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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... "
The New-England Magazine - Page 82
edited by - 1835
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The English garden: a poem

William Mason - 1778
...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 REFRESHMENT TO THE SPIRITS OF MAN ; WITHOUT WHICH BUILDINGS AND PALACES ARE BUT GROSS HANDY-WORKS. AND A MAN SHALL EVER...
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A Treatise on Forming, Improving, and Managing Country Residences: And on ...

John Claudius Loudon - Landscape architecture - 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 is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks." • ' Such is the...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - Church music - 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 refreshment to the spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall erer...
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Musæus. Odes. Elegies. Sonnets. Epitaphs. Miscellanies. The English garden ...

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 refreshment to the spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever...
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Odes. Elegies. Sonnets. Epitaphs and inscriptions. Miscellanies. The English ...

William Mason - 1811
...POEM. IN FOUR BOOKS. TO WHICH ARE ADDED A COMMENTARY AND NOTES, BY W. BURGH, ESQ. LL. D. A Garden a the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...offices, let them stand at distance, with some low galleries to pass from them to the palace itself. OF GOD Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed,...human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy works : and a man shall ever...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...them stand at distance, with some low galleries to pass from them to the palace itself. OF GARDENS. GOD Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed,...pleasures ; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of. man ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks ; and a man shall ever...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 27

1830
...is the delight of labour. " God Almighty," says one of the wisest men that ever adorned humanity, " first planted a garden, and inde'ed it is the purest of human pleasures." It is, moreover, peculiarly favoured in this, that while it is the pleasantest of all descriptions of labour,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 16

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1817
...impression of the spirit of freedom and independence of its possessor. 'A garden,' says Lord Bacon, 'is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handy works; and a man shall ever...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans, John Evans (M.A., Edinburgh.) - 1817
...had every thing to beguile the senses and to exhilarate the heart. " A Garden,1' says LORD BACON, " is the purest of human pleasures ; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handy-works, and a man shall ever...
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