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" Whether to plant a walk in undulating curves, and to place a bench at every turn where there is an object to catch the view; to make water run where it will be heard, and to stagnate where it will be seen; to leave intervals where the eye will be pleased,... "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Page 118
1782
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...great, and the admiration of the fkilful ; a place to be vifrted by travellers, and copied by defigners. Whether to plant a walk in undulating curves, and to place a bench at every turn where there is an objecl to catch the view ; to make water run where it will be heard, or to ftagnate where it will be...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...great, and the admiration of the fkilful; a place to bs vifited by travellers, and copied by defigners. Whether to plant a walk in undulating curves, and to place a bench at every turn where there is an objed: to catch the view; to make water run where it will be heard, or to flagnate where it will be...
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prefaces biographical and critical to the works of the english poets

SAMUEL johnson - 1781
...fkilful ; a place to be vifited by travellers, and copied by defigners. Whether to plant a walk ia undulating curves, and to place a bench at every turn where there is an objedt to catch the view ; to make water run where it will be heard, or to ftagnate where it will be...
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The Monthly Review; or, Litereary Journal: From January to June, inclusive.

Several Hands - 1782
...the admiration of the f. il ful ; a place to be vifitrd by travellers, and copied by defigners.' How exquifite Dr. Johnfon's tafte is in matters of...and to place a bench at every turn where there is an objcfl to catch the view ; to make water run where it will be heard, or to ftagnate where it will be...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...Johnson ( Works, viii. 409), after describing how Shenstone laid out the Leasowes, continues : — ' Whether to plant a walk in undulating curves, and...where there is an object to catch the view ; to make \vater run where it will be heard, and to stagnate where it will be seen ; to leave intervals where...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...great, and the admiration of the fkilful; a place to be vifitcd by travellers, and copied by defigners. Whether to plant a walk in undulating curves, and...the view; to make water run where it will be heard, and to ffognate where it will be feen; to leave intervals where the eye will be pleafed, and to thicken...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...great, and the admiration of the fkilful ; a place to be vifited by travellers, and copied by defigners. Whether to plant a walk in undulating curves, and...the view ; to make water run where it will be heard, and to ftagnate where it will be feen ; to leave intervals where the eye will be pleafed,. and to thicken...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...admiration of the fkilful ; a place to be vifited by travellers, and copied by defigners. Whether to plan: a walk in undulating curves, and to place a bench...every turn where there is an object to catch the view ; ro make water run where it will be heard, and to ftagnatc where it will be fccn ; to leave intervals...
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Recollection of Some Particulars in the Life of the late William Shenstone

William Shenstone, Esq - 1788
...pleafures, " and to be ambitious of rural ele" gance." ,' And when the learned Doctor adds, that *' to plant a walk in undulating " curves, and to place a bench at " every turn, where there is any ob'* jett to catch the eye," and the like, " demands no great powers of mind," and that ** fuch...
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Recollection of Some Particulars in the Life of the Late William Shenstone ...

Richard Graves - Letters - 1788 - 195 pages
...ambitious of rural ele.". gance." And when the learned Doctor adds, that " to plant a walk in undulating <f curves, and to place a bench at " every turn, where there is any ob." jedl to catch the eye," and the like, '/' demands no great powers of mind," tmd that ** fuch...
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