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" the house was too small to inhabit, and too large to hang to ' one's watch,' cannot depreciate the taste that reigns in the whole. The larger court, dignified by picturesque cedars, and the classic scenery of the small court that unites the old and new... "
London, by David Hughson - Page 525
by Edward Pugh - 1809
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Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the Principal Artists ...

Horace Walpole, George Vertue - 1786
...in a northern latitude. Yet thefe blemifhes, and lord Hervey's wit, who faid the houje was too fmall to inhabit, and too large to hang to one's watch, cannot depreciate the tafte that reigns in the whole. The larger court, dignified by picturefque cedars, and the claffic...
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The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London ...

John Bew - 1793
...a northern latitude. Yet thefe blemifhes, and Lord Hervey's wit, who faid " the houfe was too fmall to inhabit, and too large to hang to one's watch," cannot depreciate the tafte that reigns throughout the whole. The larger court, dignified by pifturefque cedars, and the...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 10, Issue 4

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1816
...say " the house k wat incipal front of tliu building ii represented in the unexed view. MIDDLESEX. was too small to inhabit, and too large to hang to one's watch." Two wings, designed by Wyalt, were added by the late Duke of Devonshire ; and these desirably assist...
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The History and Survey of London and Its Environs from the ..., Volume 4

B. Lambert - 1806
...ceiling of the corner drawing-room, are beyond measure massive ; and the ground apartment is rather a diminutive catacomb, than a library in a northern...blemishes, and Lord Hervey's wit, who said ' the house was toot small to inhabit, and too large to hang to one's wfctch/ cannot not depreciate the taste that...
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The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London ...

John Bew - 1807
...ceiling of the corner drawing room, are beyond measure massive; and the ground apartment is rather a diminutive catacomb than a library in a northern...house was too small to inhabit, and too large to hang toone's watch,' cannot depreciate the taste that reigns throughout the whole. The larger court, dignified...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1823
...ceiling of the corner Drawing-Room are beyond measure massive; and the ground/jkp'artment is rather a diminutive catacomb, than a library in a northern...these blemishes, and Lord Hervey's wit, who said, ' that the house was too small to inhabit, and too large to hang to one's watch,' cannot depreciate...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 14, Part 4

John Britton - 1816
...occasion to say " the house was principal front of this building is represented in the agnexed view. 1 was too small to inhabit, and too large to hang to one's watch." Two wings, designed by Wyatt, were added by the late Duke of Devonshire ; and these desirably assist...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volume 4

Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1816
...occasion to say " the houw was principal front of this building is represented in the annexed view. was too small to inhabit, and too large to hang to one's watch." Two wings, designed by Wyatt, were added by the late Duke of Devonshire ; and these desirably assist...
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Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the ..., Volume 4

1827
...the cieling of the corner drawing-room are beyond measure massive, and the ground apartment is rather a diminutive catacomb, than a library in a northern...one's watch, cannot depreciate the taste that reigns in the whole. The larger court, dignified by picturesque cedars, and the classic scenery of the small...
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Curiosities of Great Britain: England & Wales Delineated ..., Volume 3

Thomas Dugdale - 1830 - 1586 pages
...his design ; and this is of such circumscribed proportions that Lord Hervey took occasion to say " the house was too small to inhabit, and too large to hang to one's watch." Two wings, designed by Wyatt, were added by the late Dnke oi Devonshire. The central compartment is...
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