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" ... a confusion of delight, amidst which the breasts of the Greek horses are seen blazing in their breadth of golden strength, and the St. Mark's Lion, lifted on a blue field covered with stars, until at last, as if in ecstasy, the crests of the arches... "
Art and Life: A Ruskin Anthology - Page 174
by John Ruskin, William Sloane Kennedy - 1886 - 593 pages
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The North British Review, Volumes 20-21

1854
...lifted on a blue field, covered with stars, until at la^t, as if it ecstasy, the crest's of the archer break into a marble foam, and toss themselves far into the blue >!:•,. in II ishes and wreaths of sculptured spray, as if the breakers on the Lido shore had been...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 18

Henry Allon - Christianity - 1853
...and the St. Mark's lion, lifted on a blue field covered with stars, until at last, as if in ecstacy, the crests of the arches break into a marble foam,...and wreaths of sculptured spray, as if the breakers of the Lido shore had been frost-bound before they fell, and the sea-nymphs had inlaid them with coral...
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The Eclectic Review

1853
...are seen blazing in their breadth of golden strength, and the St. Mark's lion, lifted on a blue field covered with stars, until at last, as if in ecstasy,...sea-nymphs had inlaid them with coral and amethyst. ' Between that grim cathedral of England and this, what an interval ! There is a type of it in the...
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The Ecclesiologist, Volumes 14-15

Ecclesiological society - 1853
...blazing in their breadth of golden strength, and the S. Mark's lion lifted on a blue field covered witli stars, until at last, as if in ecstasy, the crests...sea-nymphs had inlaid them with coral and amethyst. " Between that grim cathedral of England and this, what an interval! There is a type of it in the very...
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The Stones of Venice: The sea-stories

John Ruskin - Architecture - 1853
...and the St. Mark's Lion, lifted on a blue field covered with stars, until at last, as if in ecstacy, the crests of the arches break into a marble foam,...sea-nymphs had inlaid them with coral and amethyst. Between that grim cathedral of England and this, what an interval ! There is a type of it in the very...
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The Ecclesiologist, Volume 11

Church architecture - 1853
...and the S. Mark's lion lifted on a blue field covered with stars, until at last, as if in eestasy, the crests of the arches break into a marble foam,...sea-nymphs had inlaid them with coral and amethyst. " Between that grim cathedral of England and this, what an interval ! There is a type of it in the...
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The ten chief courts of the Sydenham palace

Crystal palace - 1854 - 232 pages
...are seen blazing in their breadth of golden strength ; and the St. Mark's lion lifted on a blue field covered with stars, until at last, as if in ecstasy,...sea-nymphs had inlaid them with coral and amethyst." Byzantine art had this merit in it, that it contained a principle of life. Its decoration, harsh and...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 100

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1854
...are seen blazing in their breadth of golden strength, and the St. Mark's Lion, lifted on a blue field covered with stars, until at last, as if in ecstasy,...shore had been frost-bound before they fell, and the sea- nymphs had inlaid them with coral and amethyst. " Between that grim cathedral of England and this,...
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The North British review

1854
...lifted on a blue field, covered with stars, until at last, as if in ecstasy, the crests of the archer break into a marble foam, ' and toss themselves far...and the sea-nymphs had inlaid them, with coral and amethysts. " Between that grim cathedral of England and this, what an interval ! There is a type of...
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The Alps, Switzerland and the North of Italy: With Numerous Engravings

Charles Williams - Alps - 1854 - 633 pages
...seen blazing in their breadth of golden strength, and the St. Mark's Lion, lifted on a blue field, covered with stars, until at last, as if in ecstasy,...and wreaths of sculptured spray, as if the breakers of the Lido shore had been first bound before they fell, and the sea-nymphs had inlaid them with coral...
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