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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 Primary School Reader: Designed for the First Class in Primary ..., Part 3

William Draper Swan - 1844
...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 need he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasped the mane with both...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - 1847 - 480 pages
...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. So, stooping down, as needs he must, who cannot sit upright, He grasped the mane with both...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - 1849 - 672 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 Dartford edition of The adventures of ... John Gilpin and his family ...

William Cowper - 1849
...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. The horse, which never in that sort...
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Poems for Young People

William Chambers - 1851 - 173 pages
...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. So stooping down, as needs he must, Who cannot sit upright, He grasped the mane with both...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1853
...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 muaf. Who cannot sit upright, Ho grasp'd the mane with both...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper ...

William Cowper - 1853
...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 William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1853
...well mod feet, The fnorting beaft began to trot, Which gall'd him in his feat. So, Fair and foftly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain ; That trot became a gallop foon, In fpite of curb and rein. So ftooping down, as needs he muft Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd...
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The Pictorial Book of Ancient Ballad Poetry of Great Britain: Historical ...

Joseph S. Moore - 1853 - 871 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 graspt the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horse, which never in that sort...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1854 - 776 pages
...finding soon a smoother road Beneath his well-shod feel, The snorting beast began to I rot, 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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