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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 repaired with straw, With tape-tied curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter... "
History, Directory & Gazeteer, of the County of York: With Select Lists of ... - Page 451
by Edward Baines - 1823
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...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 that soul of whim ; 11 See his poem, p. S7, 28. Gallant and gay, in Clicfden's proud alcove, The bower 01 ivanron Shrewsbury...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...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 that soul of whim ; See Ilis poem, p, 27, 08. Gallant and gay, in Cliefden's proud alcove, The bower of wanton Shrewsbury...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red— Great VILHEHS lies: alas! how changed from him, That life of pleasure, and that soul of whim! Gallant and gay, in Cliefden's proud alcove, The bower of wanton SHREWSBURY and love; Or just as gay...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...dangling from that bed, Where. tawdry yellow strove with dirty red — Gregt ViLLiERS lies: alas,! ho* changed, from. him, That life of pleasure, and that soul of whim! Gallant and gay, in Clicfden's proud alcove, The bower of wanton SHREWSBURY and love; Or just as gay...
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Dramatic essays

William Hazlitt - Acting - 1818 - 227 pages
...himself lost and buried amidst the rubbish of one of our larger, or of one of our Minor Theatres ? Alas ! how changed from him, That life of pleasure, and that soul of whim 1 But as this was no doubt the height of his ambition, why should we wish to debar him of it ? This...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...failings. The other finest one is that of Buckingham, and the best part of that is the pleasurable. ". Alas ! how changed from him That life of pleasure and that soul of whim : Gallant and gay, in Cliveden's proud alcove, The bower of wanton Shrewsbury and love ! " Among his...
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On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The Valley of the Rye ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...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 that soul of whim ! Gallant and gay in Cliefden's proud alcove, The bower of wanton Shrewsbury and love ; Or just as...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, . Great Villiers ILes—alas! how changed from him, That life of pleasure and that soul of whim ! Gallant and gay, in Cliveden's proud alcove, The bower of wanton Shrewsbury and love; Or just as...
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Historia Rievallensis: Containing the History of Kirkby Moorside ... to ...

William Eastmead - Paleontology - 1824 - 486 pages
...and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villicrs lies — alas ! how changed from him That life of pleasure, and that soul of whim ! Gallant and gay in Cliveden's proud alcove, The bower of wanton Shrewsbury* and love ; * A note upon...
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Cole's Scarborough guide

John Cole - 1825
...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 that soul of whim ! Gallant and gay in Clifdeu*s proud alcove, The bower of wanton Shrewsbury and love ; Or just as gay...
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