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" Whoe'er has travelled life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest welcome at an inn. "
The Old Inns of Old England: A Picturesque Account of the Ancient and ... - Page 304
by Charles George Harper - 1906
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Conversations at Cambridge

Robert Aris Willmott - Authors, English - 1836 - 292 pages
...painted flowers. His chief antipathies were to cards and dancing. The origin of that well-known verse, Whoe'er has travelled life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found, The warmest welcome at an inn, is amusing. Shenstone happened, I think in 1750,...
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Impressions at home and abroad; or, A year of real life

James Roderick O'Flanagan - 1837
...conclude this brief essay on the enjoyment of an inn, by the following appropriate lines : — Who'er has travelled life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still hag found, His warmest welcome at an Inn. Yet, as there is no general rule without an exception,...
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Speech of Ephraim Banks, Esq., of Mifflin: Delivered in the Convention, to ...

Ephraim Banks - Bank notes - 1838 - 15 pages
...on the earth, and will feel inclined to exclaim, with the amiable Shenstane. Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest welcome at an inn. Frank. A savage life was the object of Johnson's...
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The Psyche, a magazine of belles lettres, ed. by the author of 'The ..., Issue 4

Edward Smallwood - 1840
...flattery, cards, and dice, and d'n ; Nor art thou found in mansions higher Than the low cot or humble inn. » * • « * * * "Whoe'er has travelled life's...Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found . The warmest welcome at an inn !" Tavern life, however, is not now what it was...
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Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England

Royal Agricultural Society of England - Agriculture - 1891
...discomforts was the roadside inn, which, more often than otherwise, was clean, warm, and comfortable. Whoe'er has travelled life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found These miserable and dangerous roads, the ruts often by measurement four feet deep,...
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The Thames and Its Tributaries: Or, Rambles Among the Rivers, Volume 1

Charles Mackay - England, Southern - 1840
...the poet Shenstone wrote those oft-quoted lines, which are a sad libel upon English hospitality — Whoe'er has travelled life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest welcome at an inn. There are other stanzas less known, but they are...
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Punch, Volume 83

English wit and humor - 1882
...consented to take a Benefit, &c., &o. &c. ! &o. ! &c. ! LAYS OF A LAZY MINSTREL. A RIVERAIN RHYME. Whoe'er has travelled life's dull round — Where'er his stages may have been — May sigh to think thit he has found Ilia wettest weather at an inn. SHENSTONB. Edited by the Lazy One. BESIDE the river...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Including A Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1843
...tavern or inn 1." He then repeated, with great emotion, Shenstone's lines: " Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest welcome at an km'." My illustrious friend, I thought, did not sufficiently...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...ore, Which lackeys else might hope to win ; It buys what courts have not in store, It buys me freedom ! they hare withered and died, Or fled with the spirit nbove. he still has found The warmest welcome at an inn. DAVID HAUET. DAVHJ MALLET, author of some beautiful...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...ore, Which lackeys else might hope to win ; It buys what courts have not in »toro, It buys me freedom theme. High transports are shown to the sight, But...are not to find them our own ; Fate never bestowed he still has found The warmest welcome at an inn. DAVID MAI.LET. DAVID МАЫ.ЕТ, author of some...
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