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" And thus unto the youth she said That drove them to the Bell, This shall be yours when you bring back My husband safe and well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to stop By catching at his rein. "
Poems - Page 263
by William Cowper - 1787
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1795
...well. The youth did ride, and foon did meet John coming back amain; Whom in a trice he tried to ftop, By catching at his rein; But, not performing what...The frighted fteed he frighted more, And made him fatter run. Away went Gilpin, and away Went pott-boy at his heels I—- The pott-boy's horfe right...
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Satirical,humourous & Familiar Pieces: Prose [No] 1-[2?].

1795
...(. ,' The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to stop By catching at his rein; But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted steed lie frighted more, And made him faster run. Away, \vent Gilpin, and away WiSht post-boy at his...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...well. The youth did ride, and loon did meet John coming back amain, . Whom in a trice he tried to ftop By catching at his rein ; But not performing what...made him fafter run. Away went Gilpin, and away Went pod-boy at his heels, The pod-boy's horfe right glad to mifs The lumb'ringof the wheels. Six gentlemen...
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The Children's Miscellany: In which is Included The History of Little Jack ...

Children's stories - 1797 - 325 pages
...' My hufband fafe and well." i.- The The youth did ride, and foon did meet John coming back again, Whom in a trice he tried to flop, By catching at his...he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted fleed he frighted more, . And made him fafter run. Away went Gilpin — and away • 4 A Went poft-boy...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...puli'd out half a crown ; . And thus unto the youth fte faid That drove them to the Bell This fliall be your's when you bring back My hufband fafe and...But, not performing what he meant, And gladly would hive done, The frighted fteed he frighted more, And. made him fafter run. \ John Gilpln kifs'd his...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain; Whom in a trice he tried to stop, By catching at his rein; . But, not performing what...he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted steed he frighted more, And made him faster run. Away went Gilpin, and away Went post-boy at his heels!...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1800
..." For not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, He thereby frighted Gilpin's horfe, And made him fafter run. " Away went Gilpin,— and away Went poft-boy at his heels ; The poft-boy 's horfe right glad to mifs The lumber of the wheels. " Six gentlemen upon the road Thus feeing...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain; AVhom in a trice he tried to stop, By catching at his rein; But, not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted steed 'he frighted more, And maae him faster run. / Away went Gilpin. and away Went po>t-boy at his...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1803 - 348 pages
...coming back amain ; Whom in a trice he tried to flop, By catching at his rein ; But, not performig what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...Away went Gilpin, and away Went poft-boy at his heels I—- The port-boy's horfe right glad to mifs The lumb'ring of the wheels. Six gentlemen upon the road,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1805
...well. The youth did ride, and foon did meet John coming back amain ; Whom in a trice he tried to ftop, By catching at his rein; But not performing what he...The frighted fteed he frighted more, And made him faller run. TOt. I. Q Away went Gilpin, and away Went poft-boy at his heels, The poft-boy's horfe right...
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