Quadrangle sentence examples

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  • The city forms a quadrangle of nearly i m.

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  • The quadrangle, with its walls 20 ft.

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  • The quadrangle of the latter contains many well-painted armorial bearings of the podestas.

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  • The Waterhouse charity school occupies a handsome set of buildings forming three sides of a quadrangle, erected in 1855.

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  • In the centre of the eastern side of the quadrangle two gigantic doors were thrown open to admit the people into the adytum or inner mosque (shrine) where is the marble tomb of Imam Reza, surrounded by a silver railing with knobs of gold.

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  • Each house has a quadrangle in the centre, into which it looks, and which is entered by a low, narrow doorway.

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  • in diameter, so that between railing and stupa there was an open circle round which visitors could walk; and the whole stood towards the east side of a paved quadrangle about 300 ft.

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  • and made the contract for completion of the carpenter's work of the eastern side of the quadrangle on the 30th of November 1 443.

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  • He was driven from the quadrangle of Christ Church by the sneering looks which the members of that aristocratical society cast at the holes in his shoes.

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  • The walls of the main building near the entrance of Metalanim harbour form a massive quadrangle 200 ft.

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  • The shrine of Imam Reza is the most venerated spot in Persia, and yearly visited by more than 100,000 pilgrims. Eastwick thus describes it (Journal of a Diplomat's Three Years' Residence in Persia, London, 1864) "The quadrangle of the shrine seemed to be about 150 paces square.

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  • The quadrangle is larger than that of Shah Abbas; and at the eastern side is an immense blue dome, out of which quantities of grass were growing, the place being too sacred to be disturbed.

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  • Near the central quadrangle of the city is a vast reservoir of water, the dome of which is of bold and excellent proportions.

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  • The first quadrangle, College.

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  • surveys the spot where Knox was buried; the reformer himself is in the quadrangle of New College: Sir David Brewster adorns the quadrangle of the university; Dr William Chambers is in Chambers Street, and Frederick, duke of York (1763-1827), and the 4th earl of Hopetoun are also commemorated.

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  • All round the northern, western and southern sides of the quadrangle ran, at some 10 ft.

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  • The castle is a fine example of Gothic, and mainly consists of a great oblong quadrangle, flanked on the south side by circular towers.

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  • Evidence of his skill as an architect may be seen in the church and campanile of All Saints, Oxford, and in three sides of the so-called Peckwater Quadrangle of Christ Church, which were erected after his designs.

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  • A fountain, after the original design of that in the quadrangle of Linlithgow Palace, was erected in front of the entrance by the prince consort.

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  • The series of buildings consists of the college, monastery, hospice and scriptorium - the four forming a quadrangle connected by beautiful cloisters.

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  • In the upper quadrangle is a bust of Nelson by Chantrey, and there are various other memorials and relics.

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  • There is reason for supposing that the marble coating of the facade, and perhaps the erection of the quadrangle, also covered with marble, were the work of Herodes Atticus, and therefore just completed when Pausanias saw them.

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  • 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.

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  • Though we cannot apportion the rooms to their precise uses, the great hall was plainly the basilica, for meetings and business; the rooms behind it were perhaps law courts, and some of the rooms on the other three sides of the quadrangle may have been shops.

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  • The old cross, which had stood for several years in the quadrangle of Chambers Institution, was restored and erected in High Street in 1895.

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  • On the top of the stupa was an ornament shaped like the letter T, and as the base of the stupa was above the quadrangle, the total height of the monument was between 50 and 60 ft.

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  • We know nothing further about the Greek system, but in the Roman adjustment the water was led from this series of cisterns into a large rectangular basin which formed the centre of a quadrangle 50 ft.

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  • King's forms a quadrangle with interior court, two sides of which have been rebuilt, and a library wing has been added.

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  • The east side of the quadrangle is occupied by the parliament house, a Gothic building of the time of James III., now used as a barrack-room and stores.

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  • interior dimensions, extending along the south side of a quadrangle 163 yds.by 108 yds.

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  • The Nunnery Quadrangle consists of four large rectangular independent buildings, enclosing a quadrangular court, the whole occupying a terrace over 300 ft.

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  • of the quadrangle, Sage chapel (with beautiful interior decorations), Barnes Hall (the home of the Cornell University Christian Association), Sage College (a dormitory for women), and the armoury and gymnasium; E.

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  • The six granite buildings forming this quadrangle were built under the supervision of Arnold Brunner, a government architect, and of John M.

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  • These archways were subsequently blocked, and may have been intended originally as portals to a quadrangle which was never built.

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  • Its oldest portion is the picturesque western quadrangle, built by Bishop Fitzjames (1506-1522).

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  • Until far on in the 18th century the malarial jungle and paddy fields closely hemmed in the European mansions; the vast plain (maiddn), now covered with gardens and promenades, was then a swamp during three months of each year; the spacious quadrangle known as Wellington Square was built upon a filthy creek.

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  • Originally erected in 1557 for the use of the Jesuits, the university buildings are regarded as the best work of Marco di Pino; the quadrangle, surrounded by a simple but effective peristyle, contains statues of Pietro della Vigna (Frederick's chancellor), Thomas Aquinas and Giordano Bruno.

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  • Among the other buildings are: Morse Hall, Franklin Hall, Sibley College, Lincoln Hall (housing the college of civil engineering), Goldwin Smith Hall (for language and history), Stimson Hall (given by Dean Sage to the medical college), Boardman Hall (housing the college of law), Morrill Hall (containing the psychological laboratory), McGraw Hall and White Hall - these, with the library, forming the quadrangle; S.

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  • of the quadrangle, the Rockefeller Hall of Physics (1906) and the New York State College of Agriculture (completed in 1907); and S.E.

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  • It resembles the Nunnery Quadrangle, except that the northern building carries a peculiar roof-comb of colossal size, running its entire length and rising to a height of about 16 ft.

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  • of the quadrangle the New York State Veterinary College and the Fuertes Observatory.

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  • On the university campus in the quadrangle is the monument of grey granite erected over the grave of Thomas Jefferson, designed after his own plans, and bearing the famous inscription written by him.

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  • Desargues has a special claim to fame on account of his beautiful theorem on the involution of a quadrangle inscribed in a conic. Pascal discovered a striking property of a hexagon inscribed in a conic (the hexagrammum mysticum); from this theorem Pascal is said to have deduced over 400 corollaries, including most of the results obtained by earlier geometers.

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  • The upstairs apartments are for human lodging; cooking is usually carried on in one or more corners of the quadrangle below.

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  • There are five principal buildings or groups - the Temple of the Magician, Nunnery Quadrangle, House of the Turtles, House of the Pigeons and Governor's Palace.

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  • There were originally four principal gates, with four streets meeting in the middle of the quadrangle, after the style of a Roman camp. The eastern gate, or Porta Aenea, is destroyed, but, though the side towers are gone, the western gate, or Porta Ferrea, and the main entrance of the building, the beautiful Porta Aurea, in the north front, are still in fairly good preservation.

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  • quadrangle surrounded by a cloister walk with a well in the center of the square.

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  • In the centre of the principal quadrangle of the hospital there is a statue of George II.

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  • A further £ 5,000 bequest to this college enabled it to build a new quadrangle.

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  • The site consists of a quadrangle of farm buildings set into a sloping hillside over- looking a valley.

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  • Vicars ' Court is an open quadrangle of Georgian houses built for the vicars choral.

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  • The same construction is seen in the buildings forming the sides of a quadrangle and bearing the equally imaginary name of the nunnery (Casa de Monjas); the resemblance of the interior of one of its apartments to an Etruscan tomb has often been noticed (see Fergusson, History of Architecture, vol.

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  • Somerset House (1776-1786), a massive range of buildings by Sir William Chambers, surrounding a quadrangle, and having its front upon the Strand and back upon the Victoria Embankment, occupies the site of a palace founded by the protector Somerset, c. 1548.

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  • A portico of four fluted Corinthian columns on the western side formed the entrance to the quadrangle.

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  • The present structure, the foundationstone of which was laid in 1789, is a classical building, enclosing an extensive quadrangle.

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  • Four streets called the Chahar-sick, running from the centre of each face, meet in the centre of the town in a small domed quadrangle.

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  • Of secular buildings the most remarkable is the royal palace - Schloss - built 1636-1640, with a grand portal and handsome quadrangle.

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  • The portion now inhabited by the archbishops was erected in 1834 and fronts a spacious quadrangle.

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  • The pupils have been busy making a large hutch & rabbit proofing the quadrangle where they are going to live.

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  • If the tree nursery is situated within an enclosed school quadrangle there should be no need for fencing.

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  • Side wings, running east-west, together with the arched entrance block, formed a quadrangle at the west of the site.

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  • They comprise a quadrangle surrounded by a cloister walk with a well in the center of the square.

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  • This division is effected by dividing a basic 15-degree quadrangle into 15 north-south zones and 15 east-west bands.

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  • A double quadrangle can still seen today at the Hospital of St Cross at Winchester.

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  • The Turnbull or Pelican sundial in the front quadrangle of Corpus Christi College in Oxford is probably one of the finest pillar dials.

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  • By the time you read this we will finally also have officially opened our Jubilee Garden, in the central quadrangle.

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  • quadrangle books, Chicago, 1966, p. 30. * 49.

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  • quadrangle style with gardens.

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  • quadrangle plan that had served earlier hospitals well continued to remain popular.

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  • quadrangle building, four stories high facing west overlooking the River Dee and Welsh hills.

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  • Each 15-degree quadrangle is further divided into 225 quadrangles of 1 degree each (15 degrees by 15 degrees ).

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  • Another project was a sensory garden, which was created in the school's quadrangle for pupils with Additional Support Needs.

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  • quadrangle of farm buildings set into a sloping hillside over- looking a valley.

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  • quadrangle of Georgian houses built for the vicars choral.

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  • Designed by Danish architect Arne Jacobsen, the College has a traditional layout in quadrangle style with gardens.

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  • The quadrangle plan that had served earlier hospitals well continued to remain popular.

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  • In plan the new infirmary was a quadrangle building, four stories high facing west overlooking the River Dee and Welsh hills.

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  • Each 15-degree quadrangle is further divided into 225 quadrangles of 1 degree each (15 degrees by 15 degrees).

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  • Another project was a sensory garden, which was created in the school 's quadrangle for pupils with Additional Support Needs.

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  • Quadrangle Books, Chicago, 1966, p. 30. * 49.

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