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The Byzantine and Romanesque Court in the Crystal Palace
Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt,John Burley Waring
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 2009
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Seite 70 - Then went Samson down, and his father and his mother, to Timnath, and came to the vineyards of Timnath : and behold, a young lion roared against him. And the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he rent him as he would have rent a kid, and he had nothing in his hand ; but he told not his father or his mother what he had done.
Seite 71 - Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers: now the magicians of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their enchantments. For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
Seite 98 - European generally supposed, would appear certain, and not only did Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the North of England, and Scandinavia adopt its peculiar system of ornament, but some of the most celebrated illuminated works in the various libraries of Europe, are now discovered to have emanated from that school.
Seite 95 - On each side of it are three rectangular piers, mains; rounded at their angles into semi-columns, which support three semi-circular arches, entirely unornamented, except by a plain architrave on the external one. The capitals on which the greatest richness of ornament is found, are those on the third or innermost of these piers at each side.
Seite 70 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Put forth thine hand, and take it by the tail. And he put forth his hand, and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand...
Seite 115 - Mourning, are always kept made up, and a note, descriptive of the relation of the parties to the Deceased, will ensure at any time the proper supply of Mourning being...
Seite 38 - Alexandrinum, — we may describe it generally as tesselated marble-work — that is, an arrangement of small cubes, usually of porphyry or serpentine (reddish-purple and green-coloured), composing geometrical patterns in grooves cut in the white marble slabs, which form the pavement. The contrast between these two colours produces a monotonous, but always harmonious, effect. Giallo antico, a light yellow marble, with an occasional blush-tone, is also sometimes employed, but it has always the appearance...
Seite 115 - Established for the introduction of parties unknown to each other, who are desirous of forming MATRIMONIAL ALLIANCES. The strictest honour and secrecy in every case.
Seite 45 - Minster], before the year 675. Biscop undertook a journey to the Roman States, and brought home many pictures with which the churches of St. Peter and Weremouth were ornamented. The second visit of Alfred to Rome with Ethelwulf, although undertaken at an early age, would, doubtless, not be without its influence on such a mind. The Painted Chamber at Westminster, in which Edward the Confessor F died, the renown of St.