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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... "
A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ... - Page 297
1762
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...poet thus finely deicribes. * " In the worfl inn's worft room, with mat hal£i " hung, " With floor 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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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead, William Warburton - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...which Gorgon's felf " might own, " Eternal buckle takes in Parian ftone. *' Behold what bleffingsWealth to life can lend! " And fee, what comfort it affords our end !" Strong fatire, found morality, and poignant ridicule, here charm us alternately. The obfervant reader...
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The Works of His Grace George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham: Containing His ...

George Villiers Duke of Buckingham - Drama - 1770
...in fail epiftle to Lord Bathurft, in the following verfes. In the worft inn's worft room, with matt half-hung, The floors of plaifter, and the walls of...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...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...Eternal buckle takes in Parian ftone. VOL. III. I Behold what bleflmgs Wealth to life can lend! And lee what comfort it affords our end. In the worft inn's...On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtain's, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 33

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...his hands ; That live-long wig, which Gorgon's felf might own, Eternal buckle takes in Parian ftone. Behold what bleffings Wealth to life can lend ! And...half-hung, The floors 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...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...own, Eternal buckle takes in Parian ftone. Behold what bleffings Wealth to life can lend ! And'fee, what comfort it affords our end. In the worft inn's...half-hung, The floors 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...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 4

English poetry - 1782
...felf might own, Eternal buckle takes in Parian ftone. Behold what bleflings wealth to life can lend I And fee what comfort it affords our end ! In the worft...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...
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The beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...your bLzi 1 Ye little Stars ! hide your diminifh'd rays. IBID. p. I53, VILLERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM. IN the worft inn's worft room, with mat halfhung, The floors of plaifbr, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains,...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

Biography - 1784
...of this tender pair are touched by Pope, among the following lines : " Behold, what bleffing wealths to life can lend ! " And fee, what comfort it affords our end. i " In the worft inn's worft room, with mat half-hung, »• " The floors of plafter, and die walls...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1787
...might own,. Eternal buckle takes in Parian Hone. 296 Behold what bleffings Wealth to life can lend 1 And fee, what comfort it affords our end. In the worft inn's worft room, with mat half-hong, The floors of plaifter, and the walls of dung, 303 On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with...
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