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" Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells; so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness; yea, though it be in a morning's dew. "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 483
by Francis Bacon - 1858
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The Fields of France: Little Essays in Descriptive Sociology

Agnes Mary Frances Robinson - France - 1904 - 317 pages
...of its smell, as Lord Bacon noticed (when writing of gardens one may surely quote him twice) : " And you may walk by a whole row of them and find nothing of their sweetness." From the rose-garden starts a long rectangle of three walled potagers in a suite, opening into each...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral: And, The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon - Ethics - 1905 - 176 pages
...delight, than to know, what be the flowers, and plants, that do best perfume the air. Roses damask and red are fast flowers of their smells; so that you may...no smell, as they grow. Rosemary little ; nor sweet marjoram. That, which above all others, yields the sweetest smell in the air, is the violet ; specially...
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The Essays, Or Counsels, Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - 1905 - 318 pages
...plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast0 flowers of their smells, so 25 that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find...no smell as they grow; rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram. That which, above all others, yields the sweetest smell in which comes twice a year, about...
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Composition--rhetoric--literature: A Four Year's Course for Secondary Schools

Martha Hale Shackford, Margaret Judson - English language - 1908 - 464 pages
...muck of earth. II. D. THOREAU : Summer. plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells ; so that you may...no smell as they grow ; rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram. That which above all others yields the sweetest smell in the air is the violet, especially...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - Essays - 1908 - 227 pages
...be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers 23 of their smells; so that you may walk by a whole row...no smell as they grow. Rosemary little; nor sweet marjoram. That which above all others yields the sweetest smell in the air is the violet, specially...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1908 - 293 pages
...know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast 2 flowers of their smells ; so that you may walk by...row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness; yea3 though it be in a morning's dew. Bays4 likewise yield no smell as they grow. Rosemary little ;...
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Essays, Civil and Moral: And The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon - Education - 1909 - 332 pages
...what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers1* of their smells; so that you may walk by a whole row...no smell as they grow. Rosemary little; nor sweet marjoram. That which above all others yields the sweetest smell in the air is the violet, specially...
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Essays, Civil and Moral: And The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon, John Milton, Sir Thomas Browne - Philosophy - 1909 - 332 pages
...what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers12 of their smells; so that you may walk by a whole row...Bays likewise yield no smell as they grow. Rosemary litde; nor sweet marjoram. That which above all others yields the sweetest smell in the air is the...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast2* flowers of their smells; so that yon er clear: »Cp. Hamlet, I, I, 1!W. "O just and faithful...hostel, hall, and grange; By bridge and ford, by park marjoram. That which above all others yields the sweetest siujpll in the air is the violet, specially...
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The Joy of Gardens

Lena May McCauley - Gardens - 1911 - 239 pages
...delight than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells, so that you may...no smell as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram. That which above all others yields the ON WINGS OF HOPE 7 sweetest smell in the air is the...
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