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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 - 1825 - 372 pages
...the cloak did By, Like streamer long and gay ; Till loop and button failing both, At last it flevr away. Then might all people well discern The bottles...And every soul cried out, " Well done !" As loud as they could bawl. Away went Gilpin — -who but he1 His fame soon spread around — " He carries weight...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 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...swinging at each side, As hath been said or sung. Tin- dogs did bark, the children screaui'd, Up flew the windows all ; And every soul cried out, Well...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

1825 - 767 pages
...running such a rig. The wind did blow, the cloak did fly, Like streamer long and gay, 'Till loop anil button failing both, At last it flew away. Then might all people well discern The bottles he hud slung ; A bottle swinging at each side, As hath been said or sung. The dogs did bark, the children...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1826
...long and gay, Till, loop and button failing both, At last it flew away. HISTORY OF JOHN GILPIN. 837 Then might all people well discern The bottles he...A bottle swinging at each side, As hath been said 01 sung. The dogs did bark, the children scream'd, Up flew the windows all ; And ev'ry soul cried out,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1826
...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 ho had slung ; A bottle swinging at each side, As hath been said ol sung. The dogs did bark, the children...
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Poems. With an introductory essay by J. Montgomery

William Cowper - 1826
...bottle swinging at each side, As hath been said or sung. The dogs did bark, the children screamed, Up flew the windows all ; And every soul cried out, Well done 1 As loud as he could bawl. Away went Gilpin— who bnt he.' His fame soon spread around, He carries...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 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...bark, the children scream'd, Up flew the windows all ; Anrl ev'ry soul cried out, "Well done!" . . As loud as he could bawl. i. '>ii Away went Gilpin —...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 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 bottles he had slung; A bottle swinging at each aide, As hath been said or sung. The dogs did bark, the children scream'd. Up flew the windows all...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...Of running such a rig. The wind did blow, the cloak did fiy, Like streamers 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 Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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 ! " Away went Gilpin — who but he ? His fame soon spread around, " He carries weight ! he rides a...
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