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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 Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1890 - 275 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...yea, though it be in a morning's dew. Bays likewise 1 Orchis. 2 A variety of large peach. * In some copies of the original edition this sentence reads...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1890 - 405 pages
...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...of them, and find nothing of their sweetness ; yea, 10 though it be in a morning's dew. Bays likewise yield no smell as they grow, rosemary little, nor...
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Essays: And Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1891 - 425 pages
...and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers 1 of their smell, so 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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A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - English poetry - 1892 - 608 pages
...Currants. s Raspberries. i Jennethings. 5 Codlins. • A large peach. ' Cherries. i A large keeping pear. whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness,...it be in a morning's dew. Bays, likewise, yield no smefi as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram ; that which, above all others, yields the...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 1893 - 319 pages
...what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers s of their smells ; so that you may walk by a whole...their sweetness, yea, though it be in a morning's 1 A kind of quince, so called from " cotoneum," or " cydonium," the Latin name of the quince. 2 The...
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All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal

1894
...roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells " — that "IB, do not diffuse them abroad — " so that you may walk by a whole row of them and find...though it be in a morning's dew. Bays, likewise," he continues, "yield no smell as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram ; that which, above...
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Words and Days: A Table-book of Prose and Verse

Calendars - 1895 - 383 pages
...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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In a Gloucestershire Garden

Henry Nicholson Ellacombe - Gardening - 1895 - 302 pages
...to the excellent summer of 1893, and I have abridged it accordingly. that, unlike other roses, which 'are fast flowers of their smells; so that you may...their sweetness; yea, though it be in a morning's dew' (Bacon), this rose gives out its scent of its own accord for many yards round, and to me the scent...
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Shakespeare's London: A Study of London in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth

Thomas Fairman Ordish - London (England) - 1897 - 257 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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Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 272 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, ESSAY XLvi. above all others, yields the sweetest smell in of Gardens, the air...
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