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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 poetical works of William Cowper, ed. by H.F. Cary

William Cowper - 1839
...while he spake, a brayiug 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...and wig ; He lost them sooner than at first, For why t they were too big. Now Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country far...
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Select poetry for children: with notes, arranged by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1839
...sing most loud and clear ; Whereat [s] 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-a-crown,...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...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,...wig ; , He lost them sooner than at first, For why 1 — they were too big. Now Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1841
...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

William Cowper - 1841
...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. Away...than at first, For why?— they were too big. Now Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country faf away, She pull'd out half-a-crown...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841
...For, while he spake, a braying ass Uid sing most loud and clear ; Whnrtwt hi╗ horse did snort, as he Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig...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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

William John Conybeare - 1844
...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...sooner 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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CyclopŠdia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And galloped off with all his might, Aa enown, And, doubly dying, shall go down To the vile...whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonoured, and unsung. 0 Cal ╬ — they were too big. Now Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...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 Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country far away, She pulled out half...
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