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" ... and robed to the feet, and leaning to each other across the gates, their figures indistinct among the gleaming of the golden ground through the leaves beside them, interrupted and dim, like the morning light as it faded back among the branches of... "
The British Quarterly Review - Page 455
edited by - 1853
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Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin

John Ruskin - 1868 - 506 pages
...branches, all twined together into an endless network of buds and plumes; and, in the midst of it, the solemn forms of angels, sceptred, and robed to the...through the leaves beside them, interrupted and dim, lite the morning light as it faded back among the branches of Eden, when first its gates were angel-guarded...
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The Queen of the Adriatic: Or, Venice Past and Present

William Henry Davenport Adams - Venice (Italy) - 1869 - 400 pages
...branches, all twined together into an endless network of buds and plumes ; and in the midst of it the solemn forms of angels, sceptred and robed to the...angel-guarded long ago. And round the walls of the porches (continues this artist-in-words) there are set pillars of variegated stones, jasper and porphyry, and...
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The Queen of the Adriatic: Or, Venice Past and Present

William Henry Davenport Adams - Venice (Italy) - 1869 - 390 pages
...branches, all twined together into an endless network of buds and plumes ; and in the midst of it the solemn forms of angels, sceptred and robed to the...angel-guarded long ago. And round the walls of the porches (continues this artist-in-words) there are set pillars of variegated stones, jasper and porphyry, and...
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Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin

John Ruskin - 1871 - 470 pages
...branches, all twined together into an endless network of buds and plumes ; and, in the midst of it, the solemn forms of angels, sceptred, and robed to the...there are set pillars of variegated stones, jasper and porphyry, and deep-green serpentine spotted with flakes of snow, and marbles, that half refuse and...
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The True and the Beautiful in Nature, Art, Morals, and Religion: Selected ...

John Ruskin, Louisa Caroline Tuthill - Aesthetics - 1872 - 500 pages
...endless network of buds and plumes ; and, in the midst of it, the solemn form of angels, sculptured, and robed to the feet, and leaning to each other across...interrupted and dim, like the morning light as it faded among the branches of Eden, when first its gates were angi-lguarded long ago. And round the walls ol...
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The True and the Beautiful in Nature, Art, Morals, and Religion

John Ruskin - 1872 - 500 pages
...endless network of buds and plumes ; and, in the midst of it, the solemn form of angels, sculptured, and robed to the feet, and leaning to each other across...gates, their figures indistinct among the gleaming of tke golden ground through the leaves beside j,licni, interrupted and dim, like the morning light as...
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The sea-stories

John Ruskin - Architecture - 1873 - 460 pages
...branches, all twined together into an endless network of buds and plumes ; and, in the midst of it, the solemn forms of angels, sceptred, and robed to the...there are set pillars of variegated stones, jasper and porphyry, and deep-green serpentine spotted with flakes of snow, and marbles, that half refuse and...
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Monthly Packet of Evening Readings for Members of the English ..., Volume 19

1875 - 660 pages
...branches, all twined together into an endless net-work of buds and plumes ; and in the midst of it, the solemn forms of angels, sceptred, and robed to the...there are set pillars of variegated stones, jasper and porphyry, and deep-green serpentine spotted with flakes of snow, and marbles, that half refuse and...
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The Art Schools of Mediaeval Christendom

A. C. Owen - Art schools - 1876 - 520 pages
...branches, all twined together into an endless network of buds and plumes; and in the midst of it. the solemn forms of angels, sceptred, and robed to the...there are set pillars of variegated stones, jasper and porphyry, and deep-green serpentine spotted with flakes of snow, and marbles, that half refuse and...
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In Venetia, Parma, the Emilia, the Marche, and northern Tuscany

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - Art museums - 1876 - 562 pages
...branches, all twined together into an endless network of buds and plumes ; and, in the midst of it, the solemn forms of angels, sceptred, and robed to the...there are set pillars of variegated stones, jasper and porphyry, and deep green serpentine spotted with flakes of snow, and marbles, that half refuse and...
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