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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 repaired with straw, With tape-tied curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow... "
London, by David Hughson - Page 430
by Edward Pugh - 1808
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...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...Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, That life of pleafure, and...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time ..., Volume 2

Robert Shiells - 1753
...half hung The floors 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...Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow, ftrove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him That life of pleafure, and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...hung, The floors of pla'ifter, and the walls of dung, 306 On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The...Garter dangling from -that bed Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty r6d, Great Villers lies •<— alas how chang'd from him, That? life of pleafare,...
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The Monthly Review ;or Literary Journal.VOLUME XXI.

Several Hands - 1759
...half hung The floors of plailler, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The...Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow, ftrove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies—alas! how chang'd from him That life of pleafure, and...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 21

Books - 1759
...half hung The floors of plaiilcr, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with draw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The...Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow, ftrove with dirty red, , Great Villiers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him That life of pleafurc,...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 21

1759
...The floors of plaifter, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with ftraw, Vvith tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George...Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow, ftrove with dirty red. Great V illiers lies—alas! how chang'd from him That life of plcafure, and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...examples in the tombs at Weftminfter and elfewhere. P. 9f On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The...Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, That life of pleafure, and...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 11

Biography - 1762
...never meant to draw, *v The George and garter dangling from that bed, " Where tawdry yellow ttrove with dirty red, " Great Villiers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, ** That life of pleafure, and that foul of whim ! ** Gallant " Gallant and gay, in Cliveden's proud alcove, " The bower...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...hung, The floors of plainer, 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...Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, That lifeofpleafure, and...
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The Lives of All the Earls and Dukes of Devonshire: Descended from the ...

Joseph Grove - 1764 - 492 pages
...hung, The floors of plainer, and the walls of dung ; On ones a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains never meant to draw, The George...Garter dangling from that bed, Where. tawdry yellow llrove with dirty red; See Vitiars lie-, alas ! how chang'd from him That life of pieofure and that...
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