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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, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...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 sooner 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 pull'd put half a...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1810
...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,...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 pull'd out half...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper, Richard Westall - 1810 - 368 pages
...Did sing most loud and clear; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gailop'd 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 pull'd out half...
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Select stories for children

Select stories - 1810
...braying ass Did sing most loud and clear ; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig;...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 pull'd out half-a-crown...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1810
...while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear } Whereat his horse did snort, as heHad heard a lion roar, * And gallop'd 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...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1812
...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,...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 pull'd out half...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...braying ass, Did amp: most loud and clear : . Whereat his hor« did sncrt, as if • , He heard », lion roar ; And gallop'd off' with all his might,...They were too big. Now Gilpin's wife, when she had see* Her husband posting down Into the country, far away, She pull'd out half a crown : And thus unto...
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Poems by William Cowper ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1814 - 480 pages
...while he'spake, a braying ass Did sing most lond and clear; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might,...sooner than at first, For why ?— they were too big. Kow mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her hnsband posting down Into the conntry far away, She pnll'd ont...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...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...them sooner than at first, For why ? — they were top big. Now Mrs. Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country faraway, She pulled...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...Did sing most loud and ciear ; 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 went Qilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig, He lost them sooner than at first, For why ? — they were...
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