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" Kent ; painter enough to taste the charms of landscape, bold and opinionative enougli to dare and to dictate, and born with a genius to strike out a great system from the twilight of imperfect essays. He leaped the fence, and saw that all nature was a... "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Seite 389
herausgegeben von - 1829
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The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw ...

1875
...Walpole he was painter enough to taste the charms of landscape, suiliciently bold and opinionative to dare and to dictate, and born with a genius to...leaped the fence and saw that all nature was a garden. The great principles on which he worked were perspective, light, and shade. Groups of trees broke a...
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The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw ...

Popular encyclopedia - 1879
...to taste the charms of landscape, sufficiently bold and opinionative to dare and to dictate, and bom with a genius to strike out a great system from the...leaped the fence and saw that all nature was a garden. The great principles on which he worked were perspective, light, and shade. Groups of trees broke a...
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The English Flower Garden: With Illustrative Notes

Henry Arthur Bright - 1881 - 94 Seiten
...express their surprise at rinding a sudden and nnperceived check to their walks." He adds that Kent " leaped the fence, and saw that all Nature was a garden." he admits "architectural ornaments" in the garden round the house. He speaks, too, with regret of having...
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Gleanings in Old Garden Literature

William Carew Hazlitt - 1887 - 263 Seiten
...characterises him as "painter enough to taste the charms of landscape, bold and opinionative enough to dare and to dictate, and born with a genius to...from the twilight of imperfect essays." " He leaped i the fence," says our author, " and saw that all nature \ was a garden." •« From Walpole's account...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Band 14

1888
...language, Kent " was painter enough to taste the charms of landscape, bold and opinionative enough to dare and to dictate, and born with a genius to...great system from the twilight of imperfect essays." In short, he was the first in English gardening to vindicate the natural against the artificial Banishing...
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Old Country Life

Sabine Baring-Gould - 1890 - 358 Seiten
...moment appeared Kent, painter enough to taste the charms of landscape, bold and opinionative enough to dare and to dictate, and born with a genius to...great system from the twilight of imperfect essays." The man Kent deserved the gallows much more than many who have been hung. No one who pretended to be...
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In a Gloucestershire Garden

Henry Nicholson Ellacombe - 1895 - 302 Seiten
...Kent had effected, he summed up his work in a happy phrase, which has almost become proverbial : ' He leaped the fence, and saw that all nature was a garden.' The discovery led the way to the modern landscape gardening, and to the destruction of the old English...
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A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century

Henry Augustin Beers - 1898 - 455 Seiten
...forest deep." Walpole says that Kent's "ruling principle was that nature abhors a straight line." Kent "leaped the fence and saw that all nature was a garden....and valley, changing imperceptibly into each other . . . and remarked how loose groves crowned an easy eminence with happy ornament. . . The great principles...
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With the trees

Maud Going - 1903 - 335 Seiten
...thrown open to the public gaze. It was said of Kent, the designer who chiefly worked the change, that he "leaped the fence and saw that all nature was a garden." Then the horse-chestnut was in demand for English gardens, and before the revolution it was planted...
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A Book of English Gardens

M. R. Gloag - 1906 - 340 Seiten
...one of the worst offenders in the destruction of old Gardens. In the amusing language of Wai pole, "he leaped the fence and saw that all Nature was a Garden." Lovers of old Gardens would have had great cause for thankfulness had he resisted his impulse to leap...
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