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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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Persia--ancient & Modern

John Piggot - Iran - 1874 - 328 pages
...or remember Shenstone's. lines : — * Sketches of Persia, II. 168. t Times, September 4th, 1873. " 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."* If he expects comfort in a Persian caravansary...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 778 pages
...1tfnd 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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LIFE AND CONSERVATIONS OF DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON (FOUNDED CHIEFLY UPON BOSWELL).

ALEXANDER MAIN - 1874
...famous eulogy on inns—a eulogy which the Doctor enthusiastically endorsed :— " 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." CHAPTER XXIX. JOHNSON VISITS HIS NATIVE DISTRICT—CONVERSATIONS—T...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874
...good tavern or inn." 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 inn."* • We happened to lye this night at the inn at...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...dreams are made of, and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. SHAKSPEARE. 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. SHENSTONE: On the Window of an Inn. How sudden do...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 11

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - American periodicals - 1892
...IT. 20 AE SCRIB.\-EJt'S MAOAZISE ADVERTISER. CORNER OF ELEVENTH STREET AND BKUAUWAY. A NOTABLE HOTEL. Whoe'er has travelled 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. — SHBNSTOXK. IT was in the early part of 1875 that...
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Englische Studien, Volume 38

Comparative linguistics - 1907
...would venture o'er, ') Über Johnson's begeisterung für Shenstone's verse: "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" vgl. Cycl. II 472. And then his inn upon the farther...
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A Literary History of England

Tucker Brooke, Matthias A.. Shaaber - Literary Criticism - 1959 - 462 pages
...Ballad, and for the concluding quatrain of his lines Written at an Inn at Henley: 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. His prose essays contain interesting observations...
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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 3, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...Sometimes, as in "Written at an Inn at Henley," he sounds the Horatian note with graver overtones: 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's most engaging poem is The Schoolmistress...
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Case and Comment, Volume 26

Law - 1920
...good tavern or inn." He then repeated with great emotion, Shenstone's lines: "Whoe'er has travel'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." But mine host is not always gracious and considerate,...
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