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" He grasped the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horse, who never in that sort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought; Away went hat and wig; He little... "
British Minstrel - Page 95
by John Struthers - 1822
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...never in that sort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, Away went hat and...Like streamer long and gay, Till, loop and button failing both, At last it flew away. Then might all people well discern The bottles he had slung; A...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...never in that sort Had handled heen hefore, What thing upon his hack had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought ; Away went hat and wig ; He little dreamfwhen he set out, Of ruuning such a rig. The wind did hlow, the cloak did fly, Like streamer long...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...hefore, What thing upon his hack had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or noaght ; Away went hat and wig ; He little dreamt when he set out, Of ruuning such a rig. The wind did hlow, the cloak did fly, Like streamer long and gay, Till, loop and...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818 - 108 pages
...before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or naught; Away went hat and wig ; He little dreamt, when he...Like streamer long and gay, Till, loop and button failing both, At last it flew away. Then might all people well discern The bottles he had slung ; A...
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The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - English poetry - 1818 - 188 pages
...more. Away went Gilpin, neck or naught; Away went hat and wig ; He little dreamt, when he set oat, Of running such a rig. The wind did blow, the cloak...Like streamer long and gay, Till, loop and button failing both, At last it flew away. Then might all people well discern The bottles he had slung ; A...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...before, What thing upon his back had got Did wondei more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or naught; Away went hat and wig ; He little dreamt when he set...Like streamer long and gay, Till, loop and button failing both, At last it flew away. Then might all people well discern The bottles he had slung ; A...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 1

Anecdotes - 1820
...needs must Who cannot sit upright, He grasp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, Away went hat and...dreamt, when he set out, Of running such a rig. The horse, who never had before Been handled in this kind, Affrighted fled ; and, as he flew, Left all...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...had before Been handled in this kind, Aflrighted fled ; and as he flew, Left all the world behind. The wind did blow, the cloak did fly^, Like streamer long and gay ; Till loop and button failing both, , At last it flew away. Then might all people weft discern The bottles he had slung :...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820 - 480 pages
...neck or nonght; Away went hat and wig; JIe little dreamt, when he set out, Of running such a rig. Tbe wind did blow, the cloak did fly, Like streamer long and gay, Till, loop and button failing both, At last it fiew away. Then might all people well discern The bottles he had slung; A...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...upright ; He graep'd the mane with both his liuuil.-. And eke with all his might. Away went GHpin, neck or nought Away went hat and wig ; ' He little dreamt, when he sttoat .Of running such a rig. His horse, who never had before Been handled in this kind, Affrighted...
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