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" ... off with all his might, as 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 Gilpin, when she saw her husband posting down Into the country... "
The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems, Correspondence, and ... - Page 301
by William Cowper - 1836
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...lhall be yours when you bring back My hufband fafe and well. • " i The youth did ride, and foon did meet John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to ftop By catching at his rein. But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787
...Bell, This fhall be your's when you bring back My hufband fafe and well. The youth did ride, and foon did meet John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to flop By catching at his rein ; But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...Bell, This fhall be your's when you bring back My hufband fafe and well. The youth did ride, artd foon did meet John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to ftop By catching at his rein ; But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...Bell, This fhall be your's when you bring bads. My hufband fafe and well. The youth did ride, and foon did meet John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to ftop By catching at his rein ! But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...This fhall be your's when you bring back My hufband fafe and well. • The youth did ride, and foon did meet John coming back amain } Whom in a trice he tried to ftop, By catching at his rein ; . But, not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1794
...This fhall be yours when you bring b'ar.H' sf!T My hufband fafe and well, The youth did ride, and foon did meet ' John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to flop ' By catching at his rein ; 'U 13\ WOH But not performing; what he meant. , r iA" And gladly...
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Satirical,humourous & Familiar Pieces: Prose [No] 1-[2?].

1795
...she saw' Her husband posting down Into the country far away, She pull'd out half a crown; *•* -*) And thus unto the youth she said That drove them to the Bell, This shall be your's when you bring back My husband safe and well. (. ,' The youth did ride, and soon did meet John...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...Bell, This fhall be yours when you bring back My hulband fafc and well. The youth did ride, and loon did meet John coming back amain, . Whom in a trice he tried to ftop By catching at his rein ; But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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The Children's Miscellany: In which is Included The History of Little Jack ...

Children's stories - 1797 - 325 pages
...The The youth did ride, and foon did meet John coming back again, Whom in a trice he tried to flop, By catching at his rein ; But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted fleed he frighted more, . And made him fafter run. Away went Gilpin — and away • 4 A Went poft-boy...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...Bell This fliall be your's when you bring back My hufband fafe and well. The youth did ride, and foon did meet John coming back amain ; Whom in a trice he tried to flop, By catching at his rein ; But, not performing what he meant, And gladly would hive done, The...
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