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" There is indeed something truly magnificent in this kind of amusement : it gives a nobler air to several parts of nature ; it fills the earth with a variety of beautiful scenes, and has something in it like creation. "
A series of genuine letters between Henry and Frances [by R. and E. Griffith]. - Page 163
by Richard Griffith, Elizabeth Griffith - 1767 - 298 pages
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The Spectator: ...

1737
...We are told in particular of Cyrus the Great, that he planted all the Lefler Afia. There is indeed fomething truly magnificent in this kind of Amufement...; it fills the Earth with a Variety of beautifu-l Scenes, and has fomething in it like Creation. For this Reafon the Pleafore of one who plants is fomething...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1739
...LefTer Jlfia. There is indeed fomething truly magnificent in this kind of Amufement : It gives a nobler Air to feveral Parts of Nature ; it fills the Earth with a Variety of beautiful Scenes, and has fomething in it like Creation. For this Reafon the Pleafure of one who plants is fomething...
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A Series of Genuine Letters Between Henry and Frances

Richard Griffith, Mrs Griffith (Elizabeth) - 1757
...lightful to you, I am charmed"with your Paffion for Planting. I think it is Addijbn, who fays, " There is fomething truly magnificent in. ** this kind of...it fills the Earth. " with a Variety of beautiful Scenes, and has " fomething in it like Creation ; for this Rea" foh, thePleafure of one who plants...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...is indeed fomething truly magnificent in this kind of amufement ; it gives a nobler air to leveral parts of nature ; it fills the earth with a variety...For this reafon the pleafure of one who plants is iomething like that of a poet, who, as Ariftotle obferves, is more delighted with his productions than...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...There is indeed something truly magnificent in this kind of amusement; it gives a nobler air to several parts of nature; it fills the earth with a variety of beautiful scenes, and has something in it like creation. For this reason the pleasure of one who plants is something...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...is indeed something truly magnificent in this kind of amusement ; it gives a nobler air to several parts of nature ; it fills the earth with a variety of beautiful scenes, and has something in 'it like creation. For this reason the pleasure of one who plants is something...
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Select British Classics, Volume 18

English literature - 1803
...There is indeed something truly magnificent in this kind of amusement: it gives a noble air to several parts of nature ; it fills the earth with a variety of beautiful scenes, and has something in it like creation. For this reason the pleasure of one who plants is something...
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The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

...is indeed fomething truly magnificent in tliio kind of amufemcnt : it gives a nobler air to fevcral parts, of nature ; it fills the earth with a variety of beautiful fcenes, ami hag ibmetlnng in it like creation. 323 Planting indeed is' not one of thofe 'turbulent plcafures...
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The Spectator, Volume 10

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1810
...There is indeed something truly magnificent in this kind of amusement: it gives a nobler air to several parts of nature : it fills the earth with a variety of beautiful scenes, and has something in it like creation. For this reason the pleasure of one who plants is something...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 5

Joseph Addison - 1811
...is, indeed, something truly magnificent in this kind of amusement : it gives a nobler air to several parts of nature; it fills the earth with a variety of beautiful scenes, and has something in it like creation. For this reason, the pleasure of one who plants, is...
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