Window Gardens for the People: And Clean and Tidy Rooms; Being an Experiment to Improve the Homes of the London Poor

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S. W. Partridge, 1864 - Housing - 80 pages

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Page 59 - Were I, O God ! in churchless lands remaining, Far from all voice of teachers and divines, My soul would find in flowers of thy ordaining, Priests, sermons, shrines ! EXERCISE CXXXL THE BESIEGED CASTLE.
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Page 25 - GOD Almighty first planted a garden ; and, indeed it is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy- works...
Page 26 - GOD ALMIGHTY first planted a Garden. And indeed it is the purest of human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross...
Page 10 - Nieces,' we may add our commendation of the cheap journal (the British Workman) in which the ftory firft appeared ; in its getting up, and in the written matter of its columns, it is excellent.
Page 25 - Our outward life requires them not — Then wherefore had they birth ? — To minister delight to man, To beautify the earth ; To comfort man — to whisper hope, Whene'er his faith is dim, For who so careth for the flowers Will much more care for him ! Mary Howitt.
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