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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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 5

1819
...been sufficiently apparent; but it is much more striking after they have fairly started. " So, fair and softly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain,...spite of curb or rein. So stooping down, as needs lie must, Who cannot sit upright, He grasped the inane with both his hands, And eke with all his might...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 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. Bo stooping down, as needs he unset Who cannot sit upright. JOHN GILPHf. 217 He grasp d the...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 1

1820
...began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. ' So fair and softly,' John did cry, But John he cry'd in vain ; That trot became a gallop soon In spite of curb or rein. So stooping down, as he needs must Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 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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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...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 Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822
...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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British Minstrel, Volume 2

John Struthers - 1822
...The snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. So " fair and softly," John did cry; But John he cried in vain ; That trot became a gallop soon In spite of curb and rem So stooping down, as he needs must Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mar.e with both his...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 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, And eke with all his might. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...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 Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...Beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which gat I'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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