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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 Young and Field Literary Readers: Book one-[six], Book 6

Ella Flagg Young, Walter Taylor Field - Readers - 1915
...speech, and bootless boast ! For which he paid full dear ; w 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, 3> As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat and wig; He -lost them sooner...
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The Children's First [-third] Book of Poetry, Book 2

Emilie Kip Baker - Children's poetry - 1915
...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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One Hundred Narrative Poems

George E. Teter - American poetry - 1918 - 436 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,...were too big. Now Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her htisband posting down Into the country far away, She pulled out half-a-crown ; And thus unto the youth...
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Junior High School Literature ...

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Readers - 1920
...boast, For which he paid full dear; For while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear; 25 Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion...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...
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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...Mistress Gilpin, when she saw Her husband posting down 5 Into the country far away, She pulled out half-a-crown; And thus unto the youth she said, That drove...
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The Elson Readers: (Revision of Elson grammar school reader, book four)

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck, Lura E. Runkel - Readers - 1921
...braying ass Did 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...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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The Elson Readers..: Book 5-8 ...

William Harris Elson - 1921
...luckless speech and bootless1 boast, m 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, 15 And galloped off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 pages
...For which he paid full dear; For, while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear; 24 Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar, And galfoped off with all his might, As he had done before. 28 Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's...
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Jean Gilpin: l'histoire divertissante de la promenade cheval

William Cowper - 1924 - 79 pages
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Ideas and Forms in English and American Literature

Homer Andrew Watt, James Buell Munn - American literature - 1925 - 1204 pages
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