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[CT 5/29/15] No note follows this quote from Latrobe (in the History section): "laid out in squares, and boxed with great precision. For the first time since I left Germany, I saw here a parterre, clipped and trimmed with infinite care into the form of a richly flourished Fleur-de-Lis, the expiring groans I hope of our Grandfather[s’] pedantry."
 
[CT 5/29/15] No note follows this quote from Latrobe (in the History section): "laid out in squares, and boxed with great precision. For the first time since I left Germany, I saw here a parterre, clipped and trimmed with infinite care into the form of a richly flourished Fleur-de-Lis, the expiring groans I hope of our Grandfather[s’] pedantry."
  
I am not sure where it was originally cited from, but I found it here ''The Journal of Latrobe: The Notes and Sketches...'' (1905), with some slight changes:
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I assume it was originally cited from ''The Virginia Journals of Henry Latrobe'' (1977), but I want to make , but I found it here ''The Journal of Latrobe: The Notes and Sketches...'' (1905), with some slight changes:
"laid out in squares, and boxed with great precision. . . .For the first time since I left Germany, I saw here a ''parterre'', stripped and trimmed with infinite care into the form of a richly flourished ''fleur-de-lis'', the expiring groans I hope of our grandfathers' pedantry."
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"laid out in squares, and boxed with great precision. . . .For the first time since I left Germany, I saw here a parterre, chipped and trimmed with infinite care into the form of a richly flourished Fleur de Lis: The expiring groans I hope of our Grandfather[s'] pedantry." (p. 165)
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[CT 5/29/15] No note follows this quote from Latrobe (in the History section): "laid out in squares, and boxed with great precision. For the first time since I left Germany, I saw here a parterre, clipped and trimmed with infinite care into the form of a richly flourished Fleur-de-Lis, the expiring groans I hope of our Grandfather[s’] pedantry."

I assume it was originally cited from The Virginia Journals of Henry Latrobe (1977), but I want to make , but I found it here The Journal of Latrobe: The Notes and Sketches... (1905), with some slight changes: "laid out in squares, and boxed with great precision. . . .For the first time since I left Germany, I saw here a parterre, chipped and trimmed with infinite care into the form of a richly flourished Fleur de Lis: The expiring groans I hope of our Grandfather[s'] pedantry." (p. 165)

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