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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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Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ...

William Cowper - 1846 - 284 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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Poems, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...wheels, Were never folks so glad, The stones did rattle underneath, As if Cheapside were mad. Jobn 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. So...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - Readers (Secondary) - 1847 - 480 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,...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 Primary School Reader: Designed for the First Class in Primary ..., Part 3

William Draper Swan - Readers (Elementary) - 1844
...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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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...were never folks so 10 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, 15 When, turning round his face, he saw three customers come in. So down he came ; for loss of time,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1849 - 672 pages
...Were never folk so glad, The stones did rattle underneath As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin at hig horse's side Seized fast the flowing mane, And up...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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The Dartford edition of The adventures of ... John Gilpin and his family ...

William Cowper - 1849
...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 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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London and Its Celebrities: A Second Series of Literary and ..., Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - London (England) - 1850
...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,...he got in haste to ride, But soon came down again. During more than three centuries, — from the day when the old Benedictine monk, John Lydgate, penned...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1850 - 514 pages
...wheels, Were ever 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,...he got in haste to ride, But soon came down again : When, turning round his head, he saw Three customers come in. So down he came ; for loss of time,...
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The Morning call, by mrs. Ellis, Volume 1

Morning call - 1850
...having merely a bridle, and no saddle ; of the first it might be said, as of John Gilpin, that — " Up he got in haste to ride, But soon came down again." For he was thrown in the very outset, having taken rather more wine than suited the pace he set off at....
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