Journal of the British Archaeological Association, Volum 12

British Archaeological Association., 1906

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Side 78 - Afterward he brought me again unto the door of the house; and, behold, waters issued out from under the threshold of the house eastward: for the forefront of the house stood toward the east, and the waters came down from under from the right side of the house, at the 'south side of the altar.
Side 214 - Grove nods to grove, each alley has its brother, And half the garden just reflects the other." " Such symmetry," says Lord Byron, " is not for solitude ;" and certainly the gardens of Versailles were not planted with any such intent. The Parisians do not throng there for the contemplation to be found in the " trim gardens
Side 207 - Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, for the Encouragement and Prosecution of Researches into the Arts and Monuments of the Early and Middle Ages.
Side 19 - It is evident that the architectural features in the buildings of which the cathedral of Monreale is the type, were subordinate, in the eyes of their builders, to the mosaic decorations which cover every part of the interior, and are in fact the glory and pride of the edifice, by which alone it is entitled to rank among the finest of Mediaeval churches.
Side 214 - ... anchors. In the middle of the pediment, within a scroll, are the arms of Villiers, viz : on a Cross, five Escallops, encircled by a garter, and surmounted by a ducal coronet : at the sides are pendant festoons. The apertures flanking the steps are ach divided by a small column, and partly closed by balustrades.
Side 211 - ... discerned or descryde by any persons or- passengers, either by scent or smoke; at sight whereof the court being sore amazed, sent speedy newes to the great lords of the Councell, who were then but newly set in the Guildhall in London, about excessive and disorderly buildings; but they all arose and returned to Whitehall, and gave directions to the multitude of people to suppresse the ftame, and by hooke to pull downe some other adjoining buildings...
Side 78 - And when the man that had the line in his hand went forth eastward, he measured a thousand cubits, and he brought me through the waters; the waters were to the ankles.
Side 12 - ... of avarice and prodigality ; and in their eager thirst of wealth and dominion, they despise whatever they possess, and hope whatever they desire. Arms and horses, the luxury of dress, the exercises of hunting and...
Side 12 - ... centuries pass by. Rude hands break open the granite lids of their sepulchres, to find tresses of yellow hair and fragments of imperial mantles, embroidered with the hawks and stags the royal hunter loved. The church in which they lie, changes with the change of taste in architecture and the manners of successive ages. But the huge stone arks remain unmoved, guarding their freight of mouldering dust beneath gloomy canopies of stone, that temper the sunlight as it streams from the chapel windows.
Side 229 - removed them all from the land of their birth, and scattered them throughout the other districts of Scotland, both beyond the hills and on this side thereof, so that not even a native of that land abode there, and he installed therein his own peaceful people.

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