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" 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 it be in a morning's dew. Bays, likewise, yield no smell as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram;... "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 214
by Francis Bacon - 1815
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A Year in a Lancashire Garden

Henry Arthur Bright - Gardening - 1891 - 124 pages
...a perfume, which haunts them even when no single flower can be found. Bacon says that " the flower which above all others .yields the sweetest smell in the air is the Violet; specially the double white Violet which comes twice a-year: about the middle of April and about Bartholomew-tide."...
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A Midsummer-night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 1905 - 181 pages
...writers reckoned among the Wilde Roses. Craig refers to Bacon's Essay, " Of Gardens, where he says: "that which, above all others, yields the Sweetest Smell in the Air, is the Violet, . . . Next to that is the Musk Rose." See Ellacombe, Plant Lore of Shakespeare, sv 252. eglantine]...
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Composition, Rhetoric, Literature: A Four Year's Course for Secondary Schools

Martha Hale Shackford, Margaret Judson - English language - 1908 - 464 pages
...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 it be...twice a year, about the middle of April, and about Bartholomew-tide ; next to that is the musk rose ; then the strawberry leaves dying with a most excellent...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1908 - 293 pages
...a morning's dew. Bays4 likewise yield no smell as they grow. Rosemary little ; nor sweet marjoram.5 That which above all others yields the sweetest smell in the air, is the violet, specially the white double violet, which comes twice a year ; about the middle of April, and about...
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Essays, Civil and Moral: And The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon, Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1909 - 347 pages
...damask and red, are fast flowers12 of their smells; so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness ; yea though it be...yields the sweetest smell in the air is the violet, specially the white double violet, which comes twice a year; about the middle of April, and about Bartholomew-tide.18...
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Arbor Day: Its History, Observation, Spirit and Significance

Robert Haven Schauffler - Arbor Day - 1913 - 360 pages
...is more for that delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. That which above all others yields the sweetest smell...twice a year, about the middle of April, and about Bartholomew-tide. Next to that is the musk rose; then the strawberry leaves dying, with a most excellent...
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Arbor Day: Its History, Observation, Spirit and Significance

Robert Haven Schauffler - Arbor Day - 1909 - 360 pages
...is more for that delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. That which above all others yields the sweetest smell...twice a year, about the middle of April, and about Bartholomew-tide. Next to that is the musk rose; then the strawberry leaves dying, with a most excellent...
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Essays, Civil and Moral: And The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon, Sir Thomas Browne - Conduct of life - 1909 - 332 pages
...damask and red, are fast flowers12 of their smells; so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness; yea though it be...Bays likewise yield no smell as they grow. Rosemary litde; nor sweet marjoram. That which above all others yields the sweetest smell in the air is the...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...damask and red, are fast2* flowers of their smells; so that yon may walk by a whole row of them, and just and faithful knight of God! Hide on! the prize...hostel, hall, and grange; By bridge and ford, by park siujpll in the air is the violet, specially the white double violet, which comes usorb. mountain-ash,...
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The Joy of Gardens

Lena May McCauley - Gardens - 1911 - 239 pages
...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 it be...twice a year, about the middle of April and about Bartholomewtide. "Next to that is the musk rose; then the strawberry leaves dying, with a most excellent...
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