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" His long red cloak well brush'd and neat He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full slowly pacing o'er the stones With caution and good heed. But finding soon a smoother road Beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting... "
The Life of John Gilpin,: Taken from Divers Manuscripts in the Possession of ... - Page 121
by William Cowper - 1785 - 140 pages
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew, And hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true. Then, over all, that he...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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The poetical works of William Cowper. With life of the author

William Cowper - 1864 - 448 pages
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew, And hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true. Then over all, that he might be Equipp'd from top to toe, lis long red c His long red cloak, well brush'd aud neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted...
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Reason in rhyme: a poetry book for the young

Reason - 1866 - 72 pages
...loved, Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew ; And hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true. Then over all, that he might...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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The Juvenile Verse and Picture Book

Juvenile verse and picture book - 1866 - 104 pages
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear. Through which the belt he drew, And hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true. Then over all, that he might...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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The golden gift, a book for the young

Golden gift - 1868
...exercise.' I4I Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew, And hung a bottle on each side To make his balance true. Then over all, that he might...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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The young Englishman's first poetry book, compiled by E.C. Lowe

Edward Clarke Lowe - 1868
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew, And hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true. Then over all, that he might...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew, And hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true. Then over all, that he might...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: With Life, and Critical Notice of His ...

William Cowper - 1870 - 516 pages
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew, And hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true. Then over all, that he might...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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Hymns and rhymes for children, by the daughter of a clergyman

Hymns - 1871
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew, And hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true. Then over all, that he might...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush,' d and neat; He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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Routledge's readings, selected and arranged by E. Routledge

Edmund Routledge - 1871
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew, And hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true. Then over all, that he might...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. M Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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