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" All well defined, and several stinks! Ye Nymphs that reign o'er sewers and sinks, The river Rhine, it is well known, Doth wash your city of Cologne; But tell me, Nymphs! what power divine Shall henceforth wash the river Rhine? "
Across Yunnan & Tonking by Archibald Little: Part I. Between Two Capitals ... - Page 5
by Archibald John Little - 1906 - 33 pages
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The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 5

Architecture - 1842
...would alike strike the beholder as unequalled and surprising. Cologne, although as Coleridge says, " a town of monks and bones. And pavements fanged with murderous stones, And hags and rags and dirty wenches ! " in which he counted seventy stenches, may be termed the Rome of...
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The Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1848 - 384 pages
...shall not forfeit our regards— The Eighth Commandment was not made for Bards!" COLOGNE. TN Kohln, a town of monks and bones, And pavements fanged with murderous stones, And rags, and hags, and hideous wenches; I counted two and seventy stenches, All well defined, and several...
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History in ruins, letters

George Godwin - 1853
...one of the most interesting cities in Europe, notwithstanding its bad smells, and that it is — " A town of monks and bones, And pavements fanged with murderous stones," contains many fine specimens of the Lombard style ; some of them showing very strongly the influence...
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The humorous poetry of the English language: from Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - English poetry - 1856 - 689 pages
...to be known, In the body-and-soul-stinking town of Cologne. ENPECTORATION THE SECOND. In Clon, the town of monks and bones, And pavements fanged with murderous stones, And raga, and bag*, and hideous wenches, I counted two-and-seventy stenches, All well defined and separate...
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A Little Tour in Ireland: Being a Visit to Dublin, Galway, Connamara ...

Samuel Reynolds Hole - Ireland - 1859 - 220 pages
...land at Qucenstown. The gentleman who took a Census of the smells at Cologne, and said, " At Colne, a town of monks and bones, And pavements, fanged with murderous stones, And rags and jags, and hideous wenches, I counted four-and-seventy stenches, All well-defined and separate...
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The wild garland; or, Curiosities of poetry, selected by I.J. Reeve, Volume 2

Isaac Jack Reeve - 1866
...China, we know, From contact with Englishmen's brass. JR DASENT, 18G4. OH! DE COLOGNE. IN Coin, the town of monks and bones, And pavements fanged with murderous stones, And rags, and hags, and hideous wenche?, I counted two-and-seventy stenches, All well-defined and separate...
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Old Merry's Travels on the Continent

Conduct of life - 1869 - 198 pages
...principal streets of Cologne. Perhaps you know what Coleridge says about the matter : — " In Coin, that town of monks and bones, And pavements fanged with murderous stones, And rags and hags and hideous wenches, I counted two-and-seventystenches ! All well-defined and genuine...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig ! " WS GILDEKT. COLOGNE. IN Köln, ive land. rags, and hags, and hideous wenches, — I counted two-and-seventy stenches, All well-defined and several...
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Cook's Tourists' Handbook for Holland, Belgium, and the Rhine

Belgium - 1874 - 179 pages
...may come when the often quoted lines of Coleridge will be regarded as a wicked libel. "In Coin, that town of monks and bones And pavements fanged with murderous stones, And rags and hags and hideous wenches, I counted two and seventy stenches ! All well defined and genuine...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877 - 934 pages
...with a smile, — "to sell." DR. WOLCOTT (PETER PlNDAK). EPIGRAMS BY ST COLERIDGE. COLOGNE. IN Kb'ln, a town of monks and bones, And pavements fanged with murderous stones, And rags, and hags, and hideous wenches, — I counted two-and-seventy stenches, All well-defined and several...
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