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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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1841
...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...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...That drove them to the Bell, " This shall be yours when you bring back 31 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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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...Bell, This shall be yours when you bring back My husband safe and well. The youth did ride, and soon e the other evening to hear about their great-grandmother Fie stop, By catching at his rein ; But not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...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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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1846
...: " This shall be yours when you bring back My husband safe and weU." 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 Primary School Reader: Designed for the First Class in Primary ..., Part 3

William Draper Swan - 1844
...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...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - 1847 - 480 pages
...Bell, " This shall be yours when you brjng 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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The Dartford edition of The adventures of ... John Gilpin and his family ...

William Cowper - 1849
...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...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - 1849 - 672 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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Notes and Queries

1900
...the flowing rein ; But only made things worse. Poema, second od., 1786. 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." The subject is continued by LIEUT.-ÜOL. FERGUSSON ; and JO writes that...
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