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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 life of Henry Fuseli

Henry Fuseli - Art - 1831
...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 length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength. V. 101. Picture XXXI. receives still better light from the following lines in Paradise Lost, Book IX....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...pinch'd, and pull'd she said, And he by friars' lanthorn led Tells how the drudging Goblin sweat, ios To earn his cream-bowl duly set, 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 lubber fiend, no And...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...pinch'd, and pull'd, she sed; And he, by friar's lantern 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 flail hath thresh d the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the Inbbar fiend, 110 And,...
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The graphic & historical illustrator, ed. by E.W. Brayley

Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1834
...ho !" Milton thus celebrates this spirit in his " L' Allegro." " Tells how the drudging Goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flale hath thresh'd the corn, Then ten day-lah'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend,...
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English country gentlemen

Washington Irving - American literature - 1835
...dame's flax. All this is precisely the conduct of Robin Goodfellow, 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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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...goblin swet, To ern his cream-bowle duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flale hath thresh'd the corn That ten 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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The Saturday Magazine ...

1837
...the corn, That ten day labourers could not end ; Then lies him down (lie lubbar fiend, And stretched out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full, out of door he flings Kre the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the talus, to 1к"1 they creep, By whispering...
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The Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable Church and ...

1841
...glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thrashed the com That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lays him down, the lubber fiend, And, stretch'd out all...chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; But crop full out of doors he flmgs, When the first cock his matin rings." We find, also, Puck, or...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes, and a Life of the ..., Volume 2

John Mitford - 1839
...pinch'd, and pull'd she said, And he by friars' lanthorn led Tells how the drudging Goblin sweat, I0G 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 lubber fiend, 110 And stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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The Rhine, Legends, Traditions, History, from Cologne to Mainz, Volume 1

Joseph Snowe - Legends - 1839
..." alluded to by Milton in the following lines, the sequel of this story will satisfactorily shew. " How the drudging goblin sweat To earn his cream-bowl...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,...
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