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01. Orbis Tertius | 5. The horizon of our concerns | c. The spheres are in commotion iv.

iv. Lancelot “Capability” Brown, who laid out the gardens at Bowood, was head gardener at Stowe House, Buckinghamshire for ten years. In the Elysian Fields at Stowe can be found The Temple of British Worthies, built by Brown’s predecessor William Kent. The busts contained within include, among others, Elizabeth I, Isaac Newton and Francis Bacon.

 

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01. Orbis Tertius | 5. The horizon of our concerns | c. The spheres are in commotion iii.

iii. Mars Incorporated also has a shop at its Ethel M Chocolate Factory in Henderson, Nevada. To the rear of the building is the Ethel M Botanical Cactus Garden, modelled on the English landscape garden, a style exemplified by such estates as Bowood in Wiltshire. It was in a room in Bowood House that Joseph Priestley discovered oxygen.