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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 of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 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,...he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin' s hat and wig ; He lost them sooner than at first, For why — they were too big. Now mistress...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1820 - 407 pages
...spake, a braying ass, Did sing most loud and clear : Whereat his horse did snort, as if He heard a linn roar ; And gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin a hat and wig ; He lost them sooner than at first ;- For why ? They were too big. Now Gilpin's...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820
...which he paid full dear ; For, while he spake, a braying ass Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might, As he had doue before. Away went Gilpm, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig: He lost them sooner than at first....
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 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,...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-a-crown...
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Poems. by William Cowper. With the life of the author by T. Greatheed

William Cowper, T. Greatheed - 1821
...sing most loud and clear ; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallopped off with all his might, As he had done before. Away...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 pulled out half-a-crown...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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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British Minstrel, Volume 2

John Struthers - 1822
...sing most loud and clear: Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar ; And gallop'd oil; with all his might, As he had done before. Away went...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 pulled out half-a-crown...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

English poetry - 1822
...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 dgne before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig : He lost them sooner than at first,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...Did sing most loud and clear : Whereat his horse did snort, as if He heard a lion roar ; And gallopM off with all his might, As he had done before. Away...They were too big. Now Gilpin's wife, when she had teen Her husband posting down Into the country, far away, She pull'd out half a crown : And thus unto...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq

William Cowper - English poetry - 1824 - 427 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,...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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