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" ... which, though in reality different, still produce the same uniform kind of jingling ; the variation being too minute to be easily perceived... "
An heroic epistle to Sir William Chambers ...: author of a late dissertation ... - Page 8
by William Mason - 1773 - 16 pages
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A dissertation on oriental gardening

Sir William Chambers - Landscape gardening - 1773 - 163 pages
...think it, on many occafions, neceffary to make an oftentatious fhew of their labour. Nature, fay they, affords us but few materials to work with : plants,...of thefe may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few ftriking varieties; the reft being of the nature of changes rung upon bells, which,...
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The New Foundling Hospital for Wit: Being a Collection of Fugitive ..., Volume 2

John Almon - English literature - 1784
...entirely borrowed from Sir William's DilTertation. " NATUR E (fays theChinefe, or SirWilliam for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants,...of thefe may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few fhiking varieties, the reft being of the nature of " changes rung upon bells," which,...
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The New Foundling Hospital for Wit: Being a Collection of Fugitive ..., Volume 2

John Almon - English literature - 1786
...entirely borrowed from Sir William's DUfo«~ tation. " NATURE (fays the Chinefe, or Sir William for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants,...arrangements of thefe may be varied to an incredible degree, yrt have they but few ftriking varieties, the- reft being of the nature of " changes rung upon ' bells,"...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 5-6

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...entirely borrowed from Sir William's Dissertation. " NATURE (says the Chinese, or Sir William for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants,...productions ; and, though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few striking varieties, the rest being...
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The European magazine, and London review, Volume 18

Philological Society (Great Britain) - History - 1790
...Gardening of the Chinefe, fpeaking of their tafte in Gardening, fays, " They think that Nature jjftords us but few materials to work with ; plants, ground^...her only productions ; and though both the forms and arrangement» of thefe may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few ftriking varieties,...
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The school for satire, or, A collection of modern satirical poems written ...

School - 1801
...borrowed from Sir William's Dissertation. " Nature (say the Chinese,or Sir William says it for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants,...productions; and, though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet thev have but few striking varieties, the rest being...
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The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed Authors ...

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...tirely borrowed from Sir William's Dissertation. " Nature (say the Chinese, or Sir William for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants,...productions ; and, though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few striking varieties, the rest being...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed authors, by ...

John Wolcot - History - 1804
...tirely borrowed from Sir William's Dissertation. " Nature (say the Chinese, or Sir William for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants,...productions ; and, though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet have they but few striking varieties, the rest being...
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The poetical works

William Mason - Literary Criticism - 1805 - 127 pages
...butter'd apple-pies. NOTE. William's Dissertation. " Nature (says the Chinese, or Sir William for them) affords us but few materials to work with. Plants,...productions ; and though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet they have but few striking varieties, the rest being...
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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1819
...the Chinese, or sir William for them) " affords us but few materials to work with. Plants, grounds and water, are her only productions ; and though both the forms and arrangements of these may be varied to an incredible degree, yet they have but few striking varieties, the rest being...
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