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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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Across the Open Field: Essays Drawn from English Landscapes

Laurie Olin - 2000 - 352 páginas
...palaces are but gross handiworks; 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." Whether this is generally true or not, it seems that for some people, especially for some...
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The Image of Manhood in Early Modern Literature: Viewing the Male

Andrew P. Williams - 1999 - 196 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. — Francis Bacon, "Of Gardening"1 Alone among Donne's students, Andrew Marvell is a poet...
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Court Culture and the Origins of a Royalist Tradition in Early Stuart England

R. Malcolm Smuts - 1999 - 322 páginas
...pleasures . . . and a man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility and elegance, men come to huild stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection."1 * Left implicit is the thought that fine gardening htings us hack, full circle, to Eden....
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Structure: In Science and Art

Wendy Pullan, Harshad Bhadeshia - 2000 - 203 páginas
...habitat-making in its advanced mode with the creation of gardens: 'when Ages grow to Civility and Elegancie, Men come to Build Stately, sooner than to Garden finely, as if Gardening were the Greater perfection' (Essays, 1625). Bacon's distinction between the two modes, his acknowledgement of their...
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Greater Perfections: The Practice of Garden Theory

John Dixon Hunt - 2000 - 273 páginas
...1738. Buckinghamshire County Museum, Aylesbury. For Nancy When Ages grow to Civility and Elegancie, Men come to Build Stately, sooner than to Garden Finely: As if Gardening were the Greater Perfection. — Francis Bacon, "Of Gardens," 1625 The several arts are composed of two things — craftsmanship...
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Theory of Garden Art

C. C. L. Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld Hirschfeld - 2001 - 504 páginas
...tous ceux qui, comme ce Heros, favorient apprecier son merite." Ages grow to Civility and Elegancie, Men come to Build Stately, sooner than to Garden Finely: As if Gardening were the Greater Perfection." Quoted in John Dixon Hunt and Peter Willis, eds., The Genius of the Place, 5 1 . The similarity...
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The Greater Perfection: The Story of the Gardens at Les Quatre Vents

Francis H. Cabot - 2001 - 327 páginas
...are but gross handy-works: 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. Francis Bacon Of Gardens i625 Ilfaut cultiver not re jardin. Voltaire V, '" " " ^ ', •...
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The England of Elizabeth

Alfred Leslie Rowse - 2003 - 589 páginas
...that Bacon's famous essay had all this for its background. "When ages grow to civility and elegancy men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely: as if gardening were the greater perfection."5 We can get an intimate close-up of the routine of agricultural life from a rare Elizabethan...
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Lifewriting: Drawing from Personal Experience to Create Features You Can Publish

Fred D. White - 2004 - 223 páginas
...palaces are but gross handy-works: 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. I do hold it, in the royal ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens for all the months...
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God and Enchantment of Place: Reclaiming Human Experience

David Brown - 2004 - 448 páginas
...Almighty first planted a garden... 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." 44 If, though, for him the fashionable knot gardens were 'but toys (you may see as good...
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