Yes, though you may think me perverse, if it were proposed to me to dwell in the neighborhood of the most beautiful garden
that ever human art contrived, or else of a Dismal Swamp, I should certainly decide for the swamp.
She felt all the honest pride and complacency which her alliance with the present and future proprietor could fairly warrant, as she viewed the respectable size and style of the building, its suitable, becoming, characteristic situation, low and sheltered its ample gardens
stretching down to meadows washed by a stream, of which the Abbey, with all the old neglect of prospect, had scarcely a sightand its abundance of timber in rows and avenues, which neither fashion nor extravagance had rooted up.
Mistress Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden
Such as it was, however, it fell upon a garden
beneath the window and expended its fostering influences on a variety of plants, which seemed to have been cultivated with exceeding care.
(speaking of those which are indeed princelike, as we have done of buildings), the contents ought not well to be under thirty acres of ground; and to be divided into three parts; a green in the entrance; a heath or desert in the going forth; and the main garden
in the midst; besides alleys on both sides.
The sun poured down its burning rays upon the heathen deities of marble and bronze: it raised the temperature of the water in the conch shells, and ripened, on the walls, those magnificent peaches, of which the king, fifty years later, spoke so regretfully, when, at Marly, on an occasion of a scarcity of the finer sorts of peaches being complained of, in the beautiful gardens
there - gardens
which had cost France double the amount that had been expended on Vaux - the
Thuvia of Ptarth strolled in the gardens
of her father's palace, as was her nightly custom before retiring.
For the Kensington Gardens
, you must know, are full of short cuts, familiar to all who play there; and the shortest leads from the baby in long clothes to the little boy of three riding on the fence.
They were even permitted to occupy the House of the Sorcerer in peace, as if it had been their own, and to wander in the gardens
in search of food.
FOR nearly a month the old man haunted the palace, and watched in the gardens
for the little Prince until he knew the daily routine of his tiny life with his nurses and governesses.
The reason is that he escaped from being a human when he was seven days' old; he escaped by the window and flew back to the Kensington Gardens
asked the doctor; "sabres in gardens
are certainly unusual.