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" So, turning to his horse, he said, " I am in haste to dine ; 'Twas for your pleasure you came here, You shall go back for mine." Ah, luckless speech, and bootless boast ! For which he paid full dear; For, while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud... "
The Diverting History of John Gilpin: Shewing how He Went Further Than He ... - Page 37
by William Cowper - 1906 - 47 pages
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...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 gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1805
...dear ; For, while he fpake, a braying afs Did fing moft loud and clear ; Whereat his horfe did fnort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And galloped off with...Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig. Me loft them fooner than at firft, . For why? — they were too big. Now miftrefs Gilpin, when fhe...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...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...mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting clown Into the country far away, She pulled cut half a crown ; And thus unto the youth she said, That...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1806
...ioud aud clear; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion ro.ir, And galloped oft" with aJl his might* As he had. done before. Away went Gilpin,...hat and wig: He lost them sooner than at first, For why?—They were too big. Now mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Inlo the country...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1806
...galloped off with all his mi^lit, As he h.id done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gi) pin's hat and wig: He lost them sooner than at first. For...big. Now mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband piMing down Into the country far away, She pulled out half a crown ; And thus unto the youth she said,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...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 gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...while be spake, a braying ass Whereat hU horse did snort, as h* Had heard a lion roar, And g allop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away...sooner than at first, For why ? — they were too hig. Now mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her hushand posting down Into the country far away, She pull'd...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
....' 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 gallop' d off with all his might^ Away went Gilpin, and away Went GHpin's hat and wig ! He lost them...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...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 gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's bat...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper, John Newton - 1810
...off with all his might,, As he had done before. Ji 1- THE DivtRTlSG HISTORY OP Away- went G iljiin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig ! He lost them...than at first— For why ? they were too big ! Now, Mrs. Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country far away, She juill'd out half...
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