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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... "
Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften: Bd ... - Page 254
by Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - 1789
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Poems on Several Occasions

Christopher Smart - English poetry - 1752 - 230 pages
...flings, Ere the firft cock his rrlattin fings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 115 By whifpering winds foon lull'd afleep. Towred cities pleafe us then, And the bufy humm of men, Where throngs of knights and barons bold, In weeds of peace high triumph hold, 120 With...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1753 - 350 pages
...length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of deai's he ffings, lire the nrft cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 1 1 5 By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd aileap. Towred cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men,...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1753
...Witchcraft. Lond. [ I 588 and ] iaiatcd Shakefpear, ha» imitated 1651:4.° p. 66. Pick. And crop-full out of doors he flings, ' Ere the firft cock his^ matin rings. '.»•* -JU-'i "•'! Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd aileep,...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added, Samson ...

John Milton - Epic poetry, English - 1759 - 390 pages
...no And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 115 By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Towred cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men,...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1759 - 388 pages
...no And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Baiks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 115 By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Towred cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men,...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - English poetry - 1762 - 252 pages
...fiend, And ftrctch'd out all the chimney's length, Balks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his matin...they creep, By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Towered cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men, Where throngs of knights and barons bold In...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...lubber fiend, • . And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, And crop-full out of doors he ffings, Ere the firft cock his matin rings, Thus done the tales, to bed they creep. By whifp'ring winds foon loll'd afleep. Towered cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men, Where throngs of knights and...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...fiend, And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his matin rings. VOL. I. D Thus Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Towered...
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...no And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Baflcs at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep* 115 By whifpcring winds foon lull'd afleep. Towred Towred cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of...
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Poems on Various Subjects; Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue: And ...

Children's poetry, English - 1780 - 204 pages
...fiend, And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length,. Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his matin...the tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring winds ibon lull'd afleep.. Towered cities pleafe us then, And the bufy ham of men r Where throngs of knights...
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