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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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An Encyclopędia Of Gardening: Comprising The Theory And Practice Of ...

John Claudius Loudon - Arboriculture - 1835 - 1270 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. " 32. The vale of Tempe, however, as described in the third book of /Elian's Various History, and the...
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Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, Volume 2

Sir Joseph Paxton - Botany - 1836
...are but gross handiworks : and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegance, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely...; as if gardening were the greater perfection.— LORD BACOW. VOLUME THE SECOND. LONDON: OUR AND SMITH, PATERNOSTER ROW. MDCCCXXXVI. LONDON : BRADBURY...
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Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, Volume 2

Sir Joseph Paxton - Botany - 1836
...gross handiworks : and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegance, men eome to build stately, sooner than to garden finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection. — LORD BACON. VOLUME TFIE SECOND. LONDON: ORR AND SMITH, PATERNOSTER ROW. MDCCCXXXVI. XT LONDON :...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1836
...Bacon on this subject: "Further, a man shall see " that when ages advance in civility and politeness, " men come to build stately sooner than to garden " finely, as if gardening was the greater per" fection." Yet Bacon himself may be considered to afford an instance of the inferior...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...refreshment of 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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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 11-12

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1838
...the prosperity or decline of the most mighty states. It is Lord Bacon who says that ' when ages do grow to civility and elegancy men come to build stately...finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection.' According to Sir John Malcolm, the Persians had gardens from the period of their first king Mahabad....
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 11

1838
...the prosperity or decline of the most mighty slates. It is Lord Baron who says that ' when ages do grow to civility and elegancy men come to build stately...finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." According to Sir John Malcolm, the Persians had gardens from the period of their first king Mahabad....
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 11

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1838
...the prosperity or decline of the most mighty states. It is Lord Bacon who says that ' when ages do grow to civility and elegancy men come to build stately...finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection.' According to Sir John Malcolm, the Persians had gardens from the period of their first king Mahabad....
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The penny cyclopędia [ed. by G. Long]., Volume 11

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1838
...prosperity or decline of the most mighty suites. ]| is Lord Bacon who says that ' when ages do prow lo civility and elegancy men come to build stately sooner...finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection.' According to Sir John Malcolm, the Persians had gardens from the period of their first king Mahabad....
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 12

United States - 1843
...hisEssay on Gardens. " Whenagesgrowtociviliiy and elegancy," he says in that interesting composition, " men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." In illustration of this assertion of Bacon, (if, indeed, any assertion of that wonderful man required...
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