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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... "
The Loseley Manuscripts: Manuscripts and Other Rare Documents, Illustrative ... - Page 145
edited by - 1836 - 506 pages
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Odes. Elegies. Sonnets. Epitaphs and inscriptions. Miscellanies. The English ...

William Mason - Church music - 1811 - 530 pages
...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 - Church music - 1811 - 520 pages
...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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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 348 pages
...stand at distance, with some low galleries to pass from them to the palace itself. OF GOD Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy works : and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to...
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A Plain and Easy Introduction to the Knowledge and Practice of Gardening ...

Charles Marshall - Fish ponds - 1813 - 464 pages
...BRJXWOiRTH, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. ,CtoD ALMIGHTY first planted a Garden, and indeed it u the purest of humari Pleasures : It is the greatest Refreshment to the...Man ; without which, Buildings and Palaces are but grtss handy Works. BAcON'S ESSAYS. THE FIFTH EDITION. MINTED FOR FC AğD I. RIVINGTON i J. WALKER;...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 310 pages
...distance, with some low galleries to pass from them to the palace itself. OF GARDENS. GOD Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest...which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks ; and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately,...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817 - 610 pages
...had every thing to beguile the senses and to exhilarate the heart. " A Garden,1' says LORD BACON, " is the purest of human pleasures ; it is the greatest...which, buildings and palaces 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...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 16

English literature - 1817 - 590 pages
...impression of the spirit of freedom and independence of its possessor. 'A garden,' says Lord Bacon, 'is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy works; and a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 27

England - 1830 - 990 pages
...is the delight of labour. " God Almighty," says one of the wisest men that ever adorned humanity, " first planted a garden, and inde'ed it is the purest of human pleasures." It is, moreover, peculiarly favoured in this, that while it is the pleasantest of all descriptions of labour,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 312 pages
...distance, with some low galleries, to pass from them to the palace itself. İ( CSartottf*. fjrOD Almighty first planted a Garden; and indeed it is the purest...which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...them stand at distance, with some low galleries, to pass from them to the palace itself. \JOD Almighty first planted a Garden; and indeed it is the purest...which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately,...
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