"It was fantastic!" he pronounced.
The Franciscans began to urge fantastic' objections, and, when Savonarola insisted that his champion should bear the host, they cried out against the sacrilege of exposing the Redeemer's body to the flames.
The buildings were usually battlemented in fantastic form.
The women's heads are shaved entirely and the men's into fantastic patterns.
The architecture was fantastic, but not near as exciting as the ride on a ferry.
"Always some fantastic schemes," said Nicholas.
What was going on behind those fantastic eyes, she couldn't say, but Pete's jaw must have dropped a mile.
`Their shape was often fantastic and they are now eagerly sought by collectors.
At St David's he had trouble at once with his singularly turbulent chapter, who, finding that he was out of favour at court since Somerset's fall in 1549, brought a long list of fantastic charges against him.
On the eastern side are numerous sand hills, formed by the wind into innumerable fantastic shapes, sometimes covered with stunted trees and scanty vegetation, but usually bare and rising to heights of from 150 to 250 ft.
The philosophy of history sketched in this work has something of value with much that is fantastic. In 1805 and 1806 appeared the Wesen des Gelehrten (Nature of the Scholar) and the Anweisung zum seligen Leben oder Religionslehre (Way to a Blessed Life), the latter the most important work of this Berlin period.
Many of the emendations suggested are more fantastic than felicitous.
The neo-chivalry of the 14th century, in which a fantastic love of adventure had displaced the finer and more ideal motives of the old chivalry, looked towards the Vistula and Marienburg.
To a new generation they seemed paltry, earthly and fantastic, and far-seeing men had good reason to regard them as a source of political danger.
The interior of Cutch is studded with hills of considerable elevation, and a range of mountains runs through it from east to west, many of them of the most fantastic shapes, with large isolated masses of rock scattered in all directions.
Symphorien Champier (Champerius or Campegius) of Lyons (1472-1539), a contemporary of Rabelais, and the patron of Servetus, wrote with fantastic enthusiasm on the superiority of the Greek to the Arabian physicians, and possibly did something to enlist in the same cause the two far greater men just mentioned.
The Comtist system is utilitarianism crowned by a fantastic decoration.
There the gigantic cliffs, with their banded strata, have been broken into fantastic forms by the waves.
But the chronic state of rebellion in western Denmark, which, fomented by the discontented Jutish magnates, lasted with short intervals from 1350 to 1360, compelled Valdemar to renounce these farreaching and fantastic designs.
The decadence of Latin early in the 7th century is exemplified by the fantastic grammarian Virgilius Maro, who also illustrates the transition from Latin to Provencal, and from quantitive to accentual forms of verse.
And he used his decades of dominance on the national scene, as well as his fantastic oratorical ability, to advance that belief and essentially invent the Democratic Party we know today.
High mounds, pyramids heaped in fantastic shapes, and impenetrable drifts lay scattered in every direction.
With over 20 appetizers under $10, including traditional dolmades, grilled octopus and delicious spinach cheese pies as well as nearly 60 entrees under $20 varying from fresh bakalo (codfish) to lamb shishkabobs, the menus are packed with fantastic deals.
Though considered fantastic by many, it had secured fairly general acceptance in Germany in 1912, and was followed by the generalized theory in 1915.
The result is, on the one hand, a clearing away of much fantastic phylogeny, on the other, an enormous reduction of the supposed gaps between groups.
Long; there are other orchids of fantastic design in their green and white flowers, some of which have spurs (r ectaries) nearly 7 in.
The shapes of these ferruginous sandstones are very fantastic - tubes, hollow spheres, plates, &c., being common.
Forty-two years before his day, under King Pontius Pilate, there had appeared the true prophet Yahya or John son of Zechariah, an incarnation of Hibil, of whose birth and childhood fantastic stories are told.
The Aughrabies or Hundred Falls, as they are called, are divided by ledges, reefs and islets, the last named often assuming fantastic shapes.
It is enough to say that on this fantastic basis Helmont constructed a medical system which had some practical merits, that his therapeutical methods were mild and in many respects happy, and that he did service by applying newer chemical methods to the preparation of drugs.
One day there appeared upon the scene a piper clad in a fantastic suit, who offered for a certain sum of money to charm all the vermin into the Weser.
By repeated hammering and polishing the expert obtains such control of the wood-grain pattern that its sinuosities and eddies seem to have developed symmetry without losing anything of their fantastic grace.
To this we may add a fantastic and absurd allegorization, the indiscriminate laudation of saints and martyrs, polemical strife, the hardening of the doctrine into dogma, the development of a narrow ecclesiasticism, and the failure of the missionary spirit in the orthodox section of the Eastern Church (as contrasted with the marvellous evangelistic activity of the Nestorians.
The town is of modern appearance, and contains many public buildings, of which the most remarkable is the imposing but fantastic structure of the University College of Wales near the Castle Hill.
These details of his education (which, like most else that is known about him, come from his own mouth) are not only interesting in themselves, but remind the reader how, not far from the same time, Rabelais, the other leading writer of French during the Renaissance, was exercising himself, though not being exercised, in plans of education almost as fantastic. At six years old Montaigne was sent to the college de Guienne at Bordeaux, then at the height of its reputation.
The action of water and ice upon the soft sandstone of which the hills here are chiefly composed has produced deep gorges and isolated fantastic peaks, which, however, though both beautiful and interesting, by no means recall the characteristics of Swiss scenery.
The baptismal fonts date from the 12th century, and the curious spire in the form of an elongated pumpkin and covered with slates gives a fantastic and original appearance to the whole edifice.
Fantastic as it was in some particulars, this project was partly realized 2 in more recent times, and it presented the best guarantee for the independent existence of Poland which had never been able to govern itself.
The former was now mixed with Latin and classical expressions; much of the literature consists of fulsome panegyric, verses written on the marriages and funerals of nobles, with conceits and fantastic ideas, devoid of all taste, drawn from their coats of arms. The poets of this period are, as may be imagined, in most cases mere rhymesters; there are, however, a few whose names are worth recapitulating, such as Waclaw Potocki (c. 1622 - c. 1696), now known to have been the author of the Wojna Chocimska, or "War of Khotin," the same campaign which afterwards formed the subject of the epic of Krasicki.
The fantastic tastes are in the little details: sweet fennel in the sausage, hand-rolled pepperoni and wild mushrooms.
Almost two hundred years later, this tavern establishment still holds an image of the latter: house specials (try the prime rib salad or any of their special wings),
friendly service and proximity to a number of fantastic wineries.
The restaurant is decorated with the owner's fantastic collection of vintage black and white photographs, including some rare Brassai images of 1930s Paris.
Concentrating in Hartford, many Brazilians and Portuguese have made Connecticut home, bringing with them fantastic flavors.
The food is fantastic and fairly inexpensive (breakfast is about $8),
though the service can be slow, especially on weekends.
DeLorezo's Tomato Pies Established in 1947, this local favorite is known for their fantastic tomato pies, a type of pizza made with a thick, bread-like crust, tomato sauce and Romano cheese.
Ol' West BBQ1316 Route 31 NorthAnnandale, NJ 08801(908) 735-6700olwestbbq31.com Relax at Miller's Tavern A beloved secret among the locals, this casual pub serves up fantastic thin-crust pizza.
Noah's Restaurant Sailing around the shores of Stonington provides you with some fantastic views and can be a lot of fun.
Take the Chickasaw Bluffs Trail, which runs for 8 miles north to south with fantastic views.
Rienzis revolution in Rome (3471354), and hi~ establishment of a republic upon a fantastic basis, half classical half feudal, proved the temper of the times; while the rise of dynastic families in the cities of the church, claiming the title of papal vicars, but acting in their own interests, Tb weakened the authority of the Holy See.
When put into execution the project produced in the Russian Church a great schism and numerous fantastic sects.
A fantastic and elaborate doctrine of symbolism existed which comprised all nature; witchcraft, alchemy and medicine were its practical expressions.
His chronology is fantastic and incredible; William of Newburgh justly remarks that, if we accepted the events which Geoffrey relates, we should have to suppose that they had happened in another world.
Check out the hole-in-the-wall restaurants that you've never heard of before, but which serve fantastic food.
If you don't mind getting a late start on a Saturday in Minneapolis, there are plenty of places to eat fantastic food before you hit the trail.
Though the permanent menu is rather short, only offering two appetizers, three entrees and two desserts, there is a fantastic "verbal" menu that changes nightly.
A small town (3,316 residents as of the 2000 census) with a strong sense of community, Greenville offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation through their extensive parks as well as fantastic views of the Catskills.
When you're done playing, and have worked up a hearty appetite, head to one of several fantastic restaurants in Hamden, Connecticut.
They offer fantastic lunch combos, and entree prices range between $9 and $15 (in 2009).
Louis Riverfront Times picked Highway 61 Roadhouse and Kitchen as having the best comfort food in the city, with "fantastic" Louisiana dishes.
Aside from its fantastic recreational opportunities, such as deep sea fishing, golfing and windsurfing, South Portland also offers some excellent Mexican cuisine.
Chicago, IL 60614(312) 587-1600landmarkgrill.net/ Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba Perfect for large groups, particularly on a nice day due to a spacious outdoor area, Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba serves up fantastic tapas and sangria.
Honolulu features great sight-seeing, lots of shopping options and fantastic dining.
Hop a flight to New York for fantastic Italian food.
Near the Anaheim Hills Trail-Serrano Avenue Loop, get some fantastic protein before heading out on the trails.
He wrote light verse to celebrate the incidents of court life in the manner of Desportes, but his verse is more fantastic and fuller of conceits than his master's.
Yes, he had named three conditions, and yes, she remembered agreeing after that fantastic kiss.
Capponi resigned in October 1848, and Leopold reluctantly consented to a democratic ministry led by Guerrazzi and Montanelli, the former a very ambitious and unscrupulous man, the latter honest but fantastic. Following the Roman example, a constituent assembly was demanded to vote on union with Rome and eventually with the rest of Italy.
"De la bataille de Dreux," &c. Occasionally the titles seem to be deliberately fantastic, as "Des puces," "De l'usage de se vestir."
Why don't you protect those fantastic legs with some jeans and I'll take you to explore the woods.
Moreover, in the unbridled exercise of speculation, the number of divine beings was increased indefinitely; and these fantastic accessions to l Olympus in the system of Iamblichus show that Greek philosophy 'is returning to mythology, and that nature-religion is still a power in the world.
His speculations on phylogeny, or the descent of invertebrates and vertebrates, were, however, most fantastic and bore no relation to palaeontological evidence.
The vases of Karl Koepping of Berlin are so fantastic and so fragile that they appear to be creations of the lamp rather than of the furnace.
It was Wotton's merit that he rejected the legendary and fantastic accretions, and returned to Aristotle and the observation of nature.
As a result, the surface has been carved into fantastic forms. The early French explorers called the region les terres mauvaises, on account of the difficulties that here met the traveller, and in its English equivalent, " the Bad Lands," this appellation still remains.
The tops of their heads had no hair, but were carved into a variety of fantastic shapes, some having a row of points or balls around the top, others designs resembling flowers or vegetables, and still others having squares that looked like waffles cut criss-cross on their heads.
That these purely mechanical arrangements have any psychic, occult or predictive meaning is a fantastic imagination, which seems to have a peculiar attraction for certain types of mind, and as there can be no fundamental hypothesis of correlation, its discussion does not lie within the province of reason.
On the way back Nicholas drove at a steady pace instead of racing and kept peering by that fantastic all-transforming light into Sonya's face and searching beneath the eyebrows and mustache for his former and his present Sonya from whom he had resolved never to be parted again.
Nearly all the riders were young, good looking and in fantastic shape.