The illustrated handbook of architecture

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Page 467 - More Worlds than One. The Creed of the Philosopher and the Hope of the Christian.
Page 186 - And when the queen of Sheba had seen all Solomon's wisdom, and the house that he had built, and the meat of his table, and the sitting of his servants, and the attendance of his ministers, and their apparel, and his cup-bearers, and his ascent by which he went up unto the house of the Lord, there was no more spirit in her.
Page 3 - Handbook of Architecture. Being a Concise and Popular Account of the Different Styles prevailing in all Ages and Countries in the World. With a Description of the most remarkable Buildings.
Page 430 - As it is. no words can express the chastened beauty of that central chamber, seen in the soft gloom of the subdued light that reaches it through the distant and half-closed openings that surround it.
Page 21 - VAUX'S (WSW) Handbook to the Antiquities in the British Museum ; being a Description of the Remains of Greek, Assyrian. Egyptian, and Etruscan Art preserved there. With 300 Woodcuts. Post 8vo.
Page 19 - School History of Greece ; from the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest, with Supplementary Chapters on the History of Literature and Art.
Page 76 - ... alike — the grace with which they are arranged, the tasteful admixture of domes of different heights with flat ceilings, and the mode in which the light is introduced, combine to produce an excellent effect. Indeed, I know of no other building in India, of the same class, that leaves so pleasing an impression, or affords so many hints for the graceful arrangement of columns in an interior.
Page 468 - BUNBURY'S (CJF) Journal of a Residence at the Cape of Good Hope ; with Excursions into the Interior, and Notes on the Natural History and Native Tribes of the Country. Woodcuts. Post 8vo. 9$.
Page 24 - ... in other examples plain painted surfaces occupy the same space. Above this springs the roof, semicircular in general section, but somewhat stilted at the sides, so as to make its height greater than the semi-diameter. It is ornamented even at this day by a series of wooden ribs...
Page 19 - HISTORY OF ROME; from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. By DEAN LIDDELL.

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