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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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...if He heard a lion roar ; And gallop'd off 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 were too big. W"-v Gilpin's wife, when she had seen; Her husband posting down . Into the country,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...Did sing most loud and clear : Whereat his horse did snort, as if He heard a linn roar ; And gallop'd off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin a hat and wig ; He lost them sooner than at first ;- For why ? They were too big. Now Gilpin's...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...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 gallopped off with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...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 dgne before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 79

British poets - 1822
...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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British Minstrel, Volume 2

John Struthers - 1822
...luckless word and bootless boast, For which he paid full dear; For, while he spoke, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear: Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion roar ; And gallop'd oil; with all his might, As he had done before. Away went Gilpin — and away Went Gilpin's...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...Did sing most loud and clear : Whereat his horse did snort, as if He heard a lion roar ; And gallopM off with all his might, As he had done before. Away...than at first ; For why ? — They were too big. Now Gilpin's wife, when she had teen Her husband posting down Into the country, far away, She pull'd out...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq

William Cowper - English poetry - 1824 - 427 pages
...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...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-crown...
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Poems

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, Aa he had done before. Away went Gilpin, and away Went Gilpin's hat...
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