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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... "
Superstitions about Animals - Page 137
by Frank F. Gibson - 1904 - 208 pages
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1707 - 457 pages
...his Cream- bowle duly fet, When in one night, e'er glimps of morn, His fliadowy Flale hath threfli'd the Corn, That ten day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down the Lubbar Fend. • r And ftretch'd out all the Chimney's length, . Basks at the fire his hairy ftrength...
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Poems on Several Occasions

Christopher Smart - English poetry - 1752 - 230 pages
...earn his cream-bowl duly fet, When in one night, ere glimpfe of morn, His friadowy flail hath threfh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, no And ftretch'd out all the chimny's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength ;...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry:: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Ballads, English - 1765
...cream-bowle duly fet; When in one nighe, ere gli/:ipfe of inorne, His jhadowy fail bath threjh'dthe corn That ten day-labourers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And ftretch 'd out all the chimneys length, Bajks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And...
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Miltons Allegro [und] Penseroso

John Milton - 1782 - 31 pages
...hellschimmernder Stern. i3 Tells how the drudging Goblin swet, io5 To earn his cream-bowl duly set, Wheu in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail...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...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...earn his cream-bowl duly fet, When in one night, ere glimpfe of moro His fhadowy flail hath threfli'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down the lubber fiend, And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length., Bafks at the fife his hairy ftrength; And crop-full out of...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...earn his cream-bowl duly fet, When in one night, ere glimpfe of morn, His fhadowy flail hath threfh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And flretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And...
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Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream

William Shakespeare - 1788
...Mab the junkets eat j She was pinch' d and pull' d she said, And he by friar' 's lanthorn led ; Tell how the drudging goblin sweat To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in me night, ere glimpse of morn, Mis shadowy Jlail had thresh' d the corn, Which ten day-labourers could...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...And he by frier's Janthorn led -,...' Tells how the drudging goblin swet, 105 To earn his eream-bpwl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flale hath thresh'd tire corn That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1793
...creara-bo'.vl duly fet, " When in one night, ere glimpfe of morn, " His ihadowy flail hath threm'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 NympbiJia : " He meeteth Puck, which moft men call...
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the English Anthology

T. And J. Egerton - 1793
...ern his cream-bowle duly fet, When in one night, ere glimps of morn, His fhadowy flale hath threfh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end; Then lies him down the lubbar fend, 110 And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength,...
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