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" 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... "
Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 79
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...Man ftiall 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...there ought to be Gardens for all the Months in the Tear, in which, feverally, things of Beauty may be then in feafon. For Decemher and -January, and the...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...Man fliall fee, that when Ages advance in Civility and Politenefs, Men come to BUILD STATELY, fooner than to GARDEN FINELY; as if GARDENING were the greater Perfection, I lay it down for a' Rule, That in the Royal Ordering of GARDENS, there ought Of GAR DE N S. . ought...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 184

1896
...gardening at its best is a fine art. For ever true is what Bacon says : ' Men come to build stately sooner than to ' garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection.' To borrow illustrations from other arts, the champions of the formal garden would stop short at the...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...shall ever see," he remarks, " that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely: as if gardening were the greater perfection *." It is, therefore, highly to the credit of Addition, that at a time when the style of gardening...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...shall ever see," he remarks, " that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely: as if gardening were the greater perfection *." It is, therefore, highly to the credit of Addison, that at a time when the style of gardening was...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - Church music - 1811
...And a man shall erer see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely: as if gardening were the greater perfection. VIRULAM. PREFACE. As the Four Books, which compose the following Poem, were published originally at...
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The Works of William Mason, M.A. Precentor of York, and Rector of Aston ...

William Mason - Gardens - 1811
...And a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely : as if gardening were the greater perfection. VERULAM. PREFACE. As the Four Books, which compose the following Poem, were published originally at...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely; as if gardening were...in season. For December and January, and the latter part of November, you must take such things as are green all winter; holly, ivy, bays, juniper, cypress...
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Aristotle's Treatise on Poetry, Translated: With Notes on the ..., Volume 2

Aristotle, Thomas Twining - Aesthetics - 1812
..." A man shall ever see, that when " ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to " build stately SOONER than to garden finely ; as " if gardening were the greater perfection." The truth, however, of the fact here asserted by Aristotle, appears, not only from the earlier dramatic...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely ; as if gardening were...in season. For December and January, and the latter part of November, you must take such things as are green all winter; holly; ivy; bays; juniper ; cypress...
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