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" the delineation of it defies the pen, and would tax to the utmost the pencil of the most patient artist;' and he is secure in asserting that no ornament of the most florid style of Gothic architecture can be compared with it in richness. ' It appears... "
The Rajputana gazetteers - Page 156
by Rajputana - 1880
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The Bombay Quarterly Review

Smith, Taylor, and Co. - 1857
...stone." " It appears," says the annalist of the Rajpoot clans, speaking of one of these pendants, " like a cluster of the half-disclosed lotus. whose...accurately wrought, that it fixes the eye in admiration." structing domes," says our author, " was the power it gave the architect of placing them on pillars...
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A handbook for India. Part ii. Bombay

John Murray (publishers.) - 1859
...gothic architecture that can be compared with this in richness. Its form is cylindrical, about 3 ft. in length, and where it drops from the ceiling it...The dome is divided into concentric compartments by richly sculptured cordons, each intervening space being filled with elaborate and elegant devices....
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Rās Mālā

Alexander Kinloch Forbes - Gujarat (India) - 1878 - 715 pages
...no ornament of the most florid style of gothic architecture can be compared with it in richness. " It appears like a cluster of the half-disclosed lotus,...wrought, " that it fixes the eye in admiration."* The sculpture of these temples 1 They are described in Fergusson's Handbook of Architecture, vol. i., p....
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Rās Mālā: Hindoo Annals of the Province of Goozerat, in Western India

Alexander Kinloch Forbes - Folklore - 1878 - 715 pages
...no ornament of the most florid style of gothic architecture can be compared with it in richness. " It appears like a cluster of the half-disclosed lotus,...so accurately wrought, " that it fixes the eye in admiration."1 The sculpture of these temples 1 They are described in Fergusson's Handbook of Architecture,...
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The illustrated history of the British empire in India and the ..., Volume 2

Edward Henry Nolan - 1878
...annalist of the Rajpoot clans, speaking of one of these pendants, 'like a cluster of the half disclosed lotus, whose cups are so thin, so transparent, and...wrought, that it fixes the eye in admiration.' " The Gujerat temple, however professional architects from Europe may enter into minute disquisitions as...
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Kīrtikaumudī: a life of Vastupāla, a minister of Lavanaprasāda & Vīradhavala ...

Someśvaradeva - 1883 - 133 pages
...no ornament of the most florid style of Gothic architecture can be compared with it in richness. ' It appears like a cluster of the half-disclosed lotus,...wrought, that it fixes the eye in admiration.' The sculpture of these temples does not, however, confine itself to the representation of inanimate natural...
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Kīrtikaumudī; a life of Vastupāla, a minister, of Lavaṇaprasāda ...

Someśvaradeva - 1883
...no ornament of the most florid style of Gothic architecture can be compared with it in richness. ' It appears like a cluster of the half-disclosed lotus,...wrought, that it fixes the eye in admiration.' The sculpture of these temples does not, however, confine itself to the representation of inanimate natural...
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Asiatic Journal

Asia - 1839
...drops from the ceiling, it appears like a cluster of the haft-disclosed lotus, whose cups are so tliin, so transparent, and so accurately wrought, that it fixes the eye in admiration." On ascending the steps from the immduff to the shrine, the vestibule is entered, on each side of which...
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