In contradiciton to those, who, having a wife and children, prefer domestic enjoyments to those which a tavern affords… a tavern-chair was the throne of human felicity.- ‘As soon… as I enter the door of a tavern, I experience an oblivion of care, and a freedom from solicitude : when I am seated, I find […]
It is the privilege of tale-tellers to open their story in an inn, the free rendezvous of all travellers, and where the humor of each displays itself, without ceremony or restraint.
Shall I not take mine ease in mine inn? (Henry IV)
Taverns are places where madness is sold by the bottle.
He goes not out of his way that goes to a good inn.
A tavern is a house kept for those who are not housekeepers.
As Ernest Hemingway once remarked, the sole purpose of the cabaret is for unattached men to find complaisant women. All the rest is a wasting of time in bad air.
There is nothing, which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.