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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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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper - 1836
...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...fly, 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 bottle...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ..., Volume 7

William Cowper - 1835
...never in that scrt 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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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...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...fly, 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 bottle...
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Embroidered Facts

Frances Catherine BARNARD - 1836 - 153 pages
...JANET, his Wife. BEENIE, their Daughter. Nobles and Attendants. THE GUDEMAN OF BALLENGIECH. 'AD 1516. He little dreamt, when he set out, Of running such a rig. CoWPER. SCENE I. A Barn by the roadside — Cramond Bridr/c in the distance. HOWIESON thrashing. IIOWIESON....
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Poems ... To which is prefixed a memoir of the author, by John M'Diarmid ...

William Cowper - 1837 - 514 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...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 Pilgrims of the Thames: In Search of the National

Pierce Egan - London (England) - 1838 - 375 pages
...been before, What thing upon his back had got, Did wonder more and more. ' * • ; Away went Money, neck or nought, Away went hat and wig ; , , He little dreamt, when he sat out, Of running such a rig I His brother Pilgrims could not help laughing heartily at the sudden...
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The Modern Gilpin, Or, The Adventures of John Oldstock: In an Excursion by ...

1838 - 35 pages
...definition of the word, says nothing about such a qualification as this. THE MODERN GILPIN, Sfc. Sfc. " He little dreamt, when he set out, Of running such a rig." PART I. JOHN OLDSTOCK was a store-keeper, In far-fam'd Seven-Dials ; An ebon nymph grac'd his shop-door...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 pages
...handled been before, What thing npon his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin neek or nought, Away went hat and wig, He little dreamt...fly, Like streamer long and gay, Till loop and button failing both, At last it flew away. Then might all pcople well discern The bottles he had slung, A...
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Select poetry for children: with notes, arranged by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1839
...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...little dreamt, when he set out, Of running such a rig. [i] The wind did blow, the cloak did fly, Like streamer long and gay, Till loop and button failing...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...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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