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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 British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...fairy Mab the junkets eat, She was pinch'd and pull'd, she said, And he by friar's lantern led ; Telle unfold. PART OF THE KNlGHTES TALE. I trowe men wolde...dispence Of Theseus, that got so besily To maken up day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...Reed's Old PI. xi. 254. Again, ibid. p. 238. For I shall fleet their crcam-liou-lt night by night. When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'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...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...Land. Milton's Description of Browny jn his L'Allegro is fine: — Tells how the drudging Goblin swet, To earn his creambowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flale hath threshed the Corn That ten day labourers could not end j Then lays him down the lubbar fiend,...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...ate : She was pinch'd and pull'd, she said ; And he, by friar's lantern led, Tells how the drndging goblin sweat To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of mom, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...stories told of many a feat, How fairy Mab the junkets eat, She was pincht, 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-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

English poetry - 1826
...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...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 lubbar fiend,...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 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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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...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...night, ere glimpse of morn. His shadowy flail hath thrash'd the corn, Thet ten day-laborers could not end ; Then lies him down, the lubber fiend, And,...
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The life and writings of Henry Fuseli, the former written and the ..., Volume 1

Johann Heinrich Füssli - 1831
...was pinch'd, and pull'd she said, And he by friar's lanthorn led Tells how the drudging Goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...His shadowy flail hath thresh'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...
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The life of Henry Fuseli

Henry Fuseli - Art - 1831 - 439 pages
...was pinch'd, and pull'd she said, And he by friar's lanthorn led Tells how the drudging Goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night,...His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab Yers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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