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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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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...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 tbe country far away, She pull'd out half-a-crown...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might, Aa he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went...than at first, For why ?— they were too big. Now mwtresu Gilpin when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country far away, She pull'd out half...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...And eallop'd off with all hie might As ne 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 Mrs. eilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country far away, She pull'd out half-a-crown...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...mine." 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...them sooner than at first ; For why ? — They were to big. Now Gilpin's wife, when she had seen Her husband posting down Jnto the country, far away, She...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1825
...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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Cowper's minor poems

William Cowper - 1825
...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.. o 2 THE HISTORY OF Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin' s hat and wig; He lost them sooner than...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1826
...while he spake, a braying asa 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 - 1826
...Did sing most loud and clear. Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, Andgallop'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...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...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...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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...miae." 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...Gilpin's hat and wig; He lost them sooner than at first j For why ? They were too big. Now Gilpin's wife, when she had seen Her husband posting down Into the...
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