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Her gaze blurred, and hot moisture burned down her cheeks.
Though the bishop's see was removed to Christiansand in 1685, the Romanesque cathedral church of St Swithun, founded by the English bishop Reinald in the end of the 11th century, and rebuilt after being burned down in 1272, remains, and, next to the cathedral of Trondhjem, is the most interesting stone church in Norway.
In 1688 Mannheim, which had in the meantime recovered from its former disasters, was captured by the French, and in 1689 it was burned down.
The first choir was burned down in 1213, but was rebuilt in 1242 at the same time as the transept, and is a superb specimen of pointed Gothic. There are five towers with spires, which give the outside an impressive appearance, and much has been done towards removing the squalid buildings that formerly concealed the cathedral.
It was burned down by the Wolf of Badenoch in 1390.Advertisement
It was severely tried in the Thirty Years' War and in the Seven Years' War, and in 1720 it was burned down.
Both the abbey and the house were burned down by the Reformers in 1559, and next year the estates were granted to the Ruthvens.
The church of St Olaf, from which the town took its name, was burned down by the English in 1502; and of the church erected on its site by Bishop Reid - the greatest building the Orkneys ever had - little more than the merest fragment survives.
It was originally erected between 975 and 1009, but has since been repeatedly burned down and rebuilt, and in its present form dates chiefly from the 12th, 13th and 14th centuries.
Besides a good picture gallery in the Ratshof, and the 13thcentury church of St John, Yuriev possesses a university, with an observatory, an art museum, a botanical garden and a library of 250,000 volumes, which are housed in a restored portion of the cathedral, burned down in 1624.Advertisement
The town was almost entirely burned down by the earl of Mar in 1716 during the abortive Jacobite rising.
The most important building in Weimar is the palace, a huge structure forming three sides of a quadrangle, erected (1789-1803) under the superintendence of Goethe, on the site of one burned down in 1774.
The Grey Friars' building was turned into a castle (Dronningborg) after the Reformation; its church was burned down in 1698.
The church of All Saints has a fine Perpendicular tower, left uninjured when the nave and chancel were burned down in 1842.
It was stormed and sacked by the Bohemians in 1450, was two-thirds burned down by the Swedes in 1639 during the Thirty Years' War, and suffered afterwards from great conflagrations in 1686 and 1780, being in the latter year almost completely destroyed.Advertisement
Helena was burned down in 1869 and in 1874.
When the Houses of Parliament were burned down in 1834, the pound was lost and the yard was injured.
In November 1895 Kurds looted and burned the Armenian villages on the plain; and in the same month Kharput was attacked and the American schools were burned down.
It was partly burned down in A.D.
The Neustadt, which had been burned down in the 17th century, was founded anew by Augustus I.; he also founded Friedrichstadt.Advertisement
In 1872 this building was burned down.
Rebuilt, largely by means of a gift of Robert Bruce, it was nearly burned down in 1385 by Richard II.
When Julian visited the place in 362 the impudent population railed at him for his favour to Jewish and pagan rites, and to revenge itself for the closing of its great church of Constantine, burned down the temple of Apollo in Daphne.
Nevada ("Nevada City" until 1869) was platted in 1855, was burned down in 1863 during the occupancy by the state militia in war time, was incorporated as a town in 1869, was entered by the first railway in 1870, and was chartered as a city in 1880.
The Baron's Tower, founded in 1155 by the Lovels, lords of Branxholm and Hawick, and afterwards the residence of the Douglases of Drumlanrig, is said to have been the only building that was not burned down during the raid of Thomas Radcliffe, 3rd earl of Sussex, in April 1570.Advertisement
In 1769 he returned to America for the seventh and last time, and arranged for the conversion of his orphanage into Bethesda College, which was burned down in 1 773 .
The town was partly burned down in 1821, and again in 1832.
Jauer was formerly the prosperous seat of the Silesian linen trade, but the troubles of the Thirty Years' War, in the course of which it was burned down three times, permanently injured this.
The Americans were accused of issuing the placards; two Armenian professors were imprisoned; and the girls' school was burned down.
The fever hospital was burned down during the civil war in 1922-23.Advertisement
What would have happened had Moscow not burned down?
With regard to legal matters, after the execution of the supposed incendiaries the rest of Moscow burned down.
The U.S. government originally kept all immigration records in storage at the facility on Ellis Island, until the entire complex of buildings burned down in 1897.
Jim Jones found a jacket with initials MMJ monogrammed on it in the ashes of his favorite bar when it burned down.
Whatever was between those buildings must have burned down.Advertisement
It has been universally admitted that " the palaces " or "the palace " (rd, 3aviXeca) burned down by Alexander are those now in ruins at Takhti Jamshid.
It was extended by Frederick Barbarossa, and was burned down in 1270, being restored by the emperor Charles IV.
It was struck by lightning in 1716 and burned down and never rebuilt.
Although burned down by Henry the Lion, it soon recovered from this disaster and became a free imperial town in 1155.