The large room contained some of the most beautiful antique furniture she had ever seen.
But in some ways, it's like antique furniture.
All we had time to do was fix up a friend of Myrtle's friend's husband's antique car!
Large Mahogany doors swung into an entry graced with antique furnishings.
It is an antique style, older than Greek or Egyptian.
But about the year 1452 he finally retired to Florence, where he was admitted to the burghership, and on the death of Carlo Aretino in 1453 was appointed chancellor and historiographer to the republic. He had already built himself a villa in Valdarno, which he adorned with a collection of antique sculpture, coins and inscriptions.
It was at Strassburg that he published his remarkable volume La Cite antique (1864), in which he showed forcibly the part played by religion in the political and social evolution of Greece and Rome.
The valves are, consequently, essentially symmetrical, which is not the case with the Lamellibranchiata, - so much so, that certain Brachiopod shells were named Lampades, or lamp shells, by some early naturalists; but while such may bear a kind of resemblance to an antique Etruscan lamp, by far the larger number in no way resemble one.
He was already a poet by predilection, an idyllist and steeped in the classical archaism of the time, when, in 1784, his taste for the antique was confirmed by a visit to Rome made in the company of two schoolfellows, the brothers Trudaine.
Ensconced lights glowed in the midday, and antique furniture, rare paintings, elegant marble sculptures befitting a museum, silk Persian rugs underfoot, and many other priceless displays of prestige lined the wide hall.
She focused on the dim light of her microcomputer acting as a page marker in the antique book on her nightstand.
Mismatched chairs, crates, and one couch had been arranged in two circles around stacks of antique books and lanterns.
Strange as it may appear, I would refer to an Australian as the finest model of the human proportions I have ever met; in muscular development combining perfect symmetry, activity and strength, while his head might have compared with the antique bust of a philosopher."
Angelo, with sixteen antique columns in the interior, probably dates from the middle of the 6th century.
We find it retaining some traces of Byzantine influence in the decorated surfaces of applied marbles, and in the roundels of porphyry and verd antique, while it also retained certain characteristics of Gothic, as, for instance, in the pointed arches of the Renaissance facade in the courtyard of the ducal palace designed by Antonio Rizzo (1499).
They are, however, though antique and interesting, somewhat dismal and unsavoury.
It is surrounded on the first story by a sixteensided gallery (the Hochmiinster) adorned by antique marble and granite columns, of various sizes, brought by Charlemagne's orders from Rome, Ravenna and Trier.
The remarkably definite and original style formed by Mantegna may be traced out as founded on the study of the antique in Squarcione's atelier, followed by a diligent application of principles of work exemplified by Paolo Uccello and Donatello, with the practical guidance and example of Jacopo Bellini in the sequel.
It contains a few antique churches, and was created a bishopric at the close of the 18th century.
It is flanked by medieval walls, towers and gates, and its antique appearance has been carefully preserved.
He can't bear to pass up an antique bargain—buying or selling.
As he answered the late night call, he glanced up the staircase to see Edith in the hall above, a specter in her antique dress, a look of alarm on her face.
Another corner contained crates full of sleeping babies while older children sat reading antique books in the center of the room.
By the ancient Greeks and Romans obsidian was worked as a gem-stone; and in consequence of its having been often imitated in glass there arose among collectors of gems in the 18th century the practice of calling all antique pastes "obsidians."
I tell you, Papa" (he smote himself on the breast as a general he had heard speaking had done, but Berg did it a trifle late for he should have struck his breast at the words "Russian army"), "I tell you frankly that we, the commanders, far from having to urge the men on or anything of that kind, could hardly restrain those... those... yes, those exploits of antique valor," he went on rapidly.
The town is one of the oldest in Norway, founded in the 8th or 9th century, but the present town is modern, though narrow, winding streets and wooden houses give it an antique appearance.
We owe to his pen curious remarks on English and Swiss customs, valuable notes on the remains of antique art in Rome, and a singularly striking portrait of Jerome of Prague as he appeared before the judges who condemned him to the stake.
This is decorated with circles of rosettes of blue, green and red enamel, each surrounded by lines of gold; within the circles are little figures evidently suggested by antique originals, and precisely like similar figures found on carved ivory boxes of Byzantine origin dating from the II th or 12th century.
We look at antique furniture today and say, "Man, they sure don't make stuff as good as they used to."
He closed the door to Brandon Westlake and told the old photographer-antique collector to come back after nine o'clock, claiming a need to do his own Internet work.
She opened the antique music cabinet Jackson had purchased for her, and brought a piece to him.
The morning light was too bright for his eyes, and he turned to face shelves of antique books.
The last and the worst of the Cid ballads are those which betray by their frigid conceits and feeble mimicry of the antique the false taste and essentially unheroic spirit of the age of Philip II.
Deluge), we meet again with the primeval waters and the world-egg, and with the famous mythological tortoise-theory, 5 also found among the Algonkins (§ 2) - antique beliefs gathered up by the framers of philosophic systems, who felt the importance of maintaining such links with the distant past.
De Heredia, mosaistes who have at heart the cult of antique and pagan beauty, of "pure art" and of "objective poetry."
The huge scale of many of his conceptions can be compared only with that of antique Oriental monuments.
See the careful study by C. Dubois, Pouzzoles antique (Paris, 1907) (Bibliotheque des ecoles francaises d'Athenes et de Rome, fasc. 98).
She glanced at antique school house clock on the kitchen wall, a recent purchase.
They all looked up as Edith Shipton tentatively entered the room, dressed in Annie Quincy's antique dress.
When Jackson entered the house, he glanced at the antique clock on the mantle: two minutes to six.
She didn't wear a bra or her panties or Annie's antique drawers.
It is surrounded by walls and is of antique appearance.
By Ancillon he was grounded in religion, in history and political science, his natural taste for the antique and the picturesque making it easy for his tutor to impress upon him his own hatred of the Revolution and its principles.
The Kaisersaal retained its antique appearance until 1843, when, as also again in 1904, it was restored and redecorated; it is now furnished with a series of modern paintings representing the German kings and Roman emperors from Charlemagne to Francis II., in all fifty-two, and a statue of the first German emperor, William I.
Burnsville, MN 55337(952) 746-8890parkwaygrillemn.com Forepaugh's Restaurant A historic 19th century location, Forepaugh's is a classic structure that was remodeled and now offers a setting full of crystal chandeliers and antique furniture.
Stonington, CT 06378 (860) 535-0111 skippersdock.com Zach's Bar and Grille This bar looks like an antique New England home next to the shipyard.
Shop in Millbrooks antique shops, art galleries and relax at one of Millbrook's upscale and trendy restaurants.
Millbrook, New York, is notable for its horse farms, antique shops, vineyards and wineries.
Walk around Litchfield town center to enjoy the many quaint antique stores and art galleries and, when you're hungry, grab a bite at one of Litchfield's many eateries.
In addition to the great views, diners can enjoy live music with no additional cover charges, dancing, and seasonal events, such as Lobsterfest, a custom party, and the annual Westport Heritage Antique Boat Show, located right in the Westport Marina.
The Hawthorne District in Portland, Oregon, is considered an avant-garde neighborhood to locals with the main drag lined with locally owned coffee shops, antique stores and hip boutiques.
The antique lanterns that hang from the ceiling give the establishment the feel of times past.
The restaurant takes its name from its location inside an old tobacco warehouse, and its four stories of dining are connected by an antique exposed elevator.
The food is served on delightful, genuine antique china from Galway, Ireland.
Originally opened in 1908, Grotta Azzurra has been renovated with an antique mahogany bar, pressed-tin ceiling and a climate-controlled wine cave.
Before or after visiting Chef Wang's Kitchen, a wine store, antique shop and several boutique clothing stores are a short walk away.
You should have seen the look on her face when she came a calling in her antique duds and found me there!
Perhaps the aged master and connoisseur regarded as barely less trying the hard necessity of parting with a beloved antique bust of Faustina.
Sculptured panels, with conventional motives, peacocks, eagles devouring hares, peacocks drinking from a cup on a tall pillar, are let into both exterior and interior walls, as are roundels of precious marbles, sawn from columns of porphyry, serpentine, verd antique, &c. The adoption of veneer for decoration prohibited any deep cutting, and almost all the sculpture is shallow.
Marat despised the ruling party because they had suffered nothing for the republic, because they talked too much of their feelings and their antique virtue, because they had for their own virtues plunged the country into war; while the Girondins hated Marat as representative of that rough red republicanism which would not yield itself to a Roman republic, with themselves for tribunes, orators and generals.
But in general I can tell you, Papa, that such a heroic spirit, the truly antique valor of the Russian army, which they--which it" (he corrected himself) "has shown or displayed in the battle of the twenty-sixth-- there are no words worthy to do it justice!
Well-worn furniture populated the homey main room, some no doubt the envy of an antique shop.
The old prince always dressed in old-fashioned style, wearing an antique coat and powdered hair; and when Prince Andrew entered his father's dressing room (not with the contemptuous look and manner he wore in drawing rooms, but with the animated face with which he talked to Pierre), the old man was sitting on a large leather-covered chair, wrapped in a powdering mantle, entrusting his head to Tikhon.
They had moved the antique furniture out of her old downstairs room and put it upstairs months before he was born.
He travelled in Italy, and perhaps in Greece also, collecting antique statues, reliefs, vases, &c., forming the largest collection then extant of such works, making drawings from them himself, and throwing open his stores for others to study from, and then undertaking works on commission for which his pupils no less than himself were" made available.
Inside the lean-to was a menagerie of antique farm equipment.
It is certainly not derived from the antique stola, called tunica, as was formerly always held, nor yet from the prayer blanket (tallith) of the Jews.