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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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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which buildings and pulaces 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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The Eclectic Review, Volume 15; Volume 33

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1821
...refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy works: and aman shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and...finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection. -And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 2

English literature - 1821
...in splenetic vacancy. Having mentioned the name of Bacon, let us not omit to record his assertion, that " when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men...finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection :" a remark no less honourable to the noble science of horticulture, than historically accordant with...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1821
...in splenetic vacancy. Having mentioned the name of Bacon, let us not omit to record his assertion, that " when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men...finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection :" a remark no less honourable to the noble science of horticulture, than historically accordant with...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 8

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822
...Poet's good taste in gardening was unquestionable. " For the honour of this art," Lord Bacon says, " a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility...finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection." forms; and in the ceiling is a star of the same material, at which when a lamp (of an orbicular figure...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 8

Alexander Pope - 1822
...Poet's good taste in gardening was unquestionable. " For the honour of this art," Lord Bacon says, " a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility...finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection." forms ; and in the ceiling is a star of the same material, at which when a lamp (of an orbicular figure...
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An Encyclopaedia of Gardening, comprehending the theory and practice of ...

John Claudius Loudon - 1822 - 1469 pages
...notwithstanding the progress of the sister art of architecture, which gave rise to the remark of the former, " that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men...finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." The description of the vale of Tempe', however, in the third book of Elian's various history, and of...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1822
...in splenetic vacancy. Having mentioned the name of Bacon, let us not omit to record his assertion, that " when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men...finely; as if gardening were the greater perfection:" a remark no less honourable to the noble science of horticulture, than historically accordant with...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...are but gross handiworks. And a man shall i- v IT MM', that when ages grow to civility and elegancv, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection. VERULAM. BOOK I. To thee, divine Simplicity! to thee, Best arbitress of what is good and fair, This...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...XLVI. OF GARDENS. 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...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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