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" In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half-hung,, The floors of plaster, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with straw, With tape-tied curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow... "
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1870
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 272 pages
...of plaifter, and the walls of dung, 300 On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies—alas ! how chang'd from him, That life of pleafure, and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 274 pages
...of plaifter, and the walls of dung, 300 On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies—alas ! how chang'd from him, That life of pleafure, and...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1754 - 240 pages
...plaifler, and the walls of dung, 300 On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, "With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed "Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies—alas! how chang'd from him, That life of pleafure, and...
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged, Volume 21

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1759 - 612 pages
...floors of plaifter, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with ftraw, Vvith tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow, ftrove with dirty red. Great V illiers lies—alas! how chang'd from him That life of plcafure, and...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 21

1759 - 606 pages
...floors of piailler, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow, ftrove with dirty red, . Great Villiers lies—alas ! how chaiig'd from him That life of pleafurc,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1760 - 402 pages
...been, fome time or other, put into act. On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with flraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies—alas! how chang'd from him, That life of pleafure, and...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 11

1762 - 562 pages
...it affords our end. " In the worft inn's worft room, with mat half-hung, " The floors of plaifter, and the walls of dung, " On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, " With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, *v The George and garter dangling from that...
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The Lives of All the Earls and Dukes of Devonshire: Descended from the ...

Joseph Grove - 1764 - 506 pages
...floors of plainer, and the walls of dung ; On ones a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where.tawdry yellow llrove with dirty red; See Vitiars lie-, alas! how chang'd from him That life of...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

1764 - 198 pages
...are more natural in men. z. In the worft inn's worft room, with mat half hung, The floors of plainer, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1767 - 294 pages
...comfort it affords our end. In the worft inn's worf t room, with mat half-hung, The floors of plaifter, and the walls of dung-; ' On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where-...
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