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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 Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall of Francis Bacon, Lo. Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1900 - 290 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 ; specially...
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The Essays: Or Counsels, Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon ... Ed., with an ...

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 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. yield no smell as they grow; rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram....
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A Little Book of English Prose

Annie Barnett - English prose literature - 1900 - 335 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...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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The Book of Old-fashioned Flowers and Other Plants which Thrive in the Open ...

Harry Roberts - Floriculture - 1901 - 111 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...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,...
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A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions ..., Volume 1

Robert Nares - English language - 1901
...•fFAST. Tenacious, retentive. Hoses, damask and red, tit fiat Anders of their smells. so that you uiav walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness, yea, though it bee in a morning's dew. Bacon, Essay ilvi. FAST AND LOOSE. A cheating game, whereby gipsies and other...
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English Pleasure Gardens

Rose Standish Nichols - Gardens - 1902 - 324 pages
...and Plants that do best perfume the Air. Roses, Damask and Red, are fast Flowers of their Smells2; 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, specially...
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English Pleasure Gardens

Rose Standish Nichols - Gardens - 1902 - 324 pages
...and Plants that do best perfume the Air. Roses, Damask and Red, are fast Flowers of their Smells 2 ; 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, specially...
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Home Life Under the Stuarts, 1603-1649

Elizabeth Godfrey, Jessie Bedford - Great Britain - 1903 - 312 pages
...than to know ' what be the plants and flowers 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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Essay-writing for Schools a Practical Exposition of the Principles of this ...

Leslie Cope Cornford - English essays - 1903 - 309 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, specially...
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Shakespeare's London: A Commentary on Shakespeare's Life and Work in London ...

Thomas Fairman Ordish - London (England) - 1904 - 331 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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