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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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - 1840
...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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Poems, by William Cowper, Esq: Together with His Posthumous Poetry ..., Volume 1

William Cowper - 1841
...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 book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...So, "Fair and softly," John he cri»«d. But John he cried in vain ; The trot became a gallop soon, 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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...Beneath hi« well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which galled him in his seat. So, fair vantages. If he that shared the danger enjoyed the...profit, and after bleeding in the battle, grew rich and rein. So stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasped the mane with both...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...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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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...softly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain ; That trot became a gallop soon, In spite of curb and ver, Mr Harley, the house where I lay took fire, and burnt to the -•H'und ; I was carried ou hie hands, And eke with all his might. H is horse, which »ever in that sort Had handled been before,...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1846
...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...; 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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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 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...; 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 of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ...

William Cowper - 1846 - 284 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. He grasp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horse, who never...
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Poems, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. So, fair and softly ! Jobn he cried, But Jobn 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, Hegrasp'd the mane with both his...
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