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" The grotts in the chalky rock are pretty : 'tis a romantic object, and the place altogether answers the most poetical description that can be made of solitude, precipice, prospect, or whatever can contribute to a thing so very like their imaginations. "
Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen - Page 56
1903
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Memoirs of John Evelyn ...: Comprising His Diary, from 1641-1705-6 ..., Volume 3

John Evelyn - Great Britain - 1827
...wood, and prospect, of y e Duke of Buckingham's,* buildings of extraordinary expence. The grotts in y e chalky rock are pretty : 'tis a romantic object, and...whatever can contribute to a thing so very like their imaginations. The stande, somewhat like Frascati as to its front, and on y e platform, is a circular...
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Diary of the Times of Charles the Second by the Honourable Henry ..., Volume 1

Henry Sidney Earl of Romney - Great Britain - 1843
...prospect of the Duke of Buckingham : buildings of extraordinary expence. The grottos in the chalky rocks are pretty ; 'tis a romantic object, and the place...whatever can contribute to a thing so very like their imaginations." — Evelyn's Memoirs, \. 511. the council ; the reason we imagined was to have the Duke...
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Diary of the Times of Charles the Second, Volume 1

Robert Willis Blencowe - Great Britain - 1843
...prospect of the Duke of Buckingham : buildings of extraordinary expence. The grottos in the chalky rocks are pretty ; 'tis a romantic object, and the place...whatever can contribute to a thing so very like their imaginations." — Evelyn's Memoirs, i. 511. the council ; the reason we imagined was to have the Duke...
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Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn

John Evelyn - Great Britain - 1850
...of Buckingham's,f buildings of extraordinary expense. The grots in the chalky rock are pretty: it is a romantic object, and the place altogether answers...whatever can contribute to a thing so very like their imaginations. The stand, * The Judges were, Lord Chief-Justice North, Mr. Justice Atkins, Mr. Justice...
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The Sunday at Home

1879
...rock, wood, and prospect of the Duke of Buckingham's, buildings of extraordinary expense. The grots in the chalky rock are pretty : 'tis a romantic object,...whatever can contribute to a thing so very like their imaginations. The stand is somewhat like Frascati as to its front, and on the platform is a circular...
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Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq., F.R.S ...

1870 - 783 pages
...us his pretty garden, '• choice flowers, and curiosities, he himselfe being a skilfull gardener. I went to Clifden, that stupendous natural rock, wood,...whatever can contribute to a thing \ so very like their imaginations. The stande, somewhat like Jrascati :as •! to its front, and on the platform, is a circular...
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Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F.R.S.: To which is ..., Volume 2

John Evelyn - Great Britain - 1878
...Buckingham's,2 and buildings of extraordinary expense. The grots in the chalky rocks are pretty : it is a romantic object, and the place altogether answers...whatever can contribute to a thing so very like their imaginations. The stand, somewhat like Frascati as to its front, and on the platform is a circular...
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The diary of John Evelyn

John Evelyn - 1879
...I went to Clifden, that stupendous natural rock, wood, and prospect, of the Duke of Buckingham's,8 buildings of extraordinary expence. The grotts in...whatever can contribute to a thing so very like their imaginations. The stande, somewhat like Jrnscatizs to its front, and on the platform, is a circular...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1881
...rock, wood, and prospect of the Duke of Buckingham's building, of extraordinary expense. The grottos in the chalky rock are pretty : 'tis a romantic object,...whatever can contribute to a thing so very like their imaginations. The House somewhat like Frascati as to its front, and on the platform is a circular view...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1881
...rock, wood, and prospect of the Duke of Buckingham's building, of extraordinary expense. The grottos iu the chalky rock are pretty : 'tis a romantic object,...whatever can contribute to a thing so very like their imaginations. The House somewhat like Frascati as to its front, and on the platform is a circular view...
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