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" They were perfectly practical and most ingenious men ; the.y worked experimentally ; if their buildings were strong enough there they stood ; if they were too strong they also stood ; but if they were too weak they gave way, and they put props and built... "
Handbook of English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury ... - Page 381
by Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer - 1893 - 483 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 209

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1860
...and most ingenious men ; they worked experimentally ; if their buildings were strong enough, there they stood ; if they were too strong, they also stood...good practical science it was, but in many cases they imperilled their work and gave trouble to future restorers. The learned Professor concluded amidst...
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The Archaeological Journal, Volume 17

Archaeology - 1860
...practical and most ingenious men ; they worked experimentally ; if their buildings were strong enough there they stood ; if they were too strong they also stood...science, and very good practical science it was, but iu many cases they imperilled their work and gave trouble to future restorers. The learned Professor...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 209

Early English newspapers - 1860
...and most ingenious men ; they worked experimentally ; if their buildings were strong enough, there they stood ; if they were too strong, they also stood...science, and very good practical science it was, but ArchcBological Institute, Gloucester. 275 in many cases they imperilled their work and gave trouble...
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English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury, Lichfield ...

Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer - Cathedrals - 1892 - 396 pages
...masonry, he believed they had none. They were perfectly practical and ingenious men; they worked experi2O* mentally; if their buildings were strong enough, they...their work and gave trouble to future restorers." 3io The Norman vaulting still remains in the north aisle, and by comparison we see that Thokey chose...
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The Cathedral Church of Gloucester: A Description of Its Fabric and a Brief ...

Henri Jean Louis Joseph Massť - Architecture - 1898 - 133 pages
...and most ingenious men ; they worked experimentally : if their buildings were strong enough, there they stood; if they were too strong, they also stood...their science— and very good practical science it was—but in many cases they imperilled their work, and gave trouble to future restorers. The arrangement...
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The cathedral church of Gloucester: a description of its fabric ..., Volume 15

Henri Jean Louis Joseph Massť - Architecture - 1900 - 133 pages
...and most ingenious men ; they worked experimentally : if their buildings were strong enough, there they stood ; if they were too strong, they also stood...practical science it was — but in many cases they imperilled their work, and gave trouble to future restorers. The arrangement of the buildings differs...
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The Archaeological Journal, Volume 17

Archaeology - 1860
...and most ingenious men ; the.y worked experimentally ; if their buildings were strong enough there they stood ; if they were too strong they also stood...good practical science it was, but in many cases they imperilled their work and gave trouble to future restorers. The learned Professor concluded amidst...
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