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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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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 pages
...palace* are but gross handiworks : and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility anti elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfectioE. I do hold it, in the royal ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens for all the months...
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Works

Francis Bacon - 1850
...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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Cicero's three books of offices ... also his Cato major ... Lælius ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1850
...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." — Lord Bacon, Essay 46. such great trunks and branches from so small a grain of the fig or from the...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...refreshment to the spirits of ma,n ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks : amd a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility...the greater perfection. I do hold it, in the royal wdering of gardens, there ought to be gardens for all the monthsin the year ; in which, severally,...
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Knight's Cyclopædia of London, 1851

Charles Knight - Electronic book - 1851 - 860 pages
...dreamed of by any one else in his time in the passage, " When ages do grow to civility and elegance, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." Waller, at his residence at Beaconsfield, is said to have presented more than usual evidences of natural...
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Knight's Cyclopædia of London, 1851

Charles Knight - Electronic book - 1851 - 860 pages
...dreamed of by any one else in his time in the passage, " When ages do grow to civility and elegance, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." AValler, at his residence at Beaconsficld, is said to have presented more than usual evidences of natural...
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Knight's Cyclopædia of London, 1851

Charles Knight - Electronic book - 1851 - 860 pages
...dreamed o: by any one else in his time in the passage, " When ages do grow to civility and ele gance, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening wcri the greater perfection." Waller, at his residence at Beaconsfield, is said to have pre sentcd...
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History of England Comprising the Reign of Queen Anne Until the ..., Volume 6

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - Great Britain - 1851
...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 Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...Man fliall ever fee, that when Ages grow to Civility and Elegancy, Men come to Build Stately, fooner 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, feverally,...
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Sabbath Laws and Sabbath Duties: Considered in Relation to Their Natural and ...

Robert Cox - Freedom of religion - 1853 - 598 pages
...purest of human pleasures ; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which building and palaces are but gross handy works; and a man shall...finely; as if gardening were the greater perfection." I have repeatedly witnessed with delight the crowds of happy people who enjoy the beauties of Hampton...
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