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" 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 more and more. Away went Gilpin neck or... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 436
1819
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1803 - 363 pages
...well-fhod feet, The fnorting beaft began to trot, Which gall'd him in his feat. So, Fair and foftly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain ; That trot became a gallop foon, In fpite of curb and rein. So, flooping down, as needs he muft Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1805
...well-mod feet, The fnorting beaft began to trot, Which galled him in his feat. to, Fair and foftly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain; That trot became a gallop foon, In fpite of curb and rein. So ftooping down, *s needs he muft Who cannot fit upright, He grafped...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1806
...Beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which galled him in his seat. 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. vOL. III. I. So stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasped the mane...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...Beneath hi-s well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. 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. So stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with both...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...Beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which galled him in his seat. X 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. So stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasped the mane with both...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808 - 436 pages
...Beneath his well-ahod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. 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. So, stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with both...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...Beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. So, Fair and softly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain ; That trot became a gallop soon, In spite of euro and rein. So stooping down, as needs he must, Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...softly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain ; That trot became a gallop 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 hU hands, And eke with all his might. His horse, who never in that sort...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1810 - 368 pages
...Beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. 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. So stooping down, as needs he must, Who cannot sit upright, He grasp 'd the mane with both...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1810
...Beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. 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. So stooping down, as needs he must, Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with both...
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