Title: European and Japanese gardens; papers read before the American Institute of Architects ..
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Brown, Glenn, 1854-1932 Hamlin, A. D. F. (Alfred Dwight Foster), 1855-1926 Sturgis, R. Clipston (Richard Clipston), 1860-1951 Howard, John Galen, 1864-1931 Honda, Kinkichiro, 1850-1921
Subjects: Gardens Gardens
Publisher: Philadelphia, H.T. Coates & Co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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French Gardening and Its Master In the midst of pompous formality he was a playful child, andthe great world liked the contrast. At one time in his careerhe visited Italy, wishing to see what had been done there inhis art. While in Rome he was summoned to the presenceof the Pope, Innocent XI. The great prelate entered intofamiliar conversation with the gardener, complimented himupon his wonderful successes, and expressed regret that hehad never had the opportunity of seeing his work. Le Notreentered into the subject with enthusiasm, abandoned all for-mality, assured the Pope that he must visit France, and see hisVersailles. At this, Innocent protested as being too old toundertake such a journey. But your holiness is still vigor-ous, cried Le Notre, and I wager will bury the entire collegeof cardinals ! With that he threw his arms about the Popesneck and kissed him effusively,—an unheard-of liberty, whichseems to have delighted the head of the churh. One is left to
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THE GRAND CASCADE ST. CLOUD 126 European and Japanese Gardens
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