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" Undefined in its slope of roof, height of shaft, breadth of arch, or disposition of ground plan, it can shrink into a turret, expand into a hall, coil into a staircase, or spring into a spire, with undegraded grace and unexhausted energy... "
Remarks on Secular & Domestic Architecture, Present & Future - Página 117
por Sir George Gilbert Scott - 1857 - 285 páginas
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The British Quarterly Review, Volumen18

Henry Allon - 1853
...to the heights of the lofty cathedral. ' Undefined in its slope of roof, height of shaft, ' hreadth of arch, or disposition of ground-plan, it can shrink...coil into a staircase, or spring into ' a spire, with undegradcd grace, and unexhausted energy : suhtle ' and flexible, like a fiery serpent, hut ever attentive...
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The Ecclesiologist, Volúmenes14-15

Ecclesiological society - 1853
...noble. Undefined in its slope of roof, height of shaft, breadth of arch, or disposition of ground plan, it can shrink into a turret, expand into a hall, coil...energy; and whenever it finds occasion for change in its form or purpose, it submits to it without the slightest sense of lots either to its unity or majesty,—subtle...
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The Stones of Venice: The sea-stories

John Ruskin - 1853
...noble. Undefined in its slope of roof, height of shaft, breadth of arch, or disposition of ground plan, it can shrink into a turret, expand into a hall, coil...energy; and whenever it finds occasion for change in its form or purpose, it submits to it without the slightest sense of loss either to its unity or majesty,...
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On the nature of Gothic architecture: and herein of the true functions of ...

John Ruskin - 1854 - 48 páginas
...noble. Undefined in its slope of roof, height of shaft, breadth of arch, or disposition of ground plan, it can shrink into a turret, expand into a hall, coil...energy ; and whenever it finds occasion for change in its form or purpose, it submits to it without the slightest sense of loss either to its unity or majesty,...
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The ten chief courts of the Sydenham palace

Crystal palace - 1854 - 232 páginas
...masters learnt to avoid distortion. " Gothic architecture being .undefined," says Mr. Ruskin, "can either shrink into a turret, expand into a hall, coil into...energy; and whenever it finds occasion for change in its form or purpose, it submits to it, without the slightest sense of loss, either to its unity or...
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Ornamental Drawing, and Architectural Design: With Notes, Historical and ...

Robert Scott Burn - 1857 - 124 páginas
...the proportions resultant from its grouping. * * * Gothic architecture being undefined, can either shrink into a turret, expand into a hall, coil into...energy ; and whenever it finds occasion for change in its form or purpose, it submits to it, without the slightest sense of loss, either to its unity or...
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The True and the Beautiful in Nature, Art, Morals and Religion: Selected ...

John Ruskin, Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1859 - 452 páginas
...noble. Undefined in its slope of roof, height of shaft, breadth of arch, or disposition of ground plan, it can shrink into a turret, expand into a hall, coil...energy ; and whenever it finds occasion for change in its form or purpose, it submits to it without the slightest sense of loss either to its unity or majesty,...
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The Eclectic Review

1860
...testimony to the exhaustless riches of that style which can " expand into a hall or shrink iuto a turret, coil into a staircase or spring into a spire, with undegraded grace and unexhausted energy : subtle, flexible, like a fiery serpent, but ever attentive to the voice of the charmer." Many had...
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The stones of Venice.-3 vol

John Ruskin - 1867
...noble. Undefined in its slope of roof, height of shaft, breadth of arch, or disposition of ground plan, it can shrink into a turret, expand into a hall, coil...energy ; and whenever it finds occasion for change in its form or purpose, it submits to it without the slightest sense of loss either to its unity or majesty,—...
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Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin

John Ruskin - 1868 - 479 páginas
...noble. Undefined in its slope of roof, height of shaft, breadth of arch, or disposition of ground plan, it can shrink into a turret, expand into a hall, coil...energy ; and whenever it finds occasion for change in its form or purpose, it submits to it without the slightest sense of loss either to its unity or majesty,...
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