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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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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

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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Poems by William Cowper, Esq: Of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - 1824 - 427 pages
...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 his hands, And eke with all his might. His horse, who never in that sort...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

1825 - 767 pages
...his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to snort, Which gull'd him in his scat. " So fair and softly !" John he cried, But John he cried in...down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horse, who never in that sort...
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Cowper's minor poems

William Cowper - 1825
...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 anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 1825
...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 - 1826
...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 Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 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...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1830
...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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 pages
...snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. So, " Fair and softly," John, he cried, Bat 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 npright, He grasp'd the mane with both...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...Beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast liegan to trot, Which galled him in his seat. So, fair and softly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain;...curb or rein. So stooping down, as needs he must, Who can not sit upright, He grasped the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horse,...
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