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" Monuments stood; introducing in their stead, a certain fantastical and licentious Manner of Building, which we have since called Modern (or Gothic rather), Congestions of heavy, dark, melancholy and Monkish Piles, without any just Proportion, Use or Beauty,... "
A History of the Gothic Revival: An Attempt to Show how the Taste for ... - Page 132
by Charles Locke Eastlake - 1872 - 427 pages
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The Antiquities of England and Wales

Francis Grose - Great Britain - 1784
...together with that glorious empire where those stately and pompous monuments stood : introducing in their stead, a certain fantastical and licentious manner...building, which we have since called Modern, or Gothic. Congestions of heavy, dark, melancholy, and monkish piles, without any just proportion, use, or beauty,...
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Yorkshire: An Historical and Topographical Introduction to a Knowledge of ...

John Wainwright - Conisbrough (England) - 1829 - 227 pages
...of St. Paul's, in London, and Mr. Evelyn, attribute its invention to the Goths and Vandals, who, " having demolished the Greek and Roman architecture,...of building, which we have since called modern or Gothic."t In refutation of this opinion, we need only observe, that both the Goths and Vandals were...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and ..., Volume 4

Allan Cunningham - Architects - 1831
...good their claim, had not the Goths and Vandals subverted and demolished them, introducing in their stead a certain fantastical and licentious manner...building, which we have since called Modern or Gothic; congestions of heavy, dark, melancholy, and monkish piles, without any just proportion, use, or beauty."...
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A Treatise on the Ecclesiastical Architecture of England, During the Middle Ages

Architecture, British - 1835 - 134 pages
...says : " The Goths and Vandals, having demolished " the Greek and Roman Architecture, intro" duced in its stead a certain fantastical and " licentious...building, which we " have since called modern, or Gothic, — of " the greatest industry and expensive carv" ing, full of fret and lamentable imagery, " sparing...
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A Treatise on the Ecclesiastical Architecture of England, During the Middle Ages

Architecture, British - 1835 - 134 pages
...with that glorious empire " where those stately and pompous monu" ments stood ; introducing in their stead a " certain fantastical and licentious manner...building, which we have since called " Modern, or Gothic — congestions of heavy " dark, melancholy, monkish piles, without " any just proportion, use, or...
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A Treatise on the Ecclesiastical Architecture of England, During the Middle ...

John Milner - Architecture, Domestic - 1835 - 134 pages
...with that glorious ' empire where those stately and pompous monuments stood ; ' introducing in their stead a certain fantastical and licentious ' manner of building, which we have smce called modern or Gothic: — congestions of heavy, dark, melancholy, and monkish piles, without...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1844
...together with that glorious empire where those stately and pompous monuments stood; introducing in their stead a certain fantastical and licentious manner...building, which we have since called modern, or Gothic, congestions of heavy, dark, melancholy, and monkish piles, without any just proportion, use, or beauty,...
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The progress of life; or, Youth, maturity, and old age, a poem

William Leech - 1868
...PAGE 26, NOTE 12. as Ancient structures rise, Compared with monkish mounds which shroud t/te skies. A certain fantastical and licentious manner of building, which we have since called Modern (or Gothic rather), congestions of heavy, dark, melancholy, and monkish piles, without any just proportion, use,...
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A History of the Three Cathedrals Dedicated to St. Paul in London: With ...

William Longman - Church architecture - 1873 - 226 pages
...this ho quotes Evelyn, who says, ' the Goths, Vandals, and other barbarous nations . . . introducing a certain fantastical and licentious manner of building, which we have since called modern or Gothick.' His or his grandson's dislike of Gothic architecture then follows, introduced however with...
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Historical Essays

Joseph Barber Lightfoot - Church history - 1896 - 245 pages
...opinion is sanctioned by names entitled to the highest respect: that the refined Evelyn denounces " a certain fantastical and licentious manner of building, which we have since called modern or Gothick," and denounces those " dull, heavy, monkish piles, without any just proportion, use, or beauty";...
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