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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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Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1855 - 343 pages
...are but gross handy-works, and a man sliall 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." — Lord Bacon, Essay 46. such great trunks and branches from so small...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 pages
...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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Cicero's Three Books of Offices: Or, Moral Duties. Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1856 - 342 pages
...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 j;reatef perfection." — Lord Bacon, Essay 46. such great trunks and branches from so small...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...are but gross handyworks : and a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility' and elegancy,3 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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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 pages
...are but gross handyworks : and a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility1 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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Three Eras of New England, and Other Addresses: With Papers Critical and ...

George Lunt - American literature - 1857 - 264 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." There can be, indeed, no question whatever that Horticulture, as a scientific...
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1774-1780.-

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - Great Britain - 1858
...on this subject. " Further, a man " shall see that when ages advance in civility and po" liteness, men come to build stately sooner than to " garden finely, as if gardening was the greater per" Section." Yet Bacon himself may be considered to afford an instance of the inferior taste which...
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Annual Report of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture

Ohio State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1879
...should be employed. Lord Bacon says: "A man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility aud elegancy, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." Any pereon of taste ni i \ li ml keen delight in the beautiful effects...
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The Florist, Fruitist, and Garden Miscellany, Volume 11

Floriculture - 1858
...palaces 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, " hence a love of gardening, and a taste for gardening, are two distinct...
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Window Gardens for the People: And Clean and Tidy Rooms; Being an Experiment ...

Samuel Hadden Parkes - Housing - 1864 - 80 pages
...but gross handy works, and a man shall ever see that, when ages grow to civilisation and elegancy, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection." His lordship then proceeds to give an outline of what a London garden...
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