Mirror of Literature,  11 (1828), 225.

East Gate, Regent's Park




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Bonner Sc.


Alchemy, Horticulture, Acclimatization, Transport

    Introducing the illustration, asserts that 'Building, parking, and disparking are the order of the present day'. Observes: '"All the talents" write on landscape-gardening; and men who have given up the search of the philosopher's stone, and left "all meaner things" to larger numbers [...] are at length convinced of our earthy origin, and accordingly betake themselves to theories of transplantation and papers on agriculture and gardening'. Notes that both people and trees have been found to be 'improved by being transplanted'. Observing that trees are now transplanted with more care than formerly, suggests that a similar transformation has been wrought in human transport.

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