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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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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...lends but weak relief To him who bears the strong offence's cross. Sh. Sonnet 34. INN — see Tavern. 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 H -—continued If ear yonder thorn, that lifts...
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HOMESPUN; OR, FIVE AND TWENTY YEARS AGO

THOMAS LACKLAND - 1867
...inn." And he was fond of repeating Shenstone's well-known lines in support of his sentiment : — " 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 romances of Sir Walter are full of inns of...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn. DR. JOHNSON. 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. SHENSTONE. STOCKS. IN circle magical confin'd With...
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Homespun: Or, Five and Twenty Years Ago

George Canning Hill - Country life - 1867 - 346 pages
...inn." And he was fond of repeating Shenstone's well-known lines in support of his sentiment : — " 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 romances of Sir Walter are full of inns of every...
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The book of ready-made speeches

Book - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1868
...good things of this life, and had found out where to get them, for he wrote — 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. You see the Clergyman and Poet knew How, When, and...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1868 - 778 pages
...wind by measure. — Herbert, Jacula Prudentum. WILLIAM SHENSTONE. 1714-1763. 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.1 Written on a Window of an Inn, So sweetly she bade...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - Quotations, English - 1869 - 458 pages
...sorrow long has washed them. Tlie Gamester. Act iii. Sc. 4. WILLIAM SHENSTONE. 1714-1763. A 1 fHO'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.* Written on the Window of an Inn. So sweetly she...
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The Statesman, Volume 1

1869
...Ho repeated, "with much feeling," it is recorded, tho lines from Shenstone : "Whoe'er has traveled life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found His warmest welcome at an inn." These trifles shew tho mood of mind in which our...
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Going to Markets and Grammar Schools: Being a Series of ..., Volume 1

George Griffith - Education - 1870
...those lines of his on the pane of glass in the window of the Swan Inn at Henley-in-Arden. Who e'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. He was quite right; we found no family impediments,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1872 - 231 pages
...ore, Which lackeys else might hope to win; It buys what courts have not in store, It buys me freedom at an inn. 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. A SIMILE. WHAT village but has sometimes seen The...
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