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" ... with obelisks placed between every two. There wants nothing but the embroidery of a parterre, to make a garden in the reign of Trajan serve for a description of one in that of King William. "
The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ... - Page 166
1788
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The World's Progress: a Dictionary of Dates

George Palmer Putnam - Chronology, Historical - 1851 - 716 pages
...IstXmian, Olympic, Pythian, Secular, and other Games. DICTIONARY OF DATES. 331 the prototype. — Idem. There wants nothing but the embroidery of a parterre to make a garden in the reign of Trajan serve for a description of one in that of our William III. — Idem. The art of gardening became better...
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The World's Progress: A Dictionary of Dates, with Tabular Views of General ...

George Palmer Putnam - 1853
...wine. Of fruit, flower, and kitchen gardens, the garden of Eden was, no doubt, the prototype. — Idem. There wants nothing but the embroidery of a parterre to make a garden in the reign of Trajan serve for a description of one in that of our William III. — Idem. The art of gardening became better...
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Dictionary of Dates, and Universal Reference: Relating to All Ages and ...

Joseph Haydn - History - 1853 - 704 pages
...wine. Of fruit, flower, and kitchen-gardens, the garden of Eden was no doubt the prototype. — Idem. There wants nothing but the embroidery of a parterre to make a garden in the reign of Trajan serve for a description of one in that of our William III. — Idem. The art of gardening became better...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the ..., Volume 43, Part 3

Cheshire (England) - 1857
...probable that the first introducers of gardens into this country were the Romans; and Walpole remarks that there wants nothing but the embroidery of a parterre to make a Roman garden in the reign of Trajan serve for a description of an English one, even so late as the...
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The Garden as Considered in Literature by Certain Polite Writers

Walter Howe - Gardening - 1890 - 309 pages
...straight walk, from whence issued others parted off by hedges of box, and apple-trees, with obelisks placed between every two. There wants nothing but...parterre, to make a garden in the reign of Trajan serve for a description of one in that of King William, f In one passage above Pliny seems to have...
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Essay on Modern Gardening

Horace Walpole - Landscape architecture - 1904 - 94 pages
...jlrait 'walk, from whence ijjued others parted off by hedges of box, and apple-trees, with obelijks placed between every two. There wants nothing but...parterre, to make a garden in the reign of Trajan ferue for a defcription of one in that King William, j- In one pajfage above Pliny feems * The Englijh...
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A Book of English Gardens

M. R. Gloag - Gardens - 1906 - 340 pages
...methodically trimmed, a marble basin . . . Bay Trees alternately planted with Planes . . . and hedges of Box ; there wants nothing but the embroidery of a parterre, to make a Garden in the reign of Trajan serve for a description of one in that of King William." Strangely enough, not only was the formal...
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Theory of Garden Art

C. C. L. Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld Hirschfeld - Architecture - 2001 - 504 pages
...strait walk, from whence issued others parted off by hedges of box, and apple-trees, with obelisks placed between every two. There wants nothing but...a parterre to make a garden in the reign of Trajan serve for a description of one in that of king William." How the concept of a garden changed during...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 44

English literature - 1782
...a ftrait walk, from whence iflued others parted off by hedges of box,rand appletrees, with obelifks placed between every two. There wants nothing but...have conceived that natural irregularity might be a beaiity ; in opere urbanij/imo, lays he, fubita velut illati ruris imilJtio, Something like a rural...
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The Universal Magazine, Volumes 66-67

1780
...Ъу hedges of box, and apple-trees, with obelilks placed between every two. There wants nothing hut the embroidery of a parterre, to make a garden in the reign of Trajan ferve for a delcription of ore in that of King William. In one palftge above Pliny fcems to have conceived that...
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