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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 handyworks... "
A Little Book of English Prose - Page 46
by Annie Barnett - 1900 - 335 pages
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The English Garden: a Poem. Book the First. By W. Mason, M.A., Volume 1

William Mason - Gardens - 1778 - 35 pages
...428089 LIBRARY THE ENGLISH GARDEN: o E M. BOOK THE FIRST. BY i W. MASON, MA THE THIRD EDITION. A GARDEN IS THE PUREST OF HUMAN PLEASURES, IT IS THE GREATEST...WHEN AGES GROW TO CIVILITY AND ELEGANCY, MEN COME TO BUILD STATELY, SOONER THAN TO GARDEN FINELY I AS IF GARDENING WERE THE GREATER PERFECTION. VERULA M....
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The English Garden: A Poem in Four Books

William Mason - English poetry - 1783 - 243 pages
...:.••/ A COMMENTARY and NOTES, By W. BURGH, Efq; LL. D. A GARDEN IS THE PUREST OF HUMAN PLEASURES; IT 13 THE GREATEST REFRESHMENT TO THE SPIRITS OF MAN, WITHOUT...PALACES ARE BUT GROSS HANDY-WORKS. AND A MAN SHALL IVJtK SEE, THAT WHEN AGES GROW TO CIVILITY AND ELSGANCE, MEN COME TO BUILD STATELY, SOONER THAJJ TO...
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The English Garden: A Poem in Four Books

William Mason - Gardens - 1783 - 243 pages
...OF HUMAN PLEASURES; IT ID •fHt GREATEST REFRESHMENT TO THE SPIRITS Of MAN, WITHOUT WHICH BUILDING] AND PALACES ARE BUT GROSS HANDY-WORKS. AND A MAN SHALL EVER SEE, THAT WHEN AGES GROW TO CIVILITY AND ELEGANCE, MEN COME TO BUILD STATELY, SOONER THAN TO GARDEN FINELY I AS IT GARDENING WERE THE GBEATER...
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The English Garden: A Poem. In Four Books

William Mason - English poetry - 1783 - 243 pages
...added A COMMENTARY and NOTES, By W. BURGH, Efq; LL. D. A GARDEN IS THE PUREST OT HUMAN PLEASURES; IT 13 THE GREATEST REFRESHMENT TO THE SPIRITS OF MAN, WITHOUT WHICH BUILDINGS AND PALACES AK t ^ UT . GROSS HANDY-WORKS. AND A MAN SHALL EVER SEE, THAT WHEN AGES GROW TO CIYILITY AND ILęGANCE,...
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A Treatise on Forming, Improving, and Managing Country Residences: And on ...

John Claudius Loudon - Landscape architecture - 1806 - 723 pages
...they derived from practising those arts. " God Almighty first planted a garden," says Lord Bacon; " and indeed it is the purest of human pleasures. It...which, buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks." • ' Such is the superiority of rural occupations and pleasures, that commerce, large societies, or...
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The Oxford review; or, Literary censor, Volume 1

...the satisfaction which they derived from practising those arts. ' God Almighty/ says lord Bacon, ' first planted a garden ; and indeed it is the purest...human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirit? of man ; without which, buildings and palaces are but £ ross handy-works.' ' " Such is the...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - Church music - 1811
...A POEM. IN FOUR BOOKS. TO WHICH ARE ADDED A COMMENTARY AND NOTES, BY W. BURGH, ESQ. LL. D. A Garden is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall erer see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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The Works of William Mason, M.A. Precentor of York, and Rector of Aston ...

William Mason - Gardens - 1811
...A POEM. IN FOUR BOOKS. TO WHICH ARE ADDED A COMMENTARY AND NOTES, BY W. BURGH, ESQ. LL. D. A Garden is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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Odes. Elegies. Sonnets. Epitaphs and inscriptions. Miscellanies. The English ...

William Mason - 1811
...POEM. IN FOUR BOOKS. TO WHICH ARE ADDED A COMMENTARY AND NOTES, BY W. BURGH, ESQ. LL. D. A Garden a the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - 1811
...A POEM. IN FOUR BOOKS. TO WHICH ARE ADDED A COMMENTARY AND NOTES, BY W. BURGH, ESQ. LL. D. A Garden is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the ipirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever...
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