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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 Plant-lore & Garden-craft of Shakespeare - Page 348
by Henry Nicholson Ellacombe - 1884 - 438 pages
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...Planted a Garden •, and indeed it is the pureft of Human pleaiures. It is the greateft refrefhment to the Spirits of Man $ without which Buildings and Palaces are but Grofs Handy-works. And a Man ftiall ever fee, that when Ages grow to Civility and Elegancy, Men come...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720
...indeed of all Humane Pleafures that of a GARDEN is the Pureft. For it is the greatefl Refrefliment to the Spirits of Man ; without which, Buildings and Palaces are but grofs Handy-works, and have nothing of Nature in them. Further, a Man fliall fee, that when Ages advance...
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The English garden: a poem

William Mason - 1778
...ENGLISH GARDEN: o E M. BOOK THE FIRST. BY i W. MASON, MA THE THIRD EDITION. A GARDEN IS THE PUREST OF HUMAN PLEASURES, IT IS THE GREATEST REFRESHMENT TO...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 English Garden: A Poem. In Four Books

William Mason - Gardens - 1783 - 243 pages
...:.••/ A COMMENTARY and NOTES, By W. BURGH, Efq; LL. D. A GARDEN IS THE PUREST OF HUMAN PLEASURES; IT 13 THE GREATEST REFRESHMENT TO THE SPIRITS OF MAN, WITHOUT WHICH BUILDINGS AND PALACES ARE BUT GROSS HANDY-WORKS. AND A MAN SHALL IVJtK SEE, THAT WHEN AGES GROW TO CIVILITY AND ELSGANCE, MEN COME TO BUILD...
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The English Garden: A Poem. In Four Books ...

William Mason - Gardens - 1783 - 243 pages
...added A COMMENTARY and NOTES, By W. BURGH, Efq; LL. D. A GARDEN IS THE PUREST OT HUMAN PLEASURES; IT 13 THE GREATEST REFRESHMENT TO THE SPIRITS OF MAN, WITHOUT WHICH BUILDINGS AND PALACES AK t ^ UT . GROSS HANDY-WORKS. AND A MAN SHALL EVER SEE, THAT WHEN AGES GROW TO CIYILITY AND IL«GANCE,...
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The Bee,: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 16

James Anderson - 1793
...in the operations of agriculture, and in beholding the growth and progrefs of the vegetable kingdom. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, without which, even palaces are but grofa handy works, and a man (hall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and...
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A Treatise on Forming, Improving, and Managing Country Residences ..., Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon - Landscape architecture - 1806 - 723 pages
...those arts. " God Almighty first planted a garden," says Lord Bacon; " and indeed it is the purest of human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment to...without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks." • ' Such is the superiority of rural occupations and pleasures, that commerce, large...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - English literature - 1811
...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...palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall erer see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...offices, let them 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 of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and...
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A Plain and Easy Introduction to the Knowledge and Practice of Gardening ...

Charles Marshall - Fish-culture - 1813 - 448 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 A»D I. RIVINGTON i J. WALKER;...
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