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" The green hath two pleasures ; the one, because nothing is more pleasant to the eye than green grass kept finely shorn ; the other, because it will give you a fair alley in the midst, by which you may go in front upon a stately hedge, which is to enclose... "
Bacon's Essays - Page 56
by Francis Bacon - 1881
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Musæus. Odes. Elegies. Sonnets. Epitaphs. Miscellanies. The English garden ...

William Mason - 1811
...selects the first four for a lawn, without any intervention of plot or parterre, " because," says he, " nothing is more pleasant to the eye than green grass kept finely shorn." And " as " for the making of knots of figures, with diverse coloured " earths, that they may lie under...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - Church music - 1811
...selects the first four for a lawn, without any intervention of plot or parterre, " because," says he, " nothing is more pleasant to the eye than green grass kept finely shorn." And " as " for the making of knots of figures, with diverse coloured " earths, that they may lie under...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...besides alleys on both sides; and, I like well, that four acres of ground be assigned to the green, six to the heath, four and four to either side, and...you a fair alley in the midst, by which you may go in front upon a stately hedge, which is to enclose the garden: but because the alley will be long,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...besides alleys on both sides ; and I like well, that four acres of ground be assigned to the green, six to the heath, four and four to either side, and twelve to the mairi garden. The green hath two pleasures; the one, because nothing is more pleasant to the eye than...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...besides alleys on both sides. And I like well, that four acres of ground be assigned to the green, six to the heath, four and four to either side, and...you a fair alley in the midst, by which you may go in front upon a stately hedge, which is to enclose the Garden. But because the alley will be long,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...besides alleys on both sides. And I like well, that four acres of ground be assigned to the green, six to the heath, four and four to either side, and...you a fair alley in the midst, by which you may go in front upon a stately hedge, which is to enclose the Garden. But because the alley will be long,...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...besides alleys on both sides. And I like well, that four acres of ground be assigned to the green, six to the heath, four and four to either side, and...you a fair alley in the midst ; by which you may go in front upon a stately hedge, which is to inclose the garden. But because the alley will be long,...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...besides alleys on both sides; and, I like well, that four acres of ground be assigned to the green, six to the heath, four and four to either side, and...you a fair alley in the midst, by which you may go in front upon a stately hedge, which is to enclose the garden: but because the alley will be long,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...sides alleys on both sides ; and, I like well, that four acres of ground be assigned to the green, six to the heath, four and four to either ^side, and...main garden. The green hath two pleasures : the one, becanse nothing is more pleasant to the eye than green grass kept finely shorn ; the other, becanse...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822 - 168 pages
...besides alleys on both sides ; and, I 'like well, that four acres of ground be assigned to the green, six to the heath, four and four to either side, and...nothing is more pleasant to the eye than green grass finely shorn ; the other, because it will give you a fair alley in the midst, by which you may go in...
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