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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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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...refreshment to the spirits of in, m: without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy-works : 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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Plantae utiliores: or illustrations of useful plants, employed in ..., Part 8

M. A. Burnett - 1850
...greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiwork; and a man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility...finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection.' Yes, gardens are clearly significant of elegancy. He cannot be a bad man who loves either flowers or...
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Domestic Architecture: Containing a History of the Science, and the ...

Richard Brown (architect.) - Architecture, Domestic - 1841 - 342 pages
...which gave rise to the remark of Lord Bacon, that, " When ages grew to civility and elegance, men came to build stately, sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." In the account of their public gardens, by Pausanias, we learn, that they were the resort of the philosophers...
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An essay on farms of industry, and an essay on cottage allotments, or field ...

John Nowell - 1844
...refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks ; and a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility...finely; as if gardening were the greater perfection." Such was the opinion of Lord VERDLAM ; and it is the more worthy of observation as coming from a man...
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The Dial, Volume 4

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, George Ripley - Transcendentalism - 1844
...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...finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." Bacon has followed up this sentiment in his two Essays on Buildings, and on Gardens, with many pleasing...
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Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and ..., Volume 11

Charles Mason Hovey - Botany - 1845
...refreahment 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." There can be, indeed, no question whatever that Horticulture, as a scientific pursuit, is of very recent...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846
...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 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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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volumes 76-78

Languages, Modern - 1886
...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 civility...finely: as if gardening were the greater perfection." Wie tritt hier sogleich die kulturhistorische und künstlerische Erfassung der Gartenanlage, die harmonische...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...handy-works. And a man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to huild stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening...the greater perfection. I do hold it in the royal ordering of gardens there ought to he gardens for all the months in the year, iu which, severally,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846
...bandy-works. And a man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build (tately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were 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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