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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... "
Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous, of ... - Page 326
by Richard Warner - 1824
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London; being an accurate history and description of the British ..., Volume 5

David Hughson - London (England) - 1808
...records the wretched end of its founder : 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 witli straw, With tape-ty'd curtains never mcnnt to draw. The George and Garter dangling from that...
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London, by David Hughson

Edward Pugh - 1808
...records the wretched end of its founder: In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half-hung, The flooii of plaster, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repair"J with straw. With tape-ty'd curtains never meant to draw. The George and Garter dangling from...
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 2

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - France - 1809
...no~ bleman's life in these 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 with straw, With tapc-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw; The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...comfort it affords our end. I n the worstinn's worst room, with mat half hung, Tjic floors of plaister, s gross impediment of clay remove, And make us embryos of exi stravr, With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, ''he George and Garter dangling from that bed...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...stole to test, unhvedc J aud unseen. On once a flock-bed, hut repair1'! with strtw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villers lies — alas how chang'd from him, That life of pleasure,...
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An historical and topographical description of Chelsea, and its environs

Thomas Faulkner - 1810
...floors of plaister, and the walls of dung * On once a flock-bed, but repaired with straw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw ; The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies. Alas ! how chang'd from hint That life of pleasure,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...! Vcr. 28". Thus in the MS. On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with straw. With tape-ty'd curtain*, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red,^ Great Villers lies — alas how chanted from him. That life of pleasure,...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...Lost. Buckingham. 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-bed, but repair'd with straw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Ga:ter dangling from that bed Where tawdry...
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The history and antiquities of Scarborough and the vicinity

Thomas Hinderwell - 1811
...poetical licence in the following lines: f " 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,...draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, \Vhere tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, • Great Villiers lies — alas! how chang'd from him,...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing Original Poems ..., Volume 1

John Dryden, Joseph Warton - 1811 - 445 pages
...The floors of plaifter, and the walls of dung; " On once a flock-bed, but repaired with ftraw, •' With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, " The...and Garter dangling from that bed, " Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red ; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by ftarts,...
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