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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: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ... - Page 111
by Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
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Venice Under the Yoke of France and of Austria: With Memoirs of ..., Volume 1

Lady of rank - 1824 - 408 pages
...to be forgot," is entirely lost sight of. All is formal — all is monotonous - all is stiff — " No pleasing intricacies intervene, " No artful wildness..." And half the platform just reflects the other." What shocked me most, undei the Napoleon sway, was the intrusion of -the soldiery, dressed in full...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 536 pages
...the northern wind. His gardens next your admiration call, On every side you look, behold the wall I No pleasing intricacies intervene, No artful wildness...sees, Trees cut to statues, statues thick as trees ; 12o With here a fountain, never to be play'd, And there a summer-house that knows no shade ; Here...
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Lisbon in the years 1821, 1822 and 1823

Marianne Baillie - 1825 - 520 pages
...brought those lines of Pope to my remembrance, wherein he speaks of that peculiar mode of planting. — " Grove nods at grove, each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other." While I wondered at this coincidence of taste, among the grandees of Portugal, (for almost all the...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - 1826 - 840 pages
...: a lake behind Improves tlie keenness of the northern wind. His gardens next your admiration call, On every side you look, behold the wall ! No pleasing...And half the platform just reflects the other The suffer! ng eye inverted Nature sees. Trees cut to statues, statues thick as trees ; With here a fountain,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 396 pages
...call, Un every Bid« you look, behold the wall ! No pleasing intricacies intervene, No artful wildneas und. Lo ; 120 With here a fountain never to be play'd, And there a summer-house that knows no shade ; Here...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1828 - 264 pages
...a lake behind Improves the keenness of the northern wind. / His gardens next your admiration call, On every side you look, behold the wall ! No pleasing...sees, Trees cut to statues, statues thick as trees ; 120 With here a fountain never to be play'd, And there n summer-house that knows no shade : 96 Here...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 17

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 426 pages
...observations and proofs, will discern how these propositions flow from them. Woodward. No artful wildpess to perplex the scene : Grove nods at grove, each alley...brother, And half the platform just reflects the other. Pope. PLATFORM, in the military art, is an elevation of earth, on which cannon are placed to fire on...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 500 pages
...; a lake behind Improves the keenness of the northern wind. His gardens neit your admiration call, private road, 330 Bat Buffering eye inverted nature sees, Trees cut to statues, statues thick as tree* ; 130 With here a...
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Notes of Traveller: During a Tour Through England, France, and Switzerland ...

Jacob Green - 1831 - 278 pages
...and shears, into many unnatural shapes: in several places — The suffering eye inverted nature BROS, Trees cut to statues — statues thick as trees; With here a fountain never to be played, And there a summer-house that knows no shade. Pursuing a winding path through the groves of...
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The Lives of the Players, Volume 2

John Galt - 1831 - 336 pages
...poet — No pleasing intricacies intervene, No artful wildness to perplex the scene ; Grove nods to grove, each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other — for Thomson's forte was not dramatic ; even his elegant power of allusion, which renders " The...
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