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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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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 pages
...Tliis shall be yours when you bring back r 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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...snort as he [all his might *••**-. fc« too big. mg down '- and mjL'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 book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...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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Select English Poems: With Gaelic Translations, [arranged on Opposite Pages ...

Archibald Sinclair - 1859 - 200 pages
...charbadair, 'S a crldh' le iomaguin Ian, " Gur leatsa so, mo ghille gleusd', 35 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 frightened...
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The Book of Children's Hymns and Rhymes. Collected by the Daughter of a ...

Book - 1859 - 312 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1860 - 762 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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Poetry for School and Home: From the Best Authors

Thomas Shorter - 1861 - 212 pages
...: " 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, But not performing what ho meant And gladly would have done, Th(, frighted steed he frighted...
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Collier's water, Croydon

John Bennington - 1862 - 60 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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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 1

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862
...That drove them to the Bell, " This shall be yours, when you bring back 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 might, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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The Children's Garland: From the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - 1862 - 344 pages
...' 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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