|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Oh, that I had in the wilderness a lodging place!|
Jeremiah, Chap. ix. Ver. 2.
|Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness,|
Some boundless contiguity of shade!
Where rumour of oppression and deceit
Of unsuccessful or successful war,
Might never reach me more!
Cowper.The Task, Book II. Line 1.
|O for a seat in some poetic nook,|
Just hid with trees and sparkling with a brook!
Leigh Hunt.Politics and Parties.
|With spots of sunny openings, and with nooks|
To lie and read in, sloping into brooks.
Leigh Hunt.The Story of Rimini.