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" My hat and wig will soon be here, — They are upon the road." The calender, right glad to find His friend in merry pin... "
The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature, with ... - Page 272
edited by - 1899
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The Life of John Gilpin,: Taken from Divers Manuscripts in the Possession of ...

William Cowper - 1785 - 174 pages
...in : Whence ftraight he came with hat and wig, A wig that droop'd behind, A hat not much the worfe for wear : Each comely in its kind. He held them up; and, in his turn Thus fhew'd his ready wit— .* My head is twice as big as yours, •* They therefore needs muft fit •-...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - 1785 - 276 pages
...in : Whence ftraight he came with hat and wig, A wig that droop'd behind, A hat not much the worfe for wear : Each comely in its kind. He held them up ; and, in his turn Thus fhew'd his ready wit — '' My head is twice as big as yours, " They therefore needs muft fit. ••...
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Annual Register, Volume 26

Edmund Burke - 1785 - 644 pages
...in. *' Whence ftrait he came with hat and wig, A wig that droop'd behind, "' A hat not much the worfe for wear, Each comely in its kind. " He held them up and in hs turn Thus fhow'd his ready wit— ' My head is twice as big as yours They therefore needs muft...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786 - 756 pages
...went in. Whence ftraight he came with hat and wig, A wig that flow'd behind, A hat not much the worfe for wear, Each comely in its kind. He held them up, and in his turii Thus fhow'd his ready wit, —My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs muft fit....
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787 - 344 pages
...went in ; Whence flrait he came with hat and wig, A wig that flow'd behind, A hat not much the worfe for wear, Each comely in its kind. He held them up, and, in his turn, Thus fhow'd his ready wit, My head is twice as big as yours, But let me fcrape the dirt away That hangs...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788 - 376 pages
...much the \wjrfe for wear, * Each comely in its kind. He He held them up, and, in his turn, Thus fhow'd his ready wit — My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs muft fit. But let me fcrape the dirt away That hangs upon your face ; And ftop and eat, for well you...
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1790 - 300 pages
...went in ; Whence ftrait he came with hat and wig., A wig that flow'd behind, A hat not much the worfe for wear, Each comely in its kind. He held them up, and, in his turn, Thus fhow'd his ready wit, My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs muft fit. But let me fcrape...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 1794 - 268 pages
...went in : Whence ftrait he came with hat and wig A wig that flow'd behind, -A hat not much the worfe for wear, Each comely in its kind. He held them up, and in his turn Thus fliew'd his ready wit : My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs muft fit. But [ *5 3...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 378 pages
...went in; Whence ftrait he came with hat and wig ; A wig that flow'd behind, A hat not much the worfe for wear, Each comely in its kind. He held them up, and, in his turn, Thus fhow'd his ready wit — My head is twice as big as your's, They therefore needs muft fit. But let...
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Satirical,humourous & Familiar Pieces: Prose [No] 1-[2?].

1795 - 90 pages
...be here, They are upon the road. The callender, right glad to find His friend in merry pin, Return'd him not a single word, But to the house went in; Whence strait he came with hat and wig; A wig that flow'd behind, A hat not much the worse for wear, Each...
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