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" And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music), than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. "
Bacon's Essays - Page 55
by Francis Bacon - 1881
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volume 2

1807
...makes the very same comparison. " And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (when it comes and goes like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air." Bacon's Essays,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...have " ver perpetuum," as the place affords. And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of...air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells; so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness; yea, though...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...have " ver perpetuum," as the place affords. And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of...air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells ; so that you may walk by a whole row of I'and find nothing of their sweetness; yea, though...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
..." a constant spring," as the place affords. And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of...do best perfume the air. Roses damask and red are flowers tenacious of their smells, so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
..." a constant spring," as the plate affords. And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of...do best perfume the air. Roses damask and red are flowers tenacious of their smells, so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...may have ver perpetuum, as the place affords. And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, where it comes and goes, like the warbling of...air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells ; so that ' you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness : yea,...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...have " ver perpetuum," as the place affords. And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the Warbling of...air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells; so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness; yea, though...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 15; Volume 33

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1821
...if gardening were the greater perfection. -And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of...that delight, than to know what be the flowers and Īlauts that do best perfume the air.' For the heath wish it to be framed as much as may be to a natural...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...have "ver perpetunm," as the place affords. And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of...is more fit for that delight, than to know what be ' e flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Hoses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 3

1822
...breath of flowers is farre sweeter in the aire (where it comes and goes like the warbling of musicke) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for...delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants which . doe best perfume the aire." I always envy what Cowper calls " the occupations of a retired...
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