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" 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. "
Poems - Page 263
by William Cowper - 1787
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...drove them to the Bell, This lhall be yours when you bring back My hufband fafe and well. • " i 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 meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...pofling down Into the country far away, She pull'd out half a crown ;. 7 And And thus unto the youth fhe faid That drove them to the Bell, This fhall be your's...back My hufband fafe and well. The youth did ride, artd foon did meet John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to ftop By catching at his rein...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...half-a-crown : And thus, unto the youth fhe faid That drove them to the Bell, '•This fliall be yours, when you bring back My hufband fafe .and well.' The youth did ride, and foon they met : He tried to flop John's horfe By feizing faft the flowing rein ;. But only made things worfe...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...hufband pofting down Into the country far away, She pull'd out half-a-crown : And thus unto the youth fhe faid That drove them to the Bell, This fhall be your's when you bring bads. My hufband fafe and well. The youth did ride, and foon did meet John coming back amain, Whom...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...hufband pofting down Into the country far away, She pull'd out half a crown ; And thus unto the youth fhe faid That drove them to the Bell — This fhall be...John coming back amain } Whom in a trice he tried to ftop, By catching at his rein ; . But, not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1794
...unto the youth [he faid That drove them to the Bell, This fhall be yours when you bring b'ar.H' sf!T My hufband fafe and well, The youth did ride, and...a trice he tried to flop ' By catching at his rein ; 'U 13\ WOH But not performing; what he meant. , r iA" And gladly would have done, . ;' fT3nw bn.n...
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1795
...pofting down Into the country far away, She pull'd out half a crown; And thus unto the youth (he fakl That drove them to the Bell— This fhall be your's...John coming back amain; Whom in a trice he tried to ftop, By catching at his rein; But, not performing what he meant* And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Satirical,humourous & Familiar Pieces: Prose [No] 1-[2?].

1795
...This shall be your's 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; But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...Bell, This fhall be yours when you bring back My hulband fafc and 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 he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...— 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; . But, not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The...
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