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" tis positive Negation! COLOGNE. IN Kohln, a town of monks and bones, And pavements fang'd with murderous stones, And rags, and hags, and hideous wenches ; I counted two and seventy stenches, All well defined, and several stinks ! Ye Nymphs that reign... "
the calcutta review - Page 68
by the calcutta review - 1857
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The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge, Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1835 - 331 pages
...monks and bones, And pavements fang'd with murderous stones, And rags, and hags, and hideous wenches; I counted two and seventy stenches, All well defined, and several stinks ! Ye nymphs that reign o'er sewers and sinks, The river Rhine, it is well known, Doth wash your city...
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Calcutta Review, Volume 29

1857
...which arises the foulest smell. Porters, carrying buckets of offal, brush past us ; public cloacce stand open at the corners, and the clothes and persons...stenches, All well defined — and several stinks j" but Shanghai, in its horrid foulness, would be flattered by such a description. I never go within...
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The poetical and dramatic works of S.T. Coleridge 3 vols, Volume 2

Samuel Taylor [poetical works] Coleridge - 1847
...monks and bones, And pavements fang'd with murderous stones, And rags, and hags, and hideous wenches ; I counted two and seventy stenches, All well defined, and several stinks ! Ye Nymphs that reign o'er sewers and sinks, The river Rhine, it is well known, Doth wash your city...
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Kismet: Or, The Doom of Turkey

Charles MacFarlane - 1853 - 452 pages
...us that made us stagger as though we had been hit by grape-shot.* We groped our way through void * " I counted two and seventy stenches — All well defined and several stinks." Coleridge on Cologne. But the foulest part of Cologne is clean, pure, and sweet, spaces left by some...
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Our Cruise in the Undine: The Journal of an English Pair-oar Expedition ...

Edmund George Harvey - 1854 - 156 pages
...the full number (though we counted a good many) of the abominations of the city. Coleridge says — I counted two and seventy stenches, All well defined, and several stinks. But in his time most likely they had not the fountains or streams of Eau de Cologne running in the streets....
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the poetical and dramatic works of st. coleridge with a memoir

1854
...monks and bones, And pavements fang'd with murderous stones, And rags, and hags, and hideous wenches ; I counted two and seventy stenches, All well defined, and several stinks ! Ye Nymphs that reign o'er sewers and sinks, The river Rhine, it is well known, Doth wash your city...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1857 - 388 pages
...monks and bones, And pavements fang'd with murderous stones, And rags, and hags, and hideous wenches ; I counted two and seventy stenches, All well defined, and several stinks ! Ye Nymphs that reign o'er sewers and sinks, The river Hhine, it is well known, Doth wash your city...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1857 - 388 pages
...monks and bones, And pavements fang'd with murderous stones, And rags, and hags, and hideous wenches ; I counted two and seventy stenches, All well defined, and several stinks ! Ye Nymphs that reign o'er sewers and sinks, The river Rhine, it is well known, Doth wash your city...
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A visit to India, China and Japan, newly revised and ed. by G.F. Pardon

Bayard Taylor - 1859
...us ; public cloacee s'and open at the corners, and the clothes and persons of the unwashed labourers and beggars distil a reeking compound of still more...would be flattered by such a description. I never went within its walls but with a shudder, and the taint of its contaminating atmosphere seemed to hang...
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Prose Writings of Bayard Taylor ...

Bayard Taylor - 1862
...earrying buckets of offal, brush past us; public cloacae stand open at the corners, and the elothes and persons of the unwashed laborers and beggars distil...Cologne : "I counted two and seventy stenches. All well defined—and several stinks; " but Shanghai, in its horrid fouluess, would be flattered by such a...
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