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" The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to stop By catching at his rein. But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted steed he frighted more, And made him faster run. "
Poems - Page 335
by William Cowper - 1805
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...Bel), This shall be your's when you bring back My husband safe and well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to stop By catching at his rein j But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1806
...Bell, This shall ye your's when you bring back My husband safe and well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain ! Whom in a trice he tried to stop, By catching at his rein ; But not performing what he meant, And gladly would, have done, The...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...Belló This shall be yours when you bring back My husband safe and well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain ; Whom in a trice he tried to stop By catching at his rein ; But, not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1812
...Bell, This shall be'yours, when you bring back My husband safe and well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain; Whom in a trice he tried to stop, By catching at his rein; But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...Bell, This shall be your's when you bring back My husband safe and well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain ; Whom in a trice he tried to stop, By catching at his rein ; But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Bell, This shall be yours when you bring back My husband safe and well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain, Whom in a trice he tried to stop By catching at his rein ; But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...Bell, This shall be yours, when you bring back My husband safe and well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain ; Whom in a trice he tried to stop, By catching at his rein : But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - 1818 - 216 pages
...Bell, This shall be yours, when you bring back My husband safe and well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain; Whom in a trice he tried to stop, By catching at his rein : But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...Bell, This shall be yours, whett you bring back My husband safe and well. Thfi youib did ride, and soon did meet, John coming back amain : Whom in a trice he tried to stop, By catching at his rein ; Bnt not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...Bell, This shall be yours, when you bring back My husband safe and well. The youth did ride, and soon did meet John coming back amain ; Whom in a trice he tried to stop, By catching at his rein : But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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