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" The perfectest figure of a garden I ever saw, either at home or abroad, was that of Moor Park in Hertfordshire, when I knew it about thirty years ago. It was made by the Countess of Bedford, esteemed among the greatest wits of her time, and celebrated... "
Planting and rural ornament [by W.H. Marshall]. - Page 210
by William Marshall - 1796 - 408 pages
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Letters written by Sir William Temple ... containing an account of the most ...

Sir William Temple, Jonathan Swift - Europe - 1731 - 585 pages
...perfeftéft Figure of a Garden I ever faw, either at Home or Abroad, was that of Moor-Park in Hertjordfhire, when I knew it about thirty Years ago. It was made by the Countefs o( Bedford, efteemcd among the greateft Wits of her Time, and celebrated by Doftor Donne ; and with...
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The Works of Sir William Temple Bart,: Complete in Four Volumes ..., Volume 3

Sir William Temple, Jonathan Swift - Europe - 1757
...perfecteft figure of a garden I ever faw, either at home or abroad, was that of Moor- Park in Hertfordlhire, when I knew it about thirty years ago. It was made...among the greateft wits of her time, and celebrated by Doftor Donne ; and with very great care, excellent contrivance, and much coft ; but greater fums may...
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Annual Register, Volume 23

History - 1781
...by the Counters of Bedford, eileemeJ among the greateft witi of her time, and celebrated by Doftor Donne; and with very great care, excellent contrivance...coft ; but greater fums may be thrown away without eftedl or honour, if there want fenfe in proportion to money, or if nature ie not followed, which I...
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Planting and Ornamental Gardening: A Practical Treatise

Mr. Marshall (William) - Botany - 1785 - 638 pages
...perfcftefl figure cf a garden I ever faw; either at home or abroad, was that of Moor-park in Hertford/hire, when I knew it about thirty years ago. It was made...among the greateft wits of her time, and celebrated by Doftor Donne ; and with very great care, excellent contrivance, and much coft ; but greater fums may...
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Anecdotes of Painting in England;: With Some Account of the Principal ...

Horace Walpole, George Vertue - Painting, English - 1786
...other, " The perfefteft figure of a garden I ever faw, either at home or abroad, was that of Moor-park in Hertfordfhire, when I knew it about thirty years...made by the countefs of Bedford, efteemed among the gfeatfft wits of her time, and celebrated by doctor Donne ; and with very great care, excellent contrivance,...
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Annual Register, Volume 23

Edmund Burke - History - 1788
...perfected figure of a garden I ever faw, either at home or abroad, was that. of Moor-park in Hertfordmire, when I knew it about thirty years ago. It was made...among the greateft wits of her time, and celebrated by Doflor Donne ; and with very great care, excellent contrivance and much cod ; but greater fums may...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 44

English literature - 1782
...ftone-ftairs that are neceflary from one to the other. The perfected figure of a garden I ever faw, eitVr at home or abroad, was that of Moor -park in Hertfordfhire,...made by the Countefs of Bedford, efteemed among the greatell wits of her time, and celebrated by Dr Donne; and •with very great care, excellent contrivance,...
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On Planting and Rural Ornament: A Practical Treatise, Volume 1

Mr. Marshall (William) - Forests and forestry - 1803 - 454 pages
...it about " thirty years ago. It was made hy the Countess " of Bedford, esteemed among the greatest wits of " her time, and celebrated by Doctor Donne;...very great care, excellent contrivance, " and much cost; but greater sums may be " thrown away without effect or honour, if there '' want sense in proportion...
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The Works of Sir William Temple, Bart: An essay upon the advancement of ...

Sir William Temple - 1814
...perfectest figure of a garden I ever saw, either at home or abroad, was that of Moor-Park in Hertfordshire, when I knew it about thirty years ago. It was made by the Countess of Bedford, esteemed among the greatest wits of her time, and celebrated by Doctor Donne ;...
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Sir William Temple's Essays, Volumes 1-2

Sir William Temple - 1821
...perfectest figure of a garden I ever saw, either at home or abroad, was that of Moor- Park in Hertfordshire, when I knew it about thirty years ago : it was made by the countess of Bedford, esteemed amongst the greatest wits of her time, and celebrated by Doctor Donne;...
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