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" twixt reading and Bohea, To muse, and spill her solitary Tea, Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the slow clock, and dine exact at noon... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ... - Page 106
by Alexander Pope - 1846
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 104

England - 1868
...prayers three times a-day, To part her time 'twixt reading and bohen, To muse and spill her solitary tea, Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon ; Count...her eyes with pictures in the fire, Hum half a tune, tel I stories to the squire; Up to her godly garret after seven, There starve and pray, for that's...
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Historical sketches of the reign of George second, Volume 1

Margaret Oliphant Oliphant - Great Britain - 1869
...prayers three times a-day, To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea, To muse and spill her solitary tea, Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon ; Count...godly garret after seven, There starve and pray, for that's the way to heaven. " In this poem there is again a hint at the miseries of wedlock, and the...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, ed. with notes and intr. memoir by A.W ...

Alexander Pope - 1869
...three hours a day; To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea; 15 To muse, and spill her solitary tea; Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the...fire, Hum half a tune, tell stories to the squire; 20 Up to her godly garret after sev'n, There starve and pray, for that's the way to heav'n4. Some Squire,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With memoir, critical diss., and ...

Alexander Pope - 1872
...three hours a-day : To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea, To muse, and spill her solitary tea; Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the...fire, Hum half a tune, tell stories to the 'squire ; 20 Tip to her godly garret after seven, There starve and pray, for that 's the way to heaven. Some...
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History of English Humour: With an Introduction Upon Ancient Humour, Volume 2

Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange - English wit and humor - 1878 - 712 pages
...time 'twixt reading and bohea, To muse and spill her solitary tea, Or o'er cold coffee trifle with a spoon. Count the slow clock, and dine exact at noon,...garret after seven, There starve and pray — for that's the way to Heaven." He was seldom able to bring a humorous sketch to the close without something...
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History of English Humour: With an Introduction Upon Ancient Humour, Volume 2

Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange - English wit and humor - 1878 - 712 pages
...time 'twixt reading and bohea, To muse and spill her solitary tea. Or o'er cold coffee trifle with a spoon, Count the slow clock, and dine exact at noon,...garret after seven, There starve and pray — for that's the way to Heaven." He was seldom able to bring a humorous sketch to the close without something...
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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...three hours a day ; To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea ; To muse, and spill her solitary tea ; Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the...garret after seven, There starve and pray, for that rs the way to heaven. Some squire, perhaps, you take delight to rack, Whose game is whisk, whose treat...
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Songs of Society, from Anne to Victoria

William Davenport Adams - English poetry - 1880 - 234 pages
...three hours a day ; To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea; To muse, and spill her solitary tea; Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the...stories to the squire; Up to her godly garret after sev'n, There starve and pray, for that's the way to heav'n. Some Squire, perhaps, you take delight...
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Songs of Society, from Anne to Victoria

William Davenport Adams - English poetry - 1880 - 234 pages
...three hours a day ; To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea ; To muse, and spill her solitary tea; Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the...stories to the squire ; Up to her godly garret after sev'n, There starve and pray, for that's the way to heav'n. Some Squire, perhaps, you take delight...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1881
...three hours a day ; To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea, is To muse, and spill her soli tary tea, Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the...godly garret after seven, There starve and pray, for that's the way to Heaven. Some squire, perhaps, you take delight to rack, Whose game is whisk,' whose...
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