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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... "
Miltons Allegro [und] Penseroso - Seite 14
von John Milton - 1782 - 31 Seiten
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Bände 8-9

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1810
...thrcsh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lays him down the lubber fiend, j\nd, stretch'd out all the 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. Mr. M. seems indeed to have a turn for this species...
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The poetical works of William Collins

William Collins - 1811
...flail had thrash'd the corn. That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend And, stretch'd out all the chimney's length. Basks...his hairy strength ; And, crop-full, out of doors be flings, E'er the first cock his matin rings. L'AUtgro. 4 When the menials in a Scottish family protracted...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads ..., Band 3

Thomas Percy - 1812
...day-labourers could not end ; ' Then lies him down the lubber fiend, ' Arijjjstretch'd out all the chimneys length, ' Basks at the fire his hairy strength, '...crop-full out of doors he flings, ' Ere the first cock his matins rings." The reader will observe that our simple ancestors had reduced all these whimsies to...
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Cobbett's Parliamentary Debates, During the ... Session of the ...

Great Britain. Parliament - 1812
...ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn That ten day-labourers could not end ; And stretch'd out all the chimney's length. Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And cropful out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his in.iri.iu ring*. That his Majesty is not in...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress ..., Bände 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...character in that play. That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, 1 10 And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks...crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings, Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 115 By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. 110....
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress ..., Bände 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...character in that play. That ten day-lab'rers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubbar fiend, 110 And stretch'd out all the chimney's length, Basks...crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings, Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, 115 JBy whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. __.._„...
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Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

1814
...below, it tiptoes down into the kitchea and beholds where LIPS him down the lubber fiend, And stretcli'd out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength. Presently the whole band of fairies, ancient and modern— the daemons, sylphs, gnomes, sprites, elves,...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Band 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...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 length, Basks...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...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - 1817 - 260 Seiten
...the corn That ten day-labourers could not end : Then lays him down the lubber fiend, And stretch' d out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength, And crop-full out of door he (lings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. Thus done the tales, to bed they creep, By whispering...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Band 2

Nathan Drake - 1817
...seems to have been indebted for his " drudging Goblin :" — " the lubbar-fiend, ' Who ' stretch' 'd out all the Chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength." But the most common tradition with regard to the Brownie is, that, in point of size, he was similar...
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