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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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Cowper's minor poems

William Cowper - 1825
...wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or naught ; Away went hat and wig ; He little dream'd, when he set out, Of running such a rig. The wind did...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 Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin neck or nought, Away went hat and wig ; He little dream'd when he set out Of running such a rig. The wind did...cloak did fly, Like streamer long and gay, 'Till loop anil button failing both, At last it flew away. Then might all people well discern The bottles he hud...
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The Spy; a Tale of the Neutral Ground: Referring to Some Particular ...

James Fenimore Cooper - New York (State) - 1825
...and sustained no material damage. 149 CHAPTER VI. " Away went Gilpin, neck or nought. Away went bat and wig ! He little dreamt, when he set out, Of running such a rig !*' Ctmper. THE road which it was necessary for the pedlar and the English captain to travel, in order...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1826
...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 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 ho had slung ; A...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...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...little dreamt, when he set out/ Of running such a rig. His horse, who never had before Been handled in this kind, Affrighted fled ; and as he flew, Left all...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1830
...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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or nougbt; 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 Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...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 dreamt, when he sat out, Of running such a rig. The wind did blow, the cloak did fiy, Like streamers long and gay,...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...thing upon his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought; Away svent hat and wig; He little dreamt, when he set out, Of...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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