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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 Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - English poetry - 1818 - 188 pages
...soon, In spite of curb and rein. Su stooping down, as needs be 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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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818 - 108 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 5

England - 1819
...distinguished from Mazeppa. •' 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." On the contrary, Mazeppa says, " With sudden wrath I wrenched my hand, And snapped the cord, which...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...curb and rein. Bo stooping down, as needs he unset Who cannot sit upright. JOHN GILPHf. 217 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 wondei...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...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. • Away went Gilpin, neck or nought } ; Away went hat and wig ; . 23* He little dreamt, when he set...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 1

Anecdotes - 1820
...soon In spite of curb or rein. So stooping down, as he needs must Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'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 set out, Of running...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 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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The British poets, including translations, Volume 79

British poets - 1822
...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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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...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. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought ; Away went hat and wig ; He little dreamt, when he set ont, Of running...
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