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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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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 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 whispering winds soon lulFd to sleep. Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...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 whispering winds soon lull'd to sleep. Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 345 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 whispering winds soon lull'd to sleep. Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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Introduction to American Literature: Or, The Origin and Development of the ...

Eliphalet L. Rice - American literature - 1846 - 420 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 whispering winds soon lulled asleep, Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...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 whispering winds soon lulled asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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The Gem book of poesie, by the author of 'The ancient poets and poetry of ...

Gem book - 1846 - 160 pages
...length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; And, cropfull, out 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. Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847
...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 whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1848
...Basks at the fire his hairy strength ; Zf». And, crop-full, out 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. Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where...
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L'Allegro and Il Penseroso

John Milton - 1848 - 60 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. 10 V There let Hymen oft appear .. In saffron robe, with taper...
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Hood's Magazine, Volume 10

English fiction - 1848
...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 whispering winds soon lulled to sleep." Writing of the popular belief, at a still later period, —...
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