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" The wine is left behind !' Good lack ! quoth he — yet bring it me, My leathern belt likewise, In which I bear my trusty sword, When I do exercise. "
A Little Book of Light Verse - Page 19
by Anthony Charles Deane - 1902 - 193 pages
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1819
...them, that " John Gilpin, at his horse's side, Fast seiz'd the flowing mane ;" and that afterwards, " Then over all, that he might be Equipp'd from top to toe, His lung red cloak, well brusli'd and neat, He manfully did throw." Lord Byron is more minute in his description,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 pages
...lov'd, * And keep it safe and sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew ; He hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true....might be Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, wellbrush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again, Upon his nimble steed...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...Now mistress Gilpin (careful soul !) Had two stone bottles found, To hold the liquor that she loved, And keep it safe and sound. Each bottle had a curling...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - 1818 - 216 pages
...Now mistress Gilpin (careful soul !) Had two stone bottles found, To hold the liquor that she loved, And keep it safe and sound. . Each bottle had a curling...true. Then over all, that he might be Equipp'd from lop to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...Now mistress Gilpin (careful soul.') Had two stone bottles found, To hold the liquor that she loved, And keep it safe and sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Threugh which the belt he drew, And hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true. Then over...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...exercise 816 jomy GILFIN. Now mistress Gilpin, (careful soul!) Had two stcne bottles found, To hold tho liquor that she lov'd, And keep it safe and sound....Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and real He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - 1819 - 360 pages
...bring it me, My leathern belt likewise, In which I wear my trusty syvord, When I do exercise." Now Mrs. Gilpin, careful soul, Had two stone bottles found,...had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew ; ^tyS&t He hung a bottle on each side To make his balance true.. ' '^ Then over all, that he might...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
.... And keep it safe and sou. id. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the bvlt he drew ; He hung a bottle on each side, . To make his balance...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat£i He manfully did throw. Now sec him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed ; Full...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 1

1820
...keep it safe and sound. Each bottle had two curling ears, Through which the belt he drew ; He hung one bottle on each side, To make his balance true. Then...might be Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well-brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed,...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820 - 24 pages
...hold the liquor that she loved, And keep it safe and sound. Each bottle had a curling «ar, Throngh which the belt he drew. And hung a bottle on each...his balance true. Then over all, that he might be Eqnipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see...
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