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" There they all meet, sip their tea and coffee, ices, or other refreshments, from tables in the open air, talk, walk about, and listen to bands of admirable music, stationed here and there throughout the park. In short, these great public grounds are the... "
The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste - Page 155
1849
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Rural Essays

A. J. Dowing - 1856
...(even the king is often seen among them), the wealthy citizens, the shopkeepers, and the artisans, &c. There they all meet, sip their tea and coffee, ices,...social intercourse, or unrestrained public enjoyment. Trav. It is not difficult to account for such a feeling in England. But in this country, it is quite...
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Rural Essays

A.J. Downing - 1858
...citizens, the shopkeepers, and the artisans, <feo. There they all meet, sip their tea; and coffee, iqps, or other refreshments, from tables in the open air,...social intercourse, or unrestrained public enjoyment. Trav. It is not difficult to account for such a feeling in England. But in this country, it is quite...
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RURAL ESSAYS

A. J. DOWNING - 1869
...often seen among them), tVe wealthy citizens, the shopkeepers, and the artisans, &c. There they aU meet, sip their tea and coffee, ices, or other refreshments,...social intercourse, or unrestrained public enjoyment. Tmv. It is not difficult to account for such a feeling in England. But in this country, it is quite...
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The Human Tradition in Urban America

Roger Biles - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 230 pages
...recreational facilities built and maintained at public expense. While in the parks, citizens gained "health, good spirits, social enjoyment, and a frank...is totally unknown either in England or America." Downing found in the park a solution to the congestion of cities and the increasing stratification...
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Building San Francisco's Parks, 1850–1930

Terence Young - Architecture - 2004 - 260 pages
...in the fresh air, people mingled and learned to get along with each other without tension or strife. "In short, these great public grounds are the pleasant...social enjoyment, and a frank and cordial bearing toward their neighbors." The reference to health was especially notable in Downing's day because there...
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