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They went up the stone staircase leading simply to the long gallery above the cloisters, a gallery where all the dusty worthless old pictures had been banished for the last three generations--mouldy portraits of Queen Elizabeth and her ladies, General Monk with his eye knocked out, Daniel very much in the dark among the lions, and Julius Caesar on horseback, with a high nose and laurel crown, holding his Commentaries in his hand.
said Kim, pushing him lightly, and the lama strode away, leaving Kim at the edge of the cloister.
He held me in talk so long, till at last he drew me out of the raffling place to the shop-door, and then to a walk in the cloister, still talking of a thousand things cursorily without anything to the purpose.
Coquenard repaired trembling to the cloister of St.
Those which first caught the eye were the Bernardins, with their three bell towers; Sainte-Geneviève, whose square tower, which still exists, makes us regret the rest; the Sorbonne, half college, half monastery, of which so admirable a nave survives; the fine quadrilateral cloister of the Mathurins; its neighbor, the cloister of Saint-Benoit, within whose walls they have had time to cobble up a theatre, between the seventh and eighth editions of this book; the Cordeliers, with their three enormous adjacent gables; the Augustins, whose graceful spire formed, after the Tour de Nesle, the second denticulation on this side of Paris, starting from the west.
Barter not the light and air of heaven, and the freshness of earth and all the beautiful things which breathe upon it, for the cold cloister and the cell.
However, Islamic sources and the Iberian Peninsula's own heritage of Moorish and Gothic monuments (notably the exceptional late Gothic and Manueline ribbed vaults and cloisters of the monastery of Batalha or the Jeronimos in Lisbon) have furnished Rewal with equally significant and appropriate design precedents.
Experts say it will cost pounds 43,000 to repair the 19th century leaded glass in the cloisters.
On behalf of the Church, the Holy Father thanked the religious "because from the silence of your cloisters incessant prayer rises to heaven" for his ministry, "and for the intentions and needs of the whole ecclesial community.
15r); and the building of new walls around the nuns' quarters and the cloisters to contain the residents and prevent visitors from entering (fol.
An emotionally repressed teacher in a small Texas town kicks up some dust when a sexy teen joins his class in ``Carried Away,'' the kind of movie that depicts how wide-open spaces can be spiritual cloisters.
Cloisters remain the vehicle of choice for communities such as Mepkin Abbey, a Trappist monastery in South Carolina,where men begin the day with vigils at 3 a.