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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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Stonyhurst College: Its Past and Present : an Account of Its History ...

Atticus - Catholic universities and colleges - 1870 - 132 pages
...gross handiworks ; and a man 114 GARDENS. 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." At Stonyhurst College, gardens which cannot be excelled in beauty and...
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Stonyhurst college, its past and present

Anthony Hewitson - 1870
...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." At Stonyhurst College, gardens which cannot be excelled in beauty and...
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Beeton's Dictionary of every-day gardening

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1871
...degree of civilization. " When ages do grow to civility and elegancy," says the great Lord Bacon, " men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." The traditions and historical notices of this art refer to periods of...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...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. I do hold it, in the royal ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens...
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Reports to the General Assembly of Illinois, Volume 3

Illinois - 1872
...and Architecture. "A man shall ever see," said Bacon, "that, when ages grow to civility and elegance, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." The art of the Landscape Gardener, like that of the Artist in the photographic...
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Bulletin, Issues 39-51

Education - 1913
...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. — FRANCIS BACON. THE SOWER'S SONG. Now hands to feeed-sheet, boys! We...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 37; Volume 97

American literature - 1906
...the old masters have left us is a question; which recalls Bacon again, for, you remember, he said, "Men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." Such a type, even were it well copied, could never be our national type;...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11

American literature - 1863
...impulses. Lord Bacon, in his essay " Of Gardens," says, " When ages grow to civility and elegancy, шеи come to build stately sooner than to garden finely ; as if gardening wore the greater perfection." A case which seems to confirm this position occurs to us. The site of...
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The Kindergarten-primary Magazine, Volume 24

Bertha Johnston, E. Lyell Earle - Education - 1912
...palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility and elegance, 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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Recreation

Play - 1937
...palaces are but gross handiworks; and a man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility and elegance, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection." — Francis Bacon. of the McKinley Vocational School and the Board of...
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