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" The chest contrived a double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers by day ; The pictures placed for ornament and use, The twelve good rules, the royal game of goose... "
The Popular Poets and Poetry of Ireland: And Choice Selections in Prose from ... - Page 270
1887 - 720 pages
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Lessons in Criticism to William Roscoe, Esq;, F.R.S., Member of the Della ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1826 - 175 pages
...together — quoniam convenimus — which image do you opine to be most poetical ? The chest contrived a double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers by day. Or this, ; Sweet Auburn, loveliest village of the plain, Where health, &c. But my object in drawing...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1829 - 270 pages
...wall, the nicely sanded floor, The varnished clock that ticked behind' the door, The chest, contrived a double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers by day; The pictures placed for ornament and use, The twelve good rules, the royal game of goose;. The hearth, except when...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 420 pages
...cheat, conti iv'da double debt to pay, A bed by night, H dies* of drawers by day ; The pictures pluc'd for ornament and use, The twelve good rules, the royal game of goosey The hearth, except when winter chill'd the day, With aspen boughs, and flowers, and fennel gay...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 516 pages
...parlour splendours of that festive place ; The white-wash'd wall, the nicely sanded floor,. The varnish'd clock that click'd behind the door ; The chest contriv'da...double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers fay day ; The pictures plac'd for ornament and use. The twelve good rules, the royal game of goose...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1830 - 844 pages
...st, contrived a cloub'e debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest oí drawers by day ; The pictures placed cs of England — to Walpole, Bolingbroke, the Prince of Wales, the two contending parties in the sta chilled the day, With aepeu boughs, and flowers, and fennel gay; While broken tea-cups, wisely kept...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 544 pages
...wall, the nicely sanded floor, The varnish'd clock that clicktt behind the door; The chest contrived a 𠬹p C/ .F{ 4K R C1 h > yGO , o J Et ) z |7 P 1 # D placed for ornament and nee, The twelve good rules, the royal game of gooes. "Captain Hogan, I have...
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The Spirit of the English Magazines

1825 - 500 pages
...chest contrived a double debt to pay, A bed by night, a ch"st of drawers by day : The pictures placed for ornament and use ; The twelve good rules ; the royal game of goose." — GOLDSMITH. MY GRANDMOTHER. "j%/irY grandfather was a farmer in •"-*• Derbyshire, who cultivated...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 2

Anniversary calendar - 1832 - 600 pages
...ale went round ; Imagination fondly stoops to trace The parlour splendours of that festive place ; The pictures plac*d, for ornament and use, The twelve good rules, the royal game of goose.— Goldmlth. arts. THE eighteenth of the month Ab is a Hebrew fast, because that in the time of Ahab the...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 9

English periodicals - 1832 - 524 pages
...could scarcely be said to have a leg to stand upon. Then there was, in truth, The chest, contrived a double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers by day ; and, The sanded floor, that grits beneath the tread. The humid wall, with paltry pictures spread....
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: With a Life and Notes, Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - 1835 - 362 pages
...chest contrived a double debt to par, A bed by night, a ehcst of drawers by day ; The pictures placed for ornament and use. The twelve good rules, the royal game of goose. " Captain Hogan, I have heard, found great difficulty in obtaining ' the twelve good rules,' but at...
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