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" On this account our English gardens are not so entertaining to the fancy as those in France and Italy, where we see a large extent of ground covered over with an agreeable mixture of garden and forest, which represent every where an artificial rudeness,... "
A History of English Gardening, Chronological, Biographical, Literary, and ... - Page 260
by George William Johnson - 1829 - 445 pages
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...the fancy as those in France and Italy, where we see a large extent of ground covered over with an agreeable mixture of garden and forest, which represent...elegancy which we meet with in those of our own country. It might, indeed, be of ill consequence to the public, as well as unprofitable to private persons,...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...the fancy as tlwse in France and Italy, where we see a large extent of ground covered over with an agreeable mixture of garden and forest, which represent...elegancy which we meet with in those of our own country. It might, indeed, be of ill consequence to the public, a? well as unprofitable to private persons,...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...the fancy as those in France and Italy, where we see a large extent of ground covered over with an agreeable mixture of garden and forest, which represent...elegancy which we meet with in those of our own country. It might, indeed, be of ill consequence to the public, as well as unprofitable to private persons,...
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The Athenaeum: A Magazine of Literary and Miscellaneous ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1807
...and Italy, where, says he, " we see a large extent of ground, covered over with ail agreeable sble mixture of garden and forest, which represent every...rudeness, much more charming than that neatness and eleyuncy, which we meet with in those of our own country." H< goes on to say; "Our British gardeners,...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...of .ground covered over with an agreeabje mixtare of garden and forest, which represent everywhere an artificial rudeness, much more charming than that...elegancy which we meet with in those of our own country. It might indeed be of ill consequence to the public, as well as unprofitable to private persons, to...
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The Spectator, Volume 138

1927
...the fancy as those in France and Italy, where we see a large extent of ground covered over with an agreeable mixture of garden and forest, which represent...elegancy which we meet with in those of our own country. It might indeed be of ill consequence to the public, as well as unprofitable to private persons, to...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The ...

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...covered over with an agreeable mixture of garden and forest, which represent every where an artiiicial rudeness, much more charming than that neatness and...elegancy which we meet with in those of our own country. It might indeed be of ill consequence to the public, as well as unprofitable to private persons, to...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - English literature - 1811
..." their gardens then contained a large " extent of ground covered over with an agreeable mix" ture of garden and forest, which represent every where...rudeness, much more charming than that " neatness and elegance which we meet with in "our " own country ;" but he bestows the same encomium upon the gardens...
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Musæus. Odes. Elegies. Sonnets. Epitaphs. Miscellanies. The English garden ...

William Mason - 1811
..." their gardens then contained a large " extent of ground covered over with an agreeable mix" tore of garden and forest, which represent every where...rudeness, much more charming than that " neatness and elegance which we meet with in our " own country;" but he bestows the same encomium upon the gardens...
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Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1815 - 544 pages
...large extent of ground covered over with an agreeable mixture of garden and forest, which represents every where an artificial rudeness, much more charming than that neatness and elegance which we meet with in those of our own country.' The expression represents every where an...
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