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ti-Jacobin (1797) [viz. W. GIFFORD, J. H. FRERE, G. CAN-
NING, and G. ELLIS] ; The Authors of the .
JWPER (1731-1800); WILLIAM
NAIRNE, Baroness NAIRNE (1766-1845); CAROLINA (OLI-
RADCLIFFE (1764-1822); ANN.
1790; Rev. THOMAS
WOTY (1731-1791); WILLIAM.
JOHN GILPIN was a Citizen
Of credit and renown;
Of famous London Town.
John Gilpin's Spouse' said to her Dear,
'Though wedded we have been These twice ten tedious years; yet we
No holiday have seen!
•To-morrow is our Wedding Day.
And we will then repair Unto the Bell at Edmonton,
All in a chaise and pair.
My sister and my sister's child,
Myself and children three, Will fill the chaise; so you must ride
On horseback after we !'
He soon replied, “I do admire
Of womankind but one;
Therefore it shall be done!
'I am a Linendraper bold,
As all the World does know; And my good friend, the Calender,
Will lend his horse to go.'
Quoth Mrs. GILPIN, “That 's well said;
And for that wine is dear,
Which is so bright and clear.'