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" And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air, where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music, than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. "
Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 75
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680 - 410 pages
...Plantf that do beft perfume the Air. Refes Damask and Red arc Flowers tenacious of their Smells, fo that you may walk by a whole Row of them, and find nothing of their Swectnefs i yea, though it be in a Morning Dew. Bays likewife yield no Smell as they grow, Roferaary...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720 - 556 pages
...are Flowers te• * nacious Of GARDENS. 187 nacious of their Smell, nor do they tinge the Air ; fo that you may walk by a whole Row of them, and find nothing of their Sweetnefs, yea, tho' it be in a Morning Dew. Bays likewife yield no Smell as they grow : Rofemary not...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volume 2

1807 - 474 pages
...(when it comes and goes like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air." Bacon's Essays, 8vo. edit. 1701, p. 124. Part of the passage is, I think, rather a far-fetched conceit*...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight,...their smells ; so that you may walk by a whole row of I'and find nothing of their sweetness; yea, though it be in a morning's dew. Bays, likewise, yield...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight...do best perfume the air. Roses damask and red are flowers tenacious of their smells, so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight...do best perfume the air. Roses damask and red are flowers tenacious of their smells, so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - 1819 - 580 pages
...of flowers is far sweeter in the air, where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music, than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight,...nothing of their sweetness : yea, though it be in a moming's dew. Bays likewise yield no smell, as they grow ; rosemary, little ; nor sweet marjoram. That...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 214 pages
...of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music,) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight,...may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of Jheir sweetness ; yea, though it be in a morning's dew. Bays, likewise, yield no smell as they grow,...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 15; Volume 33

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1821 - 614 pages
...of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the flowers and Ïlauts that do best perfume the air.' For the heath wish it to be framed as much as may be to a natural...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

1821 - 416 pages
...of flowers is far sweeter in the air, (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music,) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be ' e flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. Hoses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their...
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