English garden


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English garden

An informal garden whose plantings, walks, and pools do not form any recognizable plan and are deliberately lacking in symmetry. As a supposed imitation of natural scenery, paths tend to be sinuous rather than straight, and trees and bushes are casually arranged; the antithesis of a formal garden.
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This is not a Corsican arbor, but an English garden; badly kept, I own, but still you must not calumniate it for that."
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