terrace-garden love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A garden arranged in various levels, or terraces, as are many in Italy.

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Examples

  • Her villa was set high above the curving shore, facing a sheltered terrace-garden resplendent in its

    The Inside of the Cup — Complete

  • Her villa was set high above the curving shore, facing a sheltered terrace-garden resplendent in its August glory; to seaward, islands danced in the haze; and behind the house, in the sunlight, were massed spruces of a brilliant arsenic green with purple cones.

    The Inside of the Cup — Volume 02

  • Along this were posterns in the wall, giving access to or exit from the terrace-garden, the formal-garden, the wild-garden and the water-garden.

    Andivius Hedulio Adventures of a Roman Nobleman in the Days of the Empire

  • The terrace-garden, dark with the shade of overhanging trees, had an air of melancholy that was quite oppressive.

    Barnaby Rudge

  • Du Chayla's house still stands, with a new roof, beside one of the bridges of the town; and if you are curious you may see the terrace-garden into which he dropped.

    Travels With A Donkey In The Cevennes

  • Passing over Ickleworth Bridge and rounding up the heavily-shadowed river of our narrow valley, I perceived a commotion as of bathers in a certain bright space immediately underneath the vicar's terrace-garden steps.

    The Gentleman of Fifty

  • Ville, and a splendid caffè with a terrace-garden had arisen between it and Palaviccini's old palace.

    The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete

  • At the back of the house, on a bank, rose an old-fashioned terrace-garden, full of apple-trees and other fruit-trees in blossom, and lively with the delicious verdure of early spring.

    Jack Sheppard A Romance

  • Round the terrace-garden was a low wall with a wicket leading to the wooded height beyond, that is called Cromwell's Battery to this day.

    The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne

  • This terrace or garden, or terrace-garden, or garden-terrace (the reader may name it _ad libitum_), took in an oblique view of the open sea, and fronted a long tract of level sea-coast, and a fine monotony of fens and windmills.

    Nightmare Abbey

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