There still remains close to the first-named street and fronting the Corso Garibaldi a high wall built of square Roman bricks, with pillars and arched recesses in the upper portion, which goes by the name of Palazzo di Teodorico.
Back into the fuzzy recesses of her mind she crawled – back where it was safe.
She finished her sandwich and drank some coffee, shoving the thought to the deepest recesses of her mind.
The central square court, of moderate dimensions, with halls and great recesses, is followed in other examples in Cairo, among which the Tomb Mosque of Kait-Bey (c. A.D.
15 it is distinctly said that Gog is to come from the recesses of Saphon.
It had no loculi, but recesses in the wall to receive sarcophagi.
Rope lights are often used in coves, cabinets and other recesses.
He deprecated general confessions and demanded that the individual must lay bare the recesses of his heart.
The plan consists of a large rectangular nave, with semicircular recesses for altars, opening out of the aisles, north and south.
Opposite the entrance within is a hall with recesses for coffins and a richly panelled ceiling; underneath is an immense vault.
C. Hovey, in 1907, was led by expert guides into still wilder recesses, where a series of five domes were found, that opened into each other by tall gateways; each dome being 60 ft.
The clever journalist shriveled into the recesses of her mind.
The memory of Kiligia (Cilicia) is enshrined in a popular song, and at Zeitun, in the recesses of Mount Taurus, a small Armenian community has hitherto maintained almost complete independence.
high, divided into a long central and two end sections, separated by recesses and two transverse archways about 25 ft.
Pushing the moment to the recesses of her mind where she could cherish it another time, she smiled up at him, lightening to his mood.
In this case the central court is roofed over, and has an octagon lantern in the centre; the recesses are covered with horizontal ceilings carried on great beams, the whole being elaborately carved, coloured and gilded; the tomb is covered with the later type of dome, built in stone, and elaborately carved outside with delicate conventional patterns in relief.
The galleries are not the way of access to the cemeteries, but are themselves the cemeteries, the dead being buried in long low horizontal recesses, excavated in the vertical walls of the passages, rising tier above tier like the berths in a ship, from a few inches above the floor to the springing of the arched ceiling, to the number of five, six or even sometimes twelve ranges.
The walls of the compartments are occupied by arched sepulchral recesses, above and below which are tiers of ordinary graves or loculi.
The frequency of blind passages and of circular chambers will be noticed, as well as the very large number of bodies in the cruciform recesses, apparently amounting in one in stance to nineteen.
The greater part of the tombs stand on either side of the galleries in square recesses (like the table-tombs of the Roman catacombs), and are rudely fashioned to imitate sarcophagi.
The original entrance to the cemetery leads directly into a spacious corridor with no loculi, but recesses for sarcophagi, and decorations of the classical style of the 2nd century.
The mountains are rugged and difficult; but there is much of the world-famous beautyof scenery, and of the almost phenomenal agricultural wealth of the valleys of Bokhara and Ferghana to, be found in the as yet half-explored recesses of Badakshan.
Its bulk alone (equal to that of an orange) causes serious disturbances, and its choice of the liver, kidneys, lungs, cranial cavity and other deep-seated recesses, gives rise to profound alterations.
as the common gnat (Culex pipiens), are rarely found away from human habitations; others seldom or never enter houses, but are met with either in more or less open country, or in the recesses of forests and woods.
All these valleys, except Morrope and Chao, are watered by rivers which have their sources far in the recesses of the mountains, and which furnish an abundant supply in the season when irrigation is needed.
It is a very suitable subject for the back row in mixed flower borders, or for recesses in the front part of shrubbery borders.
below its mouth, and is heard murmuring in its recesses.
Salomon Reinach, guided by the analogy of similar practices among the aborigines of Australia, and noticing that these primitive pictures represent none but animals that formed the staple food of the age and place, and that they are usually found in the deepest and darkest recesses of the caves where they could only be drawn and seen by torchlight, has argued that they were not intended for artistic gratification (a late motive in human art), but were magical representations destined to influence and perhaps attract the hunter's quarry.
In the " recesses " or formal statements issued at the conclusion of the sessions of the diet one can follow the trend of opinion among the German princes, secular and ecclesiastical.
There, in the recesses of Piedmont, where the streams of the Pelice, the Angrogne, the Clusone and others cleave the sides of the Alps into valleys which converge at Susa, a settlement of the Waldensians was made who gave their name to these valleys of the Vaudois.
The margin of rhododendron beds, where there are sheltered recesses amongst the plants, suits many of the more delicate species well, partial shade Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis).
These caves are frequented by a species of night-hawk, called guacharo, which nests in the recesses of the rocks.
- Foliage and the less common flowering plants may be used either in masses of one kind, or in groups arranged for contrast, or as the centres of groups of less imposing or of dwarfer-flowering subjects; or they may be planted as single specimens in appropriate open spaces, in recesses, or as distant striking objects terminating a vista.
in thickness (Marston 23-26 yds.); it has above it, apparently lying in the recesses of its surface, a layer of saturated brine.
The horizontal stratification of some of these masses gives them a curiously architectural aspect, further increased by the effect of the numerous vertical joints by which the rock is cleft into buttresses and recesses along the fronts of the precipices and into pinnacles and finials along the summits.
Here it projects in irregular bastions and buttresses, there retires into deep recesses and tunnels, but shows everywhere a ruggedness of aspect eminently characteristic. In striking contrast to these precipices are those of the Cambrian red sandstone a few miles to the east.
If the joint be provided either with projections and recesses, such as murtises and tenons, or with fastenings, such as pins or bolts, so as to resist displacement by sliding, the question of the utmost amount of the tangential resistance CQ which it is capable of exerting depends on the strength of such projections, recesses, or fastenings; and belongs to the subject of strength, and not to that of stability.
In the cup and ball pivot the end of the shaft HJJ and the step present two recesses facing each other, into which are fitted two shallow cups of steel or hard bronze.
Several generations ago they gave up eating beef, and they are now completely Hinduized, except in a few remote recesses of Assam.
Standing isolated on their narrow strips of plain, these towns were always exposed to the raids of pirates issuing from the recesses of the north coast of the Corinthian Gulf.
The exterior of the palace wall exhibited a system of groups of half columns and stepped recesses, an ornament familiar in Babylonian architecture.
It rises in the recesses of the Koh-i-Baba to the west of Kabul, its infant stream parting the Unai pass from the Irak, the two chief passes on the well-known road from Kabul to Bamian.
Some species of the Uropygi (Thelyphonidae) dig burrows; and in the east there is a family of Amblypygi, the Charontidae, of which many of the species live in the recesses of deep caves.
The adventurous orchid-hunter, however, has penetrated deeply into their recesses in search of choice varieties, and collectors of these valuable plants are largely indebted to Colombia for their specimens of Cattleya Mendelli, Warscewiczii and Trianae; Dowiana aurea; Odontoglossum crispum, Pescatorei, vexillarium, odoratum, coronarium, Harryanum, and blandum; Miltonia vexillaria; Oncidium carthaginense and Kramerianum; Masdevalliae, Epidendra, Schomburgkiae and many others.
The pulley is secured to the shaft by conical keys, to give a frictional grip on both the shaft and the pulley; these keys may have their exterior surfaces eccentric to the shaft, with corresponding recesses in the nave, so that the pulley and keys virtually form one piece.
The exterior is diversified by arched recesses forming machicolations, and the same architectural feature is reproduced in the square tower which rises like a donjon above the building.
But their former tributaries no longer run their full course: the glacier-fed Zarafshan dries up amid the gardens of Bokhara soon after emerging from the highlands; and the Tejen and the Murghab lose themselves in the recesses of the Kara-kum desert.
The eastern portion of the plain of Eleusis was called the Thriasian plain, and the city itself was situated in the recesses of the bay just mentioned.
These are the spirits which, taking up their abode in a village, cause disease and death; and to escape from such attacks the inhabitants may fly the village for good, and, by dwelling scattered in the recesses of the forest for a time before choosing a new site, they hope to throw their enemy off their trail.
The main portion therefore of the inhabitants of the forest zone are agriculturists, save only the nomad Pygmies, who live in the inmost recesses of the forest and support themselves by hunting the game with which it abounds.
GASTROTRICHA, a small group of fairly uniform animals which live among Rotifers and Protozoa at the bottom of ponds and marshes, hiding amongst the recesses of the algae and sphagnum and other fresh-water plants and eating organic debris and Infusoria.
In the recesses of Mount Taurus the peasants are tall, handsome, though somewhat sharp-featured, agile and brave.
On each of its outer walls are seven arched recesses, intended to contain the ashes of the first literati and scientists of his court.
Back into the fuzzy recesses of her mind she crawled â€“ back where it was safe.
delve into the deeper recesses of the parent-child relationship.
dusty recesses of libraries guarded by the academic librarians.
You can expect an elegantly furnished restaurant with many quiet recesses.
furthest recesses of people's memories.
illuminated by lamps placed in recesses from the adjacent chambers.
inmost recesses of my heart.
innermost recesses of the redeemed heart.
lurked in the recesses of Thomas Edison's garage.
Brick open fireplace with an oak mantel, a brick hearth with oak edging & two display recesses.
Specimens are loaded in compression between flat, parallel hardened steel platens with recesses to reduce lateral movement of the specimen.
There is no sense of privilege about being here: instead, the places to which I feel privy have shrunk to out-of-the-way recesses.
Three fat candles shimmered a warm glow, but barely penetrated the darkest recesses of the tiny croft kitchen.
There are six crude carvings in arched recesses, viz.
It explores the innermost recesses of man's complex being, and throws its light into the central chambers of the heart.
I felt myself moved in the inmost recesses of my soul, and I almost thought that I had been wrong.
These names have been gathered from reference books, magazine articles, recordings and the furthest recesses of people's memories.
Fitted cupboard and shelves to chimney breast recesses, two radiators, picture rail, television aerial point.
recesses of the human psyche, which is why these old stories remain so powerful.
Such recesses were known respectively as bisomi, trisomi, quadrisomi, &c., terms which often appear in the sepulchral inscriptions.
(From Agincourt.) November 1864, August the sides pierced with sepulchral recesses running lengthwise into the rock.
Myth comes out of the deepest recesses of the human psyche, which is why these old stories remain so powerful.
Take a careful look at your new bedroom and evaluate things like the available light and storage, ceiling height, floor space, recesses, bump-outs, heat registers, challenging windows, and dated carpet or wall treatments.
There was either a horrible "Chubbies" section of a store or some larger sizes tucked in the dark recesses of a department.
With earlier start times, shorter recesses and hours of homework, many school children are sleep deprived and overworked.
Scatter settings can be cleaned just like any diamond band, though a soft brush may be necessary to remove buildup from deep recesses.
Mandalas are chiefly used during meditation in order to unlock and open the deeper recesses of the mind.
Somewhere in the recesses of your mind you can envision yourself writing scifi, whether in a short story or perhaps a shiny book cover in your local bookstore.
The loss of their political independence has been followed by that of the greater part of their territory, which has been divided up into the Chilean provinces of Arauco, Bio-bio, Malleco and Cautin, and the Indians, much reduced in number, now live in the wooded recesses of the three provinces last named.
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