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The hapless nymph with wonder saw : A whisker first , and then a claw , With many an ardent wish , She stretched , in vain , to reach the prize . What female heart can gold despise ? What Cat's averse to fish ?
... turn the torrent's swift - descending flood , To brave the savage rushing from the wood , 90 W 96 100 What wonder if to patient valor trained , 52 GRAY'S POEMS.
96 100 What wonder if to patient valor trained , They guard with spirit what by strength they gained ? And while their rocky ramparts round they see , The rough abode of want and liberty , ( As lawless force from confidence will grow ...
His horse , who never in that sort Had handled been before , What thing upon his back had got Did wonder more and more . 95 Away went Gilpin , neck or nought ; Away went hat and wig ; He little dreamt when he set out , Of running such a ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review