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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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - 1819 - 360 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 weft discern The bottles he had slung : A.bottle swinging at each side, As hath been said or sung....
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 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...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...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822
...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...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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British Minstrel, Volume 2

John Struthers - 1822
...The wind did blow, the cloak did fly, Like streamer long and gay; Till, loop and button (ailing both, Then might all people well discern The bottles he...the children scream'd, Up flew the windows all ; And ev'ry soul cry'd out, " Well done !" As loud as he could bawl. Away went Gilpin — who but he ! His...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 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...scream'd, Up flew the windows all ; « And every soul cri'd out, " Well done !" As loud as they could bawl. Away went Gilpin — who but he ! His fame soon...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...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...As loud as he could bawl. Away went Gilpin— who bat he 1 His fame soon spread around, He carries weight ! he rides a race I *Tis for a thousand pound...
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...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...had slung ; A bottle swinging at each side, As hath heen said or sung. The dogs did bark, the children scream'd, Up flew the windows all ; And ev'ry sonl...
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Poems by William Cowper, Esq: Of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - 1824 - 427 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 might all people well discern The bottles he had sluug ; A bottle swinging at each side, As hath been said or sung. The dogs did bark, the children...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...blow, the cloak did 'I/ Uke streamer long and gay, Till, loop atid button failing both, At last it llew away. Then might all people well discern The bottles he had slung; A bottle swinging at each side, AB hath been said or sung. The dogs did bark, the children scream'it, Up flew the windows all ; AndT...
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Cowper's minor poems

William Cowper - 1825
...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...soul cried out, Well done ! As loud as he could bawl. THE HISTORY OF Away went Gilpin — who but he ; His fame soon spread around ; He carries weight !...
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