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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 works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 140
by English poets - 1790
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The Soldier's Orphan, Volume 3

Mrs. Costello - 1809 - 214 pages
...walks, and regular rows of trees on each side, which brought the following lines of Pope to her mind: Grove nods at grove, each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other : She tried to divert her thoughts from dwelling on painful subjects, by fixing...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809 - 604 pages
...behold the wall! No pleasing intricacies intervene, No artful wildness to perplex the scene ; (irrne nods at grove, each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other. The sufTring eye inverted nature sees, IWs cut to statues, statues thick as...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 2

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont - English drama - 1811 - 712 pages
...Faithful Shepherdess? More uniform they are, we allow, like the gardens which Mr. Pope describes, where * Grove nods at grove, 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...
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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...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812 - 348 pages
...behold the wall ! No pleasing intricacies intervene, 1 15 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 suff'ring eye inverted nature sees, Trees cut to statues, statues thick...
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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...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 85, Part 1; Volume 117

Early English newspapers - 1815 - 740 pages
...you look, behold a 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.' " In a letter from Mr. William Parker, Archdeacon of Cornwall, 1674, to his...
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Description of Browsholme hall ... and of the parish of Waddington. Also a ...

Thomas Lister Parker - 1815 - 186 pages
...behold a 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." ... In a letter from Mr. William Parker, Archdeacon of Cornwall, 1674, to...
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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...
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Travels Through Part of the Russian Empire and the Country of Poland; Along ...

Robert Johnston - Poland - 1816 - 406 pages
...hills nor distant views, to relieve the studied regularity of lengthened avenues and formal walks. " Grove nods at grove, each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the oth«r." It is a remarkable circumstance that in this part of the country, birch,...
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