Mr Twemlow's little rooms are modestly furnished, in an old- fashioned manner (rather like the housekeeper's room at Snigsworthy Park), and would be bare of mere ornament, were it not for a full-length engraving of the sublime Snigsworth over the chimneypiece, snorting at a Corinthian column
, with an enormous roll of paper at his feet, and a heavy curtain going to tumble down on his head; those accessories being understood to represent the noble lord as somehow in the act of saving his country.
I wished to recline at full length in a cushioned invalid chair, with pictures about me and sumptuous furniture; with frescoed walls and gilded arches above me and vistas of Corinthian columns
stretching far before me; with perfumes of Araby to intoxicate my senses and the slumbrous drone of distant noises to soothe me to sleep.
He ventured to differ, however, about the Corinthian columns
which were to cling like leeches to the frames of the bow windows, saying that, for his part, he liked to relieve the facade by a bit of decoration.
A magnificent decadence, however, for the ancient Gothic genius, that sun which sets behind the gigantic press of Mayence, still penetrates for a while longer with its rays that whole hybrid pile of Latin arcades and Corinthian columns
The Monument in Newcastle was constructed partially in response to plans in London to erect a Corinthian column
in London's Trafalgar Square in honour of British naval hero, Lord Nelson.
Each was composed of a miniature white Corinthian column
over which was placed a cheap blue plastic laundry basket, topped by a Mike Kelley toy multiple, My Little Friend, 2007, the words I WATCH YOU printed on the box.
Sykes makes a near-cartoon of a Corinthian column
right in the center of the page.
A bronze statue of the man himself stands on top of the Corinthian column
as a reminder to the world that Columbus answered to the Spanish Queen and King.
Situated on a rocky eminence at Carrigbryne to the west of Wexford town, Ireland, is a giant Corinthian column
, 28 metres high.
I asked each child to stand straight, put their hands to their head and wiggle their fingers, creating the Corinthian column
, with their fingers representing the fine leaf details at the top.
2 -- color) Corinthian column
lamp, $155, Bombay Co.
Its marble facade was heavily carved and the columns were a Roman interpretation of the Greek Corinthian column