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" So fair and softly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain; That trot became a gallop soon, In spite of curb and rein. "
Poems - Page 257
by William Cowper - 1787
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The Life of John Gilpin,: Taken from Divers Manuscripts in the Possession of ...

William Cowper - 1785 - 140 pages
...cry'd in vain^. That trot became a gallop foon In fpiteof curb oV rein.. So ftooping down, as he needs muft Who cannot fit upright, ' He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. Away went hat and wig j He little dreamt, when he fet out, Of running fuch a rig. The horfe, whenever...
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Annual Register, Volume 26

Edmund Burke - History - 1785
...became a gallop foon, In fpite of curb or rein. " So ftooping down, as he needs muft Who cannot fit up upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. " Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, vAway went hat and wig ; He little dreamt, when he fet out, Of...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...cry'd in vain ; That trot became a gallop foon In fpite of curb or rein. So Hooping down, as he needs muft Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hand:., And eke with all his might. Away Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, Away went hat and wig ;...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...trot became a gallop foon In fpite of curb and reitu So flooping down, as needs te m\& • ,• .,, r Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both...horfe, who never in. that fort Had handled been before^ • f , What thing upon his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin neck or nought^...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...foftly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain, That trot became a gallop foon, In fpite of curb and rein. So ftooping down, as needs he muft Who cannot...mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. f His horfe, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1794
...trot became a gallop foon, . Yi'vs bnA In fpite of curb and rein. So {looping down, as needs he mull Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all bi$ might* His His horfe, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What thingupon his back had...
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Satirical,humourous & Familiar Pieces: Prose [No] 1-[2?].

1795
...In spite of curb and rein. So stooping down, as needs he must ,> Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. * <• ' f ' • '•;* *...,, . • :.•<,. . , '• .^is horse, who never in that sort Had handled...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...fcjftly, John he cried, But Joim be cried in vain ; That trot became я gallop fuon, In fpitc of curb and rein. So ftooping down, as needs he muft Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his ílands, And ckc with all his might. His borfe, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1800
...in vain, That trot became a gallop foon, In fpite of curb or rein. " So flooping down, as he needs muft Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. " Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, Away went hat and wig; He little dreamt, when he fet out, Of running...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...soon, In spite of curb and rein. So stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horse, who never in that sort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder...
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