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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... "
London; Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis ... - Page 442
by David Hughson - 1808
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...walls of dung, 300 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 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
...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 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
...walls of dung, 306 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 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
...the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and 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
...the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with draw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and 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 Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...elfewhere. P. 9f 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 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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The Lives of All the Earls and Dukes of Devonshire: Descended from the ...

Joseph Grove - 1764 - 492 pages
...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 and 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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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...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 tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, That lifeofpleafure, and...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...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- tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies f— alas ! how chang'd from him, That life of pleafure,...
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