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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... "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 229
1849
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 90

1852 - 618 pages
...Gardens, in the first place, ought to furnish only pure delights. ' God Almighty' (says Lord Bacon) ' first planted a garden ; and, indeed, it is the purest...spirits of man ; without which buildings and palaces arc but gross handyworks.' And yet gardens of old were systematically made scenes of voluptuousness...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 894 pages
...distance, with some low galleries to pass from them to the palace itself. XLVI. OF GARDENS. God Almighty but have neither health from perturbations, nor any...beauty or decency in their doings : some again hav of the spirits of man ; without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks: and a man shall...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 898 pages
...planted a garden : and indeed it is the purest of human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment of the spirits of man ; without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks: and a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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The New American Garderner: Containing Practical Directions on the Culture ...

Thomas Green Fessenden - 1839 - 320 pages
...Silk, Strawberries, &c. &c. By Thomas G. Fessenden, Editor of the New Kngland Farmer. ''God Almighty first planted a Garden ; and indeed it is the purest...refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which cui-dings and palaces are but gross handy,works. Bacon's Essays." In conformity to the act of the...
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Plantae utiliores: or illustrations of useful plants, employed in ..., Part 8

Mary Ann Burnett - 1850 - 204 pages
...wound up without recalling the observations of Lord Bacon in his essay on gardening: 'God Almighty first planted a garden; and indeed it is the purest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiwork; and a man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840 - 244 pages
...itself. i Ante-chamber. 2 With-drawing room. [Curious Knotted Garden.] XLVI. OF GARDENS. GOD Almighty first planted a garden ; and, indeed, it is the purest...; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of in, m: without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy-works : and a man shall ever see, that,...
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The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries ..., Volume 6

1840 - 516 pages
...the works of man. Lord Bacon has said of the garden, "it affords the purest of human pleasures the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man ...without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks." We alluded, while noticing the .Farmer's Companion, to the prevailing desire, among farmers,...
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Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and ..., Volume 6

Charles Mason Hovey - 1840 - 504 pages
...the works of man. Lord Bacon has said of the garden, "it affords the purest of human pleasures the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man ...without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks." We alluded, while noticing the Farmer's Companion, to the prevailing desire, among farmers,...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1841 - 840 pages
...and cloddy, but works freely. Attend to neatness where, and destroy vermin.* God Almighty first planted a garden ; and, indeed, it is the purest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks. Bacon. The attempered organ, that even saddest . thought Mix with fume sweet sensations,...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 35

1853 - 654 pages
...style of Christian minister that this century has produced. (17.) " GOD ALMIGHTY," says Lord Bacon, "first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest...greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, without which"buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks." Passages of this spirit can be gathered from...
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