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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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The Children's Garland from the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - 1882 - 344 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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Relfe brothers' model reading-books, in prose and verse, ed., with ..., Volume 1

Richard Fletcher Charles - 1882
...lov'd, 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 brushed and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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British Classical Authors. Select Specimens of the National Literature of ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1885 - 708 pages
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew, 70 And hung a bottle on each side, n, for the enjoyments of a peaceful life, and the...of those friendly and affectionate ties, which I ha 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 [ed.] with prefatory notice by E. Hope

William Cowper - 1885
...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 Blue Poetry Book

Andrew Lang - 1891 - 351 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, His long red cloak well-brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed,...
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Masterpieces of British Literature: Ruskin: Macaulay: Brown: Tennyson ...

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1895 - 480 pages
...he drew, And hung a bottle on each side, To make his balance true. THE HISTORY OF JOHN GILPIN. 323 Then over all, that he might be Equipp'd from top to toe, 75 His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again...
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Lights to Literature: Revised. Book Four

1900 - 411 pages
...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, 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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A Little Book of Light Verse

Anthony Charles Deane - 1902 - 193 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...Equipp'd from top to toe, His long red cloak, well brush M and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full...
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Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth

Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, Nora Archibald Smith - 1902 - 687 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, f36l] in Merry His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, Mood He manful]v did throw. IT * Now see...
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Golden Number: A Book of Verse for Youth

Mrs. Kate Douglas (Smith) Wiggins, Nora Archibald Smith - 1916 - 686 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, * Merry His long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, Mood He manfully did throw. If * Now see him mounted...
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