Even Bird Song's gilded front sign, advertising the bed and breakfast, had been washed of a year's dust from the unpaved side street.
Its edges were gilded with gold marking a lazy geometric design across the marble.
The ceilings were gilded, the chandeliers dripping with crystals.
Hannah paused a few doors down along the wide, tall corridor with plush red rugs and gilded cornices.
Katie cringed at his over the top décor of gilded everything and oriented herself.
Hannah saw nothing but the gilded world around her; she had no idea about the dark underside to the Immortal world.
Women were packed even in the luxurious bathrooms with their sitting areas decorated with couches and a gilded fountain.
"This way," the fed said, starting down a corridor lined with gilded mirrors and marble statues.
He took in the gilded sconces and carved statues until his sensitive eyes watered, and he closed his eyes to the torch light.
He stopped to evaluate the gilded ornaments.
Long gilded spear, crossed at the top by a bar from which hung a square purple cloth, richly jewelled.
What was more, Prussia, finding that Napoleon had secretly offered to the British Hanover (that gilded hook by which he caught her early in the year), now resolved to avenge this, the last of several insults.
The emperor, however, successfully gilded the hook by awarding Algarve, the southern province of Portugal, to Godoy.
Above the shaft comes the arcaded bell-chamber, frequently built of Istrian stone; and above that again the attic, either round or square or octagonal, carrying either a cone or a pyramid or a cupola, sometimes surmounted by a cross or a gilded angel which serves as a weathercock.
The church of the Tithes, rebuilt in 1828-1842, was founded in the close of the 10th century by Prince Vladimir in honour of two martyrs whom he had put to death; and the monastery of St Michael (or of the Golden Heads - so called from the fifteen gilded cupolas of the original church) claims to have been built in 1108 by Svyatopolk II., and was restored in 1655 by the Cossack chieftain Bogdan Chmielnicki.
The minaret is faced with tiles and is surmounted by a gilded crescent.
Yet, though many people of every class came this way to the pond, I suffered no serious inconvenience from these sources, and I never missed anything but one small book, a volume of Homer, which perhaps was improperly gilded, and this I trust a soldier of our camp has found by this time.