Prison'd in a parlour snug and small, Like bottled wasps upon a southern wall.
His career was a text book example of the rise of a patrician in the snug embrace of the American establishment.Time
Prison'd in a parlour snug and small,Like bottled wasps upon a southern wall.william cowper
Why should we break up Our snug and pleasant party? Time was made for slaves, But never for us so hearty.
Next o'er his books his eyes began to roll, In pleasing memory of all he stole; How here he sipp'd, how there he plunder'd snug, And suck'd all o'er like an industrious bug.Alexander Pope
O, it's a snug little island! A right little, tight little island!
From his brimstone bed, at break of day, A-walking the Devil is gone, To look at his little snug farm of the world, And see how his stock went on.
Virgil loved rural ease, and, far from harm, Maecenas fix'd him in a neat, snug farm, Where he might free from trouble pass his days In his own way, and pay his rent in praise.
For time would, with us, 'stead of sand, Put filings of steel in his glass, To dry up the blots of his hand, And spangle life's page as they pass. Since all flesh is grass ere 'tis hay, O may I in clover lie snug, And when old Time mow me away, Be stacked with defunct Lady Mugg!