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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.