The Landscape Gardening and Landscape Architecture of the Late Humphrey Repton, Esq: Being His Entire Works on These Subjects

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第 83 頁 - 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.
第 517 頁 - To build, to plant, whatever you intend. To rear the column, or the arch to bend, To swell the terrace, or to sink the grot; In all, let nature never be forgot.
第 iii 頁 - REPTON, Esq.; being his entire works on these subjects. New Edition, with an historical and scientific Introduction, a systematic Analysis, a Biographical Notice, Notes, and a copious alphabetical Index. By JC LOUDON, FLS &c.
第 337 頁 - ALL rational improvement of grounds is, necessarily, founded on a due attention to the character and situation^ of the place to be improved...
第 530 頁 - For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen. "For ye shall be as an oak whose leaf fadeth, and as a garden that hath no water.
第 27 頁 - To improve the scenery of a country, and to display its native beauties with advantage, is an Art which originated in England, and has therefore been called English Gardening...
第 20 頁 - Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening. Including Some Remarks on Grecian and Gothic Architecture...
第 234 頁 - ... there is something unspeakably cheerful in a spot of ground which is covered with trees that smile amidst all the rigours of winter, and give us a view of the most gay season in the midst of that which is the most dead and melancholy.
第 112 頁 - ... every individual who possesses anything, whether it be mental endowments, or power, or property, obtains respect in proportion as his possessions are known, provided he does not too vainly boast of them ; and it is the sordid miser only who enjoys for himself alone, wishing the world to be ignorant of his wealth. The pleasure of appropriation...
第 234 頁 - I do hold it, in the royal ordering of gardens, there ought to be gardens for all the months in the year; in which severally things of beauty may be then in season.

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