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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... "
A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ... - Page 102
1794
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Picturesque Views on the River Thames,: From Its Source in ..., Volume 1

Samuel Ireland - Thames River (England) - 1801 - 294 pages
...on this fpot, juftly claim recital. " On once a flock bed, but repair'd with Araw, " With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw ; " The George and Garter...Where tawdry yellow drove with dirty red, " Great Villiers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, " That life of pleafure, and that foul of whim ! " Gallant...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - Anglesey (Wales) - 1801 - 474 pages
...floors of plaster, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repairM with straw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villars lies. Alas! how chang'd from him, That life of pleasure, and that...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1801 - 496 pages
...floors of plaster and ihe walls of dung, On once a flock bed, but repaired with straw, \Vuli tape ty'd curtains never meant to draw. The George and Garter dangling from that bed "Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies. Alas ! how chang'd from him. That Ike of pleasure, and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Essay on man. Moral essays. An essay on satire

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806 - 466 pages
...of plaifter, and the walls of dung, 300 On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with flraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow flrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies — alas ! how ch'ang'd from him, That life of pleafure,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1806 - 474 pages
...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 George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow flrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, That life of pleafure, and...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 440 pages
...plaister, and the walls of dung, On once ajlock-bed, but repair5 d with straw, With tape-ty'd rurtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies.-}use, the force, and the excellence of language, certainly...
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The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London ...

John Bew - 1807 - 408 pages
...floors of plaster, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with straw, With tape-ly'd curtains never meant to draw. The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies. Alas! how chang'd from him, That life of pleasure, and...
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Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books, Volume 1

William Beloe - Bibliographical literature - 1807 - 464 pages
...of plaister, and the walls of dung, " On once a flock bed, but repair'd with straw, " With tape-tyM curtains, never meant to draw, " The George and Garter dangling from that bed, " Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, " Great Villers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him " That life of pleasure,...
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The Works of John Dryden Now First Collected ...

John Dryden - 1808 - 476 pages
...of plaister, 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 strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies ! alas, how changed from him ! That life of pleasure, and...
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Rule a Wife and Have a Wife: A Comedy in Five Acts

John Fletcher, David Garrick - 1808 - 410 pages
...of plaster, and the walls of dung, " On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with straw, " With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, " The George and Garter dangling from that bed, " " Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, " Great Villiers lies — Alas! how chang'd from him, " That life of pleasure,...
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