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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 - 1815
...braying ass Did sing most loud and- clear ; 334 THE HISTORY Or Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might, As be had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig : He lost them sooner than...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - English poetry - 1816 - 1064 pages
...most loud and clear : Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar ; And gallop'd oft" with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig; Helost them sooner than at first, For why ? they were too big. Now Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her...
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Poems,

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...did suort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And galloped oft' with all his might, As he had done hefore. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig:...sooner than at first, For why ? — they were too hig. Now, mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her hushand posting down Into the country far away, She pulled...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...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 j in I I'd out...
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The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - English poetry - 1818
...he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heaid 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 - 1818 - 420 pages
...and clear ; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And galloped off with all liis might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and...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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1818
...sing most loud and clear ; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallopp'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away...Gilpin's hat and wig : He lost them sooner than at lirsi, For why ? — they were too big. Now mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818 - 108 pages
...he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heaid a lion roar, And gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Went Gilpin's hat and wig: lie 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 - 1819 - 360 pages
...which he paid full dear; For, while he spake, a braying ass, Did sing most loud and clear : Whereathis horse did snort as if He heard a lion roar ; And gallop'd...sooner than at first ; For why ? — They were too big. Jfow Gilpin's wife, when she had seen Her husband posting down ' Into the^country, far away, She pujMbput...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott, John Walker, James Burgh - Elocution - 1820 - 407 pages
...luckless speech, and bootless boast., For which he paid full dear ; For, while he spake, a braying rus, Did sing most loud and clear : Whereat his horse did...with all his might, . As he had done before. Away went1 Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig ; He lost them sooner than at first ; For why t They...
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