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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 Works of William Cowper: With Life, and Critical Notice of His ...

William Cowper - 1870 - 516 pages
...Bell, This shall be yours, when you bring bacfc My hnsbaud safe and well. The youth did ride, and Boon 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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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 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 ; Hut not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 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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Routledge's readings, selected and arranged by E. Routledge

Edmund Routledge - 1871
...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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Chambers's supplementary reader, selected from Miscellany of ..., Issue 1

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1872
...: ' 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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Jarrolds' new code reading books. Infant classes [and] 1st-6th ..., Volume 5

Jarrold and sons, ltd - 1872
..." 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 ; F But, not performing what he meant, And gladly would have done, The...
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First (-Fourth) reading book, Book 3

Philip George and son, ltd - 1872
...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 selection of English poetry, designed for the use of schools and families

English poetry - 1873
..." 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 new hand-book of elocution

George Walter Baynham - 1873 - 324 pages
...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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Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth

Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, Nora Archibald Smith - 1902 - 687 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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