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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... "
Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry - Page 208
1782
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1751
...examples in the tombs at Weftrninfter and elfewhere. P. Behold what bleflings Wealth to life can lend ! And fee, what comfort it affords our end. In the worft...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...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...examples in the tombs at Weftmiulicr and clfcvvhcrc. P. Behold what bleffings Wealth to life can lend ! And fee, what comfort it affords our end. In the worft...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...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...act. VtR. 296. Eternal . íqkes in ^(íi ' Behold what bleffings Wealth to life can lend ! .And fee, what comfort it affords our end. In the worft inn's worft room,with mat half-hung, The floors of plaifter, and the walls of dung, 300 On once a flock-bed, but...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752
...might own, Eternal buckle takes in Parian ftone. 296 Behold what bleffings Wealth to life can lend ! And fee, what comfort it affords our end. In the worft...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, COMMENTARY....
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The Monthly Review, Volume 21

1759
...defcription, in th following piclurefque lines: In the worft inn's worfl room, with mat half hung 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 and Garter dangling...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 11

1762
...touched by Mr. Pope, among the following lines : Behold, what bleffings wealth to life can lend ! " And fee, what comfort it affords our end. " In the...once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, " With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, *v The George and garter dangling from that bed, " Where tawdry...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1767
...might own, Eternal buckle takes in Parian ftone *. Behold what bleffings Wealth to life can lend ! And fee, what comfort it affords our end. In the worft...inn's worft room, with mat half-hung, The floors of plaifler, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains,...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...the poet thus finely defcribes. *' In the worft inn's worft room, with mat half" hung, " With floor of plaifter, and the walls of dung, ** On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with flrawt " With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to " draw, " The George and Garter dangling from that...
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...Eternal buckle takes in Parian ftone. VOL. III. I Behold what bleflmgs Wealth to life can lend! And lee what comfort it affords our end. In the worft inn's...flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtain's, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow ftrove...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...felf might own, Eternal buckle takes in Parian ftone. Behold what bleffings Wealth to life can lend ! And fee, what comfort it affords our end. In the worft...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...
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