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" Away went hat and wig ; He little 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 last it flew away. Then might all people well discern The bottles... "
A Little Book of Light Verse - Page 21
by Anthony Charles Deane - 1902 - 193 pages
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...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 last it flew away. Then...windows all; And every soul cried out, Well done! As lond as he could bawl. Away went Gilpin—who but he ; His fame soon spread around ; He carries weight!...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1818
...The wind did blow, the cloak did fly, Like streamer long and gay, Till, loop and button failing both3 At last it flew away, Then might all people well discern...the children scream'd, Up flew the windows all ; And ev'ry soul cried out, Well done ! As loud as he could bawl. Away went Gilpin— who but he ? His fame...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...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 last it flew away. Then...been said or sung. The dogs did bark, the children screamed, Up flew the windows all ; And every soul cried out, Well done ! As loud as he could bawl....
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The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - 1818 - 216 pages
...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 last it flew away. Then...been said or sung. The dogs did bark, the children scrcam'd, Up flew the windows all ; And every soul cried out, Well done ! As loud as he could bawl....
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820 - 24 pages
...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...windows all ; And every soul cried out, Well done I As loud as he could bawl. Away went Gilpin — who but he? His fame soon spread around, He carries...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...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 last it flew away. Then...been said or sung. The dogs did bark, the children scream' d, Up flew the windows all; And ev'ry soul cried out, well done! As loud as he could bawl....
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...fly, Like streamtr long aiu! gay ; T1H loop and button failing both, At last it flew away. , Tlien might all people well discern The bottles he had slung...scream'd, Up flew the windows all ; And every soul crfd out, " Well done !" As loud as they could bawl. Away went GiJpin — who but he ! « His fume...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...button tailing both, At last it flew away. Then mkjht all people well discern The bottles he had s!ung : A bottle swinging at each side, As hath been said...scream'd, Up flew the windows, all; And every soul cri'd out, " Well done !" As loud as they could bawl. Away went Gil pin— who but he ! His fame soon...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...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 well discern f The bottles he had slung : A bottle swinging at each side, As hath been said or sung. The dogs did...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 1

1820
...fly, Like streamer long and gay ; Till loop and button falling both, At last it flew away. Then might people well discern The bottles he had slung ; A bottle swinging at each side, As has been said or sung. The dogs did bark, the children scream'd, Up flew the windows all ; And ev'ry...
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