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" edifices ! But, when we behold the cave of Fingal, formed by nature in the isle of Staff'a, it is no longer possible to make a comparison, and we are forced to acknowledge that this piece of architecture, formed by nature, far surpasses that of the Louvre,... "
A topographical dictionary of Scotland - Page 613
by David Webster (topographer.) - 1819
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An Original Collection of the Poems of Ossian, Orrann, Ulin: And Other Bards ...

Hugh MacCallum, John MacCallum - English poetry - 1816 - 300 pages
...columns of our modern edifices. But when we behold the cave of Fingal, formed by nature in the island of Staffa, it is no longer possible to make a comparison;...nature, far surpasses that of the Louvre, that of St. Peter's at Rome, all that remains of Palmyra and Peastum, and all that the genius, the taste, and the...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 3

James Bell - Geography - 1832
...admiration are we seized on seeing even the colonnades of onr modern edifices I But, when we behold the Cope of Fingal, formed by nature, in the isle of Staffa,...architecture, formed by nature, far surpasses that of the Louvre,—that of St Peter at Rome,—all that remains of Palmyra and Pojstum,—and all that the genius,...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 3

James Bell - Geography - 1832
...colonnades of our modern edifices I But, when we behold the Care ofFingal, formed by nature, fn the Ule of Staffa, it is no longer possible to make a comparison, and we are forced to acknowledge, that this pi*« l)f architecture, formed by nature, far surpasses that of the Louvre,—that of St Peter at Rome,—all...
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Local Collections; Or, Records of Remarkable Events, Connected ..., Volume 9

1847
...sea—the waters never entirely receding. " When," says Dr. Von Troil, " we behold the cave of Fingal, we are forced to acknowledge that this piece of architecture, formed by Nature, far surpasses that of the Louvre—that of St. Peter at Rome—all that remains of Palmyra and Pcestum — and all that the genius,...
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McPhun's Scottish tourist's steam-boat pocket guide

William Wallace Fyfe - 1848
...colonnades of our modern edifices ! But when we'behold the Cave of Fiugal, formed by nature in the island of Staffa, it is no longer possible to make a comparison...forced to acknowledge, that this piece of architecture, executed by nature, far surpasses that of the Louvre, that of St. Peter's at Home, and even what remains...
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The juvenile museum: or, child's library of amusement and instruction, by ...

George Frederick Pardon - 1849
...the colonnades of our modern edifices, yet with the cave of Fingal, formed by Nature in the island of Staffa, it is no longer possible to make a comparison;...and we are forced to acknowledge, that this piece of nature's architecture far surpasses that of the Louvre at Paris, that of St. Peter's at Rome, all that...
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The British Isles Through an Opera Glass

Charles Maus Taylor - Great Britain - 1899 - 318 pages
...even the colonnades of our modern edifices. But when we behold the Cave of Fingal, formed by nature, it is no longer possible to make a comparison, and...forced to acknowledge that this piece of architecture, executed by nature, far surpasses that of the Louvre, that of St. Peter at Rome, and even what remains...
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The Corvey Library and Anglo-German Cultural Exchanges, 1770-1837: Essays to ...

Werner Huber, Rainer Schöwerling - English fiction - 2004 - 199 pages
...of the United Kingdom (1825) eulogises Fingal's Cave on the Hebridean island of Staffa as follows: This piece of architecture formed by nature, far surpasses that of the Louvre, that of St. Peter's at Rome, all the remains of Palmyra and Paestum, and all that the genius, the taste, and luxury...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 11

1829
...we seized on seeing the colonnades of our modern edifices ! But when we behold the cave of Fingall, formed by nature in the isle of Staffa, it is no longer...and we are forced to acknowledge that this piece of nature's architecture far surpasses that of the Louvre, that of St. Peter at Rome, all that remains...
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The Imperial Magazine;: And, Monthly Record of Religious ..., Volume 11

Samuel Drew - 1829
...our modem edifices ! But when we behold the cave of Fingall, formed by nature in the isle of Stafl'a, it is no longer possible to make a comparison, and we are forced to acknowledge that this piece of nature's architecture far surpasses that of the Louvre, that of St. Peter at Rome, all that remains...
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