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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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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819 - 580 pages
...distance, with some low galleries to pass from them to the palace itself. XLVI. OF GARDENS. GOD Almighty first planted a garden : and indeed it is the purest...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,...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 214 pages
...distance, with some low galleries to pass from them to the palace itself. XLVII. 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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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 548 pages
...distance, with some low galleries to pass from them to the palace itself. XLVII. OF GARDENS. GOD Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest...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,...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 15; Volume 33

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1821 - 614 pages
...language of so much beauty, that we shall trespass on our page with a few brief specimens. ' God Almighty first planted a garden ; and, indeed, it is the purest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy works: and aman shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821 - 416 pages
...with some low galleries to pass from them to the palace itself. . . XLVII. OF GARDENS. GOD Almighty first planted a garden ; and, indeed, it is the purest...to the spirits of man ; without which buildings and pulaces are but gross handyworks : and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy,...
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New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 3

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth, William Ainsworth - 1821 - 680 pages
...historically. It hue been justly ob^ served by Lord Baron, that " a garden ie the purest of li unían pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits...buildings and palaces are but gross handy-works." The same profound and elegant writer observes, that " a man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility...
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New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 3

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth, William Ainsworth - 1821 - 682 pages
...has been justly observed by Lord Bacon, that *' a garden is the purest of human pleasure»; it >э the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, without...buildings and palaces are but gross handy-works." The same profound and elegant writer observes, that " a man shall ever sec that when ages grow to civility...
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New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth, William Ainsworth - 1822 - 612 pages
...garden seems to have been the supreme delight of our old authors. " God Almighty," says Lord Bacon, " first planted a garden ; and, indeed, it is the purest...buildings and palaces are but gross handy-works." Perhaps in the shady walks of his garden, Bacon felt his mind purified from its grosser and more worldly...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal ..., Volume 3

1822 - 592 pages
...garden seems to liave been the supreme delight of our old authors. " God Almighty," says Lord Bacon, " first planted a garden ; and, indeed, it is the purest...spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are butgross handy- works." Perhaps in the shady walks of his garden. Bacon felt his mind purified from...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1822 - 600 pages
...garden seems to have been the supreme delight of our old authors. " God Almighty," says Lord Bacon, " first planted a garden ; and, indeed, it is the purest...spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are butgross handy-works." Perhaps in the shady walks of his garden. Bacon felt his mind purified from...
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