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" Consult the Genius of the Place in all; That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall; Or helps th... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays - Page 187
by Alexander Pope - 1751
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Romance

Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh - 1916 - 100 pages
...He gains all points, who pleasingly confounds, Surprises, varies, and conceals the bounds. Consult the genius of the place in all ; That tells the waters or to rise, or fall; Or helps th' ambitious hill the heav'ns to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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Romance

Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh - 1916 - 96 pages
...He gains all points, who pleasingly confounds, Surprises, varies, and conceals the bounds. Consult the genius of the place in all; That tells the waters or to rise, or fall; Or helps th' ambitious hill the heav'ns to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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Rational Landscapes and Humanistic Geography

E. C. Relph - 1981 - 252 pages
...that existed so that everything was in 'keeping'. Pope gave precise advice on how to proceed: Consult the Genius of the Place in all, That tells the waters or to rise, or fall, Or helps th'ambitious Hill the heav'n to scale, Figure 2.4: The landscape garden at...
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Samuel Richardson: Minute Particulars Within the Large Design

Marijke Rudnik-Smalbraak - 1983 - 296 pages
...Arch to bend, To swell the Terras, or to sink the Grot; In all, let Nature never be forgot. Consult the Genius of the Place in all; That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall, How breaks or now directs, th'intending Lines; Paints as you plant, and, as you work,...
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The Arts, Society, Literature

James M. Heath - 1984 - 208 pages
...He gains all points, who pleasingly confounds, Surprizes, varies, and conceals the Bounds. Consult the Genius of the Place in all; That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall, Or helps th' ambitious Hill the Heav'n to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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The Poetics of Gardens

Charles W. Moore, William John Mitchell, William Turnbull - 1988 - 286 pages
...Alexander Pope advised his patron, Lord Burlington, and other enthusiastic gardeners of the day to Consult the Genius of the Place in all, That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall. . . . But by this time the snakes and dragons and tigers of old lived only in metaphor...
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Gardens and the Picturesque: Studies in the History of Landscape Architecture

John Dixon Hunt - 1992 - 414 pages
...the English landscape movement, whose guiding principle had been formulated by Pope himself: Consult the Genius of the Place in all That tells the waters or to rise, or fall, Or helps th'ainhitions hill the Heai>'ns to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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Getting Back Into Place: Toward a Renewed Understanding of the Place-world

Edward S. Casey - 1993 - 444 pages
...to bend, / To swell the Terras, or to sink the Grot; / in all, let Nature never be forgot. / Consult the Genius of the Place in all, / That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall." 75. Cf. Edmund Husserl, Ideas I, trans. WRB Gibson (New York: Collier, 1956), sees....
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The Garden as an Art

Mara Miller - 1993 - 252 pages
...best, the design exploits the features of the site aesthetically. As Alexander Pope suggested: Consult the Genius of the Place in all; That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall, Or helps th'ambitious Hill the heav'ns to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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Gardening in the Lower Midwest: A Practical Guide for the New Zones 5 and 6

Diane Heilenman - 1994 - 266 pages
...countryside. Alexander Pope, an eighteenth-century man of letters and a gardener, commands us still: Consult the Genius of the Place in all; That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall; Or helps th'ambitious Hill the heavens to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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