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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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An Historical Inquiry Into the True Principles of Beauty in Art: More ...

James Fergusson - 1849 - 584 pages
...Bacon seems to have been of this opinion when he wrote in his forty-seventh Essay, " God Almighty first planted a garden, and indeed it is the purest of human pleasures, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks ; and a man shall ever see that when ages...
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A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening: Adapted to ...

Andrew Jackson Downing - 1849 - 550 pages
...permanent satisfaction, than that of cultivating the earth and adorning our own property. "God Almighty first planted a garden ; and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures," says Lord Bacon. And as the first man was shut out from the garden, in the cultivation of which no...
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Cicero's three books of offices ... also his Cato major ... Lælius ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1850 - 364 pages
...peculiar nature of all things which are produced from the earth : which generates * " God Almighty first planted a garden ; and indeed it is the purest...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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Cicero's Three Books Of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1850 - 368 pages
...things which are produced from the earth : wliich generates * " God Almiglfty first planted a garden j and indeed it is the purest of human pleasures ; it...refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which tmildings and palaces are. hut gross handy-works, and u man lihiill ever sec, that, when ages grow...
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A Whitsuntide ramble to Capesthorne park

Capesthorne - 1850 - 78 pages
...Well said Lord Bacon, " God Almighty first planted a garden ; and indeed it is the finest of humane pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirits...without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks." Now you may be a Sunday School Teacher very possibly ypu have been a Sunday Scholar....
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850 - 892 pages
...distance, with some low galleries to pass from them to the palace itself. XLVL OF GARDENS. God Almighty first 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...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 25

1851 - 608 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...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks.' And yet gardens of old were systematically made scenes of voluptuousness and indecency...
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Ædes Hartwellianæ: Or, Notices of the Manor and Mansion of Hartwell

William Henry Smyth - 1851 - 458 pages
...whose zeal in this cause was so ardent, that he opened his essay on the subject with " God Almighty first planted a garden; and indeed it is the purest...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks." He did not admire the knots or figures of divers-coloured earths, they being but toys"...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851 - 228 pages
....GARDENS. 1. God Almighty first planted a garden; and, rrrdeed, H is the purest of human pleasures, ft is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of ma,n...without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks : amd a man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build...
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The Journal of Health, Volumes 1-2

1852 - 604 pages
...not been proved, nor have we reason to believe that such is ever the case. CARDEN. GOD ALMIGHTY first 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. BACON. 256...
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