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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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A Book of Old-world Gardens

Alfred H. Hyatt - Gardens - 1918 - 112 pages
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A Treasury of English Prose

Logan Pearsall Smith - English prose literature - 1920 - 237 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 Lore of the Wanderer

George Goodchild - English literature - 1922 - 256 pages
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The Shakespeare Garden

Esther Singleton - Botany in literature - 1922 - 360 pages
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English Literature: With Illustrations from Poetry and Prose

Geraldine Emma Hodgson - English literature - 1923 - 293 pages
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The Oxford Book of English Prose

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, Arthur Quiller-Couch - English prose literature - 1925 - 1092 pages
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The Old-world Pleasaunce: An Anthology

Eleanour Sinclair Rohde - Anthologies - 1925 - 330 pages
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Essaying the Essay

Burges Johnson - Essay - 1927 - 317 pages
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The World's Best Essays

Francis Henry Pritchard - English literature - 1929 - 1017 pages
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