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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,... "
Milton's poetical works, with life, critical diss. and notes by G. Gilfillan - Page 177
by John Milton - 1853
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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...crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his mattin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 1 1 5 By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep....
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...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, to bed they ereep, Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where throngs of knights and barons...
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - 1799 - 124 pages
...shadowy 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,...rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, , Where...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...d oilt all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his 'baity strength, And cropfull ottt of floors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, 'to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lulled asleep. " Till the day-light fails they dance, and then they retire to...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed authors, by ...

John Wolcot - 1804
...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 length,...rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Tow'red cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...shadowy 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....first cock his matin rings. , Thus done the tales, to hed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the husy...
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The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed Authors ...

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...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 length,...doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. O Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Tow'red cities please...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend , And stretch'd out all the chimney's length , 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 bed they creep , By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. Tow'red...
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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...rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the husy hum of men; Where...
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - Ballads, English - 1806
...shadowy 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,...strength ; And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, fur the first cock his matin rings. L'Allegra. recompence. On the contrary, so delicate is his attachment,...
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