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" His long red cloak, well brushed 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... "
Poems - Page 277
by William Cowper - 1806
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Poems: Complete in One Volume

William Cowper - 1850
...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 slowly pacing o'er the stones, With caution and good heed. The snorting beast began to trot Which galled him in his seat. So, fair and softly, John he cried,...
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The Elson Readers..: Book 5-8 ...

William Harris Elson - 1921
...His long red cloak, well brushed and neat, He manfully did throw. 25 Now see mm mounted once again But finding soon a smoother road Beneath his well-shod...beast began to trot, Which galled him in his seat. 5 So "Fair and softly," John he cried; But John he cried in vain; That trot became a gallop soon, In...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 pages
...toe, His long red cloak, well brushed and neat. He manfully did throw. 7 Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full slowly pacing o'er...beast began to trot, Which galled him in his seat. &i So, " Fair and softly," John he cried, But John he cried in vain ; That trot became a gallop soon,...
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Primary Education, Volume 26

Education - 1918
...we'll not stop to consider these now. The Ride — Stanzas 20-49, beginning: "Now see him mounted once again Upon his nimble steed, Full slowly pacing o'er the stones, With caution and good heed." Places passed: The turnpike-gates. Islington. The Wash of Edmonton. "The Bell" at Edmonton. Ware, the...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 5

England - 1819
...case, he was probably in the long run no better off than John Gilpin, of whom it is written that • The snorting beast began to trot, Which galled him in his seat." Hitherto the similarity between the Hetman and the Linen-draper has been sufficiently apparent; but...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper, Nick Rhodes - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 144 pages
...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 slowly pacing o'er the stones, With caution and good heed! 80 But, finding soon a smoother road Beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot,...
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1001 Best Things Ever Said About Horses

Steven Price - Reference - 2006 - 400 pages
...was — once, long ago, there was. And now there is again. — Beryl Markham, "Was There A Horse with So, fair and softly, John he cried, But John he cried...soon, In spite of curb and rein. So stooping down, as needs he must Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his...
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