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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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...the belt he tli i w. .• And hung a bottle on each side, • A >• To make his balance trne. • ' Then over all, that he might be . Equipp'd from top to toe, •, 'is long red cloak, well brush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. •''•='• Now see him mounted...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1810
...a A 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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Select stories for children

Select stories - 1810
...lov'd, And keep it safe arid sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew, 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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1812
...2 A Each buttle 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,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 pages
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew . He 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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1814 - 268 pages
...-curling ear, ThrouçhKhichtlieb"!! he drew, ; And IUIPZ β 1ώ',Με on each side. To mate uu bulance true. Then over all. that he might be Equipp'd from top to toe. His long red cloak, well bruäh'd and neet. He manfully dul throw. Now see him mounted once «gala Upon hi- nimble steed, Full...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1819
...them, that " John Gilpin, at his horse's side, Fast seiz'd the flowing mane ;" and that afterwards, " Then over all, that he might be Equipp'd from top to toe, His lung red cloak, well brusli'd and neat, He manfully did throw." Lord Byron is more minute in his description,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 pages
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the belt he drew ; He 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, wellbrush'd and neat, He manfully did throw. Now see him mounted once again, Upon his nimble steed...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818 - 108 pages
...sound. Each bottle had a curling ear, Threugh 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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...id. Each bottle had a curling ear, Through which the bvlt he drew ; He 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£i He manfully did throw. Now sec him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed ; Full...
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