The wedding cake rose gracefully in three tiers, graced with crystal staircases and small cakes on either side.
In the United States the standard sleeping car has a central alley, and along the sides are two tiers of berths, arranged lengthwise with the car and screened off from the alley by curtains.
Eu has three buildings of importance - the beautiful Gothic church of St Laurent (12th and 13th centuries) of which the exterior of the choir with its three tiers of ornamented buttressing and the double arches between the pillars of the nave are architecturally notable; the chapel of the Jesuit college (built about 1625), in which are the tombs of Henry, third duke of Guise, and his wife, Katherine of Cleves; and the château.
There are thirty-three tiers of seats in seven sets, and a paved diazoma.
Almost the whole of its external arcades, with three tiers of arches, have now disappeared; it was partly thrown down by an earthquake in 1184, and subsequently used to supply building materials.
The leathery coils of its shiny body lay in a heap, stacked at least three tiers high.
Only this time her focus spread out to other things; the arbor of forget-me-nots where they would exchange vows, the cake with its three tiers of cascading flowers.
and has fourteen stories and seven tiers of windows, but has unfortunately been stripped of its galleries and otherwise damaged.
9), and covered with the purifying material B to a depth of about 6 in., the number of tiers and size of purifier boxes being proportional to the quantity of gas to be purified.
Necker, as director-general of the finances, set forth the condition of the treasury and proposed some small reforms. The Tiers Etat (Third Estate) was dissatisfied that the question of joint or separate deliberation should have been left open.
The Tiers Etat accepted the proposal and conferences were held, but without result.
3) from Northcote gives a very correct idea of these galleries, with the tiers of graves pierced in the walls.
Elected by the tiers Nat of Vermandois to represent it in the states-general of Blois, he contended with skill and boldness in extremely difficult circumstances for freedom of conscience, justice and peace.
On the 10th of June Sieyes moved that the Tiers Etat should for the last time invite the First and Second Estates to join in the verification of powers and announce that, whether they did or not, the work of verifying would begin forthwith.
Iforsford thought were the remains of a Norse settlement in the 11th century, and which include a semicircular amphitheatre of six tiers or terraces which he thought was an assembly place, and a portion of a stone wall or dam.
If the arbitrators, differing in opinion, cannot agree upon an umpire (tiers arbitre), the president of the Tribunal of Commerce will appoint one, on the application of either party (art.
The mosaic pictures are arranged in tiers, divided by horizontal and vertical bands.
In parts of the choir there are five of these tiers of subjects or single figures one above another.
The eastern façade overlooking the market-place was built in 1595-1628, in the Renaissance style, with three tiers of columns.
They rejected him; he appealed to the tiers etat, and was returned both for Aix and for Marseilles.
On the same day the nobles voted an address to the king condemning the action of the Tiers Etat.
But the rest, together with the Tiers Etat, remained, and Mirabeau declared that, as they had come by the will of the nation, force only should make them withdraw.
Such pamphlets as Mounier's Nouvelles Observations sur Jes EtatsGeneraux de France and Sieyes's Qu'est-ce que le Tiers Etat had a notable influence on opinion.
Voting by head, and the double representation of the third estate (tiers lat); this was the great revolution; voting by order meant the continued domination of privilege, and the lesser revolution.
In places they rise in tiers, one above another, like miniature mountains, and are 200 to 300 ft.
2 He opposed the revival of the parlements, wrote a number of political pamphlets, 3 and at the Assembly of Notables presided, like the other princes of the blood, over a bureau, to which was given the name of the Comite des sages; he also advocated the double representation of the tiers.
The marginal crests of this mountain tableland, together with its upper surface, are known locally as " Tiers," and have a very commanding aspect in the neighbourhood of Longford, Westbury, Deloraine and Chudleigh.
The appearance of the island throughout is wonderfully beautiful, with its open plains, bordered by far-extending precipitous mountain tiers, its isolated shaggy peaks and wooded ranges, and its many noble rivers and lakes.
These rocks form the prominent scarps, known as the Tiers, on the edge of the plateau, and its outliers, such at Mount Wellington near Hobart, and the Eldon Range.
alcohol misuser may have continuing and evolving care needs requiring referral to different tiers of service over time.
atap huts, with two tiers of bamboo platforms running down each side.
They believe the blame for allowing this lies with upper tiers of NHS bureaucrats.
Among some pests to watch for are aphids, red spiders, leaf tiers, and rose chafers.
crammed into filthy cages stacked in tiers, like books in a library.
To join dummies together just put a little royal icing between the tiers.
It also has an electric scoreboard, perched between the two tiers.
There is a small electric scoreboard at the away end of the ground, dividing the two tiers.
wooden shelving had been placed on top of the cargo in each hold, making two tiers each with about a meter of space.
Any sponge tiers can be plain, lemon, chocolate, orange sponge or carrot cake.
tiers of cusped windbraces.
tiers of lucarnes, two in the main directions, the third in the diagonals.
In the estate of the nobility he headed the liberal minority under the guidance of Adrien Duport, and led the minority of forty-seven noblemen who seceded from their own estate (June 1789) and joined the Tiers Etat.
Externally it is an irregular octagon, each face consisting of a lower storey with a semicircular arch (in three cases occupied by a portal), with sculptures by Antelami, four tiers of small columns supporting as many continuous architraves, and forming open galleries, and above these (an addition of the Gothic period) a row of five engaged columns supporting a series of pointed arches and a cornice.
Eu has three buildings of importance - the beautiful Gothic church of St Laurent (12th and 13th centuries) of which the exterior of the choir with its three tiers of ornamented buttressing and the double arches between the pillars of the nave are architecturally notable; the chapel of the Jesuit college (built about 1625), in which are the tombs of Henry, third duke of Guise, and his wife, Katherine of Cleves; and the chÃ¢teau.
The eastern faÃ§ade overlooking the market-place was built in 1595-1628, in the Renaissance style, with three tiers of columns.
During the agitations that preceded the Revolution Cerutti took the popular side, and in 1788 published a pamphlet, Memoire pour le peuple francais, in which in a clear and trenchant style he advocated the claims of the tiers etat.
The elections were the cause of a flood of pamphlets, of which one, Offrande a la patrie, was by Marat, and, though now forgotten, dwelt on much the same points as the famous brochure of the Abbe Sieyes: Qu'estce que le tiers Nat?
Natasha, smoothing her gown, went in with Sonya and sat down, scanning the brilliant tiers of boxes opposite.
Roof similar to nave but all arch-braced collars (6), and four tiers of quatrefoil windbraces.
Wooden shelving had been placed on top of the cargo in each hold, making two tiers each with about a meter of space.
Roof of four and a half bays with arch-braced collar trusses and raking struts, flat purlins and two tiers of cusped windbraces.
Three tiers of lucarnes, two in the main directions, the third in the diagonals.
Above are two small tiers of blank arcading with trefoil heads.
You can add different tiers, cat condos, or window perches to keep your pet entertained for hours.
Consolidate accounts with a spouse to ensure you earn the maximum amount of rewards and progress to higher earning tiers more quickly.
To estimate what your rate will be, look at the rate tiers in the terms and conditions.
The classic picture of a wedding cake: three round tiers draped in white icing and adorned with a classic wedding cake topper is only a taste of the hundreds of cake designs available.
For more unique designs, consider heart shapes, offset tiers, or wedding sheet cakes.
Many bakers are willing to create different flavors for the different tiers if you wish.
This layer is often on the table rather than upheld with a tier, then additional tiers are stacked above.
No matter what kind of cake you get, if it is has tiers, you may get to pick out a filling flavor.
To make larger cakes, many bakers are willing to fashion bottom tiers out of cardboard with decorative icing, and only the top layers of the cake are edible.
Arrange the tiers asymmetrically instead of centered on one another.
The cookie frosting should be completely dried before stacking the tiers.
Longer stalks can be integrated into wedding flower arrangements, or the wedding favors themselves can be clustered into tiers or patterns for greater impact.
While none of them is specifically designated as a cake topper, the Jack and Sally Haunted mansion could be used on a shorter cake or one with fewer tiers.
Alternating Tiers: Couples interested in the convenience of cupcakes do not need to give up the classic style of a wedding cake.
Cupcakes can easily be used to supplement smaller cake designs or may be arranged in alternating tiers with more traditional cakes.
This generally means a wedding cake is between two and four tiers tall, depending on the shape and overall cake design.
Faux Tiers: Adding faux tiers to the bottom of the cake is a cost effective and easy way to make the cake seem larger.
Two or three additional tiers can be made from foam that is iced to match the real cake, and the false tiers serve as a base for the actual cake.
Tier Spacing: Cakes will appear smaller if the tiers are stacked directly on one another.
Tier Arrangements: If tiers are evenly and concentrically stacked the cake will appear smaller.
To create the illusion of size, offset the tiers to create more visual space at the front of the cake.
Contrasting colors will help separate tiers, and more elaborate decorations will present the illusion of a greater size.
Using these tricks can make even average desserts seem like huge wedding cakes, no matter how many servings they offer or how many tiers are actually edible.
Sheet Cakes: A smaller wedding cake can be augmented with identically flavored sheet cakes for a fraction of the cost of adding more tiers to the large cake.
Make sure your cake is at least three tiers high and ask the baker to decorate with gum paste ribbons.
Display the candy in tiers to make the most of table space and to create a visually appetizing buffet.
The tiers come down and then jut outward, sometimes swooping slightly upwards at the bottom of each level.
Incorporate large folding fans around the tops of the pagoda tiers.
Consider a dark chocolate fondant icing with red roses and black pearl candies adoring the tiers of your wedding cake.
Transporting a fragile cake, especially one that's several tiers high, can be tricky.
Whereas traditional round birthday cakes are sliced like pies, tiers of round wedding cakes are often divided into several round or ring-shaped sections that are then sliced into pieces.
Stack the bottom tiers with just cupcakes, and place a small cake for the marrying couple on the top level.
A cake clothed in soft waves of light blue buttercream or tiers of smooth, pastel green fondant highlight their relatively bare-bones, skeletal looks and make for a magnificent presentation.
If you'd like to mix tradition with something new, try frosting just one tier with chocolate icing or alternating chocolate and vanilla tiers in a taller cake.
A flat cake is also easier to decorate, so if you have an intricate design or pattern request, consider nixing the extra tiers.
One way to experiment with contrast is to use tiers.
For example, the bottom tier of your cake could be a square, but the top two tiers might be round or ovals.
Three tiers: The cake has three levels, or tiers, with the largest on bottom and the smallest on top.
The three tiers, each of which is made with two or three layers of round cake, may be stacked directly on top of one another or separated by pillars or flowers.
Taking all of these features into account, a classic wedding cake would have vanilla cake inside and white vanilla buttercream outside, with a structure three tiers stacked on top of one another.
Many still have three tiers and a white base, but the similarities may end there.
The tiers are most often decorated separately and frosted in different colors, with the final result being a dessert that looks as if it might belong in the circus.
They're rarely in the shape and format of normal wedding cakes, so you won't find them in tiers and round layers.
A large wedding guest list requires multiple tiers to accommodate all of the attendees.
Calculate the number of servings needed to aid in designing the quantity and size of tiers.
Traditional round or square tiers work well with the fondant format.
The final step to the cake is to stack the tiers.
Commercial cake stacking systems or dowels are two common options to support multiple tiers on a wedding cake.
Add the remaining tiers, one cake at a time.
Once the tiers are stacked, it is ready for display.
They can be dried and placed on top of a cake or strung on a wire to run up and down the length of several tiers.
Use edible paint to create a winding black staircase around the cake tiers.
Alternatively, use fondant to create a rainbow that goes up and over a tiered cake, with a leprechaun made of sculpting fondant or modeling chocolate sitting on one of the middle tiers below.
It's made of sheer mesh and has three tiers of ruffles on the hips, set off by sweet bows.
The Xbox 360 charges a monthly fee in two different tiers: the basic tier simply allows you to interact with your online friends and shop the marketplace.
With over 60 cars to race in Shift, the developers have split the types of cars into special "Tiers."
In single-player you work your way through five tiers of four areas each.
A bonnet made of French silk with ruffled tiers and silk embroidery is made for a larger size doll.
While many of San Francisco's theatres are compact and narrow, the Orpheum is wide and expansive, offering two tiers of seating in addition to the main floor.
Velvet tiers adorn the top portion of the suit, that amazingly also features removable straps for two ways to wear; literally it's like buying two suits for the price of one.
Tea-length dresses may have several tiers of fabric billowing out into a wide, hoop shape.
Opt for longer, flowing bohemian-type styles full of tiers or A-line skirts in lightweight cotton with a funky pattern to draw the eye.
The Indoor Grill and Broiler is a unique design concept because it consists of two tiers.
Parents have a choice of paying at one of three tiers, and the process uses an honor system.
When Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly in the same place at the time same time again, the two former lovers try to date while their all-too-different social tiers deal with the fallout.
Each company offers different options, often called tiers.
All the tiers may be heart-shaped, or the couple may choose a heart or Cupid wedding cake topper.
across the transepts, and consisted of the choir, the gable of which was pierced by two tiers of five lancet windows and the Omega rose window; the north transept, in which the Dunbars were buried, and the south transept, the doorway of which is interesting for its dog's-tooth ornamentation; and the nave of five aisles.
The development of the last decade of the 19th century had clearly shown that the educated bourgeoisie, the tiers Nat, in whose hands the supreme power had since 1848 become vested throughout Europe, was either entirely lost to the Church or, at all events, indifferent to what were called Ultramontane tendencies.
The upper structure imposed on this basis was in two tiers, and also, probably, lozenge-shaped.
8,442 Vajolet Pass (Tiers to the Vajolet Glen), foot path..
8,193 Tiersalpljochl (Campitello to Tiers), foot path.
The public buildings include the town hall - a substantial edifice with a tower rising in three tiers from the body of the structure, the Telford library, and the Hope hospital for aged poor.
Heimbucher names Tachy, Les Tiers Ordres (1897), and Adderley and Marson, Third Orders (1902).
The screen is subdivided into four or five tiers, each tier decorated with a series of panels containing representations of the saints: of these only the heads, hands and feet are painted, the bodies being covered with embossed metal work, richly gilded.
The tombs, which are chambers cut in tiers in the hard clay of the hillside, were used with few exceptions for repeated burials, and the ejected offerings had been scattered down the slope.
The Roman theatre, below the cathedral to the N.E., has 19 tiers of stone seats and is 37 yds.
is carefully piled in tiers or courses, with strips of wood about an inch thick between each layer, so as to allow of the free circulation of air all round each piece.
There are forty tiers of seating, divided by one diazoma, and crowned by an arched gallery of rather later date, repaired in places with brick.
The houses of Dartmouth, many of which are ancient, rise in tiers from the shore, beneath a range of steep hills.
Of course, there are also numerous monographs, among which the following may be mentioned: Edouard Bonvalot, Le Tiers Plat d'apres la charte de Beaumont et ses filiales (Paris, 1884); and A.
The parish church, dating from 1594, is a plain structure, with a squat tower rising in two tiers from the centre of the roof.
But it should be understood that there are several tiers of galleries, and the vertical depth from the highest to the lowest is 260 ft.
Of the seats occupied by the spectators, only the lower tiers remain.
All that is left of the choir, which contains some very early Norman work, is two bays with three tiers on each side, corresponding to the design of the nave.
But the definite description of Gargantua in the title as "Pere de Pantagruel," the omission of the words "second livre" in the title of the first book of Pantagruel while the second and third are duly entitled "tiers" and "quart," the remarkable fact that one of the most important personages, Friar John, is absent from book ii., the first of Pantagruel, though he appears in book i.
By October the cakes are dry and fairly solid, and are then packed in chests, which are divided into two tiers of twenty square compartments for the reception of as many cakes, which are steadied by a packing of loose poppy trash.'
These were thin, light, long, narrow structures, arranged above each other in tiers like so many shelves.
48) consisted of a platform, on which stood a large water-tube boiler, a number of concavo-convex aeroplanes arranged in tiers like shelves, each making a slight upward angle with the horizon, two very large vertical screws placed aft and propelled by steam engines, tanks for the storage of water, naphtha, &c. The boiler was especially noteworthy.
There were also side aeroplanes arranged in tiers, and large aeroplanes in front, which were pivoted and served for vertical steering.
In the Commercial Cable Building, New York, seven complete tiers aggregating 7000 tons were erected in nine weeks.
An archegonium consists of a large oval egg-cell surmounted by a short neck composed of one or more tiers of cells, six to eight cells in each tier.
The result of this is the production of four nuclei, which eventually take up a position at the bottom of the ovum and become separated from one another by vertical cellwalls; these nuclei divide again, and finally three tiers of cells are produced, four in each tier.
The states-general were convoked at Versailles for the 5th of May 1789, and Barnave was chosen deputy of the tiers etat for his native province.
Numerous Roman remains have been found in the neighbourhood, of which the chief is the large aqueduct on two tiers of arches which still serves to supply the town and dilapidated citadel with water from Mount Pangeus.
Hence it became the first object of the Tiers Etat to effect the amalgamation of the three estates.
The Tiers Etat insisted that the deputies of all three estates should have their powers verified in common as the first step towards making them all members of one House.
On the 7th the Tiers Etat sent deputations to exhort the other estates to union, while the clergy sent a deputation to it with the proposal that each estate should name commissioners to discuss the best method of verifying powers.
As there was no response, the Tiers Etat on the r 2th named Bailly provisional president and commenced verification.
When the work of verification was over, a title had to be found for the body thus created, which would no longer accept the style of the Tiers Etat.
By these proceedings the Tiers Etat and a few of the clergy declared themselves the national legislature.
The west court and entrance belonging to the earlier building show many analogies with those of Cnossus, and the court was commanded to the north by tiers of stone benches like those of the " theatral area " at Cnossus on a larger scale.
Thanks to the exertions of Saliceti, one of the two deputies sent by the tiers etat of Corsica to the National Assembly of France, that body, on the 30th of November 1789, declared the island to be an integral part of the kingdom with right to participate in all the reforms then being decreed.
The seats, rising in tiers, as in a theatre, accommodated about 44,000 spectators; the arena was 670 ft.
Round the walls of the rotunda are the cells, 208 in number, and arranged in four tiers with balconies reached by iron staircases.
The walls of the compartments are occupied by arched sepulchral recesses, above and below which are tiers of ordinary graves or loculi.
in diameter, and having about sixty rows of seats; the eleven lower tiers were originally covered with marble.
The ascent to the plateaus is generally by three tiers of hills rising one behind the other.
He, however, soon realized that the charters of one town can only be understood by comparing them with those of other towns, and he was gradually led to continue the work which Augustin Thierry had broadly outlined in his studies on the Tiers Etat.
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