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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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Graded Poetry: Seventh Year

Katherine Devereux Blake, Georgia Alexander - Readers - 1906 - 112 pages
...luckless speech, and bootless boast ! For which he paid full dear; For, while he spake, a braying ass 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. 5 Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's...
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The British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - English literature - 1906 - 752 pages
...boast! For which he paid full dear; For while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear, 20* 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. aoa Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's...
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The Golden Staircase: Poems and Verses for Children

Louey Chisholm - American poetry - 1907 - 361 pages
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The Golden Staircase: Poems and Verses for Children

Louey Chisholm - American poetry - 1907 - 361 pages
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Famous Stories Every Child Should Know

Hamilton Wright Mabie - Children's stories - 1907 - 300 pages
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The Poetic Old-world: A Little Book for Tourists

Lucy Humphrey Smith - Europe - 1908 - 513 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,...a lion roar, And galloped off with all his might, Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig: He lost them sooner than at first, For why ?...
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The Book of Georgian Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1909 - 1313 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,...sooner than at first; For why ? — they were too big. 406 Now Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country far away, She pulled...
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The Treasure Book of Verse: Being a Reissue of Poetry for Home and School

Anna Callender Brackett - American poetry - 1909 - 320 pages
...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,...Gilpin's hat and wig ; He lost them sooner than at first, Now Mrs. Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down Into the country far away, She pulled out half-a-crown...
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Elson Grammar School Readers: Books 1-4, Book 4

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Basal reading instruction - 1909
...luckless speech and bootless boast, For which he paid full dear; For while he spake, a braying ass 205 Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion...As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away 210 Went Gilpin's hat and wig: He lost them sooner than at first; For why ?—they were too big. Now...
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Elson Grammar School Reader: Book four

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Readers - 1909 - 392 pages
...he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear ; 32 Elson Grammar School Reader Book Four 205 Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion...As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away 210 Went Gilpin's hat and wig : He lost them sooner than at first ; For why ? — they were too big....
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