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" It is a garden of oaks two hundred' years old. If there is a fault in fo auguft a fragment of improved nature, it is, that the fize of the trees are out of all proportion to the fhrubs and accompanyments. "
Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the Principal Artists ... - Page 307
by Horace Walpole - 1786 - 316 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 23

History - 1781
...portion of the park nearett the houfe has been allotted te the modern Kyle. It is a garden of o:.ks two hundred years old. If there is a fault in fo auguft...fize of the trees are out of all proportion to the ihrubs and accompanyments. It was fortunate for the country and Mr. Kent, that he was fucceeded by...
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Planting and Ornamental Gardening: A Practical Treatise

Mr. Marshall (William) - Arboriculture - 1785 - 638 pages
...have attained venerable maturity ! A fpecimen of what our gardens will bo, may bs feen at PeN worth, where the portion of the park neareft the houfe has...ftyle. It is a garden of oaks two hundred years old. Jf there is a fault in fo auguft a fragment of improved nature, it is, that the fize of the trees are...
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Annual Register, Volume 23

Edmund Burke - History - 1788
...what our gardens will be, «lay be feen at Peworth, where the portion of the park neareft thí houie has been allotted to the modern ftyle. It is a garden...auguft a fragment of improved nature, it is, that the lize of the trees are out of all proportion to the (hrubs and accompaniments. It was fortunate for...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1788
...at I'etworth, where the portion of the park neareft the houle has bee.n allotted to the modem flyle. It is a garden of oaks two hundred years old. If there is a fault in io augult a fragment of improved nature, it is, that the lize of the trees are out of all proportion...
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Planting and rural ornament [by W.H. Marshall].

William Marshall - 1796 - 408 pages
...ifland, when the ' daily plantations that are making have attained ' venerable maturity ! A fpecimen of what our * gardens will be, may be feen at Petworth,...trees are out of all proportion ' to the fhrubs and accompaniments. In truth, ' fhrubs fhould not only be referved for particular * fpots and home delight,...
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Planting and Rural Ornament, Volume 1

Mr. Marshall (William) - Agriculture - 1796
...ifland, when the ' daily plantations that are making have attained * venerable maturity ! A fpecimen of what our '' gardens will be, may be feen at- Petworth,...that the fize of the trees are out of all proportion c to the fhrabs and accompaniments. In truth, * fhrubs fhould not only be referved for particular *...
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On Planting and Rural Ornament: A Practical Treatise, Volume 1

Mr. Marshall (William) - Forests and forestry - 1803 - 454 pages
...Petworth, where ' the portion of the park nearest the house has been ' allotted to the modern style. It is a garden of ' oaks two hundred years old. If there is a fault ' in so august a fragment of improved nature, it is, * that the size of the trees are out of all proportion...
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Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the ..., Volume 4

Artists - 1827
...at Petworth, where the portion of the park nearest the house has been allotted to the modern style. It is a garden of oaks two hundred years old. If there is a fault in so august a fragment of improved nature, it is, that the size of the trees are out of all proportion...
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includes "On modern gardening"

Gardening - 1849
...at Petworth, where the portion of the park nearest the house has been allotted to the modern style. It is a garden of oaks two hundred years old. If there is a fault in so august a fragment of improved nature, it is, that the size of the trees are out of all proportion...
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The Garden as Considered in Literature by Certain Polite Writers

Walter Howe - Gardening - 1890 - 309 pages
...at Petworth, where the portion of the park nearest the house has been allotted to the modern style. It is a garden of oaks two hundred years old. If there is a fault in so august a fragment of improved nature, it is that the size of the trees is out of all proportion...
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