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|Lord Wellington said, “ Uniforms were often masks ; " and again, “ When my |
journal appears, many statues must come down." The Norse Sagas relate that
when Bishop Magne reproved King Sigurd for his wicked divorce, the priest who
|Philip Guedalla (1889-1944) British author When my journal appears, many |
statues must come down. Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) English soldier,
statesman I dislike modern memoirs. They are generally written by people who
have either ...
|("When my journals are published," said Wellington, "many statues must come |
down.") As a result, the University still remains under suspicion.31 In the furious
exchange of letters involving Bundy, Diamond, and Bellah, some essential facts ...
|Curiously enough, it was known to the ancients under the name of brass, and |
they made many of their tools and ... It melts much more readily than cop er, and
is used in making coin, medals, cannon, ells, and statues, as well as in various ...
fair to give you a chance to come back and let your nephew have your last words
—Sit down, Charles ; sit down, and write ; and, ... Those Midland shares on must
hold on to, for they will go up before long—Have you all that down 1' 'Stop ! stop !
|and down this venerable building; particularly the king William and queen Mary, |
which have been lately so amicably shut up ... Dean and Chapter, who permit
these noble decorations, I will throw away a moment or two in giving my opinion
of them. ... For all which, and many more reasons, I beg leave to move that the
whole present set of waxen worthies may be ... nothing can be more stupid than
the laying statues on their backs, in such a situation, that it is impossible they
|The marble Moses for the tomb of Julins, and the wonderful groups of the Medici |
monuments, have come down to us in their ... uor does it appear that in the more
important works of the Cinquecento, marble statues were ever coloured; nor,
great as ... Having thus set forth my view as to the practice of the ancient Greeks
in this respect — namely, that they did not colour ... architecture, and that not
always, we naturally come to the consideration as to whether we should colour
|But now the critic began to carp : there was no precedent for an equestrian statue |
on an arch ; besides, the arch itself was ... One noble lord pleasantly observed,
that when the horse was placed on its destined summit, it would appear from his
... If an enlightened public, after due examination, do not approve their
appearance, they are to come down again ... The next day, Lord Chetwynd, the
ranger of my park, sent me a fine brace of carp, out of my canal ; and 1 was told 1
must give five ...
|Those desiring fuller information should consult the original memoir of Professor |
Wheat- more of the body in binocular vision, ... When we thus view a building or a
full- length or colossal statue at a short distance, a picture of all its visible parts is
formed on the retina. If we view it at a greater distance, certain parts cease to be
seen, and other parts come into .... This experiment is an exceedingly curious
one, and is suggestive of many interesting speculations on the phenomena of
|The statue itself, in the Vatican, has the legs and lower part of the body covered |
up with tin drapery to satisfy the peculiar ... As it is agreed to be the most
authentic copy of Myron's work handed down to us, it must be looked upon as a ...
This is one of the most marvellous of the many marvellous secrets of antiquity
drawn from Pompeii. One more valuable application of casts must be noted, their
use in connection with photographing the various objects which come into the
hands of the ...
|The marble Moses, for the tomb of Julius, and the wonderful groups of the Medici |
monuments, have come down to us in ... nor does it appear that in the more
important works of the Cinque Cento marble statues were ever colored ; nor,
great ... Having thus set forth my view as to the practice of the ancient Greeks in
this respect, namely that they did not color their statues except ... and that not
always, we naturally come to the consideration as to whether we now should
color our statues ?