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" Ah, luckless speech, and bootless boast ! For which he paid full dear, For while he spake a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear. Whereat his horse did snort as he Had heard a lion roar, And galloped off with all his might As he had done before. "
The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart]. - Page 423
by J A. Stewart - 1814
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...Did fing moft loud and clear : Whereat his horfe did faort, as if He heard a lion roar ; And gallop'd off, with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin— and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig ; He loft them fooner than at firft : For why .'—they...
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The Life of John Gilpin,: Taken from Divers Manuscripts in the Possession of ...

William Cowper - Science - 1785 - 92 pages
...moft load and clear : Whereat Whereat his horfe did fnort, as if He heard a lion roar ; And gallop 'd off, with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin— and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig ; He loft them fooner than at firft : For why ?— they...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...Did fing rrioft loud and clear. Whereat his horfe did fnort as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig; He loft them fooner than at firft, For why ? they were...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1787
...Did fing moft loud and clear ; Whereat his horfe did fnort as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig ; Hc loft them fooner than at firft, For why ? they were...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1788
...Did fing moft loud and clear; Whereat his horfe did fnort as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig; He loft them fooner than at firft> For why ? they were...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...Did fing molt loud and clear: Whereat his horfe did fnort, as if He heard a lion roar ; And gallop'd off, with all his might, As he had done before* Away went Gilpin — and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig ; He loft them fooner than at firft : For why l-^-Thej...
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Poems: by William Cowper, ... In two volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1790
...Did fing moft loud and clear ; Whereat his horfe did fnort as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin'« nat and wig ; He loft them fooner than at firft, For why ? they were...
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Roach's Beauties of the modern poets of Great Britain: carefully selected ...

John Roach, W. G. - English poetry - 1794
...Did {ing molt loud and clear; Whereat his horfe did fnort, as he Had heard a lion roar : And gallpp'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig ; He loft ihem fooner than at firfl, For why ? they were...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...Did fing moft loud and clear ; Whereat his horfe did fhort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig! He loft them fooner than at firft — For why ? — they...
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Satirical,humourous & familiar pieces

Humor - 1795
...For which he paid full dear; For, while he spake, a braying ass r!)ul sing most loud and clear; >' x' Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. 0 O Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's...
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