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" Were shattered at a blow. Down ran the wine into the road Most piteous to be seen, Which made his horse's flanks to smoke As they had basted been. But still he... "
Annual Register - Page 165
edited by - 1785
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The Life of John Gilpin,: Taken from Divers Manuscripts in the Possession of ...

William Cowper - 1785 - 92 pages
...did bark, the children fcream'd, Up flew the windows all ; And ev'ry foul cry'd out, Well done !5> As loud as he could bawl. Away went Gilpin — who...wide open threw. And now, as he went bowing down His recking head full low, The bottles twain, behind his back, Were fhatter'd at a blow. Down ran the wine...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...around — " He carries weight ! — he rides a race !— " 'Tis for a thoufand pound !" M And And Hill, as faft as he drew near, 'Twas wonderful to view,...full low, The bottles twain, behind his back, Were fhatter'd at a blow. Down ran the wine into the road, Moft piteous to be feen, And made his horfe's...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...foon fpread around— He carries weight, he rides a race, 'Tis for a thoufand pound. • t ' * • And ftill as faft as he drew near, 'Twas wonderful...low, The bottles twain behind his back-- • Were fhatter'd at 'a blow. Down ran the wine into the road • • * Moft piteous to be feen, Which made...
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Poems, Volume 2

1787
...Away went Gilpin—who but he ; His fame foon fpread around— He carries weight I he rides a race I 'Tis for a thoufand pound ! And ftill as faft as he...head full low, The bottles twain behind his back Were fhatter'd at a blow. • Down ran the wine into the road, Moft piteous to be fccn, Which made his horfc's...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...foon fpread around — He carries weight ! he rides a race ! 'Tis for a thoufand pound 1 And flill as faft as he drew near, 'Twas wonderful to view How in a trice the turnpike-men 1'heir gates wide open threw. And now as he went bowing down His reeking head full low, The bottles...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...I' And flill, as faft as he drev/ near, "Twas wonderful to view, How, in a trice, the turnpike-mea Their gates wide open threw. And now, as he went bowing...full low, The bottles twain behind his back, Were fliatter'd at a blow. Down ran the wine into the road, Moll piteous to be feen, And made his horfe's...
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Poems: by William Cowper, ... In two volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1790
...His fame foon fpread arouad — He carries weight ! he rides a race ! 'Tis for a thoufand pound ! End ftill as faft as he drew near, 'Twas wonderful to...he went bowing down His reeking head full low, The The bottles twain behind his back Were fhatter'd at a blow. Down ran the wine into the road, Moft piteous...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...windows all ; And ev'ry foul cried out — Well done ! As loud as he could bawl. Away went Gilpin-^-who but he ? His fame foon fpread around — He carries...head full low, The bottles twain behind his back Were fhatter'd at a blow. Down ran the wine into the road, Moft piteous to be feen, Which made his horfe's...
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Satirical,humourous & Familiar Pieces: Prose [No] 1-[2?].

1795
...pound! And .still as fast as he drew near, 'T was wonderful to view How in a trice the turnpike men Their gates wide open threw. And now as he went bowing down His reeking head full low, Xhe bottles twain behind his back Were shatter'd at a blow. Down ran the wine into the road, Most piteous...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...'Tis fur ,1 thuufand pound. And flill as fad as he drew near 'Twas wonderful to view How in a tries the turnpike-men Their gates wide open threw. And now as he went bowing down His recking head full low, The bottles twain behind his hack Were (hattcr'd at a blew. Dc-vn ran the wine...
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