THE ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPE GARDENING OF THE EXPOSTION

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Page 116 - Facing west from California's shores, Inquiring, tireless, seeking what is yet unfound, I, a child, very old, over waves, towards the house of maternity, the land of migrations, look afar, Look off the shores of my Western sea, the circle almost circled; For starting westward from Hindustan, from the vales of Kashmere, From Asia, from the north, from the God, the sage, and the hero, From the south, from the flowery peninsulas and the spice islands, Long having...
Page 134 - So forth issew'd the Seasons of the yeare. First, lusty Spring, all dight in leaves of flowres That freshly budded and new bloosmes did beare, (In which a thousand birds had built their bowres...
Page 114 - I therefore repeat, that it is absolutely indispensable for the United States to effect a passage from the Mexican Gulf to the Pacific Ocean ; and I am certain that they will do it.
Page 118 - The moon sinks yonder in the west, While, in the east, the glorious sun Behind the herald dawn appears. Thus rise and set in constant change those shining orbs And regulate the very life of this our world.
Page 134 - For lasting happiness we turn our eyes to one alone, And she surrounds you now. Great nature, refuge of the weary heart, and only balm to breasts that have been bruised. She hath cool hands for every fevered brow And gentlest silence for the troubled soul.
Page 174 - To make a Fine Arts composition that will fit this modified melancholy, we must use those forms in architecture and gardening that will affect the emotions in such a way as to produce on the individual the same modified sadness as the galleries do.
Page 120 - THE BALMY AIR DIFFUSES HEALTH AND FRAGRANCE— SO TEMPERED IS THE GENIAL GLOW THAT WE KNOW NEITHER HEAT NOR COLD— TULIPS AND HYACINTHS ABOUND— FOSTERED BY A DELICIOUS CLIME THE EARTH BLOOMS LIKE A GARDEN.— FIRDAUSI (The national poet of Persia).
Page 44 - The entire length of its oval is encircled by a colonnade, pierced by three deep portals which are identical in treatment and which are especially fine examples of the Roman arch. Their dignity is enhanced by the Italian cypresses which flank them on either side. The portals open respectively into the Palace of Education on the west, the Palace of Liberal Arts on the east and the Court of the Four Seasons on the north. The colonnade is bordered by massive Ionic columns of smoked ivory, which in the...
Page 114 - IT IS ABSOLUTELY INDISPENSABLE FOR THE UNITED STATES TO EFFECT A PASSAGE FROM THE MEXICAN GULF TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND I AM CERTAIN THAT THEY WILL DO IT— WOULD THAT I MIGHT LIVE TO SEE IT BUT I SHALL NOT.

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