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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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Select stories for children

Select stories - 1810
...soon a smoother road Beneath his well-shod feet, So, fair and softly, John he cry'd, But John he cry'd 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...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1812
...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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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...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. v So stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasped the mane with both...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...snorting beast began to trot, Which gulled him in his seat. i -So, Fair and softly, John he cried, v.."'.I 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 Wno cannot sit upright, He grasped the mane with both...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...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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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1819
...s.milarity between the heroes, now they are fairly started, becomes much more striking: " ' So, fair and softly !' John he cried, But John he cried in vain ; That trot became a gallop soon, In spite ot' curb or rein. " So stooping down, as needs he must Who canuot sit upright, He grasp'd his rein...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1817
...Beneath his well-shod feet, The suorting heast hegan to trot, Which galled him in his seat. So, fair and softly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain ; That trot hecame a gallop soon, In spite of curh and rein. So stooping down, as needs he must Who caunot sit...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 pages
...softly," John he cried ; But John he cried in vain ; The 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 his hands, i And eke with all his might. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...Beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his scat. 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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The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - 1818 - 216 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. Su stooping down, as needs be must, Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with both...
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