The wedding cake rose gracefully in three tiers, graced with crystal staircases and small cakes on either side.
In the United States the standard sleeping car has a central alley, and along the sides are two tiers of berths, arranged lengthwise with the car and screened off from the alley by curtains.
Eu has three buildings of importance - the beautiful Gothic church of St Laurent (12th and 13th centuries) of which the exterior of the choir with its three tiers of ornamented buttressing and the double arches between the pillars of the nave are architecturally notable; the chapel of the Jesuit college (built about 1625), in which are the tombs of Henry, third duke of Guise, and his wife, Katherine of Cleves; and the château.
He, however, soon realized that the charters of one town can only be understood by comparing them with those of other towns, and he was gradually led to continue the work which Augustin Thierry had broadly outlined in his studies on the Tiers Etat.
Iforsford thought were the remains of a Norse settlement in the 11th century, and which include a semicircular amphitheatre of six tiers or terraces which he thought was an assembly place, and a portion of a stone wall or dam.
Almost the whole of its external arcades, with three tiers of arches, have now disappeared; it was partly thrown down by an earthquake in 1184, and subsequently used to supply building materials.
There are thirty-three tiers of seats in seven sets, and a paved diazoma.
And has fourteen stories and seven tiers of windows, but has unfortunately been stripped of its galleries and otherwise damaged.
If the arbitrators, differing in opinion, cannot agree upon an umpire (tiers arbitre), the president of the Tribunal of Commerce will appoint one, on the application of either party (art.
The mosaic pictures are arranged in tiers, divided by horizontal and vertical bands.
In parts of the choir there are five of these tiers of subjects or single figures one above another.
Across the transepts, and consisted of the choir, the gable of which was pierced by two tiers of five lancet windows and the Omega rose window; the north transept, in which the Dunbars were buried, and the south transept, the doorway of which is interesting for its dog's-tooth ornamentation; and the nave of five aisles.
The development of the last decade of the 19th century had clearly shown that the educated bourgeoisie, the tiers Nat, in whose hands the supreme power had since 1848 become vested throughout Europe, was either entirely lost to the Church or, at all events, indifferent to what were called Ultramontane tendencies.
The upper structure imposed on this basis was in two tiers, and also, probably, lozenge-shaped.
8,442 Vajolet Pass (Tiers to the Vajolet Glen), foot path..
8,193 Tiersalpljochl (Campitello to Tiers), foot path.
The public buildings include the town hall - a substantial edifice with a tower rising in three tiers from the body of the structure, the Telford library, and the Hope hospital for aged poor.
Heimbucher names Tachy, Les Tiers Ordres (1897), and Adderley and Marson, Third Orders (1902).
The screen is subdivided into four or five tiers, each tier decorated with a series of panels containing representations of the saints: of these only the heads, hands and feet are painted, the bodies being covered with embossed metal work, richly gilded.
The tombs, which are chambers cut in tiers in the hard clay of the hillside, were used with few exceptions for repeated burials, and the ejected offerings had been scattered down the slope.
The Roman theatre, below the cathedral to the N.E., has 19 tiers of stone seats and is 37 yds.
Is carefully piled in tiers or courses, with strips of wood about an inch thick between each layer, so as to allow of the free circulation of air all round each piece.
There are forty tiers of seating, divided by one diazoma, and crowned by an arched gallery of rather later date, repaired in places with brick.
The houses of Dartmouth, many of which are ancient, rise in tiers from the shore, beneath a range of steep hills.
Of course, there are also numerous monographs, among which the following may be mentioned: Edouard Bonvalot, Le Tiers Plat d'apres la charte de Beaumont et ses filiales (Paris, 1884); and A.
The parish church, dating from 1594, is a plain structure, with a squat tower rising in two tiers from the centre of the roof.
But it should be understood that there are several tiers of galleries, and the vertical depth from the highest to the lowest is 260 ft.
Of the seats occupied by the spectators, only the lower tiers remain.
All that is left of the choir, which contains some very early Norman work, is two bays with three tiers on each side, corresponding to the design of the nave.
But the definite description of Gargantua in the title as "Pere de Pantagruel," the omission of the words "second livre" in the title of the first book of Pantagruel while the second and third are duly entitled "tiers" and "quart," the remarkable fact that one of the most important personages, Friar John, is absent from book ii., the first of Pantagruel, though he appears in book i.
By October the cakes are dry and fairly solid, and are then packed in chests, which are divided into two tiers of twenty square compartments for the reception of as many cakes, which are steadied by a packing of loose poppy trash.'
These were thin, light, long, narrow structures, arranged above each other in tiers like so many shelves.
48) consisted of a platform, on which stood a large water-tube boiler, a number of concavo-convex aeroplanes arranged in tiers like shelves, each making a slight upward angle with the horizon, two very large vertical screws placed aft and propelled by steam engines, tanks for the storage of water, naphtha, &c. The boiler was especially noteworthy.
There were also side aeroplanes arranged in tiers, and large aeroplanes in front, which were pivoted and served for vertical steering.
In the Commercial Cable Building, New York, seven complete tiers aggregating 7000 tons were erected in nine weeks.
An archegonium consists of a large oval egg-cell surmounted by a short neck composed of one or more tiers of cells, six to eight cells in each tier.
The result of this is the production of four nuclei, which eventually take up a position at the bottom of the ovum and become separated from one another by vertical cellwalls; these nuclei divide again, and finally three tiers of cells are produced, four in each tier.
The states-general were convoked at Versailles for the 5th of May 1789, and Barnave was chosen deputy of the tiers etat for his native province.
Numerous Roman remains have been found in the neighbourhood, of which the chief is the large aqueduct on two tiers of arches which still serves to supply the town and dilapidated citadel with water from Mount Pangeus.
9), and covered with the purifying material B to a depth of about 6 in., the number of tiers and size of purifier boxes being proportional to the quantity of gas to be purified.
Necker, as director-general of the finances, set forth the condition of the treasury and proposed some small reforms. The Tiers Etat (Third Estate) was dissatisfied that the question of joint or separate deliberation should have been left open.
Hence it became the first object of the Tiers Etat to effect the amalgamation of the three estates.
The Tiers Etat insisted that the deputies of all three estates should have their powers verified in common as the first step towards making them all members of one House.
On the 7th the Tiers Etat sent deputations to exhort the other estates to union, while the clergy sent a deputation to it with the proposal that each estate should name commissioners to discuss the best method of verifying powers.
The Tiers Etat accepted the proposal and conferences were held, but without result.
On the 10th of June Sieyes moved that the Tiers Etat should for the last time invite the First and Second Estates to join in the verification of powers and announce that, whether they did or not, the work of verifying would begin forthwith.
As there was no response, the Tiers Etat on the r 2th named Bailly provisional president and commenced verification.
When the work of verification was over, a title had to be found for the body thus created, which would no longer accept the style of the Tiers Etat.
By these proceedings the Tiers Etat and a few of the clergy declared themselves the national legislature.
Natasha, smoothing her gown, went in with Sonya and sat down, scanning the brilliant tiers of boxes opposite.
The eastern façade overlooking the market-place was built in 1595-1628, in the Renaissance style, with three tiers of columns.
The west court and entrance belonging to the earlier building show many analogies with those of Cnossus, and the court was commanded to the north by tiers of stone benches like those of the " theatral area " at Cnossus on a larger scale.
They rejected him; he appealed to the tiers etat, and was returned both for Aix and for Marseilles.
Thanks to the exertions of Saliceti, one of the two deputies sent by the tiers etat of Corsica to the National Assembly of France, that body, on the 30th of November 1789, declared the island to be an integral part of the kingdom with right to participate in all the reforms then being decreed.
The seats, rising in tiers, as in a theatre, accommodated about 44,000 spectators; the arena was 670 ft.
Round the walls of the rotunda are the cells, 208 in number, and arranged in four tiers with balconies reached by iron staircases.
3) from Northcote gives a very correct idea of these galleries, with the tiers of graves pierced in the walls.
The walls of the compartments are occupied by arched sepulchral recesses, above and below which are tiers of ordinary graves or loculi.
Elected by the tiers Nat of Vermandois to represent it in the states-general of Blois, he contended with skill and boldness in extremely difficult circumstances for freedom of conscience, justice and peace.
In diameter, and having about sixty rows of seats; the eleven lower tiers were originally covered with marble.
The ascent to the plateaus is generally by three tiers of hills rising one behind the other.
Only this time her focus spread out to other things; the arbor of forget-me-nots where they would exchange vows, the cake with its three tiers of cascading flowers.
The leathery coils of its shiny body lay in a heap, stacked at least three tiers high.