She couldn't make out what was in the garden, but she heard the sounds of fountains and saw the dark green blur of a forest in the distance.
These fountains are generally two-storeyed, the lower chamber enclosing a well, the upper room being often used for scholastic purposes.
We may also mention the two celebrated fountains, Fonte Gaia and Fontebranda; the former, in the Piazza del Campo, by Jacopo della Quercia (1409-1419), but freely restored in 1868, the much-damaged original reliefs being now in the Opera del Duomo; the Fonte Nuova, near Porta Ovile, by Camaino di Crescentino also deserves notice (1298).
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by 170 ft.) and two smaller ones, all with fountains in them.
The monument was erected after designs by Bruno Schmidt of Berlin, with fountains at the base said to be among the largest in the world, their capacity being 20,000 gallons per minute.
It has an historical museum, four churches (three of which are Roman Catholic), two fine fountains - a monument of the war of 1870-71 and one to King Maximilian II.
Sebils or public fountains are numerous.
Fountains shot up from the newly formed lake nearby, and the ground rumbled again.
The palace contains a picture gallery and collections of natural history and antiquities, and in front of it are two monumental fountains and a monument to the emperor William I.
For the statement that she was the wife of Janus and mother of Fontus (or Fons), the god of fountains, Arnobius (Adv.
The former existence of so many separate sovereignties and fountains of honor gave nse to a great many hereditary titles of nobility.
Notwithstanding these inventions of the Alexandrian school, its attention does not seem to have been directed to the motion of fluids; and the first attempt to investigate this subject was made by Sextus Julius Frontinus, inspector of the public fountains at Rome in the reigns of Nerva and Trajan.
The term nymphaeum was also applied to the fountains of water in the atrium of the Christian basilica, which according to Eusebius (x.
On the Lechaeum road, on which a bewildering wealth of fountains and statues is enumerated, only the Baths of Eurycles below the plane tree were found; deep diggings were made into them, and the foundations of the facade laid bare.
As, one after another, the various tablets and cylinders and annalistic tablets have been translated, it has become increasingly clear that here are almost inexhaustible fountains of knowledge, and that sooner or later it may be possible to check the Hebrew accounts of the most important periods of their history with contemporaneous accounts written from another point of view.
The Orontes rises in the great springs of Labweh on the east side of the Buka`a, or inter-Lebanon district, very near the fountains of the southward-flowing Litani, and it runs due north, parallel with the coast, falling 2000 ft.
The high-lying moorland of the surrounding district is diversified by picturesque, dales; and Harrogate is not far from many towns and sites of great interest, such as Ripon, Knaresborough and Fountains Abbey.
The surrounding gardens are adorned with fountains, cascades, lakes and grottos, the principal fountain sending up a jet of water 180 ft.
The streets are fairly wide and straight, and several of the houses belonging to aristocratic Moors, descendants of those expelled from Spain, have fine courts surrounded by arcades, some with marble fountains and planted with orange trees.
The extensive gardens which occupy the hillside behind the palace are adorned with fountains and cascades; the botanical garden contains manytrees from northern climates.
Aix possesses many beautiful fountains, one of which in the Cours Mirabeau is surmounted by a statue of Rene, count of Provence, who held a brilliant court at Aix in the 15th century.
Within the city proper the Fitzroy Gardens are a network of avenues bordered with oak, elm and plane, with a " ferntree gully " in the centre; they are ornamented with casts of famous statues, and ponds, fountains and classic temples.
There are numerous fountains fed by the Mekerra.
They always stand on the border of a stream; not rarely, as at Fountains, the buildings extend over it.
The English Cistercian houses, of which there are such extensive and beautiful remains at Fountains, Rievaulx, Kirkstall, Tintern, Netley, &c., were mainly arranged of ter the same plan, with slight local variations.
Fountains Abbey, first founded A.D.
Its gardens, however, with their clipped hedges, grottos, fountains, and cypress avenues, are said to retain their original Moorish character.
Ganymede was afterwards regarded as the genius of the fountains of the Nile, the life-giving and fertilizing river, and identified by astronomers with the Aquarius of the zodiac. Thus the divinity that distributed drink to the gods in heaven became the genius who presided over the due supply of water on earth.
by Canova (1803), fountains, pavilions and four rows of trees adorn the PaseO de Carlos III.
This lack of fountains is probably to be ascribed in part to the effect of earthquakes, which are not infrequent; that of 1769 continued for six whole days.
Within the town the arcades (or Lauben) on either side of the main street, and the numerous elaborately ornamented fountains attract the eye, as well as the two remaining towers that formerly stood on the old walls but are now in the centre of the town; the Zeitglockenthurm (famous for its singular 16th- century clock, with its mechanical contrivances, set in motion when the hour strikes) and the Kdfichthurm.
The picturesqueness of the town is enhanced by many old mansions, the chief of which is the Renaissance Hotel d'Alluye, and by numerous fountains, among which that named after Louis XII.
It is lavishly bestowed on the tombs themselves and the screens which surround them, but more sparingly introduced on the mosque that forms one wing of the Taj, and on the fountains and surrounding buildings.
Clermont has several handsome squares ornamented with fountains, the chief of which is a graceful structure erected by Bishop Jacques d'Amboise in 1515.
The Fountains, as they are called, are 3 m.
The Cours Mirabeau, a wide thoroughfare, planted with double rows of plane-trees, bordered by fine houses and decorated by three fountains, divides the town into two portions.
Many of the fountains are fine specimens of Arab architecture.
is City Park of loo acres, with lakes and fountains, and monuments to the memory of Alexander von Humboldt, George Washington and T.
There are statues of DÃ¼rer, Sachs, Melanchthon, the reputed founder of the grammar-school, the navigator Martin Behaim, and Peter Henlein, the inventor of the watch; and the streets are further embellished with several fountains, the most noteworthy of which are the SchÃ¶ne Brunnen, 1385-1396, in the form of a large Gothic pyramid, adorned with statues of the seven electors, the "nine worthies," and Moses and the prophets; and the GÃnsemÃnnchen or goose-mannikin, a clever little bronze figure by Pankratz Labenwolf.
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The water-supply from Palanduken is distributed by wooden pipes to numerous public fountains.
Olympia further possessed several fountains, enclosed by round or square walls, chiefly in connexion with the buildings outside the Altis.
Originally called Crenides (Fountains), it took its later name from Philip II.
The city is well supplied with water, and has no less than seventy-two public fountains.
It is surrounded by boulevards occupying the site of its ramparts, and is well provided with fountains, public squares and gardens planted with fine plane-trees.
The park is celebrated for the multitude of its nightingales, and is usually filled with the sound of running water from several fountains and cascades.
A striking contrast exists between the Moorish quarter, with its tortuous lanes and Oriental architecture, and the modern quarter, with its rectangular streets and wide open squares, frequently bordered with trees and adorned with fountains.
bathing and drenching willing or unwilling victims, dipping holy images in water, and otherwise disturbing springs and fountains (Frazer, Golden Bough, i.
From the style of the houses, the numerous open squares, and the abundant fountains which give an Italian aspect to the town, Salzburg has received the name of "the German Rome."
of Salzburg is the palace of Hellbrunn, built about 1615, which contains a famous mechanical theatre and some fine fountains.
But, after making due allowance for peculiarities, the .abuse of which has brought the name of Petrarchist into contempt, we can agree with Shelley that the lyrics of the Canzoniere " are as spells which unseal the inmost enchanted fountains of the delight which is the grief of love."
There are, also, a ruined castle founded by Harun al-Rashid in 782, fine fountains, good buildings, river-side quays, cotton mills and an American mission with church and schools.
which used to be frequent, have become things of the past, and there is now abundant water for public fountains, washing the streets and watering gardens both public and private.
The old aqueduct, which was constructed in the 17th century by Carnignano and Criminelli and taps the Isclero at Sant' Agata dei Goti, is still available to a certain extent, but its water was never very wholesome, and as it was not laid on to houses but only supplied fountains and house cisterns which have since been filled up, no account need be taken of it.
The centre of the square is levelled and paved with asphalte, and contains two fountains.
At first Livingstone thought the Nile problem had been all but solved by Speke, Baker and Burton, but the idea grew upon him that the Nile sources must be sought farther south, and his last journey became in the end a forlorn hope in search of the "fountains" of Herodotus.
In January 1873 the party got among the endless spongy jungle on the east of Lake Bangweulu, Livingstone's object being to go round by the south and away west to find the "fountains."
in 1571, supplies to the public fountains a sweet and light water, containing, according to `Abd el-Razzaq, a large amount of chlorides.
Here, on a summer's day, with the scent of roses pervading the heated air, the cool refreshment of the passing breezes and of splashing fountains may be enjoyed by the officials of the Kabul court, whilst they look across the beauty of the thickly planted plains of Chardeh to the rugged outlines of Paghman and the snows of the Hindu Kush.
through the middle of East Baltimore, are good examples of wide streets, having squares in the middle, adorned with lawns, flower-beds and fountains.
Wide boulevards traverse the west of the town, which is also rendered attractive by numerous fountains fed by a fine aqueduct hewn in the rock.
The use of the old cisterns within the walls has been almost entirely abandoned, and the water is led to basins in vaulted chambers (Taxim), from which it is distributed by underground conduits to the fountains situated in the different quarters of the city.
From these fountains the water is taken to a house by water-carriers, or, in the case of the humbler classes, by members of the household itself.
The "Palais Royal," with its parterre and fountains, and the spacious public park are fine pleasure-grounds, whilst in the ravines that lead down to the sea cluster the houses of the poorer classes.
The streets of the former are narrow and irregular, but the latter, founded at the end of the 16th century by fugitive Walloons and Netherlanders, is built in the form of a pentagon with broad streets crossing at right angles, and possesses several fine squares, among which may be mentioned the marketplace, adorned with handsome fountains at the four corners.
It has many picturesque medieval towers and other edifices (the Palazzo degli Alessandri is perhaps the most interesting), for which indeed it is one of the best towns in central Italy, and some elegant fountains; among the latter may be mentioned the Gothic Fontana Grande (1279, restored in 1424) and Fontana della Rocca by Vignola (1566).
A mile and a quarter farther is the town of Bagnaia, with the Villa Lante, still belonging to the family of that name, with fine fountains and beautiful trees, ascribed to Vignola.
About the beginning of the 18th century fountains and lanes in the style of those at Versailles were laid out in the park, and soon after the castle itself, of which only the round tower remained (and is still standing), was rebuilt.
The abundant water of this stream provides power for large corn mills and several factories, and also supplies the town, with its numerous fountains and irrigated gardens.
Fountains from the mountain formed two lakes, whence issued streams which united in a very large lake.
The description applies admirably to the stream which rises from abundant fountains, now known as Diana's bath, E.
The Grand Circus Park of 41 acres, with its trees, flowers and fountains, affords a pleasant resting place in the busiest quarter of the city.
The plan of all is the same - an open court, with a tesselated pavement, and one or two marble fountains; orange and lemon trees, flowering shrubs, and climbing plants give freshness and fragrance.
1726), with gardens containing terraces, statues and fountains.
There is free admittance to Fountains Abbey for a short service.
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Fountains and sundials make fine centerpieces to the garden, filled in summer with 60,000 annual flowers.
Marmaduke Bradley was the last abbot of Fountains, who surrendered the abbey and its estates to the royal commissioners in 1539.
Most eruptions are relatively gentle, sending lava flows downslope from fountains a few meters to a few hundred meters high.
Many schools provide drinking fountains, but such provision is at the discretion of the head teacher and the governing body.
It is a world of lush palms and trickling fountains.
Beautiful gardens, 4 inviting pools and splashing fountains grace the public grounds.
The two heraldic fountains flanking the cross indicate the Malvern waters.
Outside are 10 acres of formal gardens and ornate fountains.
Fountains ' grange at Cowton, in the North York Moors, lay some twenty miles north of the abbey.
Fountains cleared the forest at Warsill in the twelfth century to make a grange here.
heraldic fountains flanking the cross indicate the Malvern waters.
outlines why it is important to choose the right place for fountains to fully enhance the effect on the British landscape.
In 1291 Fountains had debts amounting to almost £ 7000 and the abbey was once again taken into royal receivership.
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splashing fountains grace the public grounds.
Guests dined on soft shell crab and beef tenderloin followed by chocolate falling cake on the terrace overlooking the famous fountains.
trickle a world of lush palms and trickling fountains.
In the early days the abbot of Fountains would have presided as host, but later entertained distinguished visitors in a private chamber.
There are open-air fountains on either side of the entrance and colonnaded walkways.
That the East to-day has so much to tell about Alexander is only due to the fact that old mythical stories of gods or heroes who go travelling through lands of monsters and darkness, of magical fountains and unearthly oceans, became attached to his name in the popular literature of the Roman empire, and this mythical Alexander was reintroduced in the 7th century A.D.
Juturna was associated with two festivals: the Juturnalia on the 11th of January, probably a dedication festival of a temple built by Augustus, and celebrated by the college of the fontani, workmen employed in the construction and maintenance of aqueducts and fountains; and the Volcanalia on the 23rd of August, at which sacrifice was offered to Volcanus, the Nymphs and Juturna, as protectors against outbreaks of fire.
Among his noteworthy achievements are the reform of the calendar on the 24th of February 1582 (see Calendar); the improved edition of the Corpus juris canonici, 1582; the splendid Gregorian Chapel in St Peter's; the fountains of the Piazza Navona; the Quirinal Palace; and many other public works.
Water is supplied to the city, with its numerous fountains, from Jebel Zaghwan (vide infra) by the Roman aqueduct repaired, at a cost of half a million sterling, by the bey Mahommed al-Sadik (d.
The kingship had not deprived them of their functions as fountains of divine judgment (cf.
Diogenianus was also the author of an Anthology of epigrams, of treatises on rivers, lakes, fountains and promontories; and of a list (with map) of all the towns in the world.
As such he was called Nymphagetes, the leader of the nymphs of springs and fountains, a god of fresh water, probably his original character, and in this connexion was Ovrapcos (phytalmius), a god of vegetation,.
He is famous for his numerous amours, especially with the nymphs of springs and fountains; his offspring were mostly wild and cruel, like the sea - the Laestrygones, Polyphemus, Antaeus, Procrustes and the like.
There are statues of DÃƒ¼rer, Sachs, Melanchthon, the reputed founder of the grammar-school, the navigator Martin Behaim, and Peter Henlein, the inventor of the watch; and the streets are further embellished with several fountains, the most noteworthy of which are the SchÃƒ¶ne Brunnen, 1385-1396, in the form of a large Gothic pyramid, adorned with statues of the seven electors, the "nine worthies," and Moses and the prophets; and the GÃƒnsemÃƒnnchen or goose-mannikin, a clever little bronze figure by Pankratz Labenwolf.
Everywhere you go in the United States are water fountains.
Many very handsome houses and large soft green lawns around them and trees and bright flowers and fountains.
Material Used All our fountains are crafted by hand from natural Schist rock formed more than 200 million years ago originating in central Asia.
They showed thousands of people flocked around the swimming pools and fountains, or watching events similar to a school sports day.
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Have you noticed how popular fondue fountains have become?
Know that you'll have birdbaths, columns, fountains, pedestals, stepping stones, sundials and metal flowers to choose from as well!
They carry all kinds of unique items like "Chucky" dolls, dragon and gargoyle fountains and goblets, vintage style t-shirts with famous rock bands and celebrities, psychedelic lava lamps, incense, and sexy, fun items.
Big Fireworks offers repeaters, fountains, artillery shells, aerial assortments and much more under the stipulation that you spend at least $400.00 as a customer or $3,000 as a wholesaler.
Other designs include terra-cotta planters, faux rocks, fountains and more.
These range from small solar panels that can be used to power garden lights or fountains, through to large solar panel systems that support homes living off the main power grid.
Bring the outdoors in with hanging wall fountains which capture the soothing quality of water.
The first hanging wall fountains were made of stone and featured European style influences.
Contemporary art wall fountains can be found in many themes such as vertical waterfall cascades, pouring pots, artwork, and tiered trickles.
Rocks or pebbles are another stunning addition to indoor hanging wall fountains.
Wonderful indoor spots for wall fountains include foyers, sunrooms, dining rooms, and fireplace mantles.
Installation of hanging wall fountains requires a secure mounting to the chosen wall.
Kinetic Fountains is based in Asheville, North Carolina which is known for its stunning natural vistas.
They take pride in excellent quality control and inspection of the fountains they sell.
Browse their large assortment of excellent indoor wall fountains.
Simply Fountains considers themselves to be the fountain experts with over 600 water features online for sale.
They are one of the leading retail and wholesale sources for fountains, architectural mouldings, statuary, and other decorating must-haves.
Be sure to check out their collection of Tiffany hanging wall fountains.
Since fountains can be heavy, watch out for steep shipping and freight charges.
Serenity features a wide array of indoor, outdoor, and commercial wall fountains.
They carry a great collection of indoor and outdoor wall fountains to satisfy diverse decorating needs.
If you have any fountains, turn them on.
Today in France you can find a modern boutique full of crystal fountains and the best in merchandise sold beautifully just as it was at the turn of the century.
The towering fountains and circular wall pay tribute to both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters and each tower has the name of a state chiseled into the face.
Small or large fountains are beautiful especially when lit.
Facilities. Some beaches offer restrooms, covered pavilions, picnic areas, drinking fountains, and other amenities for guests to use.
Use special wedding lights and spotlights on fountains, pools, and other water areas for a pretty effect.
Plan your ceremony near a fountain, or bring in small fountains if the garden does not have any.
More intricate play areas will also have watering stations - drinking fountains for dogs.
Water Fountains are a must for some water gardeners.
Fountains enable the water to flow freely, creating the relaxing sounds of water and the visual effect of movement.
Since the band's 2003 hit Stacy's Mom, Fountains of Wayne tabs have been in hot demand.
Although many people felt the band would be a one-hit wonder, Fountains of Wayne have followed up their popular track with a handful of other singles that have charted primarily in the UK.
Beyond any concerns about their chart placement, Fountains of Wayne, much like Weezer, are known for their high-energy, tongue-in-cheek songs and great performances.
Straight out of New York City itself, Fountains of Wayne formed in 1996.
Home to other bands with quirky lyrics and beats like Sugar Ray, Atlantic Records quickly picked up Fountains of Wayne.
Through the new label, Fountains of Wayne released Welcome Interstate Managers, featuring Stacy's Mom.
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Fountains of Wayne might not be the best-known band out there or admired for their massive riffs or skills.
Fountains add not only visual interest but they provide soothing background noise.
There are also plumbing products in most cities that make life more convenient, like water fountains, hydrants, pool and beach showers.
Because of their unique production process, the tiles are resistant to freezing and thawing, so they can be used both indoors and out, as well as for pools, fountains and spas.
But this massive water park is more than slides and fountains, with dozens of attractions suitable for every member of the family.
Four different children's areas are cleverly decorated in nautical themes and include geysers, swings, water slides, fountains, and other fun features.
Kiddie bumper boats are another great option, and a set of interactive jumping fountains are great watery fun without getting in a pool.
Visitors can purchase replica African crafts and clothing, and the architecture of the buildings, flowerbeds, and fountains is reminiscent of an African oasis.
Stay hydrated by visiting the water fountains located around the park.
Refilling your water bottles at any of the park's water fountains.
Elegant decorations reflect both Native American and Hispanic influences, and the landscaping includes sumptuous fountains that make the resort truly an oasis in the midst of the southwestern desert.
Ride your tube down an 1,100-foot river marked with fountains, waterfalls and several other water diversions.
You can bring the elements into your living space in their pure forms through items such as a plants (wood element), candles (fire element) or table top water fountains (water element).
One of the coolest and most Zen like water fountains is an overflowing urn also known as a bubbling ceramic or ceramic bubbler fountain.
A garden wall fountain is one of the easiest water fountains that you can build when you select a premade one.
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Just as there are different types of water features, there are different types of sounds produced by fountains and waterfalls.
There are also solar water fountains that hardly produce any sound at all.
Water fountains are among the most popular water features for gardens and yards.
Divided into two main types, free standing and wall mounted, fountains are available in a variety of sizes and shapes.
From water fountains and birdbaths to koi ponds and waterfalls, the type of outdoor water feature you choose is a matter of personal taste and style.
Restaurants and soda fountains used the invention to create milkshakes, but housewives had not yet discovered the mixer.
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It features several gardens and fountains, playing fields and many sculptures and monuments.
It offered amenities such as electronically controlled drinking fountains, headphones for the hearing impaired, and glow-in-the dark carpeting that added both safety and character to his theater.
When your wallet is as tired as you are, retreat to one of the grand fountains in this part of Rome.
One of the most popular sites for free entertainment in Las Vegas are the fountains in front of the Bellagio Hotel at the south end of the Strip.
Each afternoon and evening (from 3pm Sunday through Friday and from noon on Saturday and Sunday), the Bellagio Fountains erupt in a choreographed show coordinated with music and lights.
Have guests make-their-own food, such as offering unique pizza toppings, fondue fountains, sundae bars, nacho fixings, sandwich selections, or build-a-burger stations.
Rent large decorative items such as arches, plants, or fountains to completely transform a location.
Remember to serve punch in a fountain, and have a few chocolate fondue fountains available, too.
The outdoor space is lit with old gas lamps, has running fountains and is surrounded with palm and crepe myrtle trees.
- Ground-plan of Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire.
east of the town, is the now disused temple of the Parsee fire-worshippers, who were attracted thither by the natural fountains of inflammable gas.
In the vicinity is the domain of Studley Royal, the seat of the marquess of Ripon, which contains the celebrated ruins of Fountains Abbey.
The town is supplied with water both by springs inside the town and by aqueducts from fountains at Ali Punar and Hamervat.
FOUNTAINS ABBEY, one of the most celebrated ecclesiastical ruins in England.
Near the abbey is the picturesque Jacobean mansion of Fountains Hall.
There are also a Protestant church, St Anne's, a school of arts, a polytechnic institution, a picture gallery in the former monastery of St Catherine, a museum, observatory, botanical gardens, an exchange, gymnasium, deafmute institution, orphan asylum, several remarkable fountains dating from the 16th century, &c. Augsburg is particularly well provided with special and technical schools.
The streets were also diversified by fountains, small water-towers and reservoirs (of which an especially interesting example was found in 1902 close to the Porta del Vesuvio) and street shrines.
speaks of two heavenly gardens, each with two fountains and two kinds of fruit, and again of two similar gardens, all this is simply because the dual termination (an) corresponds to the syllable that controls the rhyme in that whole sura.
(I) Parorius, the long, level, elevated valley stretching north-west to south-east between the Sultan Dagh and the Emir Dagh from Holmi (about Tchai) to Tyriaeum (Ilghin); its waters collect within the valley, in three lakes, which probably supply the great fountains in the Axylon and through them the Sangarius.
(2) Axylon, the vast treeless plains on the upper Sangarius; there burst forth at various points great perennial springs, the Sakaria fountains (Strabo p. 543), Ilije Bashi, Bunar Bashi, Geuk Bunar, Uzuk Bashi, &c., which feed the Sangarius.
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