This place is very much altered since Mr. Dry•den frequented it, where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires, in the hands of every man you met, you have now only a pack of cards; and instead of the cavils about the turn of the expression, the... All About Coffee - Page 575by William Harrison Ukers - 1922 - 796 pagesFull view
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Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - English literature - 1899 - 697 pages
...Coffee-house, the Tatlcr says : " This place is very much altered since Mr. Drydcn frequented it. Where you used to see songs, epigrams, and satires in the hands of every one you met, you have now only a pack of cards." Fashionable hours became later, and a considerable...