The Cathedral Church of Exeter: A Description of Its Fabric and a Brief History of the Episcopal See, Volume 13

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G. Bell, 1898 - 112 pages
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Page 16 - He was commonly called our English Seneca,* for the pureness, plainness, and fulness of his style. Not unhappy at controversies, more happy at comments, very good in his characters, better in his sermons, best of all in his meditations.
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Page 117 - For the purpose at which they aim they are admirably done, and there are few visitants to any of our noble shrines who will not enjoy their visit the better for being furnished with one...
Page 117 - WHITE. 2nd Edition, revised. 50 Illustrations. CHESTER. By CHARLES HIATT. 24 Illustrations. ROCHESTER. By GH PALMER, BA 38 Illustrations. OXFORD. By Rev. PERCY DEARMER, MA 34 Illustrations.
Page 117 - We have so frequently in these columns urged the want of cheap, wellillustrated, and well-written handbooks to our cathedrals, to take the place of the out-of-date publications of local booksellers, that we are glad to hear that they have been taken in hand by Messrs. George Bell & Sons.
Page 118 - They are nicely produced in good type, on good paper, and contain numerous illustrations, are well written, and very cheap. We should imagine architects and students of architecture will be sure to buy the series as they appear, for they contain in brief much valuable information." — British Architect. "Half the charm of this little book on Canterbury springs from the writer's recognition of the historical association -of so majestic a building with the fortunes, destinies, and habits of the English...
Page 117 - Sons under the editorship of Mr. Gleeson White and Mr. EF Strange seems well calculated to supply. The volumes are handy in size, moderate in price, well illustrated, and written in a scholarly spirit. The history of cathedral and city is intelligently set forth and accompanied by a descriptive survey of the building in all its detail. ' The illustrations are copious and well selected, and the series bids fair...
Page 54 - ... broken marble stone ; which place, by the since enlarging of his church is now within the South Tower of the same...

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