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" Our Trees rise in Cones, Globes, and Pyramids. We see the Marks of the Scissars upon every Plant and Bush. I do not know whether I am singular in my Opinion, but, for my own part, I would rather look upon a Tree in all its Luxuriancy and Diffusion of... "
The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ... - Page 238
by Spectator The - 1816
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1739
...Opinion, but for my own part, I would rather look upI) 2 re on a Tree in all its Luxuriancy and Diffufion of Boughs and Branches, than when it is thus cut and...delightful, than all the little Labyrinths of the moft fmimed Parterre. But as our great Modellers of Gardens have their Magazine! of Plants to difpofe...
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The spectator, Volume 6

Richard Steele - 1729
...Opinion, but, for my own part, I would rather look upD z an on a Tree in all its Luxuriancy and Diffufion of Boughs and Branches, than when it is thus cut and...into a Mathematical Figure; and cannot but fancy that art Orchard in Flower looks infinitely more delightful, than, all the little Labyrinths of the more...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1767
...the, fciflars upon every plant and bum. I do not know whe-. ther I am fingular in my opinion, but for my own part, I would rather look upon a tree in all its luxuriancy and diffufion of boughs and branches, than when it is thus cut and trimmed into a mathematical figure ;...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1778
...fcifiars upon every plant and bufh. I do not know whether I am fmgular in my opinion, but for rr.y own part, I would rather look upon a tree in all its luxuriancy and diffufion of boughs and branches, than when it is thus cut and trimmed into a mathematical figure ;...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1793
...-with nature, was to have been uied. " I do not know whether I am fmgular in my " opinion j but, for my own part, I would rather ^' look upon a tree, in all its luxuriancy and diftu" fion of boughs and branches, than when it is *' thus cut and trimmed into a mathematical figure...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...slept in the imagination. Sped. N 417. I do not know whether I am singular in my opinion, but for my own part I would rather look upon a tree in all...diffusion of boughs and branches, than when it is cut and trimmed into a mathematical figure. Ib. N 415. Correct reading would admit of a pause in...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 2

Hugh Blair - English language - 1801
...opinion, but, for my own part, I would "rather look upon a tree, in all its luxuriancy " and diffufion of boughs and branches , than . " when it is thus cut and trimmed into a mathe" matical figure; and cannot but fancy that an "orchard, in flower, looks infinitely more delightful,...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1802
...opinion, but " for my. own part, I would rather look upon a tree, in all its "* luxuriancy and diffufion of boughs and branches, than when " it is thus cut...delightful, than all the little labyrinths of the moft fin" ifhed parterre." This fentence is extremely harmonious, and every way beautiful. It carries...
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...of the scissars upon every plant or bush. I do not know whether I am singular in my opinion, but for my own part, I would rather look upon a tree in all its luxuriancy anddiffusion of boughs and branches, than when it is thus cut and trimmed into a mathematical figure;...
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An analytical inquiry into the principles of taste

Richard Payne Knight - 1805
...the close of the same paper, he adds, " I do not know whether I am singular in my opinion ; but, for my own part, I would rather look upon a tree, in all...little labyrinths of the most finished parterre." This was bold scepticism for so cautious a writer in that INTRODUC- l;arly an(i (as far as we can judge...
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