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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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1817
...pursuit. And now the turupike gates again Flew open in short space ; The toll-men thinking as hefore That Gilpin rode a race. And so he 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 ns sing, long live the king, And Gilpin,...
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The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - 1818 - 216 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...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 minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...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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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...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 - 1818
...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...toll-men thinking as before, That Gilpin rode a race. And BO he 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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - 1819 - 360 pages
...thief ! a highwayman Lv Not »ne of them was mute ; So they, and all that pass'd that way, Soonjoin'din the pursuit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew...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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...! a highwayman?1 ' 'Hot one .of thc»n was mme : So they, and all that pass'd that way, Soon join'd in the pursuit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew...did. and won it too ; For he got first to town : Nor stopp d tilt where he had got up, He did again get down. , Now let us sing — " Long live the king...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...highwayman !" Not one of them was mute ; . '• - f- • So they, and all that pass'd that way, Soon join'd in the pursuit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew...he did, and won it too ; For he got first to town : Ncr stopp'd till where he had got op, He did again get down. Now let us sing — " Long lire the...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820 - 24 pages
...in the pursnit. And now the turnpike gates again Flew open in short space; The toll-men thinking M before, That Gilpin rode a race. And so he did, 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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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...and cry: — Stop thief! stop thief ! — a highwayma* Not one of them was mute ; And all and each that pass'd that way Did join in the pursuit. And...toll-men thinking as before, That Gilpin rode a race. Ami so he did, and won it too, For he got first to town ; Nor stopp'd till where he did get up He did...
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