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" This place affords no news, no subject of entertainment or amusement, for fine men of wit and pleasure about town understand not the language, and taste not the pleasures of the inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches,... "
Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement - Page 68
by Robert Plumer Ward - 1825
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The Earl of Rosebery, K. G.: An Illustrated Biography

Jane T. Stoddart - 1900 - 174 pages
...ROTHSCHILD, FATHER OF LADY ROSEUERY. The oaks, the beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend which shall best please the lord of the manor. They cannot deceive, they will not lie." Some idea of the gardens and terraces of Mentmore may be gathered from the photographs in this volu...
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Memoirs of the court of England during the reigns of William and Mary, Queen ...

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...pleasures of the inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend which best shall please the lord of...the manor. They cannot deceive, they will not lie. I in sincerity admire them, and have as many beauties about me as fill up all my hours of dangling, and...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: During the Reigns of William and ..., Volume 4

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...pleasures of the inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend which best shall please the lord of...the manor. They cannot deceive, they will not lie. I in sincerity admire them, and have as many beauties about me as fill up all my hours of dangling, and...
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Highways and Byways in East Anglia

William Alfred Dutt - East Anglia (England) - 1901 - 412 pages
...scenes. Then he could say, " My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend which best shall please the lord of...manor ! They cannot deceive ; they will not lie." It would have been a sad blow to him could he have known the fate in store for the art treasures —...
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Norfolk Archaeology, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the ..., Volume 18

Norfolk (England) - 1914
...and riding about his estate. " My flatterers here, ' he said. " are all mutes. The oaks and beeches seem to contend which best shall please the lord of...manor — they cannot deceive ; they will not lie." To Sir Robert Walpole, first Earl of Orford, succeeded his eldest son Robert, who, however, did not...
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Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Marquis of Bath, Preserved at Longleat ...

Great Britain. Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts - Great Britain - 1904
...inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes ; the oaks, the beeches, the chesnuts seem to contend who shall please the lord of the manor ; they cannot deceive, they will not lie. I sincerely admire them, and I have as many beauties about me as fill up all my hours of dangling; and...
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