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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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Poems for Young People

William Chambers - Children's poetry, English - 1851 - 173 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...dreamt when he set out, Of running such a rig. The wind.did blow, the cloak did fly, Like streamer long and gay, Till loop and button failing both, At...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 537 pages
...handled been before, What thing upon his back had got, Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neek 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 fly, Like streamers long and gay,...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 105

American literature - 1910
...Interrogation, and was sniffing afar the field upturned by the rake, when Chief Wiley blew his bugle. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, Away went hat and...little dreamt, when he set out, Of running such a rig. No; I '11 say that for my rider — " 'twas sore against his will " that he made the dinner wait to...
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Little Folks: A Magazine for the Young

1883
...SINGLE ACROSTIC.— RHINE. I.Rouen. S.Huntingdon. 3. India. 4. N He. 5. !• MISSING LETTER PUZZLE. " Away went Gilpin neck or nought, Away went hat and...little dreamt, when he set out, Of running such a rig." A NURSERY RHYME REVERSED. LITTLE JACK HORNEK. A nice though impertinent Christmas pie, Ян in the...
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The Spy: A Tale of the Neutral Ground

James Fenimore Cooper - Historical fiction - 1971 - 432 pages
...injuries. Happily for himself, he had alighted on his head, and sustained no material damage. CHAPTER XXIX "Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, Away went hat and wig. He tittle dreamt, when he set out, Of running such a rig." Cowper. The road which it was necessary for...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper - Poetry - 2003 - 119 pages
...in that sort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder more and more. 96 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. 104 Then might all people well discern The bottles he had slung;...
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The Arry Ballads: An Annotated Collection of the Verse Letters by Punch ...

Patricia Marks - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 204 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. "The Diverting History of John Gilpin," <http://www.bartleby.com/...
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