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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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1805
...foon, In fpite of curb and rein. So ftooping down, *s needs he muft Who cannot fit upright, He grafped the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His hoife, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...of curb and rein. vOL. III. I. So stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasped 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 more...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...soon, In spite of curb and rein. So stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasped 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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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808 - 436 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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Select stories for children

Select stories - 1810
...cry'd, But John he cry'd in vain; That trot became a gallop soon, In spite of curb and rein. 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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1812
...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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Poems by William Cowper ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1814 - 480 pages
...soon, In spite of cnrb and rein. So stooping down, as needs he mnst, Who caunot sit npright, 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 npon his back had got Did wonder...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...soon, In spite of curb and rein. So stooping down, as needs he must Wno cannot sit upright, He grasped the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horse, who never in that sort . ~i Had handled been before, ;,.-,/ What thing upon his back had got...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...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 horsej who never in that sort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder...
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