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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 Works of William Cowper: Comprising His Poems, Correspondence ..., Volume 6

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1854
...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 grasp'd the mane with both...
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER

REV. H. STEBBING - 1854
...Beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which gallM 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 - 1854
...snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. 22 So, Fair and softly, John he cried, 23 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. 24 His horse, who never in that sort...
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POEMS, BY WILLIAM COWPER, ESQ

JOHN JOHNSON - 1854
...beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. So fair and softly, John he cried, But John he criod in vain, That trot became a gallop soon, In spite of curb and rein. So stooping clown, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, lie grasp'd the mane with botli...
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The poetical works of William Cowper, with life ..., Page 100, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1854
...snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat. 22 So, Fair and softly, John he cried, 23 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. 24 His horse, who never in that sort...
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The Odoherty Papers, Volume 2

William Maginn - 1855
...is much more striking after they have fairly started. " So, fair and softly, Joha he cried, But Joho he cried in vain, That trot became a gallop soon,...needs he must, Who cannot sit upright, He grasped the -Kane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. " His horse, who never in thut sort Had handled...
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The Odoherty Papers, Volume 2

William Maginn - 1855
...been sufficiently apparent ; but it is much more striking after they have fairly started. 44 So, fair and softly, John he cried, But John he cried in vain,...trot became a gallop soon, In spite of curb or rein. '4 So stooping down, us needs he must, Who cannot sit upright, He grasped the mane with both his hands,...
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Poetry - 1855 - 68 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...; 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 complete poetical works of William Cowper, with life and critical notice ...

William Cowper - 1855
...shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, Which gall'd him in his seat So, fair and softly, Jolm 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, Volumes 1-3

William Cowper - 1855
...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 Aiaiht And eke with all his might. His hone, who never in that sort...
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