The buildings were higher and much more pretentious in design and ornamentation
. The street itself was paved in mosaics of barbaric but stunningly beautiful design.
These apparently circled the tower at six-foot intervals, in bands six feet apart; and as each stone cylinder protruded some four or five inches beyond the surface of the other ornamentation
, they presented a comparatively easy mode of ascent could I but reach them.
He had resumed the mustachios to which his services at Waterloo entitled him, and swaggered about on deck in a magnificent velvet cap with a gold band and a profuse ornamentation
of pins and jewellery about his person.
We have seen, in these old churches, a profusion of costly and elaborate sepulchre ornamentation
such as we never dreampt of before.
A few moments later Gahan of Gathol emerged from the room a warrior of Manator in every detail of harness, equipment, and ornamentation
. He had removed from the leather of the dead man the insignia of his house and rank so that he might pass, with the least danger of arousing suspicion, as a common warrior.
The larger number are of roughly chiselled brown or gray native stone, and only in a few cases is there any attempt at ornamentation
. Some are adorned with skull and cross-bones, and this grizzly decoration is frequently coupled with a cherub's head.
Mr Wegg also noticed, with admiring eyes, that, while the flowery land displayed such hollow ornamentation
as stuffed birds and waxen fruits under glass- shades, there were, in the territory where vegetation ceased, compensatory shelves on which the best part of a large pie and likewise of a cold joint were plainly discernible among other solids.
Mary folks prefer plush brocade and sideboards with mirrors and ornamentations
, I fancy.
Many of these pools are gorgeous structures with art deco flair: decorative marble panels, colorful mosaics, snazzy geometric ornamentation
, glazed bricks, swooping steps, and curvy balustrades.
Tourish has stated that the notated version in the book are merely a skeleton from which any performer can enhance in their own style, ornamentation
and variation, which is the true characteristic of Celtic playing.
It is a rather austere structure, built from large limestone blocks with little noteworthy ornamentation
on the facades.