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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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 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 performihg what he meant, And gladly would have done, The frighted...
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British Minstrel, Volume 2

John Struthers - 1822
...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 Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822
...Bell, This shall be yours, when you bring back My hushand 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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...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 poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
..." 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

William Cowper - 1824
...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 British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 1825
...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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Cowper's minor poems

William Cowper - 1825
...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, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1826
...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 Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 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...
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