Architectural Record, Volume 1

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Record and Guide, 1892 - Architecture

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Page 214 - But, from the arms of silence — list ! O list ! The music bursteth into second life ; The notes luxuriate, every stone is kissed By sound, or ghost of sound, in mazy strife...
Page 105 - means any drain of and used for the drainage of one building only, or premises within the same curtilage, and made merely for the purpose of communicating therefrom with a cesspool or other like receptacle for drainage, or with a sewer into which the drainage of two or more buildings or premises occupied by different persons is conveyed : "Sewer" includes sewers and drains of every description, except drains to which the word
Page 6 - There, in turn I stand with them and praise you. Out of my own self, I dare to phrase it. But the best is when I glide from out them, Cross a step or two of dubious twilight, Come out on the other side, the novel Silent silver lights and darks undreamed of, Where I hush and bless myself with silence.
Page 258 - Pennell, Joseph. Pen drawing and pen draughtsmen. Their work and their methods. A study of the art to-day with technical suggestions.
Page 382 - Pen Drawing and Pen Draughtsmen : Their Work and Their Methods. A study of the art to-day, with technical suggestions. By JOSEPH PENNELL.
Page 200 - ARCHITECTURE is the art which so disposes and adorns the edifices raised by man for whatsoever uses, that the sight of them contributes to his mental health, power and pleasure.
Page xv - Meyer," said Goethe laughing, "always says: 'If thinking were not so hard.' And the worst is, that all the thinking in the world does not bring us to thought; we must be right by nature, so that good thoughts may come before us like free children of God, and cry, 'Here we are'.
Page 87 - Constantine soon discovered that, in the decline of the arts, the skill as well as numbers of his architects bore a very unequal proportion to the greatness of his designs.
Page 214 - But he who, having no touch of the Muses' madness in his soul, comes to the door and thinks that he will get into the temple by the help of art— he, I say, and his poetry are not admitted; the sane man disappears and is nowhere when he enters into rivalry with the madman.
Page 215 - Five hundred poor I have in yearly pay, Who twice a day their wither'd hands hold up Toward heaven, to pardon blood ; and I have built Two chantries, where the sad and solemn priests Sing still for Richard's soul.

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