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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... "
A Day by the Fire: And Other Papers, Hitherto Uncollected - Page 83
by Leigh Hunt - 1870 - 368 pages
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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 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...
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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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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton - 1799 - 124 pages
...she said; And he, by friar's-lantern led, Tells how the drudging goblin sweat, To earn his cream bowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn That ten day-lab'rers could not end; Then lies him down die lubbar fiend, And...
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Remarks on Local Scenery & Manners in Scotland During the Years ..., Volume 2

Sir John Stoddart - Scotland - 1801 - 341 pages
...innocent little being, answering in every thing but size, to Milton's " drudging goblin," who - " sweat, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn, Which ten day-lab'rers could not end." The presence of the Brownie was believed...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...stories told of many a feat, How fairy Mab the junkets eat ; She was pinch'd and pull'd,'shc said; And he by friar's lantern led ; Tells how the drudging goblin swet To earn nis cream-bowl duly set, '. "; i . When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...

William Shakespeare - 1803
...d and pull' d she said, And he by Frier's lanthorn led; Tells how the drudging goblin sweat To cam his cream-bowl duly set, When in one night ere glimpse of morn • His shadowy Jlail had thresh' d the corn Which ten day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down the lubber fiend....
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - English poetry - 1804
...junkets eat, She was pinch'd and pull'd, she said. And he by friar's lantern led ; Tells how the'drudging Goblin swet, To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When...His 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...
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The Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...faery MAB the junkets eat, She was pinch 'tl and pu-ll'd, she said, Tells how the drudging Goblin swot, 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, And stretch'd out all the chimney's...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...pinch'd and pull'd , she said , And he by friar's lanthorn led ; Tells how the drudging Goblin sweat To earn his cream-bowl duly set , W'hen in 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 lubber fiend ,...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - English poetry - 1804 - 144 pages
...infallibly occasions bis disappearance for evert. * ' —how the drudging goblin swet, To earn the cream-bowl, duly set ; When, in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thrash1, 1 the corn, That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Tben lies him down the lubbar nend And,...
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