There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as bya good tavern or inn.
Souls of Poets dead and gone What Elysium have ye known, Happy field or mossy cavern, Choicer than the Mermaid tavern?john keats
Before the phantom of False morning died,Methought a Voice within the tavern cried,"When all the Temple is prepared within,Why nods the drowsy Worshipper outside?"omar khayyám
There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.
He who has not been at a tavern knows not what a paradise it is. O holy tavern! O miraculous tavern! holy, because no carking cares are there, nor weariness, nor pain; and miraculous, because of the spits, which themselves turn round and round!
Now musing o'er the changing scene Farmers behind the tavern screen Collect; with elbows idly press'd On hob, reclines the corner's guest, Reading the news to mark again The bankrupt lists or price of grain. Puffing the while his red-tipt pipe He dreams o'er troubles nearly ripe, Yet, winter's leisure to regale, Hopes better times, and sips his ale.john clare
This Bouillabaisse a noble dish is A sort of soup or broth, or brew, Or hotchpotch of all sorts of fishes, That Greenwich never could outdo; Green herbs, red peppers, mussels, saffron, Soles, onions, garlic, roach, and dace; All these you eat at Terre's tavern, In that one dish of Bouillabaisse.william makepeace thackeray
Ay, rail at gaming 'tis a rich topic, and affords noble declamation. Go, preach against it in the city you'll find a congregation in every tavern.edward moore
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