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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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Essays: And Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1884 - 425 pages
...and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers J of their smell, so 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 the air, is the violet, especially...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Essays - 1884 - 641 pages
...plants that do best perfume the air. Eoscs, damask and red, are fast' flowers of their smells ; BO that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find...nothing of their sweetness, yea," though it be in a mornings dew. Bays, likewise, yield no smell as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram ; that...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 1885 - 300 pages
...to know what bo the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fust flowers* of their smells; so that you may walk by...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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Shakespeariana; a critical and contemporary review of ..., Volume 2

1885
...their smell for a year at least. (Cent, vi.) Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smelts ; so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find...nothing of their sweetness; yea, though it be in a mornings dew. (Ess.) Flowers growing smell better in a morning or evening than at noon. (Cent, ix.)...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy, English - 1890
...than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air.4 Roses, damask and red8, are fast flowers of their smells; so that you may...violet, which comes twice a year; about the middle 1 Flat Africanvt, rimplex tt multiplex. The " French Marigold " is omitted In the translation. * The...
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The Essays Or Councils, Civil & Moral: Of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1887 - 307 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, especially...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1888 - 307 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, especially...
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A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions ..., Volume 1

Robert Nares - English language - 1888 - 981 pages
...the fashions. Acad. qfCompl., 1713, p. 218. fFAST. Tenacious, retentive. Roses, damask and red, me fast flowers of their smells, so that you may walk...and find nothing of their sweetness, yea, though it bee in a morning's dew. Bacon, Essay xlvi. FAST AND LOOSE. A cheating game, whereby gipsies and other...
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Works, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1890
...for that delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air.4 Roses, damask and red5, are fast flowers of their smells;...violet, which comes twice a year ; about the middle 1 Flat Afrieama, timptex et midtiplex. The " French Marigold " Is omitted In the translation. * The...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1890 - 300 pages
...delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Eoses, 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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