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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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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 776 pages
...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 pages
...underneath, As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin at his horse's side Seized fast the flowing inane, 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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Select English Poems: With Gaelic Translations, [arranged on Opposite Pages ...

Archibald Sinclair - English poetry - 1859 - 200 pages
...wheels, 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,...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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Elson Grammar School Reader: Book four

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Readers - 1909 - 392 pages
...Were never folks so glad; The stones did rattle underneath As if Cheapside were mad. 45 John Gilpin at his horse's side Seized fast the flowing mane,...down again; For saddle-tree scarce reached had he, 511 His journey to begin, When, turning round his head, he saw Three customers come in. So down he...
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Elson Grammar School Readers: Books 1-4, Book 4

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Basal reading instruction - 1909
...whip, 'round went the wheels, Were never folks so glad; The stones did rattle underneath 45 John Gilpin at his horse's side Seized fast the flowing mane,...down again; For saddle-tree scarce reached had he, 50 His journey to begin, When, turning round his head, he saw Three customers come in. So down he came;...
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English Narrative Poems

Claude Moore Fuess, Henry Nichols Sanborn - 1909 - 286 pages
...wheels, Were never folks so glad, The stones did rattle underneath, John Gilpin at his horse's side 45 Seized fast the flowing mane, And up he got, in haste to ride, But soon came down again; For saddletree0 scarce reach'd had he His journey to begin, 50 When, "turning round his head, he saw Three...
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 2

English poetry - 1910
...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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English Poetry: Volume 2

English poetry - 1910
...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 Sixth Reader

Martha Adelaide Holton, Charles Madison Curry - Readers - 1914 - 314 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,...saddletree scarce reached had he, > His journey to begin, When, turning round his head, he saw Three customers come in. Yet loss of pence, full well he knew,...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...wheels, Were never folk so glad, The stones did rattle underneath, As if Cheapside were mad. John Gilpin t 50 When, turning round his head, he saw Three customers come in. So down he came; for loss of time,...
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