That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the...
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