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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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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 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 ua sing, long live the king, And Gilpin,...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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, SONG ON PEACE....
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ..., Volume 7

William Cowper - 1835
...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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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...the 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 see...
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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper - 1836
...the 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...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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Poems; to which is prefixed a memoir of the author by J. M'Diarmid

William Cowper - 1837
...and cry : Stop thief! stop thief ! a highwayman ! Not one of them was mate ; 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

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 pages
...the 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 Gilpm long live he, And when he next doth ride abroad, May I be there to see...
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Select poetry for children: with notes, arranged by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1839
...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...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

1840
...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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An Essay on the Genius of George Cruikshank

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1840 - 59 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...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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