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" Such as what, pray? Trav. Public enjoyments, open to all classes of people, provided at public cost, maintained at public expense, and enjoyed daily and hourly, by all classes of persons. Ed. Picture galleries, libraries, and the like, I suppose you allude... "
The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste - Page 154
1849
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Rural Essays

A. J. Dowing - 1856
...of them, to the exclusion of every thing else ; and they return home lamenting always and for ever the " purple and fine linen " left behind. Trav. "...provided in the midst of, or upon the suburbs of so many towns on the continent — full of really grand and beautiful trees,• fresh grass, fountains,...
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Rural essays

Andrew Jackson Downing - Architecture, Domestic - 1857 - 557 pages
...the customs of social life, than Americans. Ed. Such as what, pray ? Trav. Public enjoyments, open tc all classes of people, provided at public cost, maintained...persons. Ed. Picture galleries, libraries, and the tike, I suppose you allude to ? Trav. Yes ; but more especially at the present moment, I am thinking...
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Rural Essays

Andrew Jackson Downing, George William Curtis, Fredrika Bremer - Architecture, Domestic - 1858 - 557 pages
...the customs of social life, than Americans. Ed. Such as what, pray ? Trav. Public enjoyments, open U all classes of people, provided at public cost, maintained...provided in the midst of, or upon the suburbs of so many towns on the continent — full of really grand and beautiful trees, fresh grass, fountains, and,...
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RURAL ESSAYS

A. J. DOWNING - 1869
...customs -jf social life, than Americans. Ed. Such as what, pray ? Trav. Public enjoyments, open t( all classes of people, provided at public cost, maintained at public expense, and erj Ğred daily and hourly, by all classes of persons. Ed. Picture galleries, libraries, and the like,...
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City People: The Rise of Modern City Culture in Nineteenth-Century America

Gunther Barth - History - 1982 - 289 pages
...politics seemed greater practical "republicans" than Americans because their cities had parks and gardens "provided at public cost, maintained at public expense, and enjoyed daily and hourly by all classes of persons."14 They also shared the sense of urgency voiced by the poet-editor William Cullen Bryant,...
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Fleeting Moments: Nature and Culture in American History

Gunther Barth - History - 1990 - 256 pages
...greater practical "republicans" than the Americans. The French and German cities had parks and gardens "provided at public cost, maintained at public expense, and enjoyed daily and hourly by all classes of persons."37 Finally, to a few cosmopolitans, a park seemed to promise relief from the gridiron's "deadly...
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Park Maker: A Life of Frederick Law Olmsted

Elizabeth Stevenson - Biography & Autobiography - 1977 - 484 pages
...column in the October, 1 848, issue of The Horticulturist, Downing had written about city parks as "public enjoyments — open to all classes of people,...expense, and enjoyed daily and hourly, by all classes of persons."11 A park for the city was much in the air. Andrew Jackson Downing in The Horticulturist and...
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