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" It is difficult for the noblest Grecian temple to convey half so many impressions to the mind as a cathedral does of the best Gothic taste — a proof of skill in the architects and of address in the priests who erected them. The latter exhausted their... "
Cyclopedia of Architecture: Historical, Descriptive, Typographical ... - Page 10
by Robert Stuart - 1854
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and ..., Part 1

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1817
...temple to convey half so many impressions to the mind, as a cathedral does of the best Gothic (English) taste: — a proof of skill in the architects, and of address in the priests who erected them :" * they exhibit a knowledge of what is most profound in the science and practice of building, that...
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Aunt Elinor's lectures on architecture

Aunt ELINOR - 1843
...difficult for the noblest Grecian temple to convey half so many impressions to the mind as a cathedral does of the best Gothic taste, a proof of skill in the architects, and address in the priests who erected them. One must have taste to be sensible of the beauties of Grecian...
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Exposition O. Tassaert au bénéfice de l'Association des artistes peintres ...

Galerie Georges Petit - 1849 - 37 pages
...Rheims. noblest Grecian temple to convey half so many impressions to the mind, as a cathedral does of the best Gothic taste— a proof of skill in the...and perspectives infused such sensations of romantic devoGreat resemblance of the first to the later Gothic will excuse the introduction of the following...
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Exposition O. Tassaert au bénéfice de l'Association des artistes peintres ...

Galerie Georges Petit - 1849 - 37 pages
...Rheims. noblest Grecian temple to convey half so many impressions to the mind, as a cathedral does of the best Gothic taste— a proof of skill in the...and perspectives infused such sensations of romantic devosettlements in Greece, with marble from the ruined cities, which was used in constructing their...
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Anecdotes of painting in England, with some account of the ..., Volume 1

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1849
...objeets themselves, with the abilities required for their produetion." A relt. vol. xvi. p. 292. tion ; and they were happy in finding artists capable of executing such machinery. One must have taste to he sensible of the beauties of Greeian arehitecture ; one only wants passions to feel Gothic. In St....
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Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the ..., Volume 1

Horace Walpole - Artists - 1876
...W.] * ' . noblest Grecian temple to convey half so many impressions to the mind, as a cathedral does of the best Gothic taste — a proof of skill in the...mechanism, vaults, tombs, painted windows, gloom, and perspective infused such sensations of romantic devosettlements in Greece, with marble from the ruined...
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Anecdotes of painting in England. [Abridged. Followed by] A catalogue of ...

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1879
...difficult for the noblest Grecian temple to convey half so many impressions to the mind as a cathedral does of the best Gothic taste — a proof of skill in the...finding artists capable of executing such machinery. One mi«t have taste to be sensible of the beauties of Grecian architecture ; one only wants passions to...
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The Letters of Thomas Gray: Including the Correspondence of Gray ..., Volume 3

Thomas Gray - Poets, English - 1912
...by Mitford.] 2 Whatever the passage was, we now read [The priests] "exhausted their knowledge of ye passions in composing edifices whose pomp, mechanism,...perspectives infused such sensations of romantic devotion. " 3 " There is a tradition that Sir Christopher Wren went once a year to survey the roof of the chapel...
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Der Landschaftsgarten als Lebensmodell: zur Symbolik der "Gartenrevolution ...

Ana-Stanca Tabarasi - Gardens - 2007 - 512 pages
...for the noblest Grecian Temple to convey half so many impressions to the mind, äs a cathedral does of the best Gothic taste, a proof of skill in the...of the passions in composing edifices whose pomp, mechanisms, vaults, tombs, painted windows, gloom and perspectives infused such sentiments of romantic...
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