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" GOD ALMIGHTY first planted a Garden. And indeed it is the purest of human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross... "
The Horticultural Register - Page 50
1834
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Aristotle's Treatise on Poetry, Translated: With Notes on the ..., Volume 2

Aristotle, Thomas Twining - Aesthetics - 1812
...argument, and almost in Aristotle's words, with respect to the superiority of gardening to architecture : " A man shall ever see, that when " ages grow to civility...; as " if gardening were the greater perfection." The truth, however, of the fact here asserted by Aristotle, appears, not only from the earlier dramatic...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...refreshment to the spirits of. man ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks ; and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to...the greater perfection. I do hold it, in the royal ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens for all the months in the year ; in which, severally,...
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Aristotle's Treatise on Poetry, Translated: With Notes on the Translation ...

Aristotle - Aesthetics - 1815 - 415 pages
...and almost in Aristotle's words, with respect tę the superiority of gardening to architecture : " A man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility...finely; as if gardening were the greater perfection." The truth, however, of the fact here asserted by Aristotle appears, not only from the earlier dramatic...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 16

English literature - 1817
...and independence of its possessor. 'A garden,' says Lord Bacon, 'is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man,...finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection.' Long after this great man wrote, an English garden was an inclosure, where all view of the surrounding...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...refreshment to the spirits of man, without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handy-works, and a man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility...finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." At FROGMORE HER MAJESTY has held several fetes, to which the public, were admitted. The first was May...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...greatest refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility...the greater perfection. I do hold it in the royal ordering of Gardens, there ought to, be Gardens for all the months in the year, in which, severally,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...greatest refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility...the greater perfection. I do hold it in the royal ordering of Gardens, there ought to be Gardens for all the months in the year, in which, severally,...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 196 pages
...refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks : and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to...the greater perfection. I do hold it, in the royal ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens for all the months in the year, in which, severally,...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handy-works : and a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility...the greater perfection. I do hold it, in the royal ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens for all the months in the year : in which, severally,...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy-works: and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to...finely; as if gardening were the greater perfection. 1 do hold it, in the royal ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens for all the months in the...
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