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" His horse, who never in that sort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin neck or nought, Away went hat and wig, He little dreamt when he set out Of running such a rig. "
Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ... - Page 215
by William Cowper - 1846 - 284 pages
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The Life of John Gilpin,: Taken from Divers Manuscripts in the Possession of ...

William Cowper - 1785 - 140 pages
...foon In fpiteof curb oV rein.. So ftooping down, as he needs muft Who cannot fit upright, ' He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. Away went hat and wig j He little dreamt, when he fet out, Of running fuch a rig. The horfe, whenever...
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Annual Register, Volume 26

Edmund Burke - 1785
...In fpite of curb or rein. " So ftooping down, as he needs muft Who cannot fit up upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. " Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, vAway went hat and wig ; He little dreamt, when he fet out, Of...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...curb and reitu So flooping down, as needs te m\& , .,, r Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hands : And eke with all his might. His horfe, who never in. that fort Had handled been before^ f , What thing upon his back had got Did...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787
...foon, In fpitc of curb arid rein. So ftooping down, as needs he muft Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horfe, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...foon, In fpite of curb and rein. So ftooping down, as needs he muft Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. f His horfe, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...foon, In fpite of curb and rein* So ftooping down, as needs he muft Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horfe, who never in that fort, Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 1794
...eke with all bi$ might* His His horfe, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What thingupon his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or noughr, Away went hat and wig; He little dreamt, when he fat out, Of running fuch a rig. The wind did...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...In Ipite of curb and rein. So, ftooping down, as needs he muft Who cannot fit upright, . He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horfe, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder...
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Satirical,humourous & Familiar Pieces: Prose [No] 1-[2?].

1795
...gallop soon, In spite of curb and rein. So stooping down, as needs he must ,> Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. * < ' f ' ';* *...,, . :.<,. . , ' .^is horse, who never in that sort Had handled...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pages
...ckc with all his might. His borfe, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What thing upim his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, Away went hat and wig; He litle dreamt, when he lilt out, Of running fuch a rig. The wind did...
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