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" When the custom of making square gardens enclosed with walls was thus established, to the exclusion of nature and prospect, pomp and solitude combined to call for something that might enrich and enliven the insipid and unanimated partition. Fountains... "
The Antiquary - Page 108
edited by - 1890
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On Planting and Rural Ornament: A Practical Treatise, Volume 1

Mr. Marshall (William) - 1803 - 460 pages
...simple *'fountain of reason. / ' WHEN the custom of making square gardens ' inclosed with walls was thus established, to the *• exclusion of nature and prospect*,...something that ' might enrich and enliven the insipid and unani1 mated partition. Fountains, first invented for ' use, which grandeur loves to disguise and throw...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 9

1823
...the simple fountain of reason. When the custom of making square gardens enclosed with walle was thus established to the exclusion of nature and prospect,...something that might enrich and enliven the insipid and iinanimuted partition. Fountains, first invented for use, which grandeur loves to disguise and throw...
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Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the ..., Volume 4

1827 - 400 pages
...violis odoratus ;" and the Potagerie or kitchen garden, " hortus alius pinguis et rusticus.''] tude combined to call for something that might enrich and enliven the insipid and unanimated partition. Fountains, first invented for use, which grandeur loves to disguise and throw out of the...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 11

Thomas Curtis - 1829 - 806 pages
...nature and prospect were thus excluded, by the custom of making square gardens enclosed with walls, pomp and solitude combined to call for something that...might enrich and enliven the insipid and unanimated partition. Fountains, first invented for use, which grandeur loves to disguise and throw out of sight,...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 11

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 406 pages
...nature and prospect were thus excluded, by the custom of making square gardens enclosed with walls, pomp and solitude combined to call for something that might enrich and enliven the insipid and unani mated partition. Fountains, first invented for use, which grandeur loves to disguise and throw...
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The History of Belvoir Castle: From the Norman Conquest to the Nineteenth ...

Irvin Eller - 1841 - 450 pages
...Pride and a desire of privacy having enclosed with walls the demesnes of royal and noble persons ; pomp and solitude combined to call for something that...might enrich and enliven the insipid and unanimated partition. Walpole, to whose Essay on Modern Gardening, I am chiefly indebted for the materials of...
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The History of Belvoir Castle: From the Norman Conquest to the Nineteenth ...

Irvin Eller - 1841 - 458 pages
...Pride and a desire of privacy having enclosed with walls the demesnes of royal and noble persons ; pomp and solitude combined to call for something that...might enrich and enliven the insipid and unanimated partition. Walpole, to whose Essay on Modern Gardening, I am chiefly indebted for the materials of...
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includes "On modern gardening"

1849 - 466 pages
...square gardens enclosed with walls was thus established, to the exclusion of nature and prospect, 1 pomp and solitude combined to call for something that...might enrich and enliven the insipid and unanimated partition. Fountains, first invented for use, which grandeur loves to disguise and throw out of the...
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Anecdotes of painting in England, with some account of the ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1849 - 466 pages
...square gardens enclosed with walls was thus established, to the exclusion of nature and prospect,1 pomp and solitude combined to call for something that...might enrich and enliven the insipid and unanimated partition. Fountains, first invented for use, which grandeur loves to disguise and throw out of the...
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The Antiquary, Volume 22

1890 - 324 pages
...traces of gardens. They exhibit small, square enclosures, formed by trellis-work and espaliers, and are regularly ornamented with vases, flowers, and figures....something that might enrich and enliven the insipid and unani mated enclosure. Fountains first invented for use which grandeur loves to disguise received embellishment...
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