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The Ecclesiologist (Volume 18) (Paperback) Loot Price: R351 Discovery Miles 3 510
The Ecclesiologist (Volume 18) (Paperback): Ecclesiological Society
The Ecclesiologist (Volume 18) (Paperback): Ecclesiological Society

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: placement in their original positions exist, and at the close of 1853, the Corporation architects reported the stones to remain in good preservation. As .an English ecclesiologist, strongly impressed with the obligation that rests on the Edinburgh municipality, and indignant that this Vandal majority should dare to attempt the repudiation of their trust, I invoke your interference. The press, and the educated public opinion represented by the Ecclesiological Society, are powers that were unknown to the royal foundress of this beautiful church. I trust they may aid the restoration party in Scotland to prevent a wrong which she can as little have anticipated. I am, Sir, Your very faithful servant, Wm. Sidney Gibson. Tynemoulh, l2th January, 1857. KENTISH RAG AND BLACK POINTING. To the Editor of the Ecclesiologist. Dear Mr. Editor,?Some years since, I ventured to draw your attention to the (at that time) too common neglect of any attempt to give character to our new Town churches, at all distinct from that which we thought right to aim at in those designed for rural districts. I am not now going to ask you to reopen the question of design, but simply to allow me again to say a few words as to the material which we so often employ in our London churches. In my former letter, I protested against the custom, then rapidly coming into fashion, of building the external walls of new churches with the roughest, most rustic-looking, and unpolished materials,? above all, with that rudest of stone, Kentish rag. I argued that this kind of material, whose fitness and beauty in its own district and among country scenes I should be the first to acknowledge, was entirely out of place in town buildings, among crowds of houses, and all the other evidences of man's presence and...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Ecclesiological Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 368
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-07794-1
Barcode: 9780217077941
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-07794-3

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