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64 Metaphors for  monument

64 Metaphors for monument

[Illustration: JOHANN WILHELM MONUMENT, DรœSSELDORF] In those days princes were not the harassed creatures they now are.

These monuments are fragments of the throne Once reared by genius on this spot so fair, When Florence was the seat of arts and early fame.

Their grand monuments were not triumphal arches, but temples and mausoleums.

His best monument is the city which he founded, and the most memorable verdict on his life is written in a letter addressed by a Maori chief to the Queen.

The monument at the West Virginia State Capitol is the largest to date.

The two chief monuments of the architecture of ancient Athens, both erected on the Acropolis, are the PARTHENON (q. v.), dedicated to Athena, the finest building on the finest site in the world, and the Erechtheum, a temple dedicated to Poseidon close by; is the capital (100) of modern Greece, the seat of the government, and the residence of the king.

A dirge was played and all the bells in the city were tolled at sundown, for this monument of the past was a link gone that could not be replaced."

Thus the man passes away; his name perishes from record and recollection; his history is as a tale that is told, and his very monument becomes a ruin.

Monuments are they of religious zeal and poetical inspiration,the creations of great artists, although we scarcely know their names; adapted to the uses designed; the expression of consecrated sentiments; the marble history of the ages in which they were erected,now heavy and sombre when society was enslaved and mournful; and then cheerful and lofty when Christianity was joyful and triumphant.

The monument at Richmond will be the resort of pilgrims from the North as well as from the South, and the grave of Lee will be second only in the hearts of the people to the grave of Washington."

The only monument of interest, except that of Edward Coker, is a cross-legged effigy of one of the de Chideocks in the north transept.

But none who knew the man will be satisfied to let this world-wide and forever growing monument be the sole record of his greatness.

The most important monuments in this area are goticks churches include cathedral, fragments of city walls and granaries from the XVII century.

The Soldiers' Monument at Cambridge is the result of the combined efforts of CYRUS and DARIUS COBB, whereas, SYLVANUS, alone and unassisted, is able to raise, every week, a tall column on the surface of the N.Y. Ledger.

I cannot omit saying that this splendid monument to the appreciation of art and to great generosity was the gift of women, while the artists who perfected its architecture and decorations are Americans; it is an impressive expression of the expansion of American Art in the nineteenth century.

The Tanfield monument, though somewhat ugly and grotesque, is a wonderful example of alabaster work.

The Changping culture's monument is the Eight Gods' Hole Monument in Taitung Conty.

Now Dante's monument is "the marvellous, mystic, unfathomable song," in which he sang his sorrows and his joys, revealed his visions, and recorded the passions and sentiments of his age.

and "Joan of Arc before Cardinal Beaufort"; the subjects of his latest pictures are from history, English and French, such as "The Princes in the Tower" and "Cromwell contemplating the corpse of Charles I.," a great work; but the grandest monument of his art is the group of paintings with which he adorned the wall of the semicircle of the Palais des Beaux Arts in Paris, which he completed in 1841 (1797-1856).

The latest monument is a bronze statue of Lord Roberts.

And the monuments you erect to their memory, and the religious reverence with which you cherish the memory, are indeed well deserved tributes of gratitude.

Ochterlony's Monument is a simple stone column, 165 feet in height, standing, like a large note of admiration, on a solitary grassplot, in memory of General Ochterlony, who was equally celebrated as a statesman and a warrior.

If it were otherwise, the towering monument on Easby Moor would be a questionable inspiration to posterity.

The monument was a<br /> project of the National Historic Sites Service.

The monument is a beautiful structure of red standstone, about 15 feet high, and stands in "Twilight Dell."

The earliest monuments of enduring magnificence were the temples of powerful priests and the palaces of kings; and in Egypt and Assyria these appear earliest, as well as most other works showing civilization.

Not the monuments of faith and love are the most durable, those of servitude last much longer.

He knew well how quickly in these countries the actual record of events is confused, and how quickly any tomb, or any monument becomes a shrine before which "the faithful" will bow and make their prayer.

Another lasting monument was her book, The High Schools of Guelph.

All the monuments of the Pharaohs are wonders, especially such as appear in the ruins of Karnak,a temple formerly designated as that of Jupiter Ammon.

Its monuments are the most massive.

The most fitting monuments this nation can build are schoolhouses and homes for those who do the work of the world.

The Karl-Marx-Monument has been an attraction of the city since 1971.

That monument is the earliest that was erected to the memory of a poet in that Pantheon of English men of rank and genius; and it will probably be as long preserved as any of those sculptured urns and animated busts which seek to keep alive the memory of the illustrious dead,of those who, though dead, yet speak to all future generations.

The monuments proper of Declan remaining at Ardmore are (a) his oratory near the Cathedral and Round Tower in the graveyard, (b) his stone on the beach, (c) his well on the cliff, and (d) another stone said to have been found in his tomb and preserved at Ardmore for long ages with great reveration.

The monument is simplea square block of granite, surmounted by a helmet and sword, with the inscription: "The hero Moreau fell here by the side of Alexander, August 17th, 1813."

And why should a common headstone be more so than any other?" "I suppose it is," I answered reflectively, "that a churchyard monument is a peculiarly personal thing and appertains in a peculiar way to a particular time.

With the exceptions of John Howard, Sir Astley Cooper and Wren, whose monument is the church itself, they are all to military men.

The most important monument is the Nuestra Seรฑora del Pilar (Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar).

The only monuments of architecture that have survived in Anatolia above ground are the imposing khans or fortified rest-houses built by the Seljuk sultans themselves after the consolidation of their rule, and they are the best witnesses of the vigorous barbarism by which Romaic culture was effaced.

This may now be seen at S. Pietro ad Vincula; and though, truth to tell, it is but a mutilated and botched-up remnant of Michelangelo's original design, the monument is still the finest to be found in Rome, and perhaps elsewhere in the world, if only for the three statues finished by the hand of the great master."

The monument is a sort of Grecian temple, with pilasters and a dome, covering a space of about twenty feet square.

โ€œMy view is that the monument is the property of the people of the commonwealth and the governor is more of a custodian.โ€

His biggest monument was a limestone gateway at Karnak that was once at the front of the Fourth Pylon's forecourt.

Erect no mausoleums: for his best Monument is his spouse's marble breast.

The only remaining monument of the Gothic language is a copy of the Gospels, translated by Ulphilas; which is preserved at Upsal, and called, from its embellishments, the Silver Book.

Her monuments are funds at interest for posterity.

Says Bryant: That task is done, the bound are free, We bear thee to an honoured grave, Whose noblest monument shall be The broken fetters of the slave.

She distributed alms bountifully; in a moment of gratitude the inhabitants of Rue St. Honore had erected in her honor a snow pyramid bearing these verses: Fair queen, whose goodness is thy chiefest grace, With our good king, here occupy thy place; Though this frail monument be ice or snow,

The monuments which remain of this prince in England, are the Tower, Westminster-hall, and London-bridge, which he built.

The most interesting monument in the city is the Lat of Osoka, one of a series of stone columns erected by King Asoka throughout his domains about the year B. C. 260, which were inscribed with texts expressing the doctrines of Buddhism as taught by him.

The monuments which call for notice are (1) in the monastic choir the effigy of a lady (said to be one of the Everard family), under a canopy; (2) on the N. of the sanctuary the recumbent figures of Sir Hugh Luttrell and wife (1428-33); (3) at E. end of the Chapel of Holy Trinity an incised slab with figure of Lady Eliz.

Another important monument is the old fortress which has 3 bastions called โ€œCapitanaโ€, โ€œAmpollettaโ€ and โ€œCanavigliaโ€.

The monument is a Gem paper clip, and not the one that was patented by Vaaler.

A more popular and pleasing monument by Giovanni Pisano is the tomb of Benedict XI.

To most people the monument to Southey will be the chief object of interest.

The monuments which call for notice are (1) in the monastic choir the effigy of a lady (said to be one of the Everard family), under a canopy; (2) on the N. of the sanctuary the recumbent figures of Sir Hugh Luttrell and wife (1428-33); (3) at E. end of the Chapel of Holy Trinity an incised slab with figure of Lady Eliz.

This ancient monument remains entire, an advantage which it owes partly to its form, well calculated to resist the action of the weather, and partly to its situation, as it is joined to the walls of the city, and forms part of the fortification.

The Nelson Monument is the oldest piece in the municipal collection.

Monuments are they of religious zeal and poetical inspiration,the creations of great artists, although we scarcely know their names; adapted to the uses designed; the expression of consecrated sentiments; the marble history of the ages in which they were erected,now heavy and sombre when society was enslaved and mournful; and then cheerful and lofty when Christianity was joyful and triumphant.

The only monuments of architecture that have survived in Anatolia above ground are the imposing khans or fortified rest-houses built by the Seljuk sultans themselves after the consolidation of their rule, and they are the best witnesses of the vigorous barbarism by which Romaic culture was effaced.

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Tuesday said protesters at the Gateway of India were asked to move their agitation over the JNU violence to Azad Maidan as the iconic British-era monument is not a site for staging demonstrations.

His unfinished monument of Julius II., begun at that pontiff's request as a mausoleum, is perhaps his greatest work; and the statue of Moses, which formed a part of it, has been admired for three hundred years.

The principal monument is a broad, projecting cliff, one side of which has been cut so as to resemble the faรงade of a temple.