His work was overloaded with rhetorical embellishment, which he was the first to introduce into Roman history.
Between 1548 and 1554 rose the château d'Anet, in the embellishment of which Goujon was associated with Philibert Delorme in the service of Diana of Poitiers.
In 1904 a bill was passed in the chambers for the enlargement and embellishment of the palace.
The metallic bowl and mouthpiece of the pipe offered a tempting surface for embellishment, as well as the clasp of the pouch; and the netsuke, being made of wood, ivory or other material susceptible of carving, also gave occasion for art and ingenuity.
In his histories proper the special motive for embellishment disappears, but the habit of inaccuracy remains.
Further, the work being intended for public recitation, some rhetorical embellishment was necessary, even at the cost of simplicity.
For the architectural embellishment of the city the finest building material was procurable without difficulty and in abundance; Pentelicus forms a mass of white, transparent, blue-veined marble; another variety, somewhat similar in appearance, but generally of a bluer hue, was obtained from Hymettus.
It describes his entering Rome on foot, amid the rejoicings of the citizens; his liberality towards his soldiers and to the citizens of Rome, a liberality that was extended even to persons under eleven years of age; his charities for the maintenance of the children of the poor; his remission of succession-duties in cases where the property was small or the heirs members of the testator's family; his establishment of free trade in corn between the various parts of the empire; his abandonment of vexatious and petty prosecutions for "high treason"; his punishment of informers; his abolition of pantomimes; his repairs of public buildings and his extension and embellishment of the Circus Maximus.
In the work of improving the city, the national government assumed the expense of the commercial quays, the filling of the Sao Christovao bay, the opening of the Mangue canal and its embellishment, the opening of the Avenida Central, the extension of the sewage system and the addition of new sources to the water supply, while the city was responsible for the Avenida Beira-Mar, the opening of a new avenue from the Largo da Lapa westward to Rua Frei Caneca, the removal of the Morro do Senado, the widening of some streets crossing the Avenida Central and the opening and straightening of other streets.
When Lysias, in his Olympiacus (spoken here), calls it " the fairest spot of Greece," he was doubtless thinking also - or perhaps chiefly - of the masterpieces which art, in all its forms, had contributed to the embellishment of this national sanctuary.
They lavished money on the embellishment of their capital, Gyulafehervar, which became a sort of Protestant Mecca, whither scholars and divines of every anti-Roman denomination flocked to bask in the favour of princes who were as liberal as they were pious.
The weave produces a reversible cloth, and it is extensively used for the embellishment of quilts and other fancy goods.
Pour the excess powder back into the jar and wait for your embellishment to dry.
This will just give you a rough idea of paper and embellishment needs.
Rudolph was a great patron of the arts, and he greatly contributed to the embellishment of Prague, which, as it was his favourite residence, became the centre of the vast Habsburg dominions.
The details are variously related, and have undergone legendary embellishment, but the murder of Papinian, which took place under Caracalla's own eyes, was one of the most disgraceful crimes of that tyrant.
Documents show him, among other things, planning during an absence of several months from the city vast new engineering works for improving the irrigation and water-ways of the Lomellina and adjacent regions of the Lombard plain; ardently studying phenomena of storm and lightning, of river action and of mountain structure; co-operating with his friend, Donato Bramante, the great architect, in fresh designs for the improvement and embellishment of the Castello at Milan; and petitioning the duke to secure him proper payment for a Madonna lately executed with the help of his pupil, Ambrogio de Predis, for the brotherhood of the Conception of St Francis at Milan.
Used for cloak linings, stoles, muffs and trimmings, also for embellishment of British state, parliamentary and legal robes.
Speaking generally, articles of decoration and embellishment not used in the services cannot lawfully be introduced into a church without the consent of the ordinary given by a faculty, the granting of which is subject to the judicial discretion of the chancellor or commissary, sitting as judge of the bishop's court.
Use a paper piecing pattern to make a custom pumpkin embellishment for your page.
Another improvement was the completion and embellishment of the Mangue canal, originally designed as an entrance to a central market for the boats plying on the bay, but now destined for drainage purposes and as a public pleasure ground.
This" government within a government "was secured in all its privileges, its profits as heretofore being appropriated to allowances to members of the royal family and the maintenance and development of" works of public utility "in Belgium and the Congo, those works including schemes for the embellishment of the royal palaces and estates in Belgium and others for making Ostend" a bathing city unique in the world."The state was to have the right of redemption on terms which, had the rubber and ivory produce alone been redeemed, would have cost Belgium about £8,50o,000.
Belgium undertook at her own charges and at an estimated cost of £2,000,000 to complete" the works of embellishment "begun in Belgium with funds derived from the Fondation and to create a debt of £2,000,000 chargeable on the funds of the colony, which sum was to be paid to the king in fifteen annual instalments - the money, however, to be expended on objects" connected with and beneficial to the Congo."The annuities to members of the royal family were to be continued, and other subsidies were promised.
The cathedral, founded in 1794 and finished in 1809, and thoroughly restored in 1903, can accommodate 5000 persons; it contains the tomb of Count Michael Vorontsov, governor-general from 1823 to 1854, who contributed much towards the development and embellishment of the city.
Scrapbook community websites like ScrapbookFlair.com allow registered users to download free embellishment packs.
Since memorabilia doubles as a decorative embellishment, this can be a very frugal way to scrapbook as well.
Dressy and glamorous, it boasts a floral rhinestone embellishment on its thin black straps.
The elegant embellishment contrasts beautifully against your choice of red, white or black leather.
They are similar to Dansko sandals and have open toes and a three-strap design across the mid-step with a nice, subtle floral embellishment at the center.
A rhinestone star embellishment decorates the side of the shoe.
This dressy ankle boot has a pointed toe, exposed zipper-inspired embellishment, contrasting shaft overlay and a full inner zipper.
Not just a child-like embellishment, ruffles now serve as either an outstanding focal point or an eye-catching accent to a simple outfit.
The "florale" embellishment comes courtesy of a ruffled layer atop the vamp, designed to resemble a small rosette.
Embellishment: In this day and age of daring fashion, it's not unusual to find stiletto boots adorned with all manner of edgy details.
Dreamy: A frothy shoe with a gathered petal embellishment along the T-strap, this open-toe heel features sinewy leather straps and a sleek, three-and-one-quarter heel.
On its vamp sits a petite rosette embellishment, which is all it needs to make a quietly elegant statement.
Lavish befits a princess with its white satin upper and delicate white flower embellishment along the ankle.
The peep toe allows the perfect opportunity to show off a pretty pedicure, while the highly stylized vamp is dressed up with an ornate jewel embellishment in a floral arrangement.
Born Precious: This soft, light turquoise flat with a floral embellishment might work perfectly for a more informal, beach , or outdoor wedding.
If the dress is quite elaborate, choose a shoe with minimal (or no) embellishment.
Of course, you can give your vampire skull even more character with an additional embellishment or two.
The distinctive tribal style lends itself easily to depictions of the sun, because sun designs have a simplicity that allows for easy embellishment.
Add lace, buttons, embroidery, or other embellishment over the seam lines.
Jazz them up with a little spray paint and other embellishment and you've got a wonderful homemade gift box that the recipient will want to hang on to.
This is a great embellishment for a Christmas card or birthday greeting.
Any embellishment that is added to the quilt should be child safe.
HGTV.com: A fleece hat ready for embellishment(s).
If you're feeling exceptionally creative, try stenciling a design or a favorite quote for some added embellishment.
Better Homes and Gardens has instructions for a rustic looking Thanksgiving card that features a turkey embellishment made from paper scraps leftover from other projects.
Incorporate fancy artistic techniques when you want to make one show-stopping card, but use quick and easy embellishment options for making mass-produced cards, such as holiday greetings or party invitations.
Some quilled designs may need to be placed in a padded envelope to prevent damage when they are sent through the mail, while a large quilled embellishment might make your card require extra postage.
Paper piecing is a technique that involves cutting small shapes out of various pieces of paper, then assembling the papers with foam adhesive to make a 3-D embellishment.
Create an embellishment for the front of your card using free fonts and Christmas clip art.
Once you have decided on those details, you have to think about whether or not you want embellishment and what that embellishment might be.
The exact supplies for card making will vary based on the techniques you want to use, but at a bare minimum you'll need to have paper and some sort of embellishment.
From these you can get ideas for color combinations, embellishment, designs, layout, and even font styles.
Shirred Bodice- A shirred bodice is a decorative embellishment for a flannel nightgown.
You'll love a crochet-trimmed gown in bold flannel, with a delicate stretch of embellishment in pink, black, or white.
Look for items make from silk and satin that flow away from the body with minimal embellishment.
If you're uncertain, basic lingerie with minimal embellishment may be the best.
They don't have to have a pattern, or ruffles, or lace, or really any embellishment whatsoever.
T-shirt bras: These bras are typically made with a smoother exterior and minimal embellishment that allows for a smooth appearance under t-shirts or clinging clothing.
Nail art is a unique way of adding embellishment and design to the nails.
Referee shoes are usually black with some sort of white embellishment (such as a stripe).
The younger generation, in view of the requirements and criticism of a reading public, cultivated the art of composition and rhetorical embellishment.
Another fine church in Antwerp is that of St James, far more ornate than the cathedral, and containing the tomb of Rubens, who devoted himself to its embellishment.
His style is, on the, whole, singularly free from what we are accustomed to regard as rhetorical embellishment.
Use for play or to add a little festive embellishment around the house.
The comments already made in previous reviews need little embellishment.
These " plates " do not house any of the guns mechanisms but are usually fitted to provide embellishment in the form of engraving.
The Ipswich carving is limited both in terms of narrative excitement and decorative embellishment.
A further embellishment to the edge can be in the form of a rule.
The aim is to promote the use of hand embroidered surface embellishment within the fashion industry.
The garden is enclosed by walling with wrought iron embellishment to the front boundary wall.
embellishment of the buildings or grounds.
embellishment of the church.
embellishment by description.
Weave in the weft, embroider, tassel and braid with these twinkling yarns or add embellishment to your knitwear.
twinkling yarns or add embellishment to your knitwear.
To its embellishment they probably contributed the older ornamental entrance, facing south-west, the precursor of the greater structure of Mnesicles (see Propylaea) and the colonnade of the " Hecatompedon," or earlier temple of Athena, at this time the only large sacred edifice on the citadel.
He deserves well of posterity for his services to learning and art; the restoration of the Arch of Constantine; the enrichment of the Capitoline museum with antique marbles and inscriptions, and of the Vatican library with oriental manuscripts (see Assemani); and the embellishment of the city with many buildings.
Between 1548 and 1554 rose the chÃ¢teau d'Anet, in the embellishment of which Goujon was associated with Philibert Delorme in the service of Diana of Poitiers.
Neither class cared to bestow jewels upon their persons, but neither spared thought or expense in the embellishment of the object they most loved.
Zephaniah.) ' Note the rapid growth and embellishment of tradition, the inextricable interweaving of fact and fiction, the circumstantial or rationalized stories of imaginary beings, the supernatural or mythical stories of thoroughly historical persons, the absolute loss of perspective, and a reliance not upon the merits of a tradition but upon the authority with which it is associated.
This type of cake lends itself very well to highly creative decoration and embellishment.
It is best to choose a simple design with as little embellishment as possible.
As time passed, tin ceilings became valued not as only plaster imitators, but as a beautiful ceiling embellishment.
Your pillows can be dressed up by using an embellishment such as braided cord trims, beads, tassels, and string fringes.
Clip art is another excellent free embellishment for your pages.
You can use digital elements as many times as you want, so you never need to worry about running out of a favorite embellishment.
As chipboard continues to grow in popularity, scrapbookers will find that they have a variety of chipboard embellishment choices.
Another alternative is to cover the chipboard with scraps of scrapbooking paper, then seal the embellishment with a coat of decoupage clue.
Since chipboard is a bulky embellishment, finding a secure adhesive can be a tricky task.
Although some premade chipboard embellishments come with an adhesive layer, you'll generally need to find your own method of attaching the embellishment to the page.
While most people do use thread to stitch on their layouts, you may want to try stitching with no thread to add a subtle and understated embellishment.
For example, all it takes is a few simple stitches and a pretty button center to turn a die cut felt flower into a charming embellishment for your layout.
Buttons are a very versatile scrapbooking embellishment.
Just press the paper backing firmly onto your embellishment, then peel it off.
Any embellishment with a love or romance theme is a great choice for a bridal or engagement scrapbook.
If you'd prefer to make just one layout, there are also templates and embellishment downloads for themes such as Halloween, Christmas, romance, baby, camping, and gardening.
Mat a large collage of photos onto a patterned paper background with a bow on the top for a clever present embellishment.
You simply inserted the cartridge, inputted your design choice into the keyboard, and cut out the embellishment for your page.
By rotating and resizing images from any Cricut cartridge available, you can create a completely unique embellishment for your layout.
Digital embellishment sets can be purchased to add even more creative touches to your layouts.
You can download beautiful embellishment kits created by graphic designers through websites like ScrapGirls.com DesignerDigitals.com and ScrapbookBytes.com.
Instead of purchasing an entire package of stickers to get one embellishment for your layout, you can simply hop online to print off the stickers you need.
When making a scrapbook devoted to color, you can be very creative with your embellishment choices.
When you're creating a layout based on a scrapbook sketch, an embellishment can stand in for a photo if you don't have enough pictures to copy the design exactly.
For instance, layer several coordinating papers to create a cute flower embellishment on your page.
Sometimes the child's artwork is enough of a page layout on its own, but you may want to add an embellishment or two that praises his achievement.
Embellishment: Informal dresses typically have fewer elaborate embellishments such as lace, sequins, pearls, or beading.
The embellishment and presentation is also part of creating unique wedding cakes.
You can easily add a button, sticker, or ribbon embellishment to the designs to make them scrap invites.
Brides interested in a more modest wedding dress may choose a halter design, and halters with a keyhole embellishment are sophisticated as well as cool.
Spring wedding cake designs are beautiful and can help add some special embellishment to your big day.
Consider having it right justified on a modern invitation, with a graphic or embellishment to the left.
Some embellishment may create a more formal appeal, if you want a casual comforter, you'll need to pay close attention to the details and fabric choice.
The rubber stamp embellishment project is an easy and fun curtain project that you can use to alter the design and make curtains for any season, such as snowflakes for winter or flowers for spring.
Dresses for parties were not very different in cut, but might be made of a richer fabric and have more embellishment, particularly for the wealthy.
Through the website Pink Princess, you can find girls dress socks with a bow embellishment that add that extra touch of class.
Pieces may have touches of gold embellishment near the neck and hem.
Often a front embellishment will be off to one side instead of in the center, whereas the back bow is always in the center.
Understatement is best when looking for men's Celtic jewelry with stones - a small sparkle is a powerful embellishment that can easily overwhelm masculine jewelry if used too much.
An embellishment will add visual appeal to the bracelet.
This embellishment adds to the fun of owning this style of bracelet.
Whether you like baby doll styles, embellishment, swing styles, spaghetti-strap or prints and patterns, there's a huge selection of fashionable shirts available.
And at really good shops, if you find a perfect corset but it maybe needs an adjustment or embellishment, they will provide that service for you, usually free of charge.
A hint of lace or other embellishment on a satiny top is a perfect choice.
An empire waistline that is accented by a touch of embellishment also adds an intriguing focal point to the look.
Embellishments: From light floral embroidery in a contrasting color to eye-catching grommets, just about any embellishment can bring a little life to a plain black dress.
Often, "cute" comes in the form of some sort of embellishment, such as ruffles or rosettes along the neckline.
Whether you love rhinestones and all-out embellishment or prefer a more conservative look, you can count on finding a belt that fits right into your wardrobe.
This costume comes with both the gown and the headpiece for extra embellishment.
Since beading is typically quite a visual detail that undeniably catches at least some attention, it is usually wise for plus size women to opt for a dress with minimal embellishment.
Unlike the Tiffany 1837 pair, however, here you'll find brilliant, round, Swarovski crystals that are hand-set into a gold-colored embellishment.
Atlas Shield: These brown lenses are bold, modern and are accented by a silver, circular embellishment.
Here, the embellishment is round and the finish is done in black.
They all contain round Swarovski crystals in addition to a silver-coated embellishment.
A crown is one embellishment that is being seen more and more.
This is a pleaser in the mouth with springy grapefruit and lime flavors augmented with soft grass and flint, which turns with downward embellishment of round buttery texture, with just the right nuance.
These long, pointed pins were used both as a decorative embellishment to a lady's hat and to keep the hat in place.
Lies differ in type, incidence, magnitude and consequence, with many gradations of severity, from harmless exaggeration and embellishment of stories, to intentional and habitual deceit.
Exaggeration and embellishment when relating incidents or telling stories, and the so-called "white lies," told to avoid disappointing or hurting others feelings, do not have the negative, antisocial consequences of serious lying.
Glue the square to a plain card base, and then add a ribbon bow on top to turn the snowflake into a fancy present embellishment.
Make a simple water lily as an embellishment for a card by following the slideshow Free Online Flower Origami Instructions.
The key to choosing the right embellishment is understanding your options and how to work with the various choices.
The bikinis become jewels because of their embellishment.
I thought that the hand beading and embellishment that she and her seamstress friends were doing was stunning!
Matching bikini tops will also feel and look different, depending on fabric type, shape, and embellishment.
Given the young age of the girls wearing the suits, virtually any type of added detailing or embellishment is welcomed.
To put it quite simply, these suits are gorgeous, with a glamorous attention to detail and embellishment that is hard to match in other designer swimsuit collections.
Tankinis might also feature simple side pleats for embellishment.
A ruched waist and tassel details add sleek embellishment to the piece, available in sienna or black.
Allow it to hang freely; this will look especially impressive your shawl is detailed with lace or some sort of embellishment.
Think about drawing the eye to the center with plenty of embellishment, from sequins to beading, and you can also hunt out a peasant blouse with a colored band at the hem to make your hips look even with your waist.
If you crave easy care items, choose this type of embellishment over beads.
The neckline is often decorated, either with a bow embellishment or a wide Peter Pan-style collar.
Grab a dazzling clutch for an extra shot of embellishment.
If your goal is to add a couple of summer jackets to your wardrobe that will transcend the seasons and styles, opt for timeless details like shawl collars, besom or welt pockets, and minimal topstitching or embellishment.
Embellishment: Heavy embellishments only add weight to a dress, so it's best to avoid them if possible.
Opt for dresses that feature just a touch of embellishment, such as a jewel- or bead-encrusted neckline, or a delicate rosette or ruffle detail.
The most significant tribal members usually wore elaborate headdress pieces only during ceremonial festivities, so keep this adornment simple and focus your time more on the costume embellishment and design.
For exquisite designs, Tacori crafts engagement rings in two-tone combinations of yellow gold and platinum, often using the gold as an embellishment or intricate accent.
Solitaire rings highlighting exceptional stones with minimal embellishment for sophisticated flair.
These elaborate patterns often use geometric shapes, intertwined lines, or even floral or leaf designs that wrap not only around the ring's setting and central diamond, but also extend onto the band for additional embellishment.
If you love simple designs with just a touch of embellishment, consider choosing rope wedding bands.
A sleek black backpack purse is instantly trendy when it's complemented by dangling charms (a la Juicy Couture), boasts rich hardware or is accented by some sort of embellishment.
Eventually, the title "trend" gave way to "classic," and the embellishment seen on so many garments and bags for years became a welcome addition to women's wardrobes all over the world.
Men's duffles might be more structured, have little or no embellishment, and have more of a business-like feel.
This classic is now more stylish than ever with beaded embellishment and funky patchwork fabric.
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