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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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Literary and professional works

Robert Leslie Ellis - 1864
...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 ;...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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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Richard Whately (abp. of Dublin) - 1864
...well that four acres of ground be assigned to the green, six to the heath, four and four to eitheri side, and twelve to the 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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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 pages
...that four acres of ground be assigned to the green, six to the heath, four and four to either [19] side, and twelve to the main garden. The green hath...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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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1868 - 641 pages
...well that four acres of ground be assigned to the green, six to the heath, four and four to either1 side, and twelve to the main garden. The green hath...you a fair alley in the midst, by which you may go in front upon a stately edge, which is to enclose the garden : but because the alley will be long,...
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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1868 - 388 pages
...Greene; Six to the Heath; Foure and Foure to either Side; And Twelve to the Maine Garden. The Greene hath two pleasures; The one, because nothing is more Pleasant to the Eye, then Greene Grasse kept finely shorne ; The other, because it will give you a faire Alley in the midst,...
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A Book about Roses: How to Grow and Show Them

Samuel Reynolds Hole - Roses - 1870 - 314 pages
...nooks. All the interior space not occupied by Roses should be turf — "nothing," writes Lord Bacon, "is more pleasant to the eye than green grass kept finely shorn " — and this always broad enough for the easy operations of the mowing - machine, and for the trailing...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High ..., Volume 1

Francis Henry Underwood - Authors, English - 1871 - 608 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 edge, which is to enclose the garden : but because the alley will be long,...
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The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1873 - 240 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...the other, because it will give you a fair alley in 1 Bartholomew-tide] St. Bartholomew's day is August 24th. 2 With] So the edition of 1629 ; that of...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram. That which, above all others, yields the sweetest smell in the 60 air, is the violet ; especially the white double violet,...front upon a stately hedge, which is to enclose the Essay 46]' İf İar&ens 57 garden. But, because the alley will be long, and in great heat of the year...
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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1877
...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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