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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 gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. "
The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a Selection of the ... - Page 313
1820
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Poems: by William Cowper, ... In two volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1795
...while he fpake, a braying aft Did fing moft loud and clear; Whereat his horle did Ihort, as he. Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might;...Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig 1 He loft them fooner than at firft— For why ?—they wefe too big! Now, miftrefs Gilpin, when me...
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Satirical,humourous & Familiar Pieces: Prose [No] 1-[2?].

1795
...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 hat and wig! He lost them sooner than at first, For why...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...Did fing moil loud and clear; Whereat his horfe did foort, as he Had heard a lion roar ; And gallnp'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 fooncr than at tirft, For why ? they were too big. Now Miftrcfs Gilpin, v.-hcn flie faw Her...
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The Children's Miscellany: In which is Included The History of Little Jack ...

Children's stories - 1797 - 325 pages
...Did fing mod loud and clear ; Whereat his horfe did fnort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallopp'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away...Gilpin— and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig ; He loft them fooner than at firft, For why ? — they were too big. Now Mrs. Gilpin, when (he faw Her...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear; , i Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might,...at first — For why ? — they were too big ! Now, mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country far away, She pull'd out half...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 26

History - 1800
...dear ; For while he fpoke, a braying af* Did fing nu.it loud and clear. " Whereat his horfe did fnort, as if He heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with...went Gilpin,— and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig 5 He loft them fooncr than at firft ; For why ? They were too big. Oz " Now Gilpin's wife, when (he...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...while he fpake, a braying af 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,...went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig ! He loft them fooner than at firft — , For why ? — they were too big I VOL. II. Z Now, miftrefs Gflpin,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800 - 316 pages
...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 gallop'd off with all his might,...went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig ! He loft them fooner than at firft For why ?— they were too big 1. Now, mitfrefs Gilpin, when flie law...
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Annual Register, Volume 26

History - 1800
...For while he fpoke, a braying au Did fing moft loud and clear. " Whereat his horfe did fnort, as f He heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his...before. " Away went Gilpin, — and away Went Gilpin's bat and wig; He loft them fooner than at firft t For why ? They were too big, О а " Now Gilpin's...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1800
...clear. " Whereat his horfe did fnort, as if He heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his migbyt, As he had done before. *' Away went Gilpin, — and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig; He loft them foonerthan at firo-, For why ? They were too bic, O a J Now Gilpin's wife, when flie had...
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