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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 British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

English poetry - 1795
...chimney's length, Balks at the fire his hairy ftrength, And crop full out of doors he flings, E'er the firft cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales,...they creep, By whifp'ring winds foon lull'd afleep. Towered cities pleafc us then, And the bufy hum of men, Where throngs of knights and barons bold In...
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Comus: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - English drama - 1799 - 124 pages
...chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, , Where...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, And ftretch'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, Tower'd cities pleafe us then, And the bufy hum of men, Where throngs of knights and barons bold, In...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...length, Basks at the fire his 'baity strength, And cropfull ottt of floors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, 'to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lulled asleep. " Till the day-light fails they dance, and then they retire to...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - English poetry - 1804
...length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Tow'red cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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Rays of Genius Collected to Enlighten the Rising Generation, Volume 1

Thomas Tomkins - Youth - 1806
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the husy hum of men; Where...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...chimney's length. Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And cropful nut of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. Tow'red cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full out of door he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Tow'red cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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