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It lies on the side of a hill, upon which the house stands, but not very steep. The length of the house, where ihe best rooms and of nost use or pleasure are, lies upon the breadth of the garden; the creat parlour opens into the hiddle on u te rus level-walk that lies even with it, and which may lie, as I terrenber, about three hundred paces lont, and broud in proportion; the border soi vith standurd laurels and at larce distances, which have the bec:uty or oranc-troos out of 1lower and fruit. Irom this wall: are threo descents by many stono steps, in the niddle and at caci cnd, into a very 10ge parterre. This is divided into quarter's by travol-lks, an adorned with tho fountains and eight statues in the soverul cuarters. 5 tlie end of the terras-alk are two sidol-housos, in the sides of the parterre are runced with two large cloisters open to the carden, unon arches of stone, and ending with two other sumn 1-houses even vith the cloisters, which are paved with stone, and desi{'nců ior walks of shade, there beine none other in the whole parterre, Over these two cloisters are two terrasses coveroli with lued, and I'enci with balusters; and the passare into those airy 541ks is out on the two ser houses ut the end of the first terras-alk. The cloisier l'ecine the south is covered with vines, and would have ben prop.:r for an orun C-louse, anl the other for byrtl;s o other 101C COL.1. on treens, and had, I doubt not, been cast for that purpose, ii t'is piece of paraening nad been then in as much vorue us it is now. "From the middle or this paateite is a descent hy jany steps flying on each side of a grotto that lies between then, covered with le::d and flat, into the lower garden, which is all fruit-trees Ianced about tho several cuarters of a wilderness which is ve. Shudy; the walks hero are all creen, the crotto envellished with ficuros or shell-rock-work, fountains, and water-wor :S. II the hili liad rot enda with the lower Carden, and the wall were not bounded lyy u cormon way that {oos tirouch the park, they si ht have added a third quarter of all [I ons; but this want is supplied by a carden on the ot!.. side the house, which is all of that soit, very wild, whudy, and adorned with l'onch rockwork and fountains. "This was coor Tark, when I was acquainted with it, and the Weetest place, I think, thaí I have ever seen in in line, cither before or since, at home or abroad." Vide the late barl of Orford on odern Gerdening.

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effect of several hills. That nearest to the house shelves cently under an open grove of noble trees, which hand on the declivity, and advance boyond it on the plain. The next is a larre hill, pressing forward, and covered with wood iron the tor to the botton. The third is a bold steep with a thicket falling down the stuepest p:it, vihic' Lakes it arreer still more precipitate: but the rest of the slope is bare; only the brow is crowned with wood, and towaris the botto: is a little croupe of troos. These heichts, thus finely characterised in t'enselves, are further distincuished by their appendares. 'he sall, coipact croupe north foot, but still on the descent, of the further ll, is contraster! by a larte strascling clump, some way out uron the lawn, beroro te nilale eriner.co Between this an! the first hill, under two or thre tries which cross the opening, is seen to creat a vantare a windina clale, which rises beyond them, and marks the separation. his deer recess, the different di tances to which the hills advance, the contrast in their folls, and their accompunirents, cast the plain on this site into a cost beatinul fi{uro, le other side and the end were oricinally the flat odce of a descont, a harsh, offensive tri.in tion; but it is now broken by several hillocks, not diminutive in size, and considerable by the fine elups ich distineuish t eri. whey reede one beyond another, and the outline avos acrocably arongst then. They do roze ta? c m ul the charpress on the edce; they convert a celor ity into a betty, C11 [Toatly contribute to the enabellishment of this rost lovely scene; & scone hovevor, in which the flat is principal; 47 ynt a ore v ried, a core beatiful landskip, can hardly be desired in a carden.*

One of the first curile 13 planted in t' is simple thon10 still formal style, was my father's at Toughton, It 975 lail out by II. yre, an imi' ator of priderian. It contains three-and-trerty acies, then rookonca a considerable portion.

I call a sunk fonce the ladinc ster, for these reasons. No sooner was this simple enchantilont nade, than levollinc, rovin', and rollins followed. The contiguous Twi or the park without the sunk l'ence was to be harronized wit the lawn within; and the garden in its turn was to be set fra? iron is prin regularity, that it right assort with the wilder country without. he sunk fence ascertained the specific garden, but that it rirht not draw too obvious a line of distinction betri en the neat and the rude, the contiguous out-lyinc parts cale to be included in a kind of general design: and when nature wos taken into the plan, under improve! ents, every stem that was 118de pointed out new baniies, and inspired new ideas. ct that wonent u reared lent, paint :r enouch to taste the churms of landskip, boid and opionative enouch to care ma to dictato and born with a renius to strike out a creat system Tro.. the twilicht of i perfect essays. te leaped the lence, and say that all neure was a Carden. lo felt the delicious contrast of hill and va loy cum in iperceptibly into each other, tested the beauty of the eritle swoll, or concave scoop, and remarkea how lose provos crowned an easy einencmith happy cinarient, and while they called in the distant view bet:sen teir graceiul sters, reroved and extended the perspetive by al sive corpurison.

Thus the pencil of his ira ination bestored all the arts of landslip on the fences he hanileri. " he rest pzinciples on bich he worker wero porspective, and light and scie. hopes of trees broke too unifor or too extensive a lawn; evcr[raons and woods wore opposed to the Clare of the charpain, and where the vicW Was less fortunate, or so 12ch eposed as to be beheld at once, he blotted out 30...0 parts by thic': shades, to divide it into variety, or to make the richest sco10 lore enchantine by reserving it to a farther advance of tie spectator's stop. hug solectine favourite objects, and veilir? doromitios by sercns of plantation;

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