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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 Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...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...above all others, yields the sweetest smell in the air, is the violet, especially the white double violet, which comes twice a year, about the middle...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...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...above all others, yields the sweetest smell in the air, is the violet, especially the white double violet, which comes twice a year, about the middle...
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The Wild Garland; Or, Prose and Poetry Connected with English Wild Flowers ...

S. Waring - Plants - 1827 - 80 pages
...know what be the flowers that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are flowers tenacious of their smells, so that you may walk by a whole row...nothing of their sweetness; yea, though it be in a morning dew. Bays likewise yield no smell as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram. That which...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 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 smeil in the air, is the violet, especially...
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The Horticultural Register, Volume 3

Horticulture - 1834
...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...yea, though it be in a morning's dew. Bays, likewise, vield no smell, as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet-marjoram ; that which above all others yields...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 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...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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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...plants that do best perfume the a". Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells, so 'hat you may walk by a whole row of them and find nothing...no smell as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram. That which above all others yields the sweetest "nell in the air is the violet, especially...
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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volumes 76-78

Languages, Modern - 1886
...what be the flowers and plants that do but perfume the air. Roses damask and red are flowers tenacious of their smells, so that you may walk by a whole row...nothing of their sweetness; yea, though it be in a morning dew. Bays likewise yield no smell as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet-majoram. That which...
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