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" And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, where it comes and goes like the warbling of music, than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. "
The Horticultural Register - Page 51
1834
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...Plantf that do beft perfume the Air. Refes Damask and Red arc Flowers tenacious of their Smells, fo that you may walk by a whole Row of them, and find nothing of their Swectnefs i yea, though it be in a Morning Dew. Bays likewife yield no Smell as they grow, Roferaary...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...are Flowers te• * nacious Of GARDENS. 187 nacious of their Smell, nor do they tinge the Air ; fo that you may walk by a whole Row of them, and find nothing of their Sweetnefs, yea, tho' it be in a Morning Dew. Bays likewife yield no Smell as they grow : Rofemary not...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volume 2

1807
...(when it comes and goes like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air." Bacon's Essays, 8vo. edit. 1701, p. 124. Part of the passage is, I think, rather a far-fetched conceit*...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...the air (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music,) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the...yea, though it be in a morning's dew. Bays, likewise, yield no smell as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram; that which, above all others, yields...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the...their smells ; so that you may walk by a whole row of I'and find nothing of their sweetness; yea, though it be in a morning's dew. Bays, likewise, yield...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight than to know what be the...do best perfume the air. Roses damask and red are flowers tenacious of their smells, so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight than to know what be the...do best perfume the air. Roses damask and red are flowers tenacious of their smells, so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...the air, where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music, than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the...yea, though it be in a morning's dew. Bays likewise yield no smell, as they grow ; rosemary, little ;. nor sweet marjoram. That which above all others...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban and Lord ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...the air, where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music, than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the...nothing of their sweetness : yea, though it be in a moming's dew. Bays likewise yield no smell, as they grow ; rosemary, little ; nor sweet marjoram. That...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 196 pages
...air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music,) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the...may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of Jheir sweetness ; yea, though it be in a morning's dew. Bays, likewise, yield no smell as they grow,...
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