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" The cruel tyrant was so delighted with the curious edifice, that he ordered the eyes of the architect to be put out, so that he could not see to build another to equal or surpass it. "
NORTHERN LANDS; OR, YOUNG AMERICA IN RUSSIA AND PRUSSIA. - Page 253
by WILLIAM T. ADAMS - 1874
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The preceptor: containing a general course of education. Wherein ..., Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - Education - 1758
...called the Jerufalem, feemed to Jahn Bafilides I. then Czar, fuch an extraordinary Pile of Building, that he ordered the Eyes of the Architect to be put out, that he might never contrive or behold its Fellow. Of POLAND. CLIMATE.] ""pHEAirof this Country is,...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 8

1836
...the cognomen he bears in history, would almost appear to sanction the currently-received tradition, that he ordered the eyes of the architect to be put out, saying, " I wish this edifice to remain the master-piece of his art." • Wordsworth 248 It is generally...
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Letters of Travel from Different Lands

James P. Sanford - Voyages and travels - 1887 - 268 pages
...colors. This church was built by the Great Ivan, who was so well pleased with the work that he caused the eyes of the architect to be put out, so that he might never build another Christian temple like this. And now I close the sketch of my hasty visit...
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