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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. "
Poems - Page 329
by William Cowper - 1805
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - 1785 - 276 pages
...Who cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hand:., And eke with all his might. Away Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, Away went hat and...dreamt, when he fet out, Of running fuch a rig. The horfe, who never had before Eeen handled in this kind, Affrighted fled ; and, as he flew, Left all...
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Annual Register, Volume 26

Edmund Burke - 1785
...the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. " Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, vAway went hat and wig ; He little dreamt, when he fet out, Of running fuch a rig. *' The horfe, who never had before ,.Been handled in this kind, Affrighted fled, and, as he flew, Left all...
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The Life of John Gilpin,: Taken from Divers Manuscripts in the Possession of ...

William Cowper - 1785 - 140 pages
...upright, ' He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. Away went hat and wig j He little dreamt, when he fet out, Of running fuch a rig. The horfe, whenever had before Been handled in this kind, Affrighted fled j and, as he flew, Left all the...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 398 pages
...grafp'd the mane wifh both his hand;, And eke withuil his might. -Aw.iy want Gilpin, neck or nougbi, Away went hat and" wig ; He little dreamt, when he fet out,. Of rtmning fuch a rig. /The horfe, who never had before Been handled in this kind, Affrighted fled; and,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horfe, who never in that fort, Had handled been before, What...little dreamt, when he fet out, Of running fuch a rig. N 2 The The wind did blow, the cloak did fly, Like ftreamer-long and gay, Till loop and button failing...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 1794
...eke with all bi$ might* His His horfe, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What thingupon his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or noughr, Away went hat and wig; He little dreamt, when he fat out, Of running fuch a rig. The wind did...
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1795
...cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. / His horfe, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What...hat and wig! . He little dreamt, when he fet out, I Of running fuch a rig! The wind did blow, the cloak did fly, Like ftreamer long and gay, Till, loop...
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Satirical,humourous & Familiar Pieces: Prose [No] 1-[2?].

1795
...his might. * < ' f ' ';* *...,, . :.<,. . , ' .^is horse, who never in that sort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back..." 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 streamer long and gay, 'Till...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pages
...ckc with all his might. His borfe, who never in that fort Had handled been before, What thing upim his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went...Gilpin, neck or nought, Away went hat and wig; He litle dreamt, when he lilt out, Of running fuch a rig. The wind did blow, the cloak did fly, Like ftreamer...
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The Children's Miscellany: In which is Included The History of Little Jack ...

1797 - 325 pages
...cannot fit upright, He grafp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horfe, who never in that fort <> . Had handled been before,...wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought, ,, . >,' . ^ '/'. Aw^y went hat and wig ; ' \,'t He little dreamt when he fet out, . ; .-...
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