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The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 3, March, 1852

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 139,127 / 406 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 34.9
LoC Categories: AP, PN
Downloads: 428
Added to site: 2010.02.03
mnybks.net#: 26553
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Periodical
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whole. The enlarged and cultivated minds which conceived these vast yet minute arrangements, did not consider minor details as unimportant; every tree, and brake, and bush; every ornament, every path, is exactly in its right place, and seems to have ever been there. Nothing, however great, or however small, has escaped consideration; there are no bewildering effects, such as are frequently seen in large domains, and which render it difficult to recall what at the time may have been much admired; all is arranged with the dignity of order; all, however graceful, is substantial; the ornaments sometimes elaborate, never descend into prettiness; the character of the scenery has been borne in mind, and its beauty never outraged by extravagance. All is in harmony with the character which nature in her most generous mood gave to the hills and valleys; God has been gracious to the land, and man has followed in the pathway He has made.

[Illustration: THE TEMPLE CASCADE.]

[Illustration: THE WELLINGTON ROCK

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