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" God Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks... "
Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political - Page 230
by Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...Planted a Garden •, and indeed it is the pureft of Human pleaiures. It is the greateft refrefhment to the Spirits of Man $ without which Buildings and Palaces are but Grofs Handy-works. And a Man ftiall ever fee, that when Ages grow to Civility and Elegancy, Men come...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - 1720 - 448 pages
...indeed of all Humane Pleafures that of a GARDEN is the Pureft. For it is the greatefl Refrefliment to the Spirits of Man ; without which, Buildings and Palaces are but grofs Handy-works, and have nothing of Nature in them. Further, a Man fliall fee, that when Ages advance...
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The English Garden: a Poem. Book the First. By W. Mason, M.A., Volume 1

William Mason - 1778 - 35 pages
...428089 LIBRARY THE ENGLISH GARDEN: o E M. BOOK THE FIRST. BY i W. MASON, MA THE THIRD EDITION. A GARDEN IS THE PUREST OF HUMAN PLEASURES, IT IS THE GREATEST...WITHOUT WHICH BUILDINGS AND PALACES ARE BUT GROSS HANDY-WORKS. AND A MAN SHALL EVER SEE, THAT WHEN AGES GROW TO CIVILITY AND ELEGANCY, MEN COME TO BUILD...
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The English Garden: A Poem in Four Books

William Mason - 1783 - 243 pages
...:.••/ A COMMENTARY and NOTES, By W. BURGH, Efq; LL. D. A GARDEN IS THE PUREST OF HUMAN PLEASURES; IT 13 THE GREATEST REFRESHMENT TO THE SPIRITS OF MAN, WITHOUT WHICH BUILDINGS AND PALACES ARE BUT GROSS HANDY-WORKS. AND A MAN SHALL IVJtK SEE, THAT WHEN AGES GROW TO CIVILITY AND ELSGANCE, MEN COME TO BUILD...
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The English Garden: A Poem. In Four Books

William Mason - 1783 - 243 pages
...added A COMMENTARY and NOTES, By W. BURGH, Efq; LL. D. A GARDEN IS THE PUREST OT HUMAN PLEASURES; IT 13 THE GREATEST REFRESHMENT TO THE SPIRITS OF MAN, WITHOUT WHICH BUILDINGS AND PALACES AK t ^ UT . GROSS HANDY-WORKS. AND A MAN SHALL EVER SEE, THAT WHEN AGES GROW TO CIYILITY AND ILęGANCE,...
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 16

James Anderson - 1793
...in the operations of agriculture, and in beholding the growth and progrefs of the vegetable kingdom. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, without which, even palaces are but grofa handy works, and a man (hall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and...
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A Treatise on Forming, Improving, and Managing Country Residences: And on ...

John Claudius Loudon - 1806 - 723 pages
...they derived from practising those arts. " God Almighty first planted a garden," says Lord Bacon; " and indeed it is the purest of human pleasures. It...without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks." • ' Such is the superiority of rural occupations and pleasures, that commerce, large...
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The Oxford review; or, Literary censor, Volume 1

...the satisfaction which they derived from practising those arts. ' God Almighty/ says lord Bacon, ' first planted a garden ; and indeed it is the purest...human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirit? of man ; without which, buildings and palaces are but £ ross handy-works.' ' " Such is the...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - 1811
...A POEM. IN FOUR BOOKS. TO WHICH ARE ADDED A COMMENTARY AND NOTES, BY W. BURGH, ESQ. LL. D. A Garden is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall erer see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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The Works of William Mason, M.A. Precentor of York, and Rector of Aston ...

William Mason - 1811
...A POEM. IN FOUR BOOKS. TO WHICH ARE ADDED A COMMENTARY AND NOTES, BY W. BURGH, ESQ. LL. D. A Garden is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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