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" I could not unravel, though with a very exact clue in my memory — I met two gamekeepers, and a thousand hares! In the days when all my soul was tuned to pleasure and vivacity (and you will think perhaps it is far from being out of tune yet) I hated... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 479
1818
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Horace Walpole and His World: Select Passages from His Letters

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1895 - 296 pages
...now stripped up or overgrown — many fond paths I could not unravel, though with a very exact clew in my memory : I met two gamekeepers, and a thousand...from being out of tune yet), I hated Houghton and Houghton Revisited, 69 its solitude ; yet I loved this garden, as now, with many regrets, I love Houghton...
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Gardens Ancient and Modern: An Epitome of the Literature of the Garden-art

Albert Forbes Sieveking - Gardening - 1899 - 423 pages
...pleasure ! Those groves, those alleys, where I have passed so many charming moments, are now stripped up, or overgrown ; many fond paths I could not unravel,...when all my soul was tuned to pleasure and vivacity, I hated Houghton and its solitude; yet I loved this garden ; as now, with many regrets, I love Houghton...
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The Praise of Gardens: An Epitome of the Literature of the Garden-art

Albert Forbes Sieveking - Gardening - 1899 - 423 pages
...pleasure ! Those groves, those alleys, where I have passed so many charming moments, are now stripped up, or overgrown • many fond paths I could not unravel,...when all my soul was tuned to pleasure and vivacity, I hated Houghton and its solitude; yet I loved this garden ; as now, with many regrets, I love Houghton...
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The Praise of Gardens: An Epitome of the Literature of the Garden-art

Albert Forbes Sieveking - Gardening - 1899 - 423 pages
...pleasure ! Those groves, those alleys, where I have passed so many charming moments, are now stripped up, or overgrown ; many fond paths I could not unravel,...when all my soul was tuned to pleasure and vivacity, I hated Houghton and its solitude ; yet I loved this garden ; as now, with many regrets, I love Houghton...
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Highways and Byways in East Anglia

William Alfred Dutt - England - 1901 - 406 pages
...When I had drank tea, I strolled into the garden ; they told me it was now called a J>leasure-ground. In the days when all my soul was tuned to pleasure and vivacity, I hated Houghton and its solitude ; Houghton, I know not what to call it, a monument of grandeur or...
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Essay on Modern Gardening

Horace Walpole - Landscape gardening - 1904 - 94 pages
...pleasure ! Those groves, those alleys where I have passed so many charming moments are now stripped up or overgrown ; many fond paths I could not unravel, though with a very exact clue in my memory. In the days when all my soul was tuned to pleasure and vivacity, I hated Houghton and its solitude;...
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The Great English Letter Writers, Volume 1

William James Dawson, Coningsby Dawson - Letter-writing - 1908
...pleasure ! those groves, those allees, where I have passed so many charming moments are now stripped up or overgrown — many fond paths I could not unravel, though with a very exact clew in my memory: I met two gamekeepers, and a thousand hares ! In the days when all my soul was tuned...
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