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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. "
The complete poetical works of William Cowper, with life and critical notice ... - Page 276
by William Cowper - 1855
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Satirical,humourous & Familiar Pieces: Prose [No] 1-[2?].

1795
...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,...For he got first to town; Nor stopp'd 'till where he first got up He did again get down. Now let us sing, Long live the king, And Gilpin, long live he;...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...hue and cry: Stop thief! stop thief! — a highwayman! Not one of them was mute ; And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursuit. And...stopp'd till where he had got up He did again get down. H. 3D Now let us sing— Long live the king, And Gilpin long live he; And, when he next doth ride abroad,...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - 1801 - 231 pages
...and cry : — Stop thief! stop thief! — a highwayman I Not one of them was mute; And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursu.it. And...• And so he did — and won it too ! — For he get first to town; Nor stopp'd till where he had got up He did again get down. ••«*£•: *'x«i...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...POETICAL PRECEPTOR. Stop thief! stop thief! a highwayman! Not one of them was mute ; And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursuit. And...had got up He did again get down. Now let us sing, Long live the king, And Gilpin, long live he; And when he next doth ride abroad, . May I be there to...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1806
...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...did, and won it too, For he got first to town ; Nor stopped till where he had got up He did again get down. Now let us sing, long live the king, And Gilpin,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...— 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...did, and won it too, For he got first to town ; Nor stopped till where he had got up He did again get down. Now let us sing, long live the king, And Gilpin,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...and cry :— Stop thief! stop thief! — a highwayman] Not one of them was mute ; And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursuit. And...had got up He did again get down. Now let us sing — long live the king, And Gilpin, long live he ; And, when he next doth ride abroad, May I be there...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...and cry : — Stop thief! stop thief! — a highwayman ! Not one of theni was mute ; And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursuit. And...where he had got up He did again get down. Now let \is sing, long live the king, And Gilpin Inng live he ; And, when he next doth vide abroad, . A ;.....
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...cry : — Stop thief ! stop thief ! — a highwayman ! Not one of them was mute ; And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursuit. And...thinking as before, That Gilpin rode a race. And so be did, and won it too, For he got first to town ; Nor stopp'd till where he had got Up He did again...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1810
...hue and cry : — Stop thief! stop thief !-a highwayman! Not one of them was mute; And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursuit. And...had got up He did again get down. Now let us sing, long live the king, And Gilpin long live he ; And, when he next doth ride abroad, May I be there to...
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