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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:4138
AUTHOR:William Shenstone (1714–1763)
QUOTATION: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
ATTRIBUTION:Written on a Window of an Inn.
 
Note 1.
See Johnson, Quotation 26.

Archbishop Leighton often said that if he were to choose a place to die in, it should be an inn.—Works, vol. i. p. 76. [back]
 

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