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Page 137 - And furthermore, it is hereby enacted and declared, that into this liberal and catholic institution shall never be admitted any religious tests; but, on the contrary, all the members hereof shall for ever enjoy full, free, absolute, and uninterrupted liberty of conscience...
Page 301 - There is no place under the system in New York where a stately building can be looked up to from base to turret, none where it can even be seen full in the face and all at once taken in by the eye; none where it can be viewed in advantageous perspective. The few tolerable sites for noble buildings north of Grace Church and within the built part of the city remain, because Broadway, laid out curvilinearly, in free adaptation to natural circumstances, had already become too important a thoroughfare...
Page 172 - The ground floor consists chiefly of a very large, lofty saloon, which is to be decorated entirely in the antique style; above it is a library of the same form. Two small wings with only a ground floor and attic story are joined to this pavilion and communicate with the kitchen, offices, etc., which will form a kind of basement story, over which runs a terrace.
Page 137 - Trustees and Fellows of the College or University, in the English Colony of Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations in New England, in America...
Page 151 - And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age, who will deny that Oxford, by her ineffable charm, keeps ever calling us nearer to the true goal of all of us, to the ideal, to perfection — to beauty in a word, which is only truth seen from another side? — nearer, perhaps, than all the science of Tubingen.
Page 172 - Mr. Jefferson is the first American who has consulted the fine arts to know how he should shelter himself from the weather.
Page 301 - The City of Washington is to be divided into squares, or grand divisions, by streets running due North and South, and East and West, which form the ground-work of the plan. But from the Capitol, the President's house, and some of the important areas, are to be diagonal streets, which will prevent the monotony that characterises Philadelphia.