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" William for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants, ground, and water, are her only productions; and, though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few striking varieties, the... "
The European Magazine, and London Review - Page 97
1790
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A Dissertation on Oriental Gardening

Sir William Chambers - Gardening - 1773 - 163 pages
...on many occafions, neceffary to make an oftentatious fhew of their labour. Nature, fay they, affords us but few materials to work with : plants, ground...her only productions : and though both the forms and arrangements of thefe may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few ftriking varieties;...
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An Heroic Epistle to Sir William Chambers ...

William Mason - Gardening - 1773 - 16 pages
...borrowed from Sir William's Diflertation. " Nature (fays the Chinefe, or Sir William for thetn) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants, ground-,...only productions ; and, though both the forms and arrangements of thefe may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have'they but few ftriking varieties,...
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The New Foundling Hospital for Wit: Being a Collection of Fugitive ..., Volume 2

John Almon - English literature - 1784
...borrowed from Sir William's DilTertation. " NATUR E (fays theChinefe, or SirWilliam for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants, ground,...only productions ; and, though both the forms and arrangements of thefe may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few fhiking varieties,...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry: Vol. V.

English poetry - 1789 - 200 pages
...borrowed from Sir William's Dissertation. " NATURE (says the Chinese, or Sir William for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants, ground,...her only productions; and, though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few striking varieties,...
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The School for Satire; Or A Collection of Modern Satirical Poems Written ...

School - Satire, English - 1801
...from Sir William's Dissertation. " Nature (say the Chinese,or Sir William says it for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants, ground,...her only productions; and, though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet thev have but few striking varieties,...
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The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed ..., Volume 2

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...borrowed from Sir William's Dissertation. " Nature (say the Chinese, or Sir William for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants, ground,...only productions ; and, though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few striking varieties,...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 2

John Wolcot - 1804
...borrowed from Sir William's Dissertation. " Nature (say the Chinese, or Sir William for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants, ground,...only productions ; and, though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few striking varieties,...
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The Poetical Works

William Mason - 1805 - 127 pages
...apple-pies. NOTE. William's Dissertation. " Nature (says the Chinese, or Sir William for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants, ground,...her only productions ; and though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet they have but few striking varieties,...
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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...the Chinese, or sir William for them) " affords us but few materials to work with. Plants, grounds and water, are her only productions ; and though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet they have but few striking varieties,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...the Chinese, or Sir William for them), affords us but few materials to work with. Plants, grounds, and water are her only productions; and though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet they have bot few striking varieties,...
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