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" Brownie does not drudge from the hope of recompense. On the contrary, so delicate is his attachment that the offer of reward, but particularly of food, infallibly occasions his disappearance for ever. "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 252
by Tobias George Smollett - 1803
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins, Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 144 pages
...lubbar fiend, he loves to stretch himself by the flre*, he does not drudge from the hope of recompenct . On the contrary, so delicate is his attachment, that...reward, but particularly of food, infallibly occasions bis disappearance for evert. * ' —how the drudging goblin swet, To earn the cream-bowl, duly set...
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - 1806
...And, crop-full, out of doors he flings, fur the first cock his matin rings. L'Allegra. recompence. On the contrary, so delicate is his attachment, that...of food, infallibly occasions his disappearance for everf. We learn from Olaus Magnus, that spirits, somewhat similar in their operations to the Brownie,...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...he does not drudge from the hope of recompence. On the contrary, so delicate is hU attachment, lhat the offer of reward, but particularly of food, infallibly occasions his disappearance for ever.§ * * — how the drudging goblin sweat, To earn the cream-bowl, duly set ; _• "When, in one night,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 23

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
...does nos drudge from the hope of recom. pense. On the contrary, so delicate is his attachment, thai the offer of reward, but particularly of food, infallibly occasions his disappearance for ever. * * —how the drudging goblin sweat, To earn the cream bowl, duly set! When in one night, ere glimpse...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1821
...But the latter, although, like Milton's lubbar fiend, he loves to stretch himself by the fire,* does not drudge from the hope of recompense. On the contrary,...disappearance for ever.* We learn from Olaus Magnus, When, in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: consisting of historical and ..., Volume 1

1821
...lubbar fiend, he' loves lo stretch himself by the fire,* does not drudge from the hope of rccompcnse. On the contrary, so delicate is his attachment, that...disappearance for ever.* We learn from Olaus Magnus, When, in one night, ere glimpse of mom, His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisting of Historical and ..., Volume 1

1821
...lubbar fiend, he loves to stretch himself by the fire,* does not drudge from the hope of rccorupense. On the contrary, so delicate is his attachment, that...disappearance for ever.* We learn from Olaus Magnus, When, in one night, ere glimpse of morn. His shadowy flail had thresh'd the corn, That ten day-lab'rers...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...neud, he loves to stretch himself by the fire, he does not drudge from the hope of recompense. On tiie contrary, so delicate is his attachment, that the...food, infallibly occasions his disappearance for ever. ' When the menials in a Scottish family protracted their vigils around the kitchen fire, Brownie, weary...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...to stretch himself by the fire, he does not drudge from the hope of recompense. On the contrary, BO delicate is his attachment, that the offer of reward,...food, infallibly occasions his disappearance for ever. * When the menials in a Scottish family protracted their vigils around the kitchen fire, Brownie, weary...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 1

1823
...lubber fiend, he loves to stretch himself by the fire, he does not drudge from the hope of recompence. On the contrary, so delicate is his attachment, that...food, infallibly occasions his disappearance for ever. The last Brownie, known in Eltrick forest, resided in Bedsbech, a wild and solitary spot, where he...
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