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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 handiworks... "
The works of Francis Bacon - Page 365
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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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...PALACES ARE BUT GROSS HANDY-WORKS. AND A MAN SHALL IVJtK SEE, THAT WHEN AGES GROW TO CIVILITY AND ELSGANCE, MEN COME TO BUILD STATELY, SOONER THAJJ TO...
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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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A Treatise on Forming, Improving, and Managing Country Residences ..., Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon - Landscape architecture - 1806 - 723 pages
...they derived from practising those arts. " God Almighty first planted a garden," says Lord Bacon; " and indeed it is the purest of human pleasures. It...which, buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks." • ' Such is the superiority of rural occupations and pleasures, that commerce, large societies, or...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - English literature - 1811
...A POEM. IN FOUR 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...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall erer see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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Musæus. Odes. Elegies. Sonnets. Epitaphs. Miscellanies. The English garden ...

William Mason - 1811
...A POEM. IN FOUR 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...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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Odes. Elegies. Sonnets. Epitaphs and inscriptions. Miscellanies. The English ...

William Mason - 1811
...POEM. IN FOUR BOOKS. TO WHICH ARE ADDED A COMMENTARY AND NOTES, BY W. BURGH, ESQ. LL. D. A Garden a the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - English literature - 1811
...A POEM. IN FOUR 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 the ipirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever...
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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,...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...
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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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The Quarterly Review, Volume 16

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1817
...impression of the spirit of freedom and independence of its possessor. 'A garden,' says Lord Bacon, 'is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest...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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