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" For saddle-tree scarce reached had he, His journey to begin, When, turning round his head, he saw Three customers come in. So down he came; for loss of time, Although it grieved him sore, Yet loss of pence, full well he knew, Would trouble him much more. "
Punch - Page 316
edited by - 1892
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Select poetry for children: with notes, arranged by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1839
...Were never folks so glad; The stones did rattle underneath, As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin, at his horse's side, Seized fast the flowing mane,...saddle-tree scarce reached had he His journey to begin, When, turning round his head, he saw Three customers come in. So down he came, for loss of time, Although...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 pages
...wheels, Were never folk so glad, The stones did rattle underneath As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin at his horse's side Seized fast the flowing mane,...But soon came down again : For saddle-tree scarce reach'd had he, His journey to begin, When turning round his head he saw Three customers come in ;...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...wheels, Were never folk so glad ; The stones did rattle underneath, As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin at his horse's side Seized fast the flowing mane,...But soon came down again ; For saddle-tree scarce reach'd had he, His journey to begin, When, turning round his head, he saw Three customers come in....
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1841
...wheels, Were never folk so glad, The stones did rattle underneath, As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin, at his horse's side, Seized fast the flowing mane,...But soon came down again : For saddle-tree scarce reach'd had he, His journey to begin, When, turning round his head, he sawThree customers come in....
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...The stones did rattle underneath, As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin at his horse's side Seiz'd fast the flowing mane, And up he got, in haste to...ride, But soon came down again ; For saddletree scarce reach'd had he, His journey to begin, When, turning round his head, he saw Three customers come in....
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1843
...wheels, Were never folk so glad, The stones did rattle underneath, As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin at his horse's side Seized fast the flowing mane, And up he got, in haste to ride, But soon caine down again ; For saddletree scarce reach'd had he, His journey to begin, When, turning round...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...wheel ! Were never folk so glad, The stones did rattle underneath As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin at his horse's side Seized fast the flowing mane,...ride, But soon came down again. For saddle-tree scarce reach'd had he, His journey to begin, When turning round his head he saw Three customers come in. So...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...wheels, Were never folk so glad ; The stones did rattle underneath, As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin omers come in. So down he came ; for loss of time, Although it grieved him sore, Yet l »oon came down again ; For saddle-tree scarce reached had he, His journey to begin, When, turning...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...wheels, Were never folk so glad, The stones did rattle underneath, As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin at his horse's side Seized fast the flowing mane,...saddle-tree scarce reached had he, His journey to begin, When, turning round his head, he saw Three customers come in. So down he came ; for loss of time, Although...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...The stones did rattle, underneath, As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin, at his horse's side, Seiz'd fast the flowing mane, And up he got, in haste to...— But soon came down again. For saddle-tree scarce reach'd had he, His journey to begin, When, turning round his head, he saw Three customers come in....
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