|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|God Almighty first planted a garden.|
|My garden is a lovesome thingGod wot!|
The veriest school
Of peace; and yet the fool
Contends that God is not.
Not God in gardens! When the sun is cool?
Nay, but I have a sign!
Tis very sure God walks in mine.
Thos. Edward BrownMy Garden.
|God the first garden made, and the first city Cain.|
Abraham CowleyThe Garden. Essay V.
|My garden is a forest ledge|
Which older forests bound;
The banks slope down to the blue lake-edge,
Then plunge to depths profound!
EmersonMy Garden. St. 3.
|One is nearer Gods heart in a garden|
Than anywhere else on earth.
Dorothy Frances GurneyGods Garden.
|An album is a garden, not for show|
Planted, but use; where wholesome herbs should grow.
LambIn an Album to a Clergymans Lady.
|I walk down the garden paths,|
And all the daffodils
Are blowing, and the bright blue squills.
I walk down the patterned garden-paths
In my stiff, brocaded gown.
With my powdered hair, and jewelled fan,
I too am a rare
Pattern. As I wander down
The garden paths.
|And add to these retired Leisure,|
That in trim gardens takes his pleasure.
MiltonIl Pensoroso. L. 49.
|Grove nods at grove, each alley has a brother,|
And half the platform just reflects the other.
The suffring eye inverted nature sees,
Trees cut in statues, statues thick as trees;
With here a fountain never to be playd,
And there a summer-house that knows no shade.
PopeMoral Essays. Ep. IV. L. 117.
|A little garden square and walld;|
And in it throve an ancient evergreen,
A yew-tree, and all round it ran a walk
Of shingle, and a walk divided it.
TennysonEnoch Arden. L. 731.
| The garden lies,|
A league of grass, washd by a slow broad stream.
TennysonGardeners Daughter. L. 40.
|Come into the garden, Maud,|
For the black bat, night, has flown.
TennysonMaud. XXII. 1.
| The splash and stir|
Of fountains spouted up and showering down
In meshes of the jasmine and the rose:
And all about us peald the nightingale,
Rapt in her song, and careless of the snare.
TennysonPrincess. Pt. I. L. 214.
|A little garden Little Jowett made,|
And fenced it with a little palisade;
If you would know the mind of little Jowett,
This little garden dont a little show it.
Francis WranghamEpigram on Dr. Joseph Jowett. Familiarly known as Jowetts little garden. Claimed for William Lort Mansel and Mr. Horry.