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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... "
Scribner's Magazine ... - Page 169
by Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1896
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The English garden: a poem

William Mason - 1778
...B 428089 LIBRARY THE 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 THE SPIRITS OF MAN ; WITHOUT WHICH BUILDINGS AND PALACES ARE BUT GROSS HANDY-WORKS. AND A MAN SHALL EVER SEE, THAT WHEN...
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A Treatise on Forming, Improving, and Managing Country Residences ..., Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon - Landscape architecture - 1806 - 723 pages
...from practising 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 the spirits of man ; without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks." • ' Such is the superiority of...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - English literature - 1811
...ENGLISH GARDEN 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 spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages...
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Musæus. Odes. Elegies. Sonnets. Epitaphs. Miscellanies. The English garden ...

William Mason - 1811
...ENGLISH GARDEN 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 spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages...
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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 refreshment to the spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - English literature - 1811
...ENGLISH GARDEN 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
...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 palaces are but gross handy works : and a man shall ever see, that, when...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...pass from them to the palace itself. OF GARDENS. 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 ; and a man shall ever see, that, when...
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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 refreshment to the spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy works; and a man shall ever see, that when...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans, John Evans (M.A., Edinburgh.) - 1817
...had every thing to beguile the senses and to exhilarate the heart. " A Garden,1' says LORD BACON, " is the purest of human pleasures ; 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...
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