stained-glass


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stained-glass

[ˌsteɪndˈglɑːs] ADJ stained-glass windowvidriera f (de colores)
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We loitered through the grand aisles for an hour or two, staring up at the rich stained-glass windows embellished with blue and yellow and crimson saints and martyrs, and trying to admire the numberless great pictures in the chapels, and then we were admitted to the sacristy and shown the magnificent robes which the Pope wore when he crowned Napoleon I; a wagon-load of solid gold and silver utensils used in the great public processions and ceremonies of the church; some nails of the true cross, a fragment of the cross itself, a part of the crown of thorns.
The monkey's face, distorted with passion, appeared at an upper window of the house, and a starred hole in the stained-glass window to the left of 'the front door showed the first steps of his upward path.
Well may the court be dim, with wasting candles here and there; well may the fog hang heavy in it, as if it would never get out; well may the stained-glass windows lose their colour and admit no light of day into the place; well may the uninitiated from the streets, who peep in through the glass panes in the door, be deterred from entrance by its owlish aspect and by the drawl, languidly echoing to the roof from the padded dais where the Lord High Chancellor looks into the lantern that has no light in it and where the attendant wigs are all stuck in a fog-bank
He walked through, looking neither to the right nor the left, crossed the great library, with its curved roof, its floor of cedar wood, and its wonderful stained-glass windows, and entered a smaller room beyond--his absolute and impenetrable sanctum.
The broad, long room they entered was decorated in gold with stained-glass windows of splendid colors.
The stained-glass windows, which displayed only a geometrical pattern, were broken in many places, and the curtains that hung across the lower end were thick with dust.
Reginald Wilfer is a name with rather a grand sound, suggesting on first acquaintance brasses in country churches, scrolls in stained-glass windows, and generally the De Wilfers who came over with the Conqueror.
Here, the moonlight is so very bright again that the colours of the nearest stained-glass window are thrown upon their faces.
Without more words the maid led them to a richly furnished drawing-room, lighted with subdued rainbow tints that came in through beautiful stained-glass windows.
Stained-glass windows from an aluminum profile with a polymer coating, the color of the profile - "Metallic" to RAL 9006 (further agree with the authors of the project).
In June 2014, Sotheby's Paris offered a polychrome stained-glass roundel depicting an angel holding an incense burner of around 1250-55 sell for 111,000 [euro] (estimate 40,000 [euro]-60,000 [euro]).
I have always liked stained-glass windows, including those in turn-of-the-century craftsman-style houses and Gothic and Renaissance churches.