An Annual Discourse Before the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Delivered in the Hall of the Musical Fund Society, on the 29th of November, 1826

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H.C. Carey and I. Lea, 1827 - 58 páginas
 

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Página 26 - Stones leap'd to form, and rocks began to live ; With sweeter notes each rising temple rung; A Raphael painted, and a Vida sung.
Página 54 - When, in the progress of utility and wealth, buildings of greater extent and magnificence were required, it occurred here, as I have alluded to before, that looking beyond the countries from which we had sprung, we resorted at once to the fountain of taste, and the temples of ancient Greece were imitated and adapted to the uses for which we' required them, by artists of whom we are justly proud, Mr.
Página 54 - The uses of ARCHITECTURE are so prominent, that they speak in a great degree for themselves, and seem to require less explanation than those of the sister Arts.

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