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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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 27

England - 1830 - 1006 pages
...is the delight of labour. " God Almighty," says one of the wisest men that ever adorned humanity, " first planted a garden, and indeed it is the purest of human pleasures." It in, moreover, peculiarly favoured in this, that while it is the pleasanteet of all descriptions of...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1832 - 852 pages
...bat works freely. Attend to neatness every where, and destroy Termin-* God Almighty first planted я garden; and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures...which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks. Bacon. O* OBSERVING A BLOSSOM OH THE FIRST OF FKBRCABY. Sweet OOWST ! tbu peeping fron thy rosset •tern...
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 874 pages
...wet and cloddy, but works freely. Attend to neatness every where, and destroy vermin.* God Almighty he marriage of one of his maid-servants, to the value...£4000." Davison, in his " Poetical Rhapsody," has the spirit» of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks. tauvn. ON OBSERVING...
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The Original: A New Miscellany of Humour, Literature, and the Fine ..., Volume 1

1832 - 368 pages
...independently of their abstract beauty, deserved favorite« with everyone. Bacon says of a garden, " it is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirit of man." His observation applies equally to such few flower) as wo, who are doomed to pass our...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 228 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...to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palace? are but gross handiworks : and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy,...
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The Horticultural Register, Volume 3

Horticulture - 1834 - 550 pages
...fortunate. Thus Lord Bacon begins his Essay : — " God Almighty first planted a garden ; and indeed it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man...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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The New American Gardener, Containing Practical Directions on the Culture of ...

Thomas Green Fessenden - Gardening - 1835 - 318 pages
...Silk, Strawberries, &e. &c. By Thomas G. Fessenden, Editor of the New fingland Farmer. 14 God Almighty first planted a Garden; and indeed it is the purest...refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which Luildings and palaces are but gross handy-works. — Bacon's Essays." In conformity to the act of the...
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The New-England Magazine, Volume 9

Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin - American literature - 1835 - 498 pages
...eulogy is still preserved and quoted by the lovers of the peaceful labors of the garden. ' God Almighty 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 gross handiworks.' Sir Philip Sidney gives...
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Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, Volume 2

Sir Joseph Paxton - Botany - 1836 - 384 pages
...Arboretum Harvard University JR r PAXTON'S MAGAZINE OF BOTANY, REGISTER OF FLOWERING PLANTS. God Almighty first planted a garden ; and, indeed, it is the purest...refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which building* and palaces are but gross handiworks : and a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to...
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The spirit of the woods, by the author of 'The moral of flowers'.

Rebecca Hey - 1837 - 386 pages
...buds to harden, and the fruits to grow." "Goo ALMIGHTY first planted a garden," says Lord Bacon : " it is the purest of human pleasures ; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man." And in so saying he does not speak unadvisedly, or from envy or ignorance, for he had tasted, and that...
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