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" And, because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air (where it comes and goes like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. "
The Plant-lore & Garden-craft of Shakespeare
by Henry Nicholson Ellacombe - 1878 - 303 pages
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volume 2

1807
...Bacon, in the following passage, makes the very same comparison. " And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (when it comes and goes...than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air." Bacon's Essays,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...spring," as the plate affords. And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than...do best perfume the air. Roses damask and red are flowers tenacious of their smells, so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of...
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...spring," as the place affords. And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than...do best perfume the air. Roses damask and red are flowers tenacious of their smells, so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 15; Volume 33

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1821
...gardening were the greater perfection. -And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than...that delight, than to know what be the flowers and Īlauts that do best perfume the air.' For the heath wish it to be framed as much as may be to a natural...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...perpetunm," as the place affords. And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music,) than...is more fit for that delight, than to know what be ' e flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Hoses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1822
...breath of flowers is farre sweeter in the aire (where it comes and goes like the warbling ofmusicke) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for...delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants which doe best perfume the aire." I always envy what Cowper calls " the occupations of a retired gentleman...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 3

1822
...breath of flowers is farre sweeter in the aire (where it comes and goes like the warbling of musicke) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for...delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants which . doe best perfume the aire." I always envy what Cowper calls " the occupations of a retired...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...breath of flowers is farre sweeter in the aire (where it comes and gnes like the warbling ofmmicke) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for...delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants which doe best perfume the aire." I always envy what Cowper calls " the occupations of a retired gentleman...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...flowers is rafre sweeter in the aire (where it comes and goes like the varbling ofmusicke) than jn the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants which doe best perfume the aire." o 2 t vALENTINE WRITING. By a most singular arrangement, the day...
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Noontide Leisure: Or, Sketches in Summer, Outlines from Nature and ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1824
...language of our great contemporary, ' because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music, than in the hand,'* you have taken care, I see, to select all those flowers and plants that do best perfume its breezes."...
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