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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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Essays, Moral, Economical and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1822 - 208 pages
...The green hath two pleasures : the one, because 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 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, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1825
...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: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1825
...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, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1825
...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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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 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 Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 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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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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 Living Age ..., Volume 236

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1903
...I have been here is the essay on gardens. It now lies open on the grass beside me at this passage: "The Green hath two pleasures. The one because nothing...you a fair alley in the midst, by which you may go in front upon a stately hedge, which is to enclose the garden." Bacon had a fine feeling for grass,...
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Bacon; His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volumes 1-2

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846 - 259 pages
...midst, 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 and...
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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volumes 76-78

Languages, Modern - 1886
...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 hedg, which is to enclose the garden. But because the alley will be long, and...
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