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" liberty in the prosecution of his work, to make some variations, rather Ornamental than Essential, as from time to time he should see proper, and to leave the whole to his management. "
A Short History of Renaissance Architecture in England, 1500-1800 - Page 124
by Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield - 1904 - 323 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 138

1873
...far towards shaking faith in his genius. Happily, the warrant of approval gave him licence to make variations, ' rather ornamental than essential, as from time to time he ' should see proper; ' and still more happily Wren availed himself of this licence to make alterations so essential that...
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A History of the Three Cathedrals Dedicated to St. Paul in London: With ...

William Longman - Church architecture - 1873 - 226 pages
...begin 'with the East end or Quire.' 1 But the King gave him ' liberty in the prosecution of his work, to make some variations, rather Ornamental than Essential, as from time to time he should see proper, and to leave the whole to his management.' 2 Wren availed himself of this permission to an incredible...
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Sir Christopher Wren, His Family and His Times: With Original Letters and a ...

Lucy Phillimore - Architects - 1881 - 362 pages
...might be built and finished by parts.' The east end was to be begun first. Liberty was left to Wren ' to make some variations rather ornamental than essential as from time to time he should see proper,' and the whole was left to his management. This design is wholly unlike the present Cathedral, and is...
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Sir Christopher Wren his family and his times, 1585-1723

Lucy Phillimore - 1881 - 44 pages
...might be built and finished by parts.' The east end was to be begun first. Liberty was left to Wren ' to make some variations rather ornamental than essential as from time to time he should see proper,' and the whole was left to his management. This design is wholly unlike the present Cathedral, and is...
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English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury, Lichfield ...

Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer - Cathedrals - 1892 - 396 pages
...directed to commence with the choir, and the king gave him " liberty in the prosecution of his work to make some variations, rather Ornamental than Essential, as from time to time he should see proper." Whereupon Wren did begin, took the liberty to vary essentials in the most fundamental way, and erected...
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Handbook of English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury ...

Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer - Cathedrals - 1893 - 483 pages
...AS FIRST DESIGNED BY WREN. FROM MURRAY'S "HANDBOOK TO THE CATHEDRALS OF ENGLAND." cution of his work to make some variations, rather Ornamental than Essential, as from time to time he should see proper." Whereupon Wren did begin, took the liberty to vary essentials in the most fundamental way, and erected...
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A History of Renaissance Architecture in England, 1500-1800, Volume 1

Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield - Architects - 1897
...was finally sanctioned, as " the warrant design," and to the rejected design as " the model design." the work went on ; but he probably designed it in...slipped them in without obtaining the consent of the commissioners.1 He entirely abandoned his nightmare conception of two domes and a telescope steeple,...
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A History of Renaissance Architecture in England, 1500-1800, Volume 1

Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield - Architects - 1897
...was finally sanctioned, as " the warrant design," and to the rejected design as "the model design." the work went on ; but he probably designed it in...slipped them in without obtaining the consent of the commissioners.1 He entirely abandoned his nightmare conception of two domes and a telescope steeple,...
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Among the Great Masters of Painting: Thirty-two Reproductions of Famous ...

Walter Rowlands - Painters - 1901 - 274 pages
...might be built and finished by parts.' The east end was to be begun first. Liberty was left to Wren 'to make some variations, rather ornamental than essential, as from time to time he should see proper,' and the whole was left to his management. "This design is wholly unlike the present cathedral, and...
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London, Historic and Social, Volume 2

Claude de La Roche Francis - London (England) - 1902
...warrant of a clause whereby the architect was "at liberty in the prosecution of his work to make such variations, rather ornamental than essential, as from time to time he should see proper," and he took advantage of this clause to suppress the spire and all incongruous details, whereby he...
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