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" Stop thief! stop thief! — a highwayman! Not one of them was mute; And all and each that passed that way Did join in the pursuit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew open in short space; The toll-men thinking as before That Gilpin rode a race. "
Poems by William Cowper ... - Page 237
by William Cowper - 1814 - 480 pages
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Select poetry for children: with notes, arranged by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1839
...them was mute ; And all and each that passed that way Did join in the pursuit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew open in short space; The toll-men thinking, as before, That Gilpin rode a race. [1] Amain — with vehemence, vigorously. [2] Hue-and-cry — properly, the term used in law to express...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...them was mute ; And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursuit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew open in short space ; The tollmen...first to town ; Nor stopp'd till where he had got up He did again get down. Now let us sing, Long live the King, And Gilpin, long live he ; And when...
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An Essay on the Genius of George Cruikshank

William Makepeace Thackeray - Caricatures and cartoons - 1840 - 59 pages
...them was mute ; And all and each that passed that way Did join in the pursuit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew open in short space ; The toll-men thinking, as before, That Gilpin rode a race. The rush, and shouting, and clatter are here excellently depicted by the artist ; and we, who have...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...was mute ; And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursuit. And now the turnpike-gates again Flew open in short space ; The toll-men thinking,...first to town ; Nor stopp'd till where he had got up He did again get down. Now let us sing, Long live the king, And Gilpin, long live he ; And when...
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Poems, by William Cowper, Esq: Together with His Posthumous Poetry ..., Volume 1

William Cowper - 1841
...again Flew open in short apace ; fThe toll-men thinking as before, That Gilpin rode a race. And so ho did, and won it too, For he got first to town ; , Nor stopp'd till where he did get up He did again get down. Now let us sing, long live the king, And Gilpin long live he ; And...
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1841
...them was mute ; And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursuit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew open in short space ; The toll-men thinking as before, And so he did, and won it too, For he got first to town ; Nor stopp'd till where he had got up He did...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1843
...them was mute ; And all and each that passed that way Did join in the pursuit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew open in short space ; The toll-men...a race. And so he did, and won it too, For he got 6rst to town ; Nor stopp'd till where he had got up He did again get down. Now let us sing, long live...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...them was mute, And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursuit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew open in short space, The toll-men...got first to town, Nor stopp'd till where he had got up He did again get down. Now let us sing, Long live the king, And Gilpin long live he, And when he...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...all and each that passed that way Did join in the pursuit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew optn f FloP &. stopped till where he had got up He did again get down. Now let us sing long lire the king, And Gilpin,...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...them was mute ; And all and each that passed that way Did join in the pursuit. And now the turnpike rm efforts of thy gentle heart, Anxious to please. Oh ! when my friend and Uilpin rode a race. And eo he did, and won it too, For he got first to town ; Nor stopped till where...
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