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" What elegance and grandeur wide expand, The pride of Turkey and of Persia land ? Soft quilts on quilts, on carpets carpets spread, And couches stretch'd around in seemly band ; And endless pillows rise to prop the head ; So that each spacious room was... "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 327
1820
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Leigh Hunt - 1859 - 466 pages
...Turkey and of Persia land ? Soft quilts on quilts, on carpets carpets spread, And couches stretcli'd around in seemly band, And endless pillows rise to...prop the head ; So that each spacious room was one full-swelling bed. And everywhere huge cover'd tables stood, With wines high-flavor'd and rich viands...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1859 - 512 pages
...Turkey and of Persia land ? Soft quilts on quilts, on carpets carpets spread, And couches stretched around in seemly band ; And endless pillows rise to prop the head ; So that each spacious room vras one full-swelling bed. (1) Drowsy-head— or drowsy-hed, as Spenser spells It — drowsiness....
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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - 1861 - 480 pages
...Turkey and of Persia land ? Soft quilts on quilts, on carpets carpets spread, And couches stretch'd around in seemly band; And endless pillows rise to prop the head; So that each spacious room was one full-swelling bed; xxxiv. And everywhere huge cover'd tables stood, With wines high-fiavour'd and rich...
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The seasons, Britannia, and The castle of indolence

James Thomson - 1862 - 272 pages
...Turkey and of Persia laud i Soft guilts on quilts, on carpets carpets spread, And couches stretch'd around in seemly band, And endless pillows rise to prop the head, [bed. So that each spacious room was one full-swelling On the green bosom of this earth are found,...
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The charge of the archdeacon of Taunton, 1865

George Anthony Denison - 1865 - 264 pages
...Castle of Indolence, where " Soft quilts on quilts, on carpets carpets spread, And couches stretch around in seemly band, And endless pillows rise to...that each spacious room was one full swelling bed." It needs but a very slight increase of size in these velvet pillows to convert the tables on which...
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The governess in Egypt. Harem life in Egypt and Constantinople, Volume 1

Emmeline Lott - 1865 - 370 pages
...Turkey and of Persia land ! Soft quilts on quilts, on carpet carpets spread, And couches stretched around in seemly band ; And endless pillows rise to...that each spacious room was one full swelling bed." Leaving which we entered another apartment. This was covered with a crimson and black carpet, the walls...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ...

James Thomson - 1868 - 416 pages
...Turkey and of Persia land ? Soft quilts on quilts, on carpets carpets spread, And couches stretch'd around in seemly band ; And endless pillows rise to...prop the head ; So that each spacious room was one full-swelling bed. xxxiv. And every where huge cover'd tables stood, With wines high-flavour'd and...
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The Life of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, Volumes 1-2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1869 - 644 pages
...Turkey and of Persia's land ; Soft quilts on quilts, on carpets carpets spread. And couches Ktrcteh'd around in seemly band, And endless pillows rise to prop the head. So lhat each spacious room was one full swelling bed ? ' 178 NOTICES OF THE I8I°tioned arc neither more...
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Hunt the slipper by various hands or Double acrostics by various heads

Hunt - 1871 - 136 pages
...that ye did ever see.' 4. ' Soft quilts on quilts, on carpets, carpets spread, And couches stretched around in seemly band ; And endless pillows rise to...that each spacious room was one full swelling bed.' 132 She heard the scissors that fair lock divide, And whilst my heart with rapture painted big She...
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Pink and White Tyranny: A Society Novel

Harriet Beecher Stowe - 1871 - 344 pages
...Turkey and of Persia's land ? Soft quilts on quilts ; on carpets, carpets spread ; And couches stretched around in seemly band ; And endless pillows rise to...that each spacious room was one full swelling bed." It was not without some considerable profit that Mrs. Follingsbee had read Balzac and Dumas, and had...
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