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" His gardens next your admiration call; On every side you look, behold the wall! No pleasing intricacies intervene, No artful wildness to perplex the scene ; Grove nods at grove, each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other. "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ... - Page 118
by Alexander Pope - 1835 - 442 pages
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Life of Francis Beaumont. Life of John Fletcher. Prefaces. Commendatory ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811 - 712 pages
...uniform they are, we allow, lika the gardens which Mr. Pope describes, where ' Grove nods at erove, each alley has a brother, ' And half the platform just reflects the other. But is this a true or a false taste? We certainly borrowed it from the French in the Gallic (not Augustine)...
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Hogarth Illustrated from His Own Manuscripts, Volume 1

Artists - 1812 - 474 pages
...every night." regular formality that distinguishes the aquatic f raggery of a Dutch burgomaster. , " Grove nods at grove, each alley has a brother, "And half the platform just reflects the other." * A bravo is more properly an Italian than an English charatter; but even in England, the Mofanassassinma-y...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 17

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1812 - 1052 pages
...A very copious nnd interesting account of this ridiculous JIM n by Mitson, Vol. III. p. 176, &c. 9 No pleasing intricacies intervene, No artful wildness to perplex the scene ; Grove nods at gruve, each alley has a brother. And half the platfurru jnst reflects the other." Port. Some few of...
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An Historical, Topographical and Descriptive Account of the Weald of Kent

Thomas Downes Wilmot Dearn - Kent (England) - 1814 - 380 pages
...grounds in Harris's History of Kent, the bad taste of those days is rendered strikingly manifest, where " Grove nods at grove, each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other." This fashion, the spurious offspring of Batavian parents, but nurtured and matured by the folly of...
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An Historical, Topographical and Descriptive Account of the Weald of Kent

Thomas Downes Wilmot Dearn - Kent (England) - 1814 - 382 pages
...bad taste of those days is rendered strikingly manifest, where •;.:..'.- r .;/.. y • "Grove rtods at grove, each alley Has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other." This fashion, the spurious offspring of Batavian parents, but nurtured and matured by the folly of...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 85, Part 1; Volume 117

Early English newspapers - 1815 - 740 pages
...fashion of the times : ' His gardens next your admiration call; On every side you look, behold a wall; No pleasing intricacies intervene, No artful wildness...brother, And half the platform just reflects the other.' " In a letter from Mr. William Parker, Archdeacon of Cornwall, 1674, to his relation Mr. Thomas Parker,...
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Description of Browsholme hall ... and of the parish of Waddington. Also a ...

Thomas Lister Parker - 1815 - 186 pages
...the times : - > " His gardens next your admiration call; " On every side you look, behold a wall ; *' No pleasing intricacies intervene, " No artful wildness..." And half the platform just reflects the other." ... In a letter from Mr. William Parker, Archdeacon of Cornwall, 1674, to his relation Mr. Thomas Parker,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 85, Part 1; Volume 117

Early English newspapers - 1815 - 704 pages
...look, behold a wall ; No pleasing intricacies intervene, No artful wildness to perplex the scene; Crave nods at grove, each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other.' " In a letter from Mr. William Parker, •Archdeacon of Cornwall, 1674, to his relation Mr. Thomas...
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Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 5

1815 - 628 pages
...clenches, in style. They too much resemble a garden laid out according to Pope's description, " Where each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other," MR. CANNING. THIS gentleman writes verses better than he makes speecbesIf he had as much understanding...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 5

1815 - 554 pages
...clenches, in style. They too much resemble a garden laid out according to Pope's description, > " Where each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other." MR. CANNING. , gentleman writes verses better than he makes speeches, If he had as much understanding...
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