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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 essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...greatest 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...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 Book of the Garden, Volume 1

Charles McIntosh - Gardening - 1853 - 776 pages
...neglected art in Greece, notwithstanding the progress there made in architecture. The former says, "that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men...finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." The vale of Tempi, the Academus at Athens, and other public gardens of the time, seem, however, to...
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HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE PEACE OF UTRECHT TO THE PEACE OF VERSAILLES

LORD MAHON - 1853
...on this subject. " Further, a man " shall see that when ages advance in civility and po" liteness, 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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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1853
...on this subject. " Further, a man " shall see that when ages advance in civility and po" liteness, 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: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...refreshment of the spirits of man ; without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks: entary exception. " Neither is the modern dedications...to patrons, to be commended : for that books such ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens for all the months in the year : in which, severally,...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - Country life - 1854 - 428 pages
...refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiwork ; and as men shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and...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 Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - Country life - 1855 - 428 pages
...refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiwork ; and as men shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and...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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Bombay Quarterly Review, Volume 1, Issue 1

India - 1855
...greatest 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." What breadth of mind is here! — what healthy freshness and simplicity of character, and how different...
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Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1855 - 343 pages
...the spirits of man ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy-works, and a man sliall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy,...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 Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - Country life - 1855 - 428 pages
...of man ; without which buildings and palaces arc but gross handiwork ; and as men shall ever seŁ, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men...as if gardening were the greater perfection. I do Imld it in the royal ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens for all the mouths in the year,...
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