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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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An English Grammar and Reading Book for Lower Forms in Classical Schools

Osborne William Tancock - English language - 1872 - 332 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...morning's dew. Bays likewise yield no smell, as they grow; rpsemary little, nor sweet-marjoram. That, which, above all others, yields the sweetest smell in the...
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The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1873 - 240 pages
...and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells;8 so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find...no smell as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram. ' Herba muscaria] The fly-trap. 2 Gennitings] A kind of apples that are early ripe. Properly...
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An English Grammar and Reading Book for Lower Forms in Classical Schools

Osborne William Tancock - English language - 1874 - 332 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...yield 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 ;...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1874 - 641 pages
...plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast 1 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 intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...red, are fast flowers of their smell ; so that you may walk by a whole 5S 56 <f Gartens [Essay 46 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 60 air, is the violet ; especially...
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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon - 1877 - 524 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 walk by a whole row of ' TI, and find nothing of their sweetness : yea, though it be in a morning's dew. Bays likewise yield...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and religious works

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1877
...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 walk by a whole row'of them, and find nothing of their sweetness ; yea though it be in a morning's dew. Bays likewise...
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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1878
...than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. 4 Roses, damask and red*, are fast flowers of their smells; so that you may...above all others yields the sweetest smell in the air 6 , is the violet, specially the white double violet, which comes twice a year; about the middle...
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The Plant-lore & Garden-craft of Shakespeare

Henry Nicholson Ellacombe - Plants in literature - 1878 - 303 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 smell in the air is the Violet, especially...
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The essays, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast 19 flowers of their smells ; so that you may walk by...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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