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" 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... "
The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature - Page 141
1805
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 9

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...ought to be garden* for all the months in the year. Bacon. When ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection. Id. Gardeners tread down any loos.' ground, after they have sown onions...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...are but gross handiworks : and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection. I do hold it, in the royal ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens...
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The Horticultural Register, Volume 3

Horticulture - 1834
...are but gross handy works: and a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection. I do hold it, in the royal onlering of gardens, there ought to be gardens...
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An Encyclopędia Of Gardening: Comprising The Theory And Practice Of ...

John Claudius Loudon - Arboriculture - 1835 - 1270 pages
...architecture ; which gave rise to the remark of the former, " that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection. " 32. The vale of Tempe, however, as described in the third book of /Elian's...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1836
...grounds. There is a striking remark of Lord Bacon on this subject: "Further, a man shall see " that when ages advance in civility and politeness, " men...to garden " finely, as if gardening was the greater per" fection." Yet Bacon himself may be considered to afford an instance of the inferior taste which...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 12

United States - 1843
...hisEssay on Gardens. " Whenagesgrowtociviliiy and elegancy," he says in that interesting composition, " men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." In illustration of this assertion of Bacon, (if, indeed, any assertion...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 11-12

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1838
...the most mighty states. It is Lord Bacon who says that ' when ages do grow to civility and elegancy men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection.' According to Sir John Malcolm, the Persians had gardens from the period...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...palaces are but gross handyworks: and a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection. I do hold it, in the royal ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens...
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The penny cyclopędia [ed. by G. Long]., Volume 11

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1838
...the most mighty suites. ]| is Lord Bacon who says that ' when ages do prow lo civility and elegancy men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection.' According to Sir John Malcolm, the Persians had gardens from the period...
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 11

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1838
...the most mighty states. It is Lord Bacon who says that ' when ages do grow to civility and elegancy men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection.' According to Sir John Malcolm, the Persians had gardens from the period...
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