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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... "
Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants - Página iii
editado por - 1834
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1902
...URBANUS SYLVAX. THE TRUE ORDERING OF GARDENS. ' WHEN ages grow to civility and elegancy,' said Bacon, ' men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection.' And then he unwittingly impales himself on the point of his own epigram ; for he proceeds...
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The Viking Book of Aphorisms: A Personal Selection

Wystan Hugh Auden, Louis Kronenberger - 1981 - 431 páginas
...she regards me more as a plaything than I do her? MONTAIGNE When ages grow to civility and elegancy men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely; as if gardening were the greater perfection. BACON The most significant element in the Western garden art is the point-de-vue of the...
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The Poetics of Gardens

Charles W. Moore, William J. Mitchell, William Turnbull - 1993 - 257 páginas
...are but Grosse Handy-works: And a Man shall ever see, that when Ages grow to Civility and Elegancie, Men come to Build Stately, sooner than to Garden Finely: As if Gardening were the Greater Perfection. His first principle of garden design is that "there ought to be Gardens, for all the Moneths...
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Botanical Gazette, Volumen24

John Merle Coulter, M.S. Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Joseph Charles Arthur - 1897
...are but gross handiworks ; and a man shall ever see, that where ages grow to civility and elegancy men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection." The plants, cuttings, and seeds, both economical and ornamental, from Castleton as well...
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Botanical Gazette, Volumen24

John Merle Coulter, M.S. Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Joseph Charles Arthur - 1897
...are but gross handiworks ; and a man shall ever see, that where ages grow to civility and elegancy men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely ; as if gardening were the greater perfection." The plants, cuttings, and seeds, both economical and ornamental, from Castleton as well...
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Italian Gardens of the Renaissance

John C. Shepherd, G. A. Jellicoe - 1925 - 208 páginas
...are but gross handiworks ; and a man shall ever see that ichen ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely , as if gardening were the greater per/eclion." — BACON — Essav on Gardens. 22 ARCHITECTURE OF THE GARDEN CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE Approximate...
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Religion, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain: Essays in Honour of ...

Anthony Fletcher, Peter Roberts - 2006 - 396 páginas
...palaces are but gross handyworks: and a man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely; as if gardening were the greater perfection.1 With unsurpassed eloquence Sir Francis Bacon captures the significance of gardening for...
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Interpreting Environments: Tradition, Deconstruction, Hermeneutics

Robert Mugerauer - 1995 - 186 páginas
...Almighty first planted a garden, and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest of refreshment to the spirits of man, without which buildings...elegance, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely—as if gardening were the greater perfection." 50 Figure 3.21. Frederick Law Olmsted, Design...
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Accents as Well as Broad Effects: Writings on Architecture, Landscape, and ...

Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer - 1996 - 367 páginas
...the writings of Francis Bacon: "A Man shall ever see, that, when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely; as if gardening were the greater perfection." 1 She dedicated the book "To my friends in Brooklyn who taught me to care for the art...
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To Live in the New World: A.J. Downing and American Landscape Gardening

Judith K. Major - 1997 - 242 páginas
...allusion to the often quoted observation by Francis Bacon—"When ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely; as if gardening were the greater perfection"—then Downing's charge as apostle of refinement in landscape gardening is clear. Downing...
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