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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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The Essayes Or Counsels Civill and Morall of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, Henry Morley, Walter Worral - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1900 - 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 ;...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: Colours of Good and Evil, & Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Didactic literature, English - 1900 - 422 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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A Little Book of English Prose

Annie Barnett - English prose literature - 1900 - 335 pages
...Heath or Desart in the going forth, and the Main Garden in the midst, besides Alleys on both Sides. 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 Hedg, which is to enclose the Garden. For the ordering of the Ground within...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1901 - 273 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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Of Gardens: An Essay, Issue 1

Francis Bacon, Lucien Pissarro - Gardening - 1902 - 29 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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Essay-writing for Schools: A Practical Exposition of the Principles of this ...

Leslie Cope Cornford - English essays - 1903 - 309 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 :...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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Home Life Under the Stuarts, 1603-1649

Elizabeth Godfrey, Jessie Bedford - Great Britain - 1903 - 312 pages
...green in the entrance, a heath or desert in ' the going forth, and the main garden in the midst. ' The green hath two pleasures : the one, because '...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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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 87

David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1903
...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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The Elements of English Grammar

William Franklin Watson - 1904 - 218 pages
...if the woods continue so swiftly to perish, it may become, like Palestine, a land of desolation. 14. Nothing is more pleasant to the eye than green grass kept finely shorn. 15. Still the daylight kept flooding insensibly out of the east, which was soon to grow incandescent...
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The Elements of English Grammar

William Franklin Webster - English language - 1904 - 223 pages
...if the woods continue so swiftly to perish, it may become, like Palestine, a land of desolation. 14. Nothing is more pleasant to the eye than green grass kept finely shorn. 15. Still the daylight kept flooding insensibly out of the east, which was soon to grow incandescent...
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