Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Madam, here’s a room is the very Homer and Iliads of a lodging.
Anonymous.—The Merry Devil of Edmonton, Act I.

In the worst inn’s worst room, with mat half-hung,
The floors of plaster, and the walls of dung.
Pope.—Moral Essays, Epi. III. Line 299.