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" And I should dine at Ware." So turning to his horse, he said, " I am in haste to dine ; 'Twas for your pleasure you came here, You shall go back for mine." Ah, luckless speech, and bootless boast ! For which he paid full dear ; For while he spake, a braying... "
Poetry for School and Home, from the best authors. Edited by T. Shorter - Page 53
by Thomas Shorter - 1861
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...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. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat...
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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
...Did sing most loud and clear : Whereat his horse did snort, as if He heard a lion roar ; And gallop'd off with all his might As he had done before. Away...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, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 1825
...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. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat...
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Cowper's minor poems

William Cowper - 1825
...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.. o 2 THE HISTORY OF Away went Gilpin, and away...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...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 Mad heard a lion ronr; And galloped olf with all his might, AJ he had done before. Away went Gilpin,...
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Poems. With an introductory essay by J. Montgomery

William Cowper - 1826
...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,...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 - 1826
...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, Andgallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...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. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...Did sing most loud and clear : Whereat his horse did snort, as if He heard a lion roar; And gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away...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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