(Selections From) Observations on Modern Gardening

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עמוד i - ... HARVARD UNIVERSITY LIBRARY OF THE SCHOOLS OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND CITY PLANNING FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT MASSACHUSETTS HIGHWAY COMMISSION.
עמוד 3 - Adieu to canals, circular basons, and cascades tumbling down marble steps, that last absurd magnificence of Italian and French villas. The forced elevation of cataracts was no more. The gentle stream was taught to...
עמוד x - Because I take the garden I have named to have been in all kinds the most beautiful and perfect, at least in the figure and disposition, that I have ever seen, I will describe it for a model to those that meet with such a situation, and are above the regards of common expense.
עמוד xiv - ... fountains and water-works. If the hill had not ended with the lower garden, and the wall were not bounded by a common way that goes through the park, they might have added a third quarter of all greens ; but this want is supplied by a garden on the other side the house, which is all of that sort, very wild, shady, and adorned with rough rock-work and fountains.
עמוד 3 - ... to either hand of the blue horizon. Thus dealing in none but the colours of nature, and catching its most favourable features, men saw a new creation opening before their eyes.

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