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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... "
A Journey Into Cornwall, Through the Counties of Southampton, Wilts, Dorset ... - Page 266
by George Lipscomb - 1799 - 364 pages
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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 New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1801 - 860 pages
...his third epiftle. " In the worn inn's * worn room, with mat half hung» , . The floors of planer, and the walls of dung, On once a flock -bed, but repair'd with ft raw, With- tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, _, *УЬе George and garter dangling from that...
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Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books, Volume 1

William Beloe - 1807 - 464 pages
...I; ,„.'.'> /.,iV..; - i-.'-A1! a In the worst inn's, worst room, with mat half hung, " The floors of plaister, and the walls of dung, " On once a flock bed, but repair'd with straw, " With tape-tyM curtains, never meant to draw, " The George and Garter dangling from that bed, " Where tawdry...
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A Topographical Dictionary of Yorkshire: Containing the Names of All the ...

Thomas Langdale - 1822 - 516 pages
...of old deal, and shewn to the curious. In the woret inn's worst room, with mat half-hung, The floors of plaister and the walls of dung, On once a flock bed, but rcpair'd with straw, AVith tape-ty'd curtain*, never meant. U> draw, The George and Garter dangling...
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Historia Rievallensis: Containing the History of Kirkby Moorside ... to ...

William Eastmead - 1824 - 536 pages
...of his death, has these lines. — " In the worst inn's worst room with mat half hung;, The floors of plaister, and the walls of dung, On once a flock...straw, With tape-tied curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villicrs...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 2

1833 - 270 pages
...Pope alludes in the lines, 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...straw, With tape-tied curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 3

1834 - 532 pages
...following lines by Pope: — ' In the worst inn's worst room, with mat h»lf hunjr, The doors of plaster, and the walls of dung, On once a flock bed, but repair'd with straw, With tupe-tiod curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow...
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The Malta penny magazine

536 pages
...following lines byPope: — In the worstinn'sworstroom, with mat half hung. The floors of plaster, aud the walls of dung, On once a flock bed, but repair'd...straw, With tape-tied curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from thai bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red ; Great Villiers...
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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events. St. Paul's to St ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - 1848 - 334 pages
...immortalized by Pope's beautiful lines : — " In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half hung ; The floors of plaister and the walls of dung ; On once a flock bed, but repaired with straw, With tape-tied curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from...
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Two lectures, on the poetry of Pope, and on his own travels in ..., Volume 1

George William F. Howard (7th earl of Carlisle.) - 1850 - 52 pages
...death of Villiers, Duke of Buckingham : " In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half hung, The floors of plaister, and the walls of dung, On once a flock...straw, With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers...
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