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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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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 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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Remarks on Local Scenery & Manners in Scotland During the Years ..., Volume 2

John Stoddart - Scotland - 1801 - 341 pages
...an 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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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton - Architecture - 1814
...earn liii cream-bowl duly set, When iu one night, 'ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thrashed the corn. That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend. And strctch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire bis hairy strength ; And cruplul out of door...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...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 the cor That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies h'nti'down tire hlbbar fiend, And, stretch' d oilt...
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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 speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...How fairy Mab the junkets eat ; She was pinch'd and pull'd , she said , And he by friar's lanthorn led ; Tells how the drudging Goblin sweat To earn...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 beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - English poetry - 1804
...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 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 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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