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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 Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal - Page 230
1871
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Miltons Allegro [und] Penseroso

John Milton - 1782 - 31 pages
...hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-labourers could not end; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, no And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. Thus done the tales, to...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...tire corn That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, no And streteh' d out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And erop-full out of doors he flings, ,,.'..' Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales,...
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton - 1799 - 124 pages
...flail had thresh'd the corn That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down die lubbar fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed...
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The Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...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 length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. O Thus done the tales,...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - 1804
...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 length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...flail has thrash'd the com That ten day-lah'rers could not end; Then lies him down the luhher fiend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's length. Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. , Thus done the tales,...
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1806
...flail had 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 length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, fur the first cock his matin rings. L'Allegra. recompence....
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...flail has thrash'd the corn That ten day-1. h'rers could not end; Then lays him down the lobber (lend, And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...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 j And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. Thus done the tales, to...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...thresh'd the corn That ten day-lab'rcrs could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And streteh'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed...
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