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" And all the world would stare If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine at Ware." So turning to his horse, he said "I am in haste to dine: Twas for your pleasure you came here, You shall go back for mine. "
The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ... - Page 124
by William Cowper - 1851 - 537 pages
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Satirical,humourous & Familiar Pieces: Prose [No] 1-[2?].

1795
...face ; And stop and eat for well you may Be in a hungry case. Said John, It is my wedding-day, Arid all the world would stare, If wife should dine at...turning to his horse he said, I am in haste to dine; 'T was for your pleasure you came here, You shall go back for mine.. . ^7' ,-J- ' Ah luckless speech,...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...He held them up, and, in his turn, Thus show'd his ready wit — My head is twice as big as your's, They therefore needs must fit. But let me scrape the...boast ! For which he paid full dear; For, while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear; , i Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...Thus show'd his ready wit — My head is twice as big as your's, They therefore needs must fit. Q 2 But let me scrape the dirt away That hangs upon your...in haste to dine; 'Twas for your pleasure you came hcner You shall go back for mine. Ah, luckless speech, and bootless boast! For which he paid full dear...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803 - 363 pages
...kind. He held them up, and in his turn, Thus show'd his ready wit.... My head is twice as big as your's They therefore needs must fit. But let me scrape the...boast ! For which he paid full dear; For, while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear ; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...kind. He held them up, and in his turn X Thus showed his ready wit, My head is twice as big as your's, They therefore needs must fit. But let me scrape the...boast ! For which he paid full dear; For, while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a lion...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...head is twice as big as your's, They therefore needs must fit. But let me scrape the dirt away, Thst hangs upon your face ; And stop and eat, for well...boast ! For which he paid full dear ; For, while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear ; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...not much the worse for wear, Each comely in its kind. He held them up, and, in his turn, Thus show'd his ready wit — My head is twice as big as yours,...So turning to his horse, he said, I am in haste to dinej 'Twas for your pleasure you came here, You shall go back for mine. Ah luckless speech, and bootless...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...up, and in his turn Thus show'd his ready wit, My head is twice aa big as yours, They therefore netds must fit. But let me scrape the dirt away, That hangs...You shall go back for mine. Ah luckless speech, and bootlesa boast ! For which he paid full dear ; For, while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...wedding-day, And all the world would stare, If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine at Ware 1 So, turning to his horse, he said— I am in haste...boast .' For which he paid full dear ; > For, while he spake, a braying ass Did sing most loud and clear ; Whereat his horse did snort, as he Had heard a...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...your face ; And stop and eat, for well you may Be in a hungry case. Said Jobn, it is my weddiqg-day, And all the world would stare, If wife should dine...in haste to dine ; Twas for your pleasure you came huru, You shall go back for mine. Ah luckiest speech, and bootless boast '. For which he paid full...
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