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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 335
by William Cowper - 1805
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787
...hufband porting down Into the country far away, She pull'd out half-a-crown : And thus unto the youth fhc faid That drove them to the Bell, This fhall be your's...John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to flop 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 - 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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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 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...John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to flop ' By catching at his rein ; 'U 13\ WOH But not performing; what he meant. , r ° iA" And gladly...
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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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800 - 316 pages
...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...John coming back amain ; Whom in a trice he tried to flop, By catching at his rein ; But, not performing what he meant, And gladly would hive done, The...
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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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1803 - 363 pages
...half a crown; . And thus unto the youth fhe faid That drove them to the Bell — Thi§ fhall be yours when you bring back My hufband fafe and well. The youth did ride, and foon did meet Jolm coming back amain ; Whom in a trice he tried to flop, By catching at his rein ; But, not performig...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...Bell, 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 gl.idly would have done, The frighted...
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