Old English Country Cottages

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Charles Holme
Offices of ʻThe Studio,̓, 1907 - Architecture, Domestic - 168 pages
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Page 134 - What more delightsome than an infinite varietie of sweet smelling flowers ? decking with sundrye colours the greene mantel of the earth, the universal mother of us all, so by them bespotted, so dyed, that all the world cannot sample them, and wherein it is more fit to admire the Dyer than imitate his workmanship, colouring not only the earth but decking the ayre, and sweetening every breath and spirit.
Page 57 - We know very well that if anybody do go to heaven, they will. They've worked hard for it, and they deserve to have it, such as 'tis. I bain't such a fool as to pretend that we who stick to the Church have the same chance as they, because we know we have not. But I hate a feller who'll change his old ancient doctrines for the sake of getting to heaven. I'd as soon turn king's-evidence for the few pounds you get.
Page 134 - What can your eye desire to see, your ears to hear, your mouth to taste, or your nose to smell, that is not to be had in an Orchard?
Page 134 - Mother of us all, so by them bespotted, so dyed, that all the world cannot sample them, and wherein it is more fit to admire the Dyer, than imitate his workemanship. Colouring not onely the earth, but decking the ayre, and sweetning every breath and spirit.
Page 76 - This craggy stone a covering is for an architector's bed ; That lofty buildings raised high, yet now lyes low his head ; His line and rule, so death concludes, are locked up in store ; Build they who list, or they who wist, for he can build no more. His house of clay could hold no longer, May Heaven's joy build him a stronger.
Page vii - BRANCHES:— 96 BOLD STREET, LIVERPOOL; 72-74 BUCHANAN STREET, GLASGOW ; 59 BROMPTON ROAD, SW ; 60 CHEAPSIDE, EC ; 115 OXFORD STREET, W.
Page 134 - Colouring not onely the earth, but decking the ayre, and sweetning every breath and spirit. The Rose red, damaske, velvet, and double double province Rose, the sweet muske Rose double and single, the double and single white Rose. The faire and sweet senting Woodbind, double and single.
Page 57 - Ay, and faith, so be I," said Mark Clark. "I won't say much for myself; I don't wish to," Coggan continued, with that tendency to talk on principles which is characteristic of the barley-corn. "But I've never changed a single doctrine: I've stuck like a plaster to the old faith I was born in. Yes; there's this to be said for the Church, a man can belong to the Church and bide in his cheerful old inn, and never trouble or worry his mind about doctrines at all.
Page xi - Augustine at Pav-ia— S. Domenic at Bologna — S. Peter Martyr at Milan — The Tabernacolo at Florence — S.
Page 169 - It combines all the effects which can be produced by the most skilful manipulation of a grand organ with those of an orchestra. I consider your instrument not only a source of delight to music-lovers, but also a benefit to art itself.

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