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 4361819Full view
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Steven Price - 2006 - 400 pages
...once, long ago, there was. And now there is again. — Beryl Markham, "Was There A Horse with 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...