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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 rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 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 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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Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ...

William Cowper - 1846 - 284 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...
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The Primary School Reader: Designed for the First Class in Primary Schools ...

William Draper Swan - 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...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...
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Fifty Famous Rides and Riders

Adventure stories - 1916 - 303 pages
...sing most loud and clear; 75 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-a-crown;...
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The Ideal Catholic Literary Readers: Book One

Sister Mary Domitilla - 1917
...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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One Hundred Narrative Poems

George E. Teter - American poetry - 1918 - 436 pages
...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 htisband posting down Into the country far away, She pulled out half-a-crown...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volume 2

Burton Egbert Stevenson - American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...Did sing most loud and clear; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And galloped ugh patient (C/ Now Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country far away, She pulled out...
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The Book of Humorous Verse

English wit and humor - 1920 - 962 pages
...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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Junior High School Literature ...

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Literature - 1920
...did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And galloped off with all his might, As he had done before. He lost them sooner than at first, For why? They were too big. Now Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down 5 Into the country far away, She pulled out...
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The Elson Readers..: Book 5-8 ...

William Harris Elson - 1921
...sing most loud and clear; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, 15 And galloped off with all his might, As he had done before. Away...Gilpin's hat and wig; He lost them sooner than at first, 20 For why? They were too big. Now Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the...
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