Babcock himself really knew as little about the bad, in any quarter of the world, as a nursing infant, his most vivid realization of evil had been the discovery that one of his college classmates, who was studying architecture
in Paris had a love affair with a young woman who did not expect him to marry her.
You are forty feet under ground, and in the midst of a perfect wilderness of tall, slender, granite columns, of Byzantine architecture.
We took off our shoes and went into the marble mausoleum of the Sultan Mahmoud, the neatest piece of architecture, inside, that I have seen lately.
This chapel, quite new, having been built only six years, was entirely in that charming taste of delicate architecture
, of marvellous sculpture, of fine and deep chasing, which marks with us the end of the Gothic era, and which is perpetuated to about the middle of the sixteenth century in the fairylike fancies of the Renaissance.
Of course there can be no exact parallel between arts so different as architecture
and poetic composition: But certainly in the poetry of our day also, though it has been in some instances powerfully initiative and original, there is great scholarship, a large comparative acquaintance with the poetic methods of earlier workmen, and a very subtle intelligence of their charm.
The family home was a few miles from Nashville, Tennessee, a large, irregularly built dwelling of no particular order of architecture
, a little way off the road, in a park of trees and shrubbery.
The Stones of Venice' is an, impassioned exposition of the beauty of Venetian Gothic architecture
, and here as always Ruskin expresses his vehement preference for the Gothic art of the Middle Ages as contrasted with the less original and as it seems to him less sincere style of the Renaissance.
What does architecture
amount to in the experience of the mass of men?
Then we have it once more in their architecture
, a beauty as of temperance itself, limited to the straight line and the square, --a builded geometry.
When the visitor has mounted the crumbling steps of this ancient donjon, he reaches a little plateau where, in the seventeenth century, Georges Philibert de Sequigny, Lord of the Glandier, Maisons-Neuves and other places, built the existing town in an abominably rococo style of architecture
Yes, I take a great interest in it," Anna answered Sviazhsky, who was expressing his surprise at her knowledge of architecture
Sleary himself, a stout modern statue with a money-box at its elbow, in an ecclesiastical niche of early Gothic architecture
, took the money.