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" The very walls are wrought into universal ornament, incrusted with tracery, and scooped into niches, crowded with the statues of saints and martyrs. Stone seems, by the cunning labor of the chisel, to have been robbed of its weight and density, suspended... "
The Granite Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, History and State Progress - Page 232
publié par - 1896
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 438 pages
...scooped into niches, crowded with the statues of saints and martyrs. Stone seems, by the cunning labour of the chisel, to have been robbed of its weight and...wonderful minuteness and airy security of a cobweb. Along the sides of the chapel are the lofty stalls of the Knights of the Bath, richly carved of oak,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1822 - 424 pages
...scooped into niches, crowded with the statues of saints and martyrs. Stone seems, by the cunning labour of the chisel, to have been robbed of its weight and...wonderful minuteness and airy security of a cobweb. Along the sides of the chapel are the lofty stalls of the Knights of the Bath, richly carved of oak,...
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Franklin's Letters to His Kinsfolk, Written During the Years 1818 ..., Volume 2

Franklin James Didier - 1822 - 218 pages
...adorned with a profusion of embroidery. Stone seems, by the cunning labour of the chisel, (says Irving,) to have been robbed of its weight and density, suspended...wonderful minuteness and airy security of a cob-web. In this chapel are the stalls of the Knights of the Bath, richly carved in oak, and their banners emblazoned...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824 - 804 pages
...scooped into niches, crowded with the statues of saints and martyrs. Stone seems, by the cunning labour of the chisel, to have been robbed of its weight and...wonderful minuteness and airy security of a cobweb. Along the sides of the chapel are the lofty stalls of the Knights of the Bath, richly carved of oak,...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1829 - 522 pages
...scooped into niches, crowded with the statues of saints and martyrs. Stone seems, by the cunning labour of the chisel, to have been robbed of its weight and density, suspended aloft, as if by rnagic, and the fretted roof achieved with the wonderful minuteness and airy security ef a cobweb....
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1834 - 320 pages
...scooped into niches, crowded with the statues of saints and martyrs. Stone seems, by the cunning labour of the chisel, to have been robbed of its weight and...aloft as if by magic, and the fretted roof achieved witli the wonderful minuteness and airy security of a cobweb. Along the sides of the chapel are the...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.], Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1836 - 250 pages
...scooped into niches, crowded with the statues of saints and martyrs. Stone seems, by the cunning labour of the chisel, to have been robbed of its weight and...wonderful minuteness and airy security of a cobweb. Along the sides of the chapel are the lofty stalls of the Knights of the Bath, richly carved of oak,...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq

Washington Irving - 1843 - 390 pages
...scooped into niches, crowded with the statues of saints and martyrs. Stone seems, by the cunning labour of the chisel, to have been robbed of its weight and...wonderful minuteness and airy security of a cobweb. Along the sides of the chapel are the lofty stalls of the Knights of the Bath, of oak , richly carved...
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Hand-book for central Europe

Francis Coghlan - 1845 - 996 pages
...detail. The very walls are wrought into universal ornament ; and the stone seems, by the cunning labour of the chisel, to have been robbed of its weight and density. Nothing impresses the mind with a deeper feeling of loneliness than to tread this scene of grandeur,...
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The Oxford and Cambridge review, Volume 4

1847 - 796 pages
...niches, crowded with the statues of saints and martyrs. Stone,' he adds, ' seems, by the cunning labour of the chisel, to have been robbed of its weight and...wonderful minuteness and airy security of a cobweb.' This is all very graphic, and very correct. It is truly a splendid chapel: and, although full of royal...
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