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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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CyclopŠdia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...soon, In spite of curb and rein. So stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasped ten years' war, how are we recompensed for the death of m ! FROH 1780 CYCLOPAEDIA OF TILL THE PRESENT IIM═X Hie horse, which never in that sort Had handled...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...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, which never in that sort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 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 of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ...

William Cowper - 1846 - 284 pages
...cried, But John he cried 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, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...soon, In spite of curb and rein. So stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, Hegrasp'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 Primary School Reader: Designed for the First Class in Primary ..., Part 3

William Draper Swan - Readers (Elementary) - 1844
...soon, In spite of curb and rein. So, stooping down, as need 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 Away went Gilpin,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1849 - 672 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 Dartford edition of The adventures of ... John Gilpin and his family ...

William Cowper - 1849
...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. The horse, which never in that sort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...in spite of curb or rein. 35 So stooping down, as he needs must who cannot sit upright, He grasped 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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Poems

William Cowper - 1850 - 514 pages
...soon, In spite of curb or 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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