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 277by William Cowper - 1806Full view
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...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,...