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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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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...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,...before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wi<{! He lost them sooner than at first — For why ? — they were too big ! Now, mistress Gilpin,...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1803
...while he fpake, a braying afs Did ling 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. TOL. II. S 3 14 Away went Ci'pin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig • He loft them fooncr th*n...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1805
...Did fing moft loud and clear ; Whereat his horfe did fnort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And galloped off with all his might, As he had done before. 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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...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. Away...than at first, For why? — they were too big. Now mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country far away, She pulled out half...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...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. Away...than at first, For why ?— they were too big. , Now mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting clown Into the country far away, She pulled cut half...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...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,...Gilpin's hat and wig ; He lost them sooner than at first, — v For why ? they were too big. Now, Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into...
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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 why ? —They were too big. Now mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband piMing down Into the country far away, She pulled out half...
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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
...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,...done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's bat and wig : He lost them sooner than at first, For why ? — they were too big. Now mistress Gilpin,...
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