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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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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 1

1837 - 646 pages
...contrasts the following lines from the Deserted Village with Gray's picture of a peasant's life : — " The chest contriv'da double debt to pay, A bed by...when winter chill'd the day, With aspen boughs, and fern and fennel gay ; While broken tea-cups wisely kept for show, Ranged o'er the chimney, glitter'd...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Poems. Dramas. Criticism ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1837 - 538 pages
...The white-wash'd wall, the nicely sanded floor, The varnish'd clock that click'd behind the door ; W The chest contriv'da double debt to pay, A bed by...pictures plac'd for ornament and use, The twelve good rules,(3) the royal game of goose ; The hearth, except when winter chuTd the day, With aspen boughs,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: Including a ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837 - 534 pages
...the nicely sanded floor, The varnislVd clock that clicknd behind the door ; (2> The chest contrived a double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers...pictures plac'd for ornament and use, The twelve good rules,(3) the royal game of goose ; The hearth, except when winter chilFd the day, With aspen boughs,...
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The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, with an account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837 - 472 pages
...wall, the nicely sanded floor, The varnish'd clock that click'd 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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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 334 pages
...wall, the nicely sanded floor, The Tarnished 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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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 334 pages
...nicely sanded floor, The varnished clock that ticked behind the door; The chest contrived a douhle 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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The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, with an account of ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837 - 444 pages
...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. Captain Hpgan, I have heard, found great difficulty in obtaining ' the twelve good rules,' but at...
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The Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1838 - 492 pages
...apartment is occupied as a work-room ; it has also a press bedstead, like that described by Goldsmith, " Contriv'da double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers by day." This is occupied by Miss Harris, and a little servant girl, who is kept to carry the child about, and...
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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 242 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...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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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1839 - 550 pages
...chest contrived a double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers by day ; The pictures placed . Crissy, and Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. "Captain Hogan, I have heard, fuund great difficulty !n obtaining 'the twelve good rules,' but at length...
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