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stately Sentence Examples

  • The forests of Bhutan abound in many varieties of stately trees.

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  • He built a stately house in the city, and adorned it with a multitude of paintings.

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  • They are bold, handsome plants, with stately spikes, 2 to 3 ft.

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  • Katie trailed her into the stately Georgian mansion and glanced down as the polished wood beneath her feet creaked.

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  • He loved the simple dress and manners of the Franks, and on two occasions only did he assume the more stately attire of a Roman noble.

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  • With all the majesty and stately elaboration and musical rhythm of Milton's finest prose, Taylor's styleis relieved and brightened by an astonishing variety of felicitous illustrations, ranging from the most homely and terse to the most dignified and elaborate.

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  • It has a stately transitional Norman tower, and three fine Norman arches.

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  • He also erected the stately fortress of Kronborg, to guard the narrow channel of the Sound.

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  • She couldn't help but think the barracks and all their activity and life were far more appealing than the solemn, stately apartment that was hers.

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  • All the species are arborescent or shrubby, varying in size from the most stately of forest trees to the dwarfish bush.

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  • The parish churches of Dronfield, Hathersage (with some notable stained glass), Sandiacre and Tideswell exemplify the Decorated period; the last is a particularly stately and beautiful building, with a lofty and ornate western tower and some good early brasses.

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  • Bold handsome plants, with stately spikes, 2 to 3 ft.

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  • Of the Dominican monastery (1224) there still exists the stately Magdalen tower; while of the Augustinian abbey of St Mary d'Urso (1206) there are the tower and a fine pointed arch.

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  • His buildings are stately and graceful in proportion, but show a tendency towards dull scholastic classicism.

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  • In addition to the menagerie, there is an infirmary and operating room, an anatomical and pathological laboratory, and the Society holds scientific meetings and publishes stately volumes containing the results of zoological research.

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  • robes, his stately carriage and confident bearing gave him the air of a prince.

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  • In addition to the menagerie, there is an infirmary and operating room, an anatomical and pathological laboratory, and the Society holds scientific meetings and publishes stately volumes containing the results of zoological research.

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  • Within four years there rose upon its site a pile of stately buildings under the title of St Benedict's Abbey and school, a monastic and collegiate institution intended for the higher education of the sons of the Roman Catholic nobility and gentry.

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  • In point of fact the one rested on old Hebrew tradition, the other had taken shape mainly under Canaanite influence, and in most of its features was little more than the crassest nature-worship. In this respect there was no distinction between the Temple of Zion and other shrines, or rather it was just in the greatest sanctuary with the most stately ritual that foreign influences had most play, as we see alike in the original institutions of Solomon and in the innovations of Ahaz (2 Kings xvi.

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  • Mainly on the north side of the stream, in an open glade, rise the picturesque and extensive ruins, the church with its stately tower, and the numerous remnants of domestic buildings which enable the great abbey to be almost completely reconstructed in the mind.

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  • The western entrance was approached by an ante-church, or narthex (B), itself an aisled church of no mean dimensions, flanked by two towers, rising from a stately flight of steps bearing a large stone cross.

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  • When I went to get a pail of water early in the morning I frequently saw this stately bird sailing out of my cove within a few rods.

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  • europaea) is, when grown in perfection, a stately tree with tall erect trunk, gradually tapering from root to summit, and horizontal branches springing at irregular intervals from the stem, and in old trees often becoming more or less drooping, but rising again towards the extremities; the branchlets or side shoots, very slender and pendulous, are pretty thickly studded with the spurs each bearing a fascicle of thirty or more narrow linear leaves, of a peculiar bright light green when they first appear in the spring, but becoming of a deeper hue when mature.

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  • In the age succeeding the Mahommedan conquest the exilarch was noted for the stately retinue that accompanied him, the luxurious banquets given at his abode, and the courtly etiquette that prevailed there.

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  • In her son's lifetime she had, for his sake, condoned the mesalliance, but it was impossible for the stately chatelaine and her low-born daughterin-law to live in peace under the same roof.

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  • The route beyond is between rows of stately shafts, and ends in a copious chalybeate spring.

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  • The route beyond is between rows of stately shafts, and ends in a copious chalybeate spring.

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  • His whole short corpulent figure with broad thick shoulders, and chest and stomach involuntarily protruding, had that imposing and stately appearance one sees in men of forty who live in comfort.

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  • It has a stately modern parish church (attached to a Gothic choir), a small but very ancient chapel of the abbots of St Gall (whose summer residence was this village), and two Capuchin convents (one for men, founded in 1588, and one for women, founded in 1613).

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  • Then would their children grow stately as noble trees, and their thoughts sweet and pure as wayside flowers.

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  • The "Iliad" is beautiful with all the truth, and grace and simplicity of a wonderfully childlike people while the "Aeneid" is more stately and reserved.

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  • Instead of an enemy, Nicholas found in Ilagin a stately and courteous gentleman who was particularly anxious to make the young count's acquaintance.

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  • Stately poppyworts, 6 to 8 ft.

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  • The Seriema, owing to its long legs and neck, stands some two feet or more in height, and in menageries bears itself with a stately deportment.

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  • This vain young favourite of the king was treated as though he were really a formidable traitor, and his friend, De Thou, son of the historian, whose sole guilt was not to have revealed the plot, was placed in a boat behind the stately barge of the cardinal and thus conveyed up the Rhone to his trial and death at Lyons.

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  • It was all laid out into lovely lawns and gardens, with pebble paths leading through them and groves of beautiful and stately trees dotting the landscape here and there.

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  • The religious vocation of Israel was no longer national but ecclesiastical or municipal, and the historical continuity of the nation was vividly realized only within the walls of Jerusalem and the courts of the Temple, in the solemn assembly and stately ceremonial of a feast day.

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  • At that time it was a very flourishing city, and contained several stately buildings, among which was especially mentioned a Brahminical temple, not inferior to the largest monastery in Portugal.

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  • The abbey church of St Mary the Virgin is a stately cruciform building with central tower, the nave and choir having aisles and clerestory.

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  • The latter led to Tennyson's presentation in April 1862 to the queen, who "stood pale and statue-like before him, in a kind of stately innocence," which greatly moved his admiring homage.

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  • To the north-west, beyond the Tal-i-Bangi, the magnificent outlines of the Mosalla filled a wide space with the glorious curves of dome and gateway and the stately grace of tapering minars, but the impressive beauty of this, by far the finest architectural structure in all Afghanistan, could not be permitted to weigh against the fact that the position occupied by this pile of solid buildings was fatal to the interests of effective defence.

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  • The artificial character of the diction renders it in emotional passages stilted and even absurd, and makes Canning's clever caricature - The Loves of the Triangles - often remarkably like the poem it satirizes: in some passages, however, it is not without a stately appropriateness.

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  • Windsor she considered too stately, and the Pavilion at Brighton too uncomfortable.

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  • Few more brilliant pieces of historical writing exist than his description of the coronation procession of Anne Boleyn through the streets of London, few more full of picturesque power than that in which he relates how the spire of St Paul's was struck by lightning; and to have once read is to remember for ever the touching and stately words in which he compares the monks of the London Charterhouse preparing for death with the Spartans at Thermopylae.

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  • Stately erect-growing plants, with long racemes of pouch-shaped drooping flowers.

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  • It consists of three parts: a cloistered court, from which rises the massive and stately minaret, the maksura or mosque proper, and the vestibule.

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  • The excavations have provided examples of houses of every description, from the humble dwelling-place of the artisan or proletarian, with only three or four small rooms, to the stately mansions of Sallust, of the Faun, of the Golden Cupids, of the Silver Wedding, of the Vettii, of Pansa, 1 &c. - the last of which is among the most regular in plan, and may be taken as an almost 1 It may be observed that the names given in most cases to the houses are either arbitrary or founded in the first instance upon erroneous inferences.

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  • As the trade grew in importance, the advantages of rapid transit for the tea of new season's production began to be appreciated, and the slow and stately progress of the old East Indiaman became out of date.

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  • Mougel's barrage, as it may now be seen, is a very imposing and stately work.

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  • Two stately convents of the 14th century stand at the ends of the city; for the Franciscans were set to guard the western gate, or Porta Pile, against the hostile Sla y s, while the Dominicans kept the eastern gate, or Porta Ploce.

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  • His "more stately genius," as Mr John Morley calls it, was already making him the undisputed master of the feelings of his audiences.

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  • Mougel's barrage, as it may now be seen, is a very imposing and stately work.

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  • He received only ten guineas for this stately and vigorous poem; but the sale was rapid and the success complete.

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  • If you've grown masses of the tall, stately flowers known as sunflowers, chances are you're wondering how to harvest the seeds.

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  • Guests may choose be seated in the stately dining room or at a table in the courtyard overlooking the hotel swimming pool.

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  • There are many stately figures in the Roman and other museums which clearly belong to the same school as the Parthenos; but they are copies of the Roman age, and not to be trusted in point of style.

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  • Gemina against the Welsh hill-tribes, its garrison was soon removed and it became a flourishing town with stately town hall, baths and other appurtenances of a thoroughly civilized and Romanized city.

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  • A fine paved corridor running east from this gives access to a line of the later magazines, and through a columnar hall to the central court beyond, while to the left of this a broad and stately flight of steps leads up to a kind of entrance hall on an upper terrace.

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  • St Michael's (1746), a stately pile, was the church which Robert Burns attended, and in its churchyard he was buried, his remains being transferred in 1815 to the magnificent mausoleum erected in the south-east corner, where also lie his wife, Jean Armour, and several members of his family.

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  • Under Marie Louise the etiquette of the court of France became more stately and the ritual of religious ceremonies more elaborate.

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  • The body, miraculously recovered from the sea, was buried, on the hill above the harbour, in a small chapel which gave place subsequently to the stately basilica.

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  • After the marriage at Canterbury of the king with Eleanor of Provence the royal personages came to London, and were met by the mayor, aldermen and principal citizens to the number of 360, sumptuously apparelled in silken robes embroidered, riding upon stately horses.

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  • There is a stately parish church, while above the little town is the oldest Capuchin convent in Switzerland (1581).

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  • The prime object of interest is the cathedral of St Magnus, a stately cruciform red sandstone structure in the severest Norman, with touches of Gothic. It was founded by Jarl Rognvald (Earl Ronald) in 1137 in memory of his uncle Jarl Magnus who was assassinated in the island of Egilshay in 1115, and afterwards canonized and adopted as the patron saint of the Orkneys.

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  • The Siegestor (or gate of victory) is a modern imitation of the arch of Constantine at Rome, while the stately Propylaea, built in 1854-1862, is a reproduction of the gates of the Athenian Acropolis.

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  • It is to him that Japan owes the possession of some of the most stately and most original works in her art, sublime in conception, line and color, and deeply instinct with the religious spirit.

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  • And the metrical vehicle which he conceived as the only one adequate to his great theme was a rude experiment, which was ultimately developed into the stately Virgilian hexameter.

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  • writers, and not that of the canonical books alone, but of the broader non-Palestinian canon; (3) " he has at his command a large stock of stately, sonorous, sometimes poetical words," proving him a " man of some culture, and, as it would seem, not without acquaintance with Greek writers."

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  • For the stately declamation, the sonorous, and beyond a doubt impressive, chant of Quin and his fellows, Garrick substituted rapid changes of passion and humour in both voice and gesture, which held his audiences spellbound.

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  • A fine paved corridor running east from this gives access to a line of the later magazines, and through a columnar hall to the central court beyond, while to the left of this a broad and stately flight of steps leads up to a kind of entrance hall on an upper terrace.

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  • The body, miraculously recovered from the sea, was buried, on the hill above the harbour, in a small chapel which gave place subsequently to the stately basilica.

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  • They are written in the Doric dialect, with epic licences; the metre is dactylico-trochaic. Brief as they are, they show us what Longinus meant by calling Stesichorus "most like Homer"; they are full of epic grandeur, and have a stately sublimity that reminds us of Pindar.

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  • The Divine Cult.In the midst of every town rose the temple of the local god, a stately building of stone, strongly :ontrasting with the mud and plaster houses in which even the wealthiest Egyptians dwelt.

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  • On the western bank a stately procession conducted the deceased to his last resting-phce.

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  • The chief public building is the town hall (1760), a stately classic building surmounted by a lofty spire.

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  • By Theophilus's instrumentality a synod was called to try or rather to condemn the archbishop; but fearing the violence of the mob in the metropolis, who idolized him for the fearlessness with which he exposed the vices of their superiors, it held its sessions at the imperial estate named " The Oak " (Synodus ad quercum), near Chalcedon, where Rufinus had erected a stately church and monastery.

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  • Foremost among its buildings must be mentioned its five chief churches, stately Gothic edifices in glazed brick, with lofty spires and replete with medieval works of art - pictures, stained glass and tombs.

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  • Occasion was taken of the fiftieth anniversary of the assumption by the crown of the government of India to address a message (on November 2, 1908) by the king-emperor to the princes and peoples, reviewing in stately language the later development, and containing these memorable words: " From the first, the principle of representative institutions began to be gradually introduced, and the time has come when, in the judgment of my viceroy and governor-general and others of my counsellors, that principle may be prudently extended.

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  • In 1868 he issued the next collection in Under the Willows and other Poems, but in 1865 he had delivered his "Ode recited at the Harvard Commemoration," and the successive centennial historical anniversaries drew from him a series of stately odes.

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  • It possesses the stately remains of the palace of the Korean kings of the Wang dynasty, is a great centre of the grain trade and the sole centre of the ginseng manufacture, makes wooden shoes, coarse pottery and fine matting, and manufactures with sesamum oil the stout oiled paper for which Korea is famous.

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  • Of other buildings may be mentioned the Library, with upwards of 80,000 printed books and many valuable MSS., the stately palace with its gardens and orangery, the former Benedictine nunnery (founded 1625, and now used as a seminary), and the Minorite friary (1238) now used as a furniture warehouse.

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  • It has spacious squares and streets, among the latter the Palmaille, a stately avenue ending on a terrace about ioo ft.

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  • This was blown up by a fanatic in 1840, but as the result of a mass-meeting of over 8000 citizens held on the spot, a new and more stately monument was erected.

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  • Among the latter is the stately Luisenplatz, on which are the house of parliament, the old palace and the post office, and in the centre of which is a column surmounted by the statue of the grandduke Louis I., the founder of the new town.

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  • In 1559 he commanded the stately fleet which conveyed Philip II.

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  • It would be difficult to match the stately dignity and imposing presence of a Baluch chief of the Marri or Bugti clans.

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  • (2) The Spanish or sweet chestnut, Castanea saliva (natural order, Fagaceae), is a stately and magnificent tree, native of the countries bordering on the Mediterranean, but also ripening its fruit in sheltered situations as far north as Scotland.

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  • Berlin is essentially a modern city, the quaint two-storied houses, which formerly characterized it, having given place to palatial business blocks, which somewhat dwarf the streets and squares, which once had an air of stately spaciousness.

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  • In the next place, the Lombards or the Italian builders whom they employed or followed, the "masters of Como," of whom so much is said in the early Lombard laws, introduced a manner of building, stately, solemn and elastic, to which their name has been attached, and which gives a character of its own to some of the most interesting churches in Italy.

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  • The abbot's tower, a stately relic, stands about 2 m.

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  • Osgoode Hall, a stately structure in the heart of the city, houses the higher courts of law and appeal, and also a flourishing law school.

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  • Nowhere is there a more solemn and impressive group of trees than that which surrounds the temples and tombs at Nikko where they rise to a height of ioo to 125 ft.; it is a stately tree with no rival except in the sequoias of California."

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  • Its walls of flint rubble survive in stately fragments, and enclose an area of 200 acres.

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  • His particular admiration among the college professors was the stately rhetorician, Edward Everett; and this predilection had much to do with his early ambition to be a professor of rhetoric and elocution.

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  • Beyond the Heeren Gracht lie the Keizers Gracht and the Prinsen Gracht respectively, and these three celebrated canals, with their tree-bordered quays and plain but stately old-fashioned houses, form the principal thoroughfares of the city.

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  • Its site is somewhat circumscribed, and this and its great bulk renders difficult any real appreciation of its complex outline; but its stately domed campanile, 283 ft.

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  • As a rule, each is built in a large garden or compound; and although the style of architecture is less imposing than that of the stately residences in Calcutta, it is well suited to the climate, and has a beauty and comfort of its own.

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  • It was a vain story, a mere romance, about giants, and lions, and goblins, and warriors, sometimes fighting with monsters, and sometimes regaled by fair ladies in stately palaces.

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  • His lofty themes and stately eloquence made a profound impression, especially upon young men; his platform presence was imposing, for he was six feet and four inches in height and of massive frame; his voice was clear and of great power; his gestures unconventional and individual, but vigorous and impressive.

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  • Aberdeen's popular name of the "Granite City" is justified by the fact that the bulk of the town is built of granite, but to appreciate its more poetical designation of the "Silver City by the Sea," it should be seen after a heavy rainfall when its stately structures and countless houses gleam pure and white under the brilliant sunshine.

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  • It is chiefly built of outlayer granite, and, though the plainest cathedral in Scotland, its stately simplicity and severe symmetry lend it unique distinction.

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  • Marischal College is a stately modern building, having been rebuilt in 1836-1841, and greatly extended several years later at a cost of £ioo,000.

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  • The principal buildings are the fine Gothic church of St Peter and St Paul, dating from the r5th century, with two stately towers, a famous organ and a very heavy bell; the Frauen Kirche, erected about the end of the 15th century, and possessing a fine portal and choir in pierced work; the Kloster Kirche, restored in 1868, with handsome choir stalls and a carved altar dating from 1383; and the Roman Catholic church, founded in 1853, in the Roman style of architecture, with beautiful glass windows and oil-paintings.

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  • It contains nine Evangelical and two Roman Catholic churches, a stately modern town hall, a Hall of Fame (Ruhmes- halle), with statues of the emperors William I.

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  • Still many of the houses are stately in their way, with remarkable heavy balconies.

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  • There was something in this external dignity which went with Burke's imperious spirit, his spacious imagination, his turn for all things stately and imposing.

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  • At the west stands the stately battlemented square tower, 90 ft.

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  • We have here a stately hall, 235 ft.

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  • Another great change in the general aspect of the city has been produced by the erection of stately mosques in the most commanding situations, where dome and minarets and huge rectangular buildings present a combination of mass and slenderness, of rounded lines and soaring pinnacles, which gives to Constantinople an air of unique dignity and grace, and at the same time invests it with the glamour of the oriental world.

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  • Claude Perrault's stately edifice was equally accessible to all the more eminent members of the Academy of Sciences; and researches were, more or less independently, carried on there by (among others) Philippe de la Hire (1640-1718), G.

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  • Relinquishing, if not the stately magnificence, at least the gay and wasteful profusion which had characterized the court of Burgundy under the preceding duke, he had bent all his efforts towards the development of his military and political power.

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  • A larger and more massive and stately building than the city hall is the county court house, facing Cadillac Square, with a lofty tower surmounted by a gilded dome.

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  • Ginger wasn't as facially pretty as Paulette but her figure—stately and full—and her dress—expensive and tasteful— paled her sister-in-law like a queen visitor at a homeless shelter.

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  • She couldn't help but think the barracks and all their activity and life were far more appealing than the solemn, stately apartment that was hers.

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  • Katie trailed her into the stately Georgian mansion and glanced down as the polished wood beneath her feet creaked.

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  • Happiness should be all I feel but a strange sense of dread is overwhelming any feeling of contentment as I enter this stately home.

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  • Alastair Dunn found a 4,000-year-old arrowhead at a stately home called Castle Howard in Yorkshire during an archeological activity session.

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  • Appuldurcombe House is the impressive shell of a grand 18th century baroque style stately home of the Worsley family.

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  • There was lots of nervous giggles, and false bravado, as we ventured south at a stately 50 miles per hour.

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  • You can expect with a real of stately brownstones.

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  • Down the center of the room there is a row of stately brass chandeliers, too high to polish.

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  • She holds her skirt with her hand as she dances, with stately precision, after the manner of the grandes dames.

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  • flitted around the trees as Toco Toucans made more stately progress.

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  • And on that day was Bamboo, once so glorious in stately beauty, yet more glorious in stately beauty, yet more glorious in his brokenness and humility.

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  • grandeur of the stately building sets the scene for utter luxury.

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  • Looking down I saw a stately carriage and pair, the brilliant lamps gleaming on the glossy haunches of the noble chestnuts.

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  • henchman platforms are in regular use at some of the finest stately homes in the UK.

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  • It has the feel of a luxury stately home.

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  • As a consequence Wilde might easily usurp Quentin Crisp's self-appointed title of England's first stately homo.

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  • VENICE Among the waterways of Venice restored palaces and stately mansions are your atmospheric homes to explore its myriad alleys and canals.

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  • compose a slow piece over a stately Ground Bass, for a small ensemble, which is to be played during a solemn procession.

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  • They took each other by the hand, And danced a stately saraband; Their laughter echoed thin and shrill.

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  • Ralph plays a stately part and he must needs have shawms.

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  • stately of pace, and shot unfussily using only those techniques available to mid-50s cameramen.

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  • stately mansion, Thornton ' Hall.

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  • stately edifice over which Mr Warrick presided was erected by Miss CRICHTON in memory of her father.

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  • stately home in England to open its doors to the public.

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  • stately chateaux and the grand flotilla help transport our.

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  • stately pile where Charles Stewart Parnell lived, in the Wicklow hills.

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  • stately palaces, halls and gardens.

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  • The whole building used to shake as the water rushed through and the wheel turned in its rather stately way.

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  • The other bridge is upon the River Dee, about a mile west above New Aberdeen, and has seven very stately fine arches.

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  • They are not nearly so large as the white, nor are they so stately in their movements.

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  • The furniture of the room struck upon my eye as almost stately.

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  • However... as we turned left out of the estate where we live (as in council estate, not stately home estate!

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  • Raymond looks quite fetching in what I always think of as being the Sophie Rhys Jones - tall and brown and quite stately.

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  • tranquillityugh the stately door and into an oasis of country tranquility in the heart of cosmopolitan Dublin.

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  • Attired as priests they perform a stately dance, then return to the temple to remove their priests ' vestments.

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  • In her son's lifetime she had, for his sake, condoned the mesalliance, but it was impossible for the stately chatelaine and her low-born daughterin-law to live in peace under the same roof.

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  • The Seriema, owing to its long legs and neck, stands some two feet or more in height, and in menageries bears itself with a stately deportment.

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  • There are many stately figures in the Roman and other museums which clearly belong to the same school as the Parthenos; but they are copies of the Roman age, and not to be trusted in point of style.

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  • All the species are arborescent or shrubby, varying in size from the most stately of forest trees to the dwarfish bush.

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  • He built a stately house in the city, and adorned it with a multitude of paintings.

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  • At that time it was a very flourishing city, and contained several stately buildings, among which was especially mentioned a Brahminical temple, not inferior to the largest monastery in Portugal.

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  • Gemina against the Welsh hill-tribes, its garrison was soon removed and it became a flourishing town with stately town hall, baths and other appurtenances of a thoroughly civilized and Romanized city.

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  • And though there was positive gain in the removal of idolatrous and corrupt modes of worship, there was also positive loss in the disappearance of this old genial phase of Hebrew social life and worship. It involved a vast difference to many a Judaean village when the festival pilgrimage was no longer made to the familiar local sanctuary with its hoary associations of ancient heroic or patriarchal story, but to a distant and comparatively unfamiliar city with its stately shrine and priesthood.

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  • The tree grows straight, or nearly so, and has a gloomy and forbidding, but wonderfully stately aspect.

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  • The abbey church of St Mary the Virgin is a stately cruciform building with central tower, the nave and choir having aisles and clerestory.

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  • In the age succeeding the Mahommedan conquest the exilarch was noted for the stately retinue that accompanied him, the luxurious banquets given at his abode, and the courtly etiquette that prevailed there.

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  • With all the majesty and stately elaboration and musical rhythm of Milton's finest prose, Taylor's styleis relieved and brightened by an astonishing variety of felicitous illustrations, ranging from the most homely and terse to the most dignified and elaborate.

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  • St Michael's (1746), a stately pile, was the church which Robert Burns attended, and in its churchyard he was buried, his remains being transferred in 1815 to the magnificent mausoleum erected in the south-east corner, where also lie his wife, Jean Armour, and several members of his family.

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  • It has a stately transitional Norman tower, and three fine Norman arches.

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  • The parish churches of Dronfield, Hathersage (with some notable stained glass), Sandiacre and Tideswell exemplify the Decorated period; the last is a particularly stately and beautiful building, with a lofty and ornate western tower and some good early brasses.

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  • The facade of San Zaccaria (1457-1515), the stately design of Anton Marco Gambello and Mauro Coducci, offers some slight modifications in the use of the semicircular pediment, the line of the aisle roof being indicated by quarter-circle pediments abutting on the facade of the nave.

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  • Under Marie Louise the etiquette of the court of France became more stately and the ritual of religious ceremonies more elaborate.

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  • Awkward and uncourtly, at heart shy, he was but a poor figurehead for the stately court of France.

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  • This vain young favourite of the king was treated as though he were really a formidable traitor, and his friend, De Thou, son of the historian, whose sole guilt was not to have revealed the plot, was placed in a boat behind the stately barge of the cardinal and thus conveyed up the Rhone to his trial and death at Lyons.

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  • robes, his stately carriage and confident bearing gave him the air of a prince.

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  • After the marriage at Canterbury of the king with Eleanor of Provence the royal personages came to London, and were met by the mayor, aldermen and principal citizens to the number of 360, sumptuously apparelled in silken robes embroidered, riding upon stately horses.

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  • There is a stately parish church, while above the little town is the oldest Capuchin convent in Switzerland (1581).

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  • The prime object of interest is the cathedral of St Magnus, a stately cruciform red sandstone structure in the severest Norman, with touches of Gothic. It was founded by Jarl Rognvald (Earl Ronald) in 1137 in memory of his uncle Jarl Magnus who was assassinated in the island of Egilshay in 1115, and afterwards canonized and adopted as the patron saint of the Orkneys.

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  • The Siegestor (or gate of victory) is a modern imitation of the arch of Constantine at Rome, while the stately Propylaea, built in 1854-1862, is a reproduction of the gates of the Athenian Acropolis.

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  • The latter led to Tennyson's presentation in April 1862 to the queen, who "stood pale and statue-like before him, in a kind of stately innocence," which greatly moved his admiring homage.

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  • His buildings are stately and graceful in proportion, but show a tendency towards dull scholastic classicism.

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  • Briefly speaking, the NO was a dance of the most stately character, adapted to the incidents of dramas which embrace within their scope a world of legendary lore, of quaint fancies and of religious sentiment.

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  • It is to him that Japan owes the possession of some of the most stately and most original works in her art, sublime in conception, line and color, and deeply instinct with the religious spirit.

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  • He also erected the stately fortress of Kronborg, to guard the narrow channel of the Sound.

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  • And the metrical vehicle which he conceived as the only one adequate to his great theme was a rude experiment, which was ultimately developed into the stately Virgilian hexameter.

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  • The forests of Bhutan abound in many varieties of stately trees.

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  • writers, and not that of the canonical books alone, but of the broader non-Palestinian canon; (3) " he has at his command a large stock of stately, sonorous, sometimes poetical words," proving him a " man of some culture, and, as it would seem, not without acquaintance with Greek writers."

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  • To the north-west, beyond the Tal-i-Bangi, the magnificent outlines of the Mosalla filled a wide space with the glorious curves of dome and gateway and the stately grace of tapering minars, but the impressive beauty of this, by far the finest architectural structure in all Afghanistan, could not be permitted to weigh against the fact that the position occupied by this pile of solid buildings was fatal to the interests of effective defence.

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  • He loved the simple dress and manners of the Franks, and on two occasions only did he assume the more stately attire of a Roman noble.

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  • Within four years there rose upon its site a pile of stately buildings under the title of St Benedict's Abbey and school, a monastic and collegiate institution intended for the higher education of the sons of the Roman Catholic nobility and gentry.

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  • They are bold, handsome plants, with stately spikes, 2 to 3 ft.

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  • For the stately declamation, the sonorous, and beyond a doubt impressive, chant of Quin and his fellows, Garrick substituted rapid changes of passion and humour in both voice and gesture, which held his audiences spellbound.

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  • The artificial character of the diction renders it in emotional passages stilted and even absurd, and makes Canning's clever caricature - The Loves of the Triangles - often remarkably like the poem it satirizes: in some passages, however, it is not without a stately appropriateness.

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  • In spite of the perpetuation of all the old abuses and the continual appearance of new devices for increasing the papal revenue; in spite of the jealousy of kings and princes, the attacks of legists and the preaching of the heretics; in spite of seventy years of exile from the holy city, forty years of distracting schism and discord, and thirty years of conflict with stately oecumenical councils deliberating in the name of the Holy Spirit and intent upon permanently limiting the papal prerogatives; in spite of the unworthy conduct of some of those who ascended the papal throne, their flagrant political ambitions, and their greed; in spite of the spread of knowledge, old and new, the development of historical criticism, and philosophical speculation; in spite, in short, of every danger which could threaten the papal monarchy, it was still intact when Leo X.

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  • The religious vocation of Israel was no longer national but ecclesiastical or municipal, and the historical continuity of the nation was vividly realized only within the walls of Jerusalem and the courts of the Temple, in the solemn assembly and stately ceremonial of a feast day.

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  • Windsor she considered too stately, and the Pavilion at Brighton too uncomfortable.

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  • Few more brilliant pieces of historical writing exist than his description of the coronation procession of Anne Boleyn through the streets of London, few more full of picturesque power than that in which he relates how the spire of St Paul's was struck by lightning; and to have once read is to remember for ever the touching and stately words in which he compares the monks of the London Charterhouse preparing for death with the Spartans at Thermopylae.

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  • In point of fact the one rested on old Hebrew tradition, the other had taken shape mainly under Canaanite influence, and in most of its features was little more than the crassest nature-worship. In this respect there was no distinction between the Temple of Zion and other shrines, or rather it was just in the greatest sanctuary with the most stately ritual that foreign influences had most play, as we see alike in the original institutions of Solomon and in the innovations of Ahaz (2 Kings xvi.

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  • The western entrance was approached by an ante-church, or narthex (B), itself an aisled church of no mean dimensions, flanked by two towers, rising from a stately flight of steps bearing a large stone cross.

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  • Of the Dominican monastery (1224) there still exists the stately Magdalen tower; while of the Augustinian abbey of St Mary d'Urso (1206) there are the tower and a fine pointed arch.

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  • It has a stately modern parish church (attached to a Gothic choir), a small but very ancient chapel of the abbots of St Gall (whose summer residence was this village), and two Capuchin convents (one for men, founded in 1588, and one for women, founded in 1613).

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  • europaea) is, when grown in perfection, a stately tree with tall erect trunk, gradually tapering from root to summit, and horizontal branches springing at irregular intervals from the stem, and in old trees often becoming more or less drooping, but rising again towards the extremities; the branchlets or side shoots, very slender and pendulous, are pretty thickly studded with the spurs each bearing a fascicle of thirty or more narrow linear leaves, of a peculiar bright light green when they first appear in the spring, but becoming of a deeper hue when mature.

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  • Dotted with towered hamlets and stately chinas groves the valley of the Kurram runs south-east from the Peiwar Kotal (below the great peak of Sikaram), past Thal in the Miranzai valley, through the southern Kohat hills to Bannu.

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  • Mainly on the north side of the stream, in an open glade, rise the picturesque and extensive ruins, the church with its stately tower, and the numerous remnants of domestic buildings which enable the great abbey to be almost completely reconstructed in the mind.

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  • Bold handsome plants, with stately spikes, 2 to 3 ft.

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  • Stately poppyworts, 6 to 8 ft.

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  • Stately erect-growing plants, with long racemes of pouch-shaped drooping flowers.

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  • It consists of three parts: a cloistered court, from which rises the massive and stately minaret, the maksura or mosque proper, and the vestibule.

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  • The excavations have provided examples of houses of every description, from the humble dwelling-place of the artisan or proletarian, with only three or four small rooms, to the stately mansions of Sallust, of the Faun, of the Golden Cupids, of the Silver Wedding, of the Vettii, of Pansa, 1 &c. - the last of which is among the most regular in plan, and may be taken as an almost 1 It may be observed that the names given in most cases to the houses are either arbitrary or founded in the first instance upon erroneous inferences.

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  • As the trade grew in importance, the advantages of rapid transit for the tea of new season's production began to be appreciated, and the slow and stately progress of the old East Indiaman became out of date.

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  • He received only ten guineas for this stately and vigorous poem; but the sale was rapid and the success complete.

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  • Two stately convents of the 14th century stand at the ends of the city; for the Franciscans were set to guard the western gate, or Porta Pile, against the hostile Sla y s, while the Dominicans kept the eastern gate, or Porta Ploce.

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  • His "more stately genius," as Mr John Morley calls it, was already making him the undisputed master of the feelings of his audiences.

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  • They are written in the Doric dialect, with epic licences; the metre is dactylico-trochaic. Brief as they are, they show us what Longinus meant by calling Stesichorus "most like Homer"; they are full of epic grandeur, and have a stately sublimity that reminds us of Pindar.

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  • The Divine Cult.In the midst of every town rose the temple of the local god, a stately building of stone, strongly :ontrasting with the mud and plaster houses in which even the wealthiest Egyptians dwelt.

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  • On the western bank a stately procession conducted the deceased to his last resting-phce.

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  • The chief public building is the town hall (1760), a stately classic building surmounted by a lofty spire.

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  • By Theophilus's instrumentality a synod was called to try or rather to condemn the archbishop; but fearing the violence of the mob in the metropolis, who idolized him for the fearlessness with which he exposed the vices of their superiors, it held its sessions at the imperial estate named " The Oak " (Synodus ad quercum), near Chalcedon, where Rufinus had erected a stately church and monastery.

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  • Foremost among its buildings must be mentioned its five chief churches, stately Gothic edifices in glazed brick, with lofty spires and replete with medieval works of art - pictures, stained glass and tombs.

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  • Occasion was taken of the fiftieth anniversary of the assumption by the crown of the government of India to address a message (on November 2, 1908) by the king-emperor to the princes and peoples, reviewing in stately language the later development, and containing these memorable words: " From the first, the principle of representative institutions began to be gradually introduced, and the time has come when, in the judgment of my viceroy and governor-general and others of my counsellors, that principle may be prudently extended.

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  • In 1868 he issued the next collection in Under the Willows and other Poems, but in 1865 he had delivered his "Ode recited at the Harvard Commemoration," and the successive centennial historical anniversaries drew from him a series of stately odes.

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  • It possesses the stately remains of the palace of the Korean kings of the Wang dynasty, is a great centre of the grain trade and the sole centre of the ginseng manufacture, makes wooden shoes, coarse pottery and fine matting, and manufactures with sesamum oil the stout oiled paper for which Korea is famous.

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  • Of other buildings may be mentioned the Library, with upwards of 80,000 printed books and many valuable MSS., the stately palace with its gardens and orangery, the former Benedictine nunnery (founded 1625, and now used as a seminary), and the Minorite friary (1238) now used as a furniture warehouse.

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  • It has spacious squares and streets, among the latter the Palmaille, a stately avenue ending on a terrace about ioo ft.

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  • This was blown up by a fanatic in 1840, but as the result of a mass-meeting of over 8000 citizens held on the spot, a new and more stately monument was erected.

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  • Among the latter is the stately Luisenplatz, on which are the house of parliament, the old palace and the post office, and in the centre of which is a column surmounted by the statue of the grandduke Louis I., the founder of the new town.

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  • In 1559 he commanded the stately fleet which conveyed Philip II.

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  • It would be difficult to match the stately dignity and imposing presence of a Baluch chief of the Marri or Bugti clans.

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  • (2) The Spanish or sweet chestnut, Castanea saliva (natural order, Fagaceae), is a stately and magnificent tree, native of the countries bordering on the Mediterranean, but also ripening its fruit in sheltered situations as far north as Scotland.

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  • Berlin is essentially a modern city, the quaint two-storied houses, which formerly characterized it, having given place to palatial business blocks, which somewhat dwarf the streets and squares, which once had an air of stately spaciousness.

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  • In the next place, the Lombards or the Italian builders whom they employed or followed, the "masters of Como," of whom so much is said in the early Lombard laws, introduced a manner of building, stately, solemn and elastic, to which their name has been attached, and which gives a character of its own to some of the most interesting churches in Italy.

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  • The abbot's tower, a stately relic, stands about 2 m.

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  • Osgoode Hall, a stately structure in the heart of the city, houses the higher courts of law and appeal, and also a flourishing law school.

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  • Nowhere is there a more solemn and impressive group of trees than that which surrounds the temples and tombs at Nikko where they rise to a height of ioo to 125 ft.; it is a stately tree with no rival except in the sequoias of California."

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  • Its walls of flint rubble survive in stately fragments, and enclose an area of 200 acres.

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  • His particular admiration among the college professors was the stately rhetorician, Edward Everett; and this predilection had much to do with his early ambition to be a professor of rhetoric and elocution.

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  • Beyond the Heeren Gracht lie the Keizers Gracht and the Prinsen Gracht respectively, and these three celebrated canals, with their tree-bordered quays and plain but stately old-fashioned houses, form the principal thoroughfares of the city.

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  • He submits drawings and models for the canalization and control of the waters of the Arno, and propounds, with compulsive eloquence and conviction, a scheme for transporting the Baptistery of St John, the "bel San Giovanni" of Dante, to another part of the city, and elevating it on a stately basement of marble.

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  • Its site is somewhat circumscribed, and this and its great bulk renders difficult any real appreciation of its complex outline; but its stately domed campanile, 283 ft.

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  • As a rule, each is built in a large garden or compound; and although the style of architecture is less imposing than that of the stately residences in Calcutta, it is well suited to the climate, and has a beauty and comfort of its own.

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  • It was a vain story, a mere romance, about giants, and lions, and goblins, and warriors, sometimes fighting with monsters, and sometimes regaled by fair ladies in stately palaces.

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  • His lofty themes and stately eloquence made a profound impression, especially upon young men; his platform presence was imposing, for he was six feet and four inches in height and of massive frame; his voice was clear and of great power; his gestures unconventional and individual, but vigorous and impressive.

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  • Aberdeen's popular name of the "Granite City" is justified by the fact that the bulk of the town is built of granite, but to appreciate its more poetical designation of the "Silver City by the Sea," it should be seen after a heavy rainfall when its stately structures and countless houses gleam pure and white under the brilliant sunshine.

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  • It is chiefly built of outlayer granite, and, though the plainest cathedral in Scotland, its stately simplicity and severe symmetry lend it unique distinction.

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  • Marischal College is a stately modern building, having been rebuilt in 1836-1841, and greatly extended several years later at a cost of £ioo,000.

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  • The principal buildings are the fine Gothic church of St Peter and St Paul, dating from the r5th century, with two stately towers, a famous organ and a very heavy bell; the Frauen Kirche, erected about the end of the 15th century, and possessing a fine portal and choir in pierced work; the Kloster Kirche, restored in 1868, with handsome choir stalls and a carved altar dating from 1383; and the Roman Catholic church, founded in 1853, in the Roman style of architecture, with beautiful glass windows and oil-paintings.

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  • It contains nine Evangelical and two Roman Catholic churches, a stately modern town hall, a Hall of Fame (Ruhmes- halle), with statues of the emperors William I.

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  • Still many of the houses are stately in their way, with remarkable heavy balconies.

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  • There was something in this external dignity which went with Burke's imperious spirit, his spacious imagination, his turn for all things stately and imposing.

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  • At the west stands the stately battlemented square tower, 90 ft.

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  • We have here a stately hall, 235 ft.

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  • Another great change in the general aspect of the city has been produced by the erection of stately mosques in the most commanding situations, where dome and minarets and huge rectangular buildings present a combination of mass and slenderness, of rounded lines and soaring pinnacles, which gives to Constantinople an air of unique dignity and grace, and at the same time invests it with the glamour of the oriental world.

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  • Claude Perrault's stately edifice was equally accessible to all the more eminent members of the Academy of Sciences; and researches were, more or less independently, carried on there by (among others) Philippe de la Hire (1640-1718), G.

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  • Relinquishing, if not the stately magnificence, at least the gay and wasteful profusion which had characterized the court of Burgundy under the preceding duke, he had bent all his efforts towards the development of his military and political power.

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  • A larger and more massive and stately building than the city hall is the county court house, facing Cadillac Square, with a lofty tower surmounted by a gilded dome.

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  • Yet, while these are essential merits of the book, its endearing charm lies deeper, in the sweet and kindly personality of the author, who on his rambles gathers no spoil, but watches the birds and field-mice without disturbing them from their nests, and quietly plants an acorn where he thinks an oak is wanted, or sows beech-nuts in what is now a stately row.

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  • They took each other by the hand, And danced a stately saraband; Their laughter echoed thin and shrill.

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  • Ralph plays a stately part and he must needs have shawms.

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  • All-American through and through, it 's nostalgic, stately of pace, and shot unfussily using only those techniques available to mid-50s cameramen.

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  • And then suddenly on the right bank we come to a stately mansion, Thornton ' Hall.

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  • In 1899 the stately edifice over which Mr Warrick presided was erected by Miss CRICHTON in memory of her father.

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  • In 1949 Longleat became the first stately home in England to open its doors to the public.

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  • Passing boats would stately chateaux and the grand flotilla help transport our.

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  • Most of the conference was based at Avondale House, a modest stately pile where Charles Stewart Parnell lived, in the Wicklow hills.

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  • Also worth seeing, Lahore Fort contains stately palaces, halls and gardens.

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  • The whole building used to shake as the water rushed through and the wheel turned in its rather stately way.

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  • The other bridge is upon the River Dee, about a mile west above New Aberdeen, and has seven very stately fine arches.

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  • They are not nearly so large as the white, nor are they so stately in their movements.

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  • The furniture of the room struck upon my eye as almost stately.

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  • However... as we turned left out of the estate where we live (as in council estate, not stately home estate !

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  • Raymond looks quite fetching in what I always think of as being the Sophie Rhys Jones - tall and brown and quite stately.

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  • Enter through the stately door and into an oasis of country tranquility in the heart of cosmopolitan Dublin.

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  • Attired as priests they perform a stately dance, then return to the temple to remove their priests ' vestments.

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  • The Breakers sits majestically along Newport Rhode Island's Atlantic coast, a stately reminder of America's "Gilded Age."

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  • A floor length gown may not be the best choice for walking over snowy or icy surfaces, however, and many brides choose a high-low hem that is ankle length in the front but swoops into a stately train.

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  • For example, an old historic house with stately gardens is more appropriate for a formal wedding than a casual one.

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  • The bride's stately walk down the aisle is a grand moment of any wedding ceremony, and decorating an aisle for a fall wedding can be a glorious way to frame that beautiful moment with the harmony of autumn.

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  • Outdoor brides can do this easily by selecting an outdoor fall wedding ceremony location with a rustic bridge, and arch of colorful trees, or a stately garden pathway.

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  • Stately perennials with fine foliage, mostly coming from the countries round the Mediterranean, and hardy.

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  • Fitzroys Cypress (Fitzroya Patagonica) - A graceful, and in its own country, stately evergreen forest tree, with some claim to hardiness in Devon, Cornwall, and the south and sea-coast of Ireland.

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  • Senecio Macrophyllus - a stout leafy perennial, 6 feet high when full-grown, the glossy green leaves and much-branched heads of small yellow flowers of stately effect when grown boldly on the lawn or in the wild garden.

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  • Only in the more favoured districts have these trees any chance, and they never present the graceful and stately port which they show in countries that really suit them, such as parts of Italy and California.

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  • I. macrantha is more stately, with huge violet-purple bells.

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  • Pattoniana) - A beautiful and stately tree 100 to 150 feet high, and from 6 to 10 feet in diameter of trunk, with dark green foliage on slender branches that sway in the slightest wind.

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  • Hollyhock (Althaea Rosea) - One of the best hardy plants, valuable for bold and stately effects among or near flower-beds.

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  • They bloom so late as to be scarcely worth growing, but V. prcealta is a stately plant for the wild garden.

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  • Yellow-banded Flag (Iris Ochroleuca) - A stately vigorous Flag and an old plant in our gardens, the foliage slender, about 4 feet long, and coming up in a graceful twist.

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  • Its stately form and tall stature are effective in the mixed border or in a nook in a bed of evergreen shrubs.

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  • An annual stately and showy with large flowers, the foliage grey-green, flowers variable in form and color, rank in smell and useless for cutting, but of good effect when grouped boldly.

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  • Phyllostachys Heterocycla Fastuosa - A very stately and beautiful plant, quite conspicuous among its fellows.

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  • American Sunflower-like perennials, of stately habit, and among those which suggested the idea of the "wild garden" to me.

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  • If planted in numbers in bold masses, these plants produce a stately effect in the wild garden, especially in autumn, but to do well they need an open and sunny space.

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  • California Red Fir (Abies Magnifica) - A stately mountain tree of 200 to 250 feet, with brown bark (red within), and very large light purple cones, 6 to 8 inches long.

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  • Puget Sound Fir (Abies Grandis) - A stately tree 200 feet high, with dark green cones 2 to 3 inches long, and dark shining leaves, white below.

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  • Santa Lucia Fir (Abies Bracteata) - A stately tree, often 150 feet high in its native country.

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  • Spruce Fir (Picea) - Usually stately evergreen cone-bearing trees of the northern world and mountains, including among them the common Norway Spruce and the Douglas Fir, usually doing best in moist valley soils.

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  • Summer-leafing Cypress (Taxodium) - T. distichum is a beautiful and stately tree attaining in its own country a height of 150 feet.

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  • Thalia - T. dealbata is one of the most stately of water-side plants.

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  • Umbrella Pine (Sciadopitys Verticillata) - A stately evergreen tree attaining a height of upwards of 100 feet in its own land, and forming a dense pyramid of verdure of remarkable beauty.

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  • Walnut (Juglans) - Stately trees of northern and eastern regions, among them being our noble European Walnut, a tree as well known to the ancients as to ourselves, and useful and beautiful in all ways.

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  • A. Plantago is rather stately in habit, having tall panicles of pretty pink flowers.

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  • It flowers right into autumn, and is beautiful and stately in effect.

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  • Romneya Trichocalyx - Is another beautiful and stately plant, evidently as hardy as R.

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  • Winged Nut (Pterocarya) - Walnut-like trees of fine stately form of leaf and habit, P. caucasica being hardy in England, at least in the southern and warmer parts.

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  • It makes a stately waterside plant, and coming from the island of Saghalien it should prove fully hardy in this country.

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  • A. lactiflora, from China, has stately Spiraea-like plumes of creamy flowers, 6 feet high.

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  • The designer is recognized for his stately, polished and glamorous sportswear, all created with a couture twist.

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  • Not only will this help your posture and eyes, but you'll be a stately and proud portable game player to boot.

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  • While you may opt for a tabletop tree under 6 ft., some trees are a stately 15 ft. - or higher!

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  • This Nutcracker kit is a stately holiday display.

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  • The most stately and classic of the Birkin bags is the black leather with the gold clasp.

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  • This vast, yet stately, tote is a perfect weekender or picnicking accessory.

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  • Affectionate, intelligent, loyal and majestic, these stately animals have won the hearts of many, and when you love an animal intensely, it makes sense that you'd want to share it with the world.

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  • All About Dog: This tote bag combines those very same words ("all about the dog") with a stately and regal image of the Ridgeback.

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  • There is a regal air about them, and they present themselves in a stately, mannered way.

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  • While you may think that the most likely place to capture something supernatural on film is in a castle or a stately home, this is not necessarily the case.

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  • Practice maintaining a slow, stately pace, especially if you are wearing extremely high heels, because you want to make a spectacular entrance in your unique bridal shoes.

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  • Strong men yearning for powerful symbolism may choose a stately butterfly tattoo to represent their strength of character and their deep spirituality.

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  • A Charleston family vacation allows you to take a step back in time to explore beautiful beaches, stately mansions, historic landmarks and sprawling plantations.

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  • Prince One Quartz: Reminiscent of Lassale watches from bygone eras, the Prince One comes with a stately rectangular case made from gold-toned stainless steel.

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  • When visiting the castles, or looking at pictures of their interior and exterior attributes, one often gets the impression that the castles are the most stately and luxurious residences ever built.

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