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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, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1830
...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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...sing most loud and clear; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And gallop'd <>ir with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gil pin's hat and wig : He lost them sooner than at first, For why ? — they were too big. Now Mistress...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...Did sing most loud and clear; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Hod 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 hushand posting down Into the country far away, She pulled out half...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 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 went Gilptn, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig: He lost them sooner than at first; For why ? — They were...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ..., Volume 7

William Cowper, William Hayley - 1835
...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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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...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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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1836
...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, And thus unto the...
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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 7

William Cowper - 1836
...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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Poems; to which is prefixed a memoir of the author by J. M'Diarmid

William Cowper - 1837
...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...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...
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