How to use Arches in a sentence

arches
  • The arches of this period are semicircular and usually highly stilted.

    95
    47
  • The dome-shaped roof is supported by twenty arches.

    9
    4
  • An unfavourable judgment was given by the Canterbury Court of Arches in 1862, but reversed by the Privy Council in 1864.

    0
    0
  • In large levels only the cap pieces for the roof are made of steel joists, but in smaller ones complete arches made of pieces of rails fish-jointed at the crown are used.

    0
    0
  • It will be noted that this crown is, like its predecessors, what is known as an open crown, without any arches rising from the circlet, but in the accounts of the coronation of Henry IV.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • The crown which strangely enough surmounts the shield with the arms of the Commonwealth on the coins of Oliver Cromwell (as distinguished from those of the Commonwealth itself, which have no crown) is a royal crown with alternate crosses and fleurs-de-lys round the circlet, and is surmounted by three arches, which, though somewhat flattened, are not bent.

    0
    0
  • The crown of St Edward, with which the sovereigns were crowned, had a narrow circlet from which rose alternately four crosses and four fleurs-de-lys, and from the crosses sprang two arches, which at their crossing supported an orb and cross.

    0
    0
  • These arches must have been a later addition, and possibly were first added for the coronation of Henry IV.

    0
    0
  • Queen Edith's crown had a plain circlet with, so far as can be determined, four crosses of pearls or gems on it, and a large cross patee rising from it in front, and arches of jewels or pearls terminating in a large pearl at the top. A valuation of these ancient crowns was made at the time of the Commonwealth prior to their destruction.

    0
    0
  • It is entirely constructed of granite blocks, without cement, and consists of six arches of various sizes, with a total length of 616 feet and a height of about 1 9 0 ft.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • One of the arches was broken down in 1213 and rebuilt in 1553; another was blown up by the British troops in 1809, and, though temporarily reconstructed, was again destroyed in 1836, to prevent the passage of the Carlist forces.

    0
    0
  • The two old churches, St Michael's, the central tower and lofty spire of which rise from Norman arches, and Holy Rood, partly Decorated, are greatly modernized.

    0
    0
  • South-east of the city, along the valley of the Wadi Melain, are hundreds of large stone arches, magnificent remains of the Roman aqueduct from Zaghwan to Carthage.

    0
    0
  • Between Zaghwan and Tunis, and accessible by the same railway, is Wadna, the Roman Uthina, where, besides numerous other ruins, are the fairly preserved arches of a large amphitheatre.

    0
    0
  • Facing the arch, within the Hieron, their rear walls forming one side of the enclosure, are three temples, connected with one another by arches, and forming one design.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • It is pleasantly situated on the right bank of the Thames, which is crossed by a bridge of seven arches, built of Purbeck stone in 1785.

    0
    0
  • Cast iron was about the same time used for arches, and some of the early railway bridges were built with cast iron girders.

    0
    0
  • The suspension bridge dispenses with the compression member required in girders and with a good deal of the stiffening required in metal arches.

    0
    0
  • It had eight arches, the greatest span FIG.

    0
    0
  • The arches vary from 51 to 79 ft.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • As railway loads increased and greater spans were demanded, the Howe truss was stiffened by timber arches on each side of each girder.

    0
    0
  • The span of the arches ranged from 10 to 33 ft., and the total waterway was only 337 ft.

    0
    0
  • In Germany and America twoand three-hinged arches of masonry and concrete have been built, up to 150 ft.

    0
    0
  • This space is filled with a flooring of reinforced concrete, resting on the two arches, and carrying the central roadway.

    0
    0
  • Such hinges have been used not only for metal arches, but in a modified form for masonry and concrete arches.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • For an elementary account of the theory of arches, hinged or not, reference may be made to a joint by more than one-eighteenth of its depth.

    0
    0
  • In Paris the Austerlitz (1800-1806) and Carrousel (1834-1836) bridges had cast iron arches.

    0
    0
  • Baker stated that it had required patching for ninety years, because the arch and the high side arches would not work together.

    0
    0
  • Expansion and contraction broke the high arch and the connexions between the arches.

    0
    0
  • All that needed to be done was to fish the fractured ribs of the high arches, put oval holes in the fishes, and not screw up the bolts too tight.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • Cast iron arches of considerable span were constructed late FIG.

    0
    0
  • The difficulty of casting heavy arch ribs led to the construction of cast iron arches of cast voussoirs, somewhat like the voussoirs of masonry chambers and air locks, a feat unprecedented in the annals of engineering.

    0
    0
  • The bridge has three spans, each formed of arches of cast steel.

    0
    0
  • The rise of the centre arch is 471 ft., and that of the side arches 46 ft.

    0
    0
  • The arches carry a double railway track and above this a roadway 54 ft.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • When arches form the superstructure, the abutment must be so designed as to transmit the resultant thrust to the foundation in a safe direction, and so distributed that no part may be unduly compressed.

    0
    0
  • In any stiffened suspension bridge the action of the pier will be analogous to that of a pier between two arches.

    0
    0
  • In the case of the St Louis bridge, half arches were built out on either side of each pier, so that the load balanced.

    0
    0
  • The bridge was composed of twenty arches supported by stone pillars, several of which are still visible at low water.

    0
    0
  • In 1731 the famous palace of the Netherlands was destroyed by fire, and the only remains of this edifice are some ruined arches and walls in a remote corner of the grounds of the king's palace.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • The offer was accepted, and the bishop was received with triumphal arches and other demonstrations of joy.

    0
    0
  • A stone arch bridge, with nine arches, built of granite at a cost of $1,700,000 and dedicated in 1908, spans the Connecticut (replacing the old Connecticut river bridge built in 1818 and burned in 1895), and connects Hartford with the village of East Hartford in the township of East Hartford (pop. 1900, 6406), which has important paper-manufacturing and tobacco-growing interests.

    0
    0
  • The "spacious arches of stone and other vestiges of departed majesty," with which Ker Porter found it surrounded in 1818, were possibly remains of the college (medresseh) and monastery (zavieh) where Ibn Batuta found shelter during his visit to the locality.

    0
    0
  • He served as archdeacon of Lincoln, canon of York and dean of the court of arches before 1323, when he became bishop of Winchester, an appointment which was made during his visit to Pope John XXII.

    0
    0
  • From Toulouse to Agen the main canal follows the right bank of the Garonne, crossing the Tarn on an aqueduct at Moissac, while another magnificent aqueduct of twenty-three arches carries it at Agen from the right to the left bank of the river.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • But swiftness, the apparatus necessary for climbing, running and digging, the mechanism of the tongue, the muscles of the jaws (hence modifications of the cranial arches) stand also in correlation with the kind of food and with the way in which it has to be procured.

    0
    0
  • Pleurodont lizards with well-developed limbs; without temporal bony arches; postthoracic ribs united across the abdomen.

    0
    0
  • Presumably the presence of osteoderms and of complete cranial arches are more archaic than their absence, just as we conclude that limbless forms have been evolved from various groups possessed of fully developed limbs.

    0
    0
  • The vermiform body is covered with cycloid imbricating scales, devoid of osteoderms. Limbs and even their arches are absent, excepting a pair of flaps which represent the hind-limbs in the males.

    0
    0
  • The city is supplied with fresh water by means of an aqueduct carried by arches over an extensive valley.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • St Mary's, in the centre of the town, and St David's, beyond the Usk, are now mainly modern, though the former has some of the Norman arches of the original church.

    0
    0
  • A suit on the complaint of a neighbouring clergyman ensued and after various complications Denison was condemned by the archbishops' court at Bath (1856); but on appeal the court of Arches and the privy council quashed this judgment on a technical plea.

    0
    0
  • Monolithic columns of grey oriental granite (except one, which is of cipollino), evidently the spoils of older buildings, on each side support eight pointed arches much stilted.

    0
    0
  • The outside of the church is plain, except the aisle walls and three eastern apses, which are decorated with intersecting pointed arches and other ornaments inlaid in marble.

    0
    0
  • The outsides of the principal doorways and their pointed arches are magnificently enriched with carving and coloured inlay, a curious combination of three styles - Norman-French, Byzantine and Arab.

    0
    0
  • With the exception of a high dado, itself very beautiful, made of marble slabs with bands of mosaic between them, the whole interior surface of the walls, including soffits and jambs of all the arches, is covered with minute mosaic-pictures in brilliant colours on a gold ground.

    0
    0
  • It is beneath one of the ruined arches of a church mentioned by Jerome, and is reached by a few rough steps.

    0
    0
  • Cistercian houses this was quadrangular, and was divided by pillars and arches into two or three aisles.

    0
    0
  • The arches of the lavatory are to be seen near the refectory entrance.

    0
    0
  • A considerable portion of this house was erected on arches over the Skell.

    0
    0
  • Like the hall in the castle at Winchester, and Westminster Hall, as originally built, it was divided by 18 pillars and arches, with 3 aisles.

    0
    0
  • The ruined skeleton of the great tower arches now terminates the building eastward.

    0
    0
  • The rocks composing the cliffs are worn into caves, and around the island are many fantastic arches and columns.

    0
    0
  • The streets are lighted with electricity and gas, the Ouvidor and some other narrow streets having a great number of gas-pipe arches across them for decorative illumination on festal occasions.

    0
    0
  • The most remarkable feature of the genus is, however, the extraordinary development of the zygomatic arches of the skull, which are enormously expanded vertically, forming great convex bony capsules on the sides of the face, enclosing on each side a large cavity lined with mucous membrane internally, and communicating by a small opening with the mouth.

    0
    0
  • Having entered the church he held many ecclesiastical appointments, and became dean of the Arches in 1423; then devoting his time to secular affairs he was sent on an embassy to Calais in 1439, and to John IV., count of Armagnac, in 1442.

    0
    0
  • The beautiful central bridge - the Alte or Augustusbriicke - with 16 arches, built in 17 2 7-1731, and 1420 ft.

    0
    0
  • Some damage was also inflicted on it in 1813, when Napoleon made it the centre of his operations; one of the buttresses and two arches of the old bridge were then blown up. The dismantling of the fortifications had been begun by the French in, 810, and was gradually completed after 1817, the space occupied by them being appropriated to gardens and promenades.

    0
    0
  • It is pleasantly situated at the confluence of the streams Laver and Skell with the river Ure, which is crossed by a fine bridge of nine arches.

    0
    0
  • The river is crossed by St John's Bridge of nine arches, completed in 1772 from the designs of John Smeaton and widened a century later; by Victoria Bridge, a modern structure connecting South Street with Dundee Road; and farther south (at the end of Tay Street) by a footway alongside of the viaduct belonging to the Caledonian railway.

    0
    0
  • The church of St Eustachius dates from 1318, and possesses a lofty tower supported on four open arches.

    0
    0
  • The structures in which steel concrete is used may be analysed as consisting essentially of (I) walls, (2) columns, (3) piles, (4) beams, (5) slabs, (6) arches.

    0
    0
  • The arches of Porta Nuova are almost the last trace of the inner circuit, constructed after the destruction of the city by Frederick Barbarossa, to which also belonged the Porta dei Fabbri, demolished in 1900.

    0
    0
  • There are in the chancel two freestone effigies, perhaps of the r4th century, besides three sedilia, and a piscina under arches.

    0
    0
  • The nave, in the Transitional and Decorated styles, with a rich midPointed triforium of broad round arches, has been restored, and used as the parish church since 1862.

    0
    0
  • The Mosel is spanned by a Gothic freestone bridge of 14 arches, erected in 1344, and also by a railway bridge.

    0
    0
  • The jaws are short and strong, and the width of the zygomatic arches, and great development of the bony ridges on the skull, give ample space for the attachment of the powerful muscles by which they are closed.

    0
    0
  • The entrance, a door in a false arcade of black and white marble, leads into a court whose arches support an upper colonnade.

    0
    0
  • On each side of it were two arches, affording an entrance into the forum, but capable of being closed by gates.

    0
    0
  • Being in great part excavated in the surface of the hill, instead of the seats being raised on arches, it is wanting also in the picturesque arched corridors which contribute so much to the effect of those other ruins.

    0
    0
  • The Dee is here crossed by a 14th-century bridge of four arches, "one of the seven wonders of Wales," built by John Trevor, afterwards bishop of St Asaph (Llanelwy).

    0
    0
  • It was built to consist of two bridges one over the eastern or Damietta branch of the river having 71 arches, the other, over the Rosetta branch, having 61 arches, each arch being of 5 metres or 16.4 ft.

    0
    0
  • The building was all of stone, the floors of the arches were inverts.

    0
    0
  • The arches were designed to be fitted with self-acting drop gates; but they were not a success, and were only put into place on the Rosetta branch.

    0
    0
  • The experiment was repeated year after year till 1867, when the barrage cracked right across from foundation to top. A massive coffer-dam was then erected, covering the eleven arches nearest the crack; but the work was never trusted again, nor the water-surface raised more than about 3 ft.

    0
    0
  • It consists of a bridge of i i 1 arches, each 5 metres span, with piers of 2 metres thickness.

    0
    0
  • It lies in a valley sheltered by steep chalk hills on the east, its old-fashioned stone houses lining a single broad street, which crosses the Upper Avon by a bridge of four arches.

    0
    0
  • It has a fine facade of six arches, and the capitals of the supporting pillars are very curiously carved.

    0
    0
  • The whole forms a large group of buildings, now partially in ruins, in a style resembling the contemporaneous medieval work in Europe, with pointed arches in several orders.

    0
    0
  • Returning to England in 1553, he resigned his position at Oxford, which was now that of regius professor of civil law, and was made chancellor of the dioceses of London and of Oxford and dean of arches.

    0
    0
  • Paolo fuori le Mura at Rome, with pairs of small columns supporting arches, and decorations in coloured mosaic ("Cosmatesque" work).

    0
    0
  • Within, the palace is unsurpassed for the exquisite detail of its marble pillars and arches, its fretted ceilings and the veil-like transparency of its filigree work in stucco.

    0
    0
  • Underneath it, to the right, was the principal entrance, and over it are three elegant windows with arches and miniature pillars.

    0
    0
  • The columns supporting the roof and gallery are irregularly placed, with a view to artistic effect; and the general form of the piers, arches and pillars is most graceful.

    0
    0
  • The Capella Palatina, at Palermo, the most wonderful of Roger's churches, with Norman doors, Saracenic arches, Byzantine dome, and roof adorned with Arabic scripts, is perhaps the most striking product of the brilliant and mixed civilization over which the grandson of the Norman Trancred ruled.

    0
    0
  • It has fifteen arches, and is 924 ft.

    0
    0
  • The church of St Mark has a nave with double aisles, and massive late Norman pillars and arches.

    0
    0
  • The court of arches upheld the bishop, but its decision was reversed by the privy council.

    0
    0
  • It is cruciform in shape, and the walls are built mainly of flint, but jambs and arches are formed of Roman bricks.

    0
    0
  • Triumphal arches were erected in his honour on the former bridge and at Ariminum, the latter of which is still preserved.

    0
    0
  • To the north, in the Piazza Stesicoro, is the amphitheatre, a considerable portion of which has been uncovered, including the two corridors which ran round the whole building and gave access to the seats, while a part of the arcades of the exterior has been excavated and left open; the pillars are made of blocks of lava, and the arches of brick.

    0
    0
  • Lower down is the Palazzo Civico, belonging to the i ith or early 12th century, which is supported on arches of a single span, under which the road passes.

    0
    0
  • Next to the cathedral in artistic importance come the church of Santa Maria in Istrada, and the broletto or old palace of the commune, usually styled the Arengario; the former (founded in 1357) has a rich terra-cotta facade of 1 393, and the latter is raised on a system of pointed arches, and has a tall square tower terminating in machicolations surrounding a sharp central cone.

    0
    0
  • Pop. of urban district (1901) 3599 It is intersected by the river Barrow, which is here crossed by a bridge of five arches.

    0
    0
  • In the part of Herculaneum already excavated the corridors in the upper portions of the theatre are compactly filled, up to the head of the arches, with pozzolana and pumice transformed into tufa (which proves that the formation of this stone may take place in a comparatively short time).

    0
    0
  • Along the north-eastern side of the city the Rummel is spanned in all four times by these natural stone arches or tunnels.

    0
    0
  • It is surrounded by well-kept walls of great antiquity, and its main streets are spanned by large pailous or monumental arches, some dating from the time of the emperor Tai-ting-ti of the Yuan dynasty (1324).

    0
    0
  • The upper part of the main facade, with arcades of pointed arches, dates from the 13th century, and the portal has recumbent lions and elaborate sculptures above.

    0
    0
  • The east and south gates exist (the latter, a double gate with three arches flanked by two towers, is the Porta Praetoria, and is especially fine), while the rectangular arrangement of the streets perpetuates the Roman plan, dividing the town into 16 blocks (insulae).

    0
    0
  • A stone bridge of seven arches, erected in 1789, connecting Kew with Brentford on the other side of the river, was replaced by a bridge of three arches opened by Edward VII.

    0
    0
  • The interior is vaulted and has eight pillars, supporting double round arches.

    0
    0
  • It is situated on both banks of the Heraz, or Herhaz river, which is crossed here by a very narrow stone bridge of twelve arches and flows into the Caspian Sea 12 m.

    0
    0
  • By its aid, for example, the whole of the properties a elliptical arches, whether square or skew, whether level or sloping in their span, are at once deduced by projection from those of symmetrical circular arches, and the properties of ellipsoidal and ellipticconoidal domes from those of hemispherical and circular-conoidal domes; and the figures of arches fitted to resist the thrust of earth, which is less horizontally than vertically in a certain given ratio, can be deduced by a projection from those of arches fitted to resist the thrust of a liquid, which is of equal intensity, horizontally and vertically.

    0
    0
  • The river is crossed by a fine bridge of eight arches on which stands the chapel of St Mary, a beautiful structure 50 ft.

    0
    0
  • As superintendent of public buildings he enriched Paris with boulevards, quays and triumphal arches; he relaid the foundation-stone of the Louvre, and brought Bernin from Rome to be its architect; and he erected its splendid colonnade upon the plan of Claude Perrault, by whom Bernin had been replaced.

    0
    0
  • The vertebral axis shows a series of broad rings, with distinct neural arches, but no ribs.

    0
    0
  • Towards the end of the body both neural and haemal arches are continued into forked radial cartilages, which support a median fin.

    0
    0
  • Within this is a maze of structures out of which rises the colossal ruin of the theatre, built up on arches like a Roman amphitheatre for lack of a convenient hill-side to be hollowed out in the usual Greek fashion.

    0
    0
  • The arches now afford shelter and stabling for the Cretans.

    0
    0
  • The nave, on each side, has nine pointed arches in the basement storey, nine round arches in the triforium, and thirty-six pointed arches in the clerestory, through which an arcade is carried on both sides.

    0
    0
  • The coast, fully exposed to the open ocean, abounds in fine cliff scenery, including numerous caves and natural arches, but is notoriously dangerous to shipping.

    0
    0
  • Of the nave three bays of the south side are still standing, and the windows have pointed arches externally and semicircular arches internally.

    0
    0
  • The principal buildings which can still be distinguished are a temple, an aqueduct, a large theatre (enclosed by a castle of much more recent workmanship), several baths, a triumphal and other arches, three mosques, and what are known as the church and convent of the monk Boheira.

    0
    0
  • It now enters the town by an aqueduct of twenty arches of Frankish construction.

    0
    0
  • These cave flowers are unfolded by pressure, as if a sheaf were forced through a tight binding, or the crystal fibres curl outward from the centre of the group. Thus spotless arches of 50 ft.

    0
    0
  • The waters, entering through numerous domes and pits, and falling, during the rainy season, in cascades of great volume, are finally collected in River Hall, where they form several extensive lakes, or rivers, whose connexion with Green River is known to be in deep springs appearing under arches on its margin.

    0
    0
  • For the former several of the arches of the city railway have been utilized, and correspond in internal arrangement to like shelters instituted by the Salvation Army in London and various other cities.

    0
    0
  • Of the ancient Benedictine abbey, the only remains are a part of a gateway, a lodge (a beautiful Perpendicular relic) and some buttresses, while some broken stone arches and walls remain of the conventual buildings.

    0
    0
  • The most striking effect now lies in its engrailed arches.

    0
    0
  • The inner face .of the arches, with the spandrils and the pilasters which support them, are covered with flowers and foliage of delicate design and dainty execution, crusted in green serpentine, blue lapis lazuli and red and purple porphyry.

    0
    0
  • It is given in Persian characters twice in the panels over the narrow arches at the ends of the middle hall, beginning from the east on the north side, and from the west at the south side.

    0
    0
  • The cathedral of St Martin was begun in 1063 by Bishop Anselm (later Pope Alexander II.); but the great apse with its tall columnar arcades and the fine campanile are probably the only remnants of the early edifice, the nave and transepts having been rebuilt in the Gothic style in the 14th century, while the west front was begun in 1204 by Guidetto (lately identified with Guido Bigarelli of Como), and "consists of a vast portico of three magnificent arches, and above them three ranges of open galleries covered with all the devices of an exuberant fancy."

    0
    0
  • The principal market-place in the city (Piazza del Mercato) has taken possession of the arena of the ancient amphitheatre, the outer arches of which can still be seen in the surrounding buildings.

    0
    0
  • The water supply is maintained by an aqueduct built in1823-1832with 459 arches, from the Pisan mountains.

    0
    0
  • Architecturally the most important of the many striking features of the palace is the arrangement in the vestibule by which the supporting arches spring directly from the capitals of the large granite Corinthian columns.

    0
    0
  • Many discoveries were made, including the ruins of a theatre, amphitheatre, city walls and gates, baths, aqueducts, pagan and Christian cemeteries, basilicas and many fragments of houses and arches.

    0
    0
  • In the town itself there are no Roman remains; but there is a good Gothic cathedral in brick, and an interesting octagonal baptistery, attributed to the 8th or 9th century, the arches being supported by ancient columns, and the vaulting decorated with mosaics.

    0
    0
  • The filling between the girders and floor beams consists of segmental arches of brick, segmental or flat arches of porous (sawdust) terra-cotta, or hard-burned hollow terra- - cotta voussoirs, or various patented forms of con crete floors containing ties or supports of steel or iron.

    0
    0
  • In all cases it is customary to fill on top of the arches with a strong Portland cement concrete to a uniform level, generally the top of the deepest beam; the floor filling is constructed and carried to this level immediately upon the completion of each tier of beams, for the purpose not only of stiffening the frame laterally, and of adding to its stability by the imposition of a static load, but also to afford constantly safe and strong working platforms at regular and convenient intervals for use throughout the entire period of the construction.

    0
    0
  • The river Annan is crossed by a stone bridge of three arches dating from 1824, and by a railway bridge.

    0
    0
  • Entering by the west (or Akcha) gate, one passes under three arches, which are probably the remnants of a former Jama Masjid.

    0
    0
  • Exquisite ornament is seen in the triforium arcade, and between some of the arches in the transept are figures, especially finely carved, though much mutilated, known as the censing angels.

    0
    0
  • The college consisted of a president (the dean of Arches for the time being) and of those doctors of law who, having regularly taken that degree in either of the universities of Oxford or Cambridge, and having been admitted advocates in pursuance of the rescript of the archbishop of Canterbury, were elected fellows in the manner prescribed by the charter.

    0
    0
  • Originally, the official principal exercised metropolitan jurisdiction, while the dean of the Arches exercised the "peculiar" jurisdiction.

    0
    0
  • The dean of the Arches originally had jurisdiction over the thirteen London parishes above mentioned, but as the official principal was often absent as ambassador on the continent, he became his substitute, and gradually the two offices were blended together.

    0
    0
  • The original office of the dean of the Arches may now be regarded as extinct, though the title is still popularly used, for no dean of the Arches has been appointed eo nomine for several centuries, and by an act of 1838 bishops have jurisdiction over all peculiars within their diocese.

    0
    0
  • The judge of the Arches court was until 1874 appointed by the archbishop of Canterbury by patent which, when confirmed by the dean and chapter of Canterbury, conferred the office for the life of the holder.

    0
    0
  • But by the Public Worship Regulation Act 1874 the two archbishops were empowered, subject to the approval of the sovereign by sign-manual, from time to time to appoint a practising barrister of ten years' standing, or a person who had been a judge of one of the superior courts (being a member of the Church of England) to be, during good behaviour, a judge for the purpose of exercising jurisdiction under that act, and it was enacted (sec. 7) that on a vacancy occurring in the office of official principal of the Arches court the judge should become officio such official principal.

    0
    0
  • On Lord Penzance's retirement in 1899, his successor, Sir Arthur Charles, received a patent from the archbishop of Canterbury as official principal of the Arches court, and he took the oaths of office according to the practice before the Public Worship Regulation Act.

    0
    0
  • The official principal of the Arches court is the only ecclesiastical judge who is empowered to pass a sentence of deprivation against a clerk in holy orders.

    0
    0
  • The appeals from the decisions of the Arches court were formerly made to the king in chancery, but they are now by statute addressed to the king in council, and they are heard before the judicial committee of the privy council.

    0
    0
  • Under the Clergy Discipline Act 1892 an appeal lies from the judgment of a consistory court under that act, in respect of fact by leave of the appellate court, and in respect of law without leave, to either the Arches court or the judicial committee of the privy council at the option of the appellant.

    0
    0
  • For many years past there has been but little business in the Arches court, mainly owing to the unwillingness of a large number of the clergy to recognize the jurisdiction of what they deny to be any longer a spiritual court, and the consistent use by the bishops of their right of veto in the case of prosecutions under the Public Worship Regulation Act.

    0
    0
  • These consisted, we are told, of a garden of trees and flowers, built on the topmost of a series of arches some 7 5 ft.

    0
    0
  • It is chiefly characterized by the almost universal employment of the pointed arch, not only in arches of wide span such as those of the nave arcade, but for doorways and windows.

    0
    0
  • The actual introduction of the pointed arch took place at a much earlier date, as in the nave arcade of the Cistercian Abbey of Buildwas (1140), though the clerestory window above has semicircular arches.

    0
    0
  • The arches are sometimes cusped; circles with trefoils, quatrefoils, &c., are introduced into the tracery, and large rose windows in the transept or nave, as at Lincoln (1220).

    0
    0
  • The conventional foliage decorating the capitals is of great beauty and variety, and extends to spandrils, bosses, &c. In the spandrils of the arches of the nave, transept or choir arcades, diaper work is occasionally found, as in the transept of Westminster Abbey.

    0
    0
  • The most striking of these towns is Deraheib (Castle Beautiful), so named from the picturesque situation of the castle, a large square building with pointed arches.

    0
    0
  • To these is attached the powerful elastic ligament (ligamentum nuchae, or " paxwax ") which, passing forwards in the middle line of the neck above the neural arches of the cervical vertebrae - to which it is also connected - is attached to the occiput and supports the weight of the head.

    0
    0
  • There are remains of a Norman hospital of St John the Baptist, consisting of arches of the chapel.

    0
    0
  • The bridge has been built and rebuilt several times and its forty-one arches differ in material, style and size.

    0
    0
  • It is situated on the north bank of the Tweed, here spanned by John Smeaton's fine bridge of five arches, erected in 1763-1766, 131 m.

    0
    0
  • The ancient town walls survive almost intact on the north and west sides, and retain the fine St George's gateway, locally called the "Five Arches."

    0
    0
  • Two Roman triumphal arches used to span the Via Egnatia.

    0
    0
  • An island in the Dochart (which is crossed at Killin by a bridge of five arches) is the ancient burial-place of the clan Macnab.

    0
    0
  • Even the inferior arches or chevrons of the tail of salamanders are continuously ossified with the centra.

    0
    0
  • Although there are four branchial arches in all the larval forms of the three orders, and throughout life in the Sirenidae, the perenni vZ.3 Pa.

    0
    0
  • Many of the houses are built with timber framework in Elizabethan style, and the two parts of the town are united by a bridge of 24 arches, originally erected in the 14th century, when the revenue of certain lands was set apart for its upkeep. The church of St Mary, with the exception of the tower, is a modern reconstruction.

    0
    0
  • It is situated on the left bank of the Dizful river, a tributary of the Karun, crossed by a fine bridge of twenty-two arches, 430 yds.

    0
    0
  • The former are used principally as casing, walls, pillars or other supporting parts of the structure, and includes ordinary red or yellow bricks, clay-slate, granite and most building stones; the latter are reserved for the parts immediately in contact with the fuel and flame, such as the lining of the fire-place, the arches, roof and flues, the lower part if not the whole of the chimney lining in reverberatory furnaces, and the whole of the internal walls of blast furnaces.

    0
    0
  • These bricks are specially used for the roof, fire arches, and other parts subjected to intense heat in reverberatory steel-melting furnaces, and, although infusible under ordinary conditions, are often fairly melted by the heat without fluxing or corrosion after a certain amount of exposure.

    0
    0
  • The original edifice being left intact, it was a difficult question how to deal with the windows and the Gothic arches of the interior.

    0
    0
  • The eight side chapels alone are complete, and their pointed arches spring from Renaissance pilasters planted on black marble elephants, the Malatesta emblems, or on baskets of fruit held by children.

    0
    0
  • The other urns on this side were placed by Malatesta's successors, and the arches on the left wall remained untenanted.

    0
    0
  • The nave arcades are of four bays, with octagonal shafts, molded capitals and bases, and pointed arches.

    0
    0
  • To the left, a ruined abbey, its empty arches framing sky; to the right, a lonely monument on a hill.

    0
    0
  • It was often based on circular forms and so had rounded arches, semi-circular apses and barrel vaults as common features.

    0
    0
  • The Norman arches of the south arcade are 12th century, the north arcade perhaps a century younger.

    0
    0
  • In keeping with Gilbert Scott's Norman style the nave arcade has four bays with rounded arches resting on solid squat pillars.

    0
    0
  • The zygomatic arches are complete, and there is an auditory bullae present.

    0
    0
  • One can see this in the prominent cheekbones (zygomatic arches, see Figure 1 ).

    0
    0
  • Maximum strength combined with minimum weight is gained by the monocoque design with stressed sides, wheel arches and roofing.

    0
    0
  • Two door embrasures have their arches also turned in long slabs.

    0
    0
  • I think they lived next door to you. ' She arches an eyebrow to give me a once over.

    0
    0
  • The doors lead into a vestibule under the west gallery, and this opens with three arches into the nave proper.

    0
    0
  • Yet they have blind arches as decoration at their heads and these are accompanied by what appear to be original medieval grotesques.

    0
    0
  • He intends to make a series of natural arches, mainly using hazel, with topical pieces interacting with the arches.

    0
    0
  • This can result in hybrid buildings where traditional facades of arches and domes are grafted onto modern high-rises.

    0
    0
  • Three gateway ranges, gables facing, with stone dressings to pilasters and stone arches with carved keystones.

    0
    0
  • They have ogee arches and crocketed gables, i.e. take us forward into the C14.

    0
    0
  • It's perfect for arches, pergolas, walls or climbing into a tree.

    0
    0
  • Phase 2 concentrated on the much-loved Rose Garden, creating new rose and shrub beds with arches for climbing roses and a new pergola.

    0
    0
  • The nave arches are borne on octagonal piers, probably of an earlier church.

    0
    0
  • The interior of the mill has stone-flagged floors supported by Victorian cast-iron pillars and low brick arches with iron hoops.

    0
    0
  • It has a lofty nave and side aisles, separated by elegant light clustered pillars, supporting pointed arches.

    0
    0
  • The Gothic architects and builders discovered the amazing strength and stability of using pointed arches.

    0
    0
  • The whitening gel is then painted on the teeth to be whitened, usually second premolar to second premolar upper and lower arches.

    0
    0
  • We finally rejoin the original road at junction under some high railroad arches at the foot of Chatham Hill.

    0
    0
  • The arcades which form the aisles, consist of four bays of pointed arches resting upon circular columns with molded capitals.

    0
    0
  • A small rivulet arches over a cliff, the movement of sun on water spring leaves in a light breeze.

    0
    0
  • I saw sea lions, arches, a near-perfect diamond, a man's profile.

    0
    0
  • The face has long, thin eye slits surmounted by three horizontal arches of blue beads indicating eyebrows.

    0
    0
  • A triple wooden arcade is set below it consisting of wide two-centred arches on either side of a narrower arch with carved spandrels.

    0
    0
  • Any dome supported by circular arches, as is the dome of St. Mark's, must have spandrels for structural reasons.

    0
    0
  • The other bridge is upon the River Dee, about a mile west above New Aberdeen, and has seven very stately fine arches.

    0
    0
  • The old coffee tavern next to the Post Office building came down along with the main station building including its Victorian arches.

    0
    0
  • Windows with two-centred arches containing three lights with cinquefoil tracery.

    0
    0
  • This was the first of its kind, with Purbeck stone columns, pointed arches and plate tracery windows.

    0
    0
  • The nave is wide and has transverse arches and all the fittings are in keeping.

    0
    0
  • It has odd trefoil headed arches with head corbels.

    0
    0
  • For this reason, we recommend switching to a microfibre wash mitt when wash mitt when washing wheels and the insides of wheel arches.

    0
    0
  • He had then left Oxfcrd and gone up to London to practise as an advocate in the principal ecclesiastical court, the court of arches.

    0
    0
  • Specially serious damage was done in the immediate neighbourhood of the chapel, the oak-groined roof and rich fittings of the choir were wholly destroyed, but the finely moulded arches and the magnificent tracery of the east window survived in great part.

    0
    0
  • The severe west front is relieved by three rows of semicircular arches, and has a central porch (there were at one time three) supported by huge red marble lions, sculptured no doubt with the rest of the façade by Giovanni Bono da Bissone in 1281.

    0
    0
  • Externally it is an irregular octagon, each face consisting of a lower storey with a semicircular arch (in three cases occupied by a portal), with sculptures by Antelami, four tiers of small columns supporting as many continuous architraves, and forming open galleries, and above these (an addition of the Gothic period) a row of five engaged columns supporting a series of pointed arches and a cornice.

    0
    0
  • 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.

    0
    0
  • Its subject, which is of high historical value as a record of costume, represents the translation of the body of St Mark, and gives us a view of the west façade of the church as it was at the beginning of the 13th century before the addition of the ogee gables, with alternating crockets and statues, and the intermediate pinnacled canopies placed between the five great arches of the upper storey.

    0
    0
  • Below the mosaics the walls and arches are covered with rare marbles, porphyries and alabaster from ancient columns sawn into slices and so arranged in broad bands as to produce a rich gamut of colour.

    0
    0
  • These tectonic arches often extend for long distances with great regularity, but are frequently crossed by subsidiary anticlines, which themselves play a not unimportant part in the aggregation of the oil.

    0
    0
  • Its houses, all built of grey stone, rise in picturesque disorder up the steep sides of the Avon valley, here crossed by an ancient bridge of nine arches, with a chapel in the centre.

    0
    0
  • For the two triumphal arches (Porta dei Bosari and Porta dei Leoni) see below.

    0
    0
  • He exercises also an appellate jurisdiction over each bishop, which, in cases of licensed curates, he exercises personally under the Pluralities Act 1838; but his ordinary appellate jurisdiction is exercised by the judge of the Arches court (see Arches, Court Of).

    0
    0
  • In the Wurttemberg hinged arches a limit of stress of 110 tons per sq.

    0
    0
  • The cathedral of St Stephen was begun in the 12th century in the Tuscan Romanesque style; to this period belongs the narrow nave with its wide arches; the raised transepts and the chapels were added by Giovanni Pisano in 1317-1320; the campanile dates from 1340 (it is a much smaller and less elaborate version of Giotto's campanile at Florence), while the façade, also of alternate white sandstone and green serpentine, belongs to 1413.

    0
    0
  • The whole precinct is surrounded by a strong buttressed wall (XXX), pierced with arches, FIG.

    0
    0
  • The maksura is a rectangular domed chamber divided by 296 marble and porphyry columns into 17 aisles, each aisle having 8 arches.

    0
    0
  • All along the aisles is blank arcading with trefoil arches and a blank elongated rounded quatrefoil in the spandrel.

    0
    0
  • In addition, all three bridges have a reticulated pattern on the stonework of the arches.

    0
    0
  • I saw sea lions, arches, a near-perfect diamond, a man 's profile.

    0
    0
  • The nave arcades are of four bays, with octagonal shafts, molded capitals and bases, and pointed arches of two chamfered orders.

    0
    0
  • Underwater pinnacles, swim-throughs, steep walls and arches along with coral gardens and sloping shelves mean that dive sites are full of interest.

    0
    0
  • There were arches on both sides of the river.

    0
    0
  • Any dome supported by circular arches, as is the dome of St. Mark 's, must have spandrels for structural reasons.

    0
    0
  • The American style kitchen has two decorative arches providing serving access and entry into the kitchen area.

    0
    0
  • Instead of the three plain arches or doorways, he built a trompe l'oeil vision of the city of Thebes.

    0
    0
  • Arches of bridges which carry an upside down triangle (lit red at night), are closed to all traffic.

    0
    0
  • For this reason, we recommend switching to a microfibre wash mitt when washing wheels and the insides of wheel arches.

    0
    0
  • This has scalloped and waterleaf capitals, with dogtooth ornament at the outer edge of the arches.

    0
    0
  • The new rear wings, wheel arches and sills were then welded on.

    0
    0
  • These allow your feet to breathe better than the traditional canvas sneaker and also offer good support to your arches and heels.

    0
    0
  • Allow for a comfortable amount of space in the toe area, and be sure the shoes provide good support for your arches.

    0
    0
  • Curved arches, soft lines and stonework are features seen in both estate-like chateaus and simple country farmhouses.

    0
    0
  • You'll want to work the material around any corners or arches so there aren't any wrinkles on the exposed front side.

    0
    0
  • Rose vines look beautiful around poles, columns and arches.

    0
    0
  • The entrance arches are perfect for this as well.

    0
    0
  • In place of columns, some use arches that people can walk through at the entrance or exit and stand in front of for their photos.

    0
    0
  • Kits come with a royalty chair, a decorated background, columns, and arches.

    0
    0
  • Flowers, garlands and arches are all used in numerous outdoor ceremonies.

    0
    0
  • M. lobata, the best-known kind, is used for summer gardening, its three-lobed leaves of deep green being handsome upon arches or trellises.

    0
    0
  • The plant is a cross with a Dijon Tea, and of freely rambling habit, well suited to pillars, arches, pergolas, and either to train against tree-trunks or pegged along the ground.

    0
    0
  • From ornamental arches to rigid tomato cages, adding a little structure to the garden can improve your yield and your garden's appearance.

    0
    0
  • Clematis are climbing vines, growing up and over arches, arbors and other supports.

    0
    0
  • You may see a lot of arches or horizontal lines.

    0
    0
  • The first symptoms are usually problems with the feet such as high arches and problems with walking and running.

    0
    0
  • Children with FA may develop foot deformities such as club-foot, hammertoe, and high arches.

    0
    0
  • Children at a wedding will inevitably play, and their activities could include running, hiding beneath tables, climbing chairs, dancing, or running into bushes or under arches at an outdoor celebration.

    0
    0
  • Patchy thin brows can easily make you feel less than gorgeous in a beauty world where strong, well-defined arches are revered.

    0
    0
  • If eyes are the windows to the soul, the best way to frame eyes is to create perfect arches with an eyebrow shaping kit.

    0
    0
  • Never tweeze above your brows because you can ruin the shape of your arches.

    0
    0
  • It is called a cathedral setting since it mimics the arches seen in cathedrals.

    0
    0
  • For example, yellow gold may be used to form arches, hearts, or even words in the setting of a platinum or white gold ring.

    0
    0
  • The lower ring band encircles the finger, while the upper portion of the band arches up to embrace the central mounting and focal diamond or gemstone, which is frequently in a classic tiffany setting.

    0
    0
  • Contemporary engagement rings often have solid cathedral settings, where the ring thickens to form the arches rather than splitting the band.

    0
    0
  • Tapering the arches to add delicacy to the ring.

    0
    0
  • Choosing a pave setting to add limitless sparkle to the arches.

    0
    0
  • Adding metallic texturing to the arches with milgrain edges, indentations, or flares.

    0
    0
  • Twisting or curving the arches so they are off center and the inner band can still be seen.

    0
    0
  • Furthermore, the raised arches present the illusion of setting the diamond deeper into the ring band while not restricting the light that can enter the stone and enhance its brilliance.

    0
    0
  • Cathedral settings can help balance large carat weight stones so they do not seem disproportionate to a slim band, and the arches also add a level of protection to the more delicate prongs at their narrowest point.

    0
    0
  • This sweet bed features lattice work and arches, making it a beautiful focal point of a girls' room.

    0
    0
  • Place the numbers in the middle of the circle or below the arches.

    0
    0
  • Do you have high arches or low ones, for example?

    0
    0
  • If, on the other hand, there's more white paper than there is footmarks, you probably have high arches.

    0
    0
  • High arches need more cushioning from your running shoes as they won't absorb impact very well.

    0
    0
  • Both are a bit stiffer in feel and amply support the arches while walking.

    0
    0
  • You'll need more room between the sole and top of the shoe to accommodate your high arches.

    0
    0
  • If you have high arches, begin lacing your shoes by criss-crossing and stopping after the first set of holes.

    0
    0
  • Those who have foot concerns such as very high arches or general discomfort in most shoes write in to say how much they love their Shape Ups and the comfort they provide.

    0
    0
  • The company states the device helps many people who suffer from plantar fasciitis, fallen arches, sciatica, bunions, and hammertoes.

    0
    0
  • At the start of the video, she looks at a photo of herself and walks through a set of arches.

    0
    0
  • Crepe paper streamers can be twisted and hung from the ceiling, arranged to create arches, trailed along the edges or center of the tables, and mounted to outline doors and windows.

    0
    0
  • Rent large decorative items such as arches, plants, or fountains to completely transform a location.

    0
    0
  • Streamers secured to the ceiling and draped down to the floor or a series of balloon arches work well to create the tunnel feeling.

    0
    0
  • A wide porch peeked from behind three stucco arches.

    1
    1
  • It is a modern town, although many of the houses have the flat roofs, view-turrets (miradores) and horseshoe arches characteristic of Moorish architecture.

    2
    2
  • The severe west front is relieved by three rows of semicircular arches, and has a central porch (there were at one time three) supported by huge red marble lions, sculptured no doubt with the rest of the façade by Giovanni Bono da Bissone in 1281.

    2
    2
  • The two first of these three are handsome suspension bridges; the third, an iron structure, replaced a wooden bridge of many arches which was closed in 1881, after standing a little over a century.

    2
    3
  • The interior of the mosque is square and is divided into aisles by columns joined by Moorish arches.

    0
    1
  • Thus, in Canterbury there was an appeal from the dean of Arches to the official principal of the Arches court.

    2
    3
  • When peculiars were abolished (vide infra) the dean of Arches disappeared, and his title, in the 19th century, was erroneously given to the official principal.

    2
    3
  • The gills, borne on four arches, are internal and enclosed in the branchial chambers.

    10
    11
  • A Sicilian church has nothing in common with a French or an English church; it is sometimes purely Oriental, sometimes a basilica with pointed arches.

    0
    1
  • It has a stately transitional Norman tower, and three fine Norman arches.

    1
    1
  • Mosaics are employed to decorate the spandrils of the arches.

    0
    1
  • Its subject, which is of high historical value as a record of costume, represents the translation of the body of St Mark, and gives us a view of the west façade of the church as it was at the beginning of the 13th century before the addition of the ogee gables, with alternating crockets and statues, and the intermediate pinnacled canopies placed between the five great arches of the upper storey.

    13
    13
  • There on the right we see the handsome building of the old bakery, occupying the site of the present library; it has two arcades of Saracenic arches and a fine row of battlements.

    2
    2
  • The richest ornamentation was applied to the arches and string courses, while plaques of sculpture, roundels and coats of arms adorned the facades.

    2
    2
  • It consists of two storeys with open colonnades, forming a long loggia on the ground and first floors, with seventeen arches on the sea front and eighteen on the other facade.

    2
    2
  • Above this is a lofty third storey, pierced with a few large windows, with pointed arches once filled with tracery, which is now lost.

    2
    2
  • 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).

    1
    2
  • In this way the mosaics of the two arches of the atrium and those of the Zeno chapel were cleaned and preserved.

    2
    2
  • The corner towards the Ponte della Puglia was also restored, and the hideous device of walling up the five last arches, adopted in the 16th century by the architect Da Ponte, was removed without prejudice to the stability of the structure.

    1
    2
  • It is situated at the foot of vine-clad hills on the right bank of the Loire, to the left bank of which it is united by a bridge of twenty-six arches, many of them dating from the 13th century.

    1
    2
  • The case was dismissed on technical grounds, but appeals were made to the court of arches and the court of delegates.

    2
    2
  • The columns and capitals were all taken from ancient buildings, Egyptian, Roman and Byzantine, and they carry arches of different forms, semicircular, pointed and horseshoe.

    2
    2
  • The walls, piers and arches, are all built in brick, covered with stucco, a great portion of which is preserved down to the present day.

    3
    4
  • All the arches are pointed and slightly horseshoe, preceding therefore by about two and a half centuries the introduction of the pointed arch into Europe.

    2
    2
  • The piers carrying the arches have shafts at their angles, the earliest examples known, and the decoration of the walls consists of friezes, borders, and impost-bands, all enriched with conventional patterns interwoven with cufic characters and modelled in stucco.

    2
    2
  • As a contrast to the Ahmedabad mosques, the Kadam Rasul mosque at Gaur in Bengal possesses some characteristics which resemble those of the mosque of Tulun in Cairo, possibly due to the fact that it is entirely built in brick, with massive piers carrying pointed arches.

    0
    1
  • Maria della Pensola are buildings of the 11th century with flat arches; the former has some good Renaissance sculptures.

    2
    2
  • At the ninth mile the road crosses a ravine by the well-preserved and lofty Ponte di Nona, with seven arches, the finest ancient bridge in the neighbourhood of Rome.

    1
    2
  • The surface is often remarkably honeycombed, and the rock weathers into pinnacles, pillars and arches of extraordinary shapes.

    1
    2
  • It forms one of the most decorative features of the synagogue, and of ten takes an architectural design, with columns, arches and a dome.

    0
    1
  • The southern arm of the Elbe, on the south side of the island of Wilhelmsburg, is crossed by another railway bridge of four arches and 2050 ft.

    0
    1
  • Remains of the latter include a nave-arcade with rounded arches.

    0
    1
  • The shaft, resting upon arches supported by four cast iron columns about 9 ft.

    0
    1
  • Each of these ruins has been visited by archaeologists who have copied inscriptions, described the temples, triumphal arches, porticos, mausoleums and the other monuments which are still standing, collected statues or other antiquities; and in many cases they have actually excavated.

    0
    1
  • The arches of the Romanesque portal are beautifully ornamented, in a manner suggestive of Arab influence; the bronze doors, executed by Barisanus of Trani in 1175, rank among the best of their period in southern Italy.

    0
    1
  • The river is crossed by a bridge of seven arches which was designed by Thomas Telford in 1805 and opened in 1808.

    0
    1
  • The Pointed arches rest upon pillars, possibly Norman, and above them, below the Decorated clerestory windows, is a series of semicircular arches with flamboyant tracery, a remarkable feature.

    0
    1
  • The brick campanile has small columns with little pointed arches.

    2
    2
  • Galgano (infra), built in black and white marble, was begun in the early years of the 13th century, but interrupted by the plague of 1248 and wars at home and abroad, and in 1317 its walls were extended to the baptistery of San Giovanni; a further enlargement was begun in 1339 but never carried out, and a few ruined walls and arches alone remain to show the magnificence of the uncompleted design, which would have produced one of the largest churches in the-world.

    0
    1
  • In 1868 Sir Robert Phillimore (Dean of the Arches) pronounced the ceremonial use of incense to be illegal in the suit of Martin v.

    0
    1
  • It is a massive stone structure of nine arches, carrying a level roadway, and is considered one of the finest bridges of its kind in the world.

    0
    1
  • The first was built in 1828 from designs of Decimus Burton, and comprises three arches with a frieze above the central arch copied from the Elgin marbles in the British Museum.

    0
    1
  • This church has various points of interest besides its Norman crypt, from which it took the name of Bow, being the first church in London built on arches.

    0
    1
  • The ecclesiastical Court of Arches sat here formerly.

    1
    1
  • It consisted of twenty stone arches and a drawbridge.

    1
    1
  • A stone bridge, consisting of seventeen arches, was built in 1485 over the river, and made a county bridge under James I.

    0
    1
  • Exclusive of extensive and flourishing suburbs, the city has a circuit of 12 m.; its streets are well paved and clean; and it possesses a large number of arches, public monuments, temples, hospitals and colleges.

    0
    1
  • Externally the finest part of the building is the west front, in which the note struck by the range of arches running round the base is repeated by four open arcades.

    0
    1
  • The lowest range of semicircular arches consists of twenty columns and the second of sixty; and above this is a row of eighteen windows in the same style separated by as many pilasters.

    0
    1
  • The basement is surrounded by a range of semicircular arches supported by fifteen columns, and above this rise six arcades with thirty columns each.

    0
    1
  • The Palazzo della Ragione, with its great hall on the upper floor, is reputed to have the largest roof unsupported by columns in Europe; the hall is nearly rectangular, its length 2672 ft., its breadth 89 ft., and its height 78 ft.; the walls are covered with symbolical paintings in fresco; the building stands upon arches, and the upper storey is surrounded by an open loggia, not unlike that which surrounds the basilica of Vicenza; the Palazzo was begun in 1172 and finished in 1219; in 1306 Fra Giovanni, an Augustinian friar, covered the whole with one roof; originally there were three roofs, spanning the three chambers into which the hall was at first divided; the internal partition walls remained till the fire of 1420, when the Venetian architects who undertook the restoration removed them, throwing all three compartments into one and forming the present great hall.

    0
    1
  • Pop. (1905), 91,124 (including a garrison of 7 500 men), of whom two-thirds are Roman Catholic. The Rhine, which here attains the greatest breadth of its upper course, is crossed by a magnificent bridge of five arches, leading to the opposite town of Castel and by two railway bridges.

    0
    1
  • The arches are circular or pointed.

    0