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" Then off there flung in smiling joy, And held himself erect By just his horse's mane, a boy: You hardly could suspect — (So tight he kept his lips compressed, Scarce any blood came through) You looked twice ere you saw his breast Was all but shot in... "
Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning - Page 49
1892 - 474 pages
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 500 pages
...drew Until he reach'd the mound. Then off there flung in smiling joy, And held himself erect Just by his horse's mane, a boy : You hardly could suspect — (So tight he kept his lips compress'd, Scarce any blood came through,) You look'd twice e'er you saw his breast Was all but shot...
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Friendship's Forget-me-not

English poetry - 1849 - 243 pages
...battery-smokes there flew A rider, bound on bound Full-galloping ; nor bridle drew Until he reached the mound. Then off there flung in smiling joy, And held himself...twice ere you saw his breast Was all but shot in two. " Well," cried he, " Emperor, by God's grace We've got you Ratisbon ! The Marshal's in the market-place,...
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The Living Authors of England

Thomas Powell - Authors, English - 1849 - 316 pages
...Out "twixt the battery smokes there flew A rider, bound on bound, Full galloping ; nor bridle drew Then off there flung in smiling joy, And held himself...You hardly could suspect, (So tight he kept his lips compress'd Scarce any blood came through,) You looked twice ere you saw his breast Was all but shot...
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The Living Authors of England

Thomas Powell - Authors, English - 1849 - 316 pages
...rider, bound on bound, . Full galloping ; nor bridle drew Then off there flung in smiling joy, And hold himself erect By just his horse's mane, a boy —...hardly could suspect, ' (So tight he kept his lips compress'd Scarce any blood came through,) You looked twice ere you saw his breast Was all but shot...
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Poems: A blot in the 'scutcheon

Robert Browning - 1850
...there flew A rider, bound on bound Full-galloping ; nor bridle drew Until he reached the mound. in. Then off there flung in smiling joy, And held himself...he kept his lips compressed, Scarce any blood came thro') You looked twice ere you saw his breast Was all but shot in two. " Well," cried he, " Emperor,...
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Pictures of the Living Authors of Britain

Thomas Powell - Authors, English - 1851 - 206 pages
...smokes there flew A rider, bound on bound, Full galloping ; nor bridle drew Until he reached the mound. Then off there flung in smiling joy, And held himself...You hardly could suspect, (So tight he kept his lips compress'd Scarce any blood came through,) You looked twice ere you saw his breast Was all but shot...
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The Boy's Birth-day Book: Tales

Mrs. S. C. Hall - 1859
...battery-smokes there flew A rider, bound on bound Full-galloping ; nor bridle drew Until he reached the mound. Then off there flung in smiling joy, And held himself...twice ere you saw his breast Was all but shot in two. "Well," cried he, " Emperor ! by God's grace We've got you Ratisbon ! The marshal's in the market-place,...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning

John Forster - 1863 - 411 pages
...there flew A rider, bound on bound Full-galloping; nor bridle drew Until he reached the mound. IIL Then off there flung in smiling joy, And held himself...twice ere you saw his breast Was all but shot in two. rv. •' Well," cried he, " Emperor, by God's grace We've got you Ratisbon ! The Marshal's in the market-place,...
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The Patriotic Speaker: Consisting of Specimens of Modern Eloquence, Together ...

Robert Raikes Raymond - Recitations - 1864 - 524 pages
...drew Until he reached the mound. Then off there flung in smiling joy, And held himself erect Just by his horse's mane, a boy ; You hardly could suspect...Scarce any blood came through) — You looked twice e'er you saw his breast Was all but shot in two. " Well," cried he, " Emperor, by God's grace We've...
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Poems

1864
...there flew A rider, bound on bound Full-galloping ; nor bridle drew Until he reached the mound. in. Then off there flung in smiling joy, And held himself erect By just his horse's mane, a boy: (So tight he kept his lips compressed, Scarce any blood came thro') You looked twice ere you saw his...
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