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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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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air.4 Hoses, damask and red*, are fast flowers of their smells; so that you may...violet, which comes twice a year ; about the middle 1 Flos Africanas, amples et multiples. The " French Marigold " is omitted in the translation. • г...
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A GLOSSARY

ROBERT NARES, A.M., F.R.S., F.A.S., - 1859
...Comf1., 1713, p. 218. Hoses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells, so that you may walk hy a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness, yea, though it bee in a morning's dew, Bacon, Essay xb i. FAST AND LOOSE. A cheating game, whereby gipsies and other...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air.1 Roses, damask and red,2 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,8 is the violet, specially...
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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air.1 Roses, damask and red,2 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,8 is the violet, specially...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
...and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast i flowers of their smell ; so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness, yea,2 though it be in a morning's dew. Bays, likewise, yield no smell as they grow, rosemary little,...
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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 pages
...than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, [14] damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells ; so that you may...a morning's dew. Bays, likewise, yield no smell as [15] they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet majoram ; that which, above all others, yields the sweetest...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1868 - 641 pages
...plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast1 flowers of their smells ; •BO 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 WITH ANNOTATIONS

RICHARD WHATELY - 1868
...that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast1 flowers of their smells; so that yon may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness, yea,2 though it be in a morning's dew. Bays, likewise, yield no smell as they grow, rosemary little,...
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'Random truths in common things' occasional papers, by the author of 'The ...

John Richard Vernon - 1869
...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 Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...Currants. i Raspberries. * JennethmIis. " Codlins. i A large peach. ' Cherries. • A large keeping peir. whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness,...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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