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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 - Page 246
by Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - 1789
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, no And ftreteh'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of...matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 115 -By whifpering winds foon lull'd afleep* , . Towred cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...him down the lubbar fiend, no And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his haiiy ftrength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere...matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 115 By whifpering winds loon lull'd afleep. Towred L ' ALLEGR O. 105 Towred cities pleafe us then,...
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Poems on Various Subjects; Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue: And ...

Children's poetry, English - 1780 - 204 pages
...not end; Then lies him down, the lubber fiend, And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length,. Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of...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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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Italian, and Latin

John Milton - Poetry - 1785 - 620 pages
...end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, I lo 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. 105. Tells bctc the drudging goblin fleet, To earn hi} cream-bowl duly jet, &c.] This goblin is Robin...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...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 crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his mattin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifpering winds foon lull'd afleep. Tow'red...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...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 doors he flings Ere the firft cock his matrin rings.. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifpering winds foon. lull'd afteep. Tow'red...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 12

English poets - 1790
...all the chimney's length, Eafks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop-full out of doors he ffings, Ere the firft cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 11 5 By whifpering winds foon lull'd afleep. Toivred cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men,...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 1

George Ellis - English poetry - 1790 - 323 pages
...the lubbar fiend, And ftretch'd out all the chimney's length, Bafks at the fire his hairy ftrengtb, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his mattin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Tow'red...
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The Poems, of the Late Christopher Smart, ... Consisting of His Prize Poems ...

Christopher Smart - 1791
...end,. Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, / And flretch'd out aR the chimney's length,.. lafks at the fire his hairy ftrength ; And crop.full out of doors he flings, Ere the firft cock his mattin fings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whifpering winds foon lull'd afleep. Towred...
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