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" found in the rise and progress of our rural cemeteries. '• Twenty years ago nothing better than a common grave-yard, filled with high grass, and a chance sprinkling of weeds and thistles, was to be found in the Union. If there were one or two exceptions,... "
The Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste - Page 275
1853
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Rural Essays

A. J. Dowing - 1856
...July, 1849. ONE of the most remarkable illustrations of the popular taste, in this country, is to be found in the rise and progress of our rural cemeteries....were one or two exceptions, like the burial ground at New Haven, where a few willow trees broke the monotony of the scene, they existed only to prove the...
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Rural Essays

A.J. Downing - 1858
...July, 1849. ONE of the most remarkable illustrations of the popular taste, in this country, is to be found in the rise and progress of our rural cemeteries....were one or two exceptions, like the burial ground at New Haven, where a few willow trees broke the monotony of the scene, they existed only to prove the...
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RURAL ESSAYS

A. J. DOWNING - 1869
...July, 1849. ONE of the most remarkable illustrations of the popular taste, in this country, is to be found in the rise and progress of our rural cemeteries....were one or two exceptions, like the burial ground at New Haven, where a few willow trees broke the monotony of the scene, they existed only to prove the...
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Landscape Gardening

Andrew Jackson Downing - Landscape gardening - 1921 - 439 pages
...PUBLIC GARDENS * ONE of the most remarkable illustrations of the popular taste in this country is to be found in the rise and progress of our rural cemeteries....were one or two exceptions, like the burial ground at New Haven, where a few willow trees broke the monotony of the scene, they existed only to prove the...
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Landscape Gardening

Andrew Jackson Downing - Landscape gardening - 1921 - 439 pages
...PUBLIC GARDENS* ONE of the most remarkable illustrations of the popular taste in this country is to be found in the rise and progress of our rural cemeteries....were one or two exceptions, like the burial ground at New Haven, where a few willow trees broke the monotony of the scene, they existed only to prove the...
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The Making of Urban America: A History of City Planning in the United States

John William Reps - Architecture - 1965 - 574 pages
...observed: "One of the most remarkable illustrations of the popular taste, in this country, is to be found in the rise and progress of our rural cemeteries....in the Union. If there were one or two exceptions . . . they existed only to prove the rule more completely. . . . "At the present moment, there is scarcely...
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