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" ... of the houses, which have mostly arched rows in front, with little shops behind them. Above these, the houses are richly embellished with verandahs, galleries, projecting oriel windows, and very broad and overhanging eaves, supported by carved brackets.... "
Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India: From Calcutta ... - Page 246
by Reginald Heber - 1828
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1828
...windows, and very broad and overhanging eaves, supported by carved brackets. The number of temples is very great, mostly small and stuck like shrines...beautiful and elaborate carvings of flowers, animals, and palm-branches, equalling in minuteness and richness the best specimens that I have seen of Gothic or...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1828
...windows, and very broad and overhanging eaves, supported by carved brackets. The number of temples is very great, mostly small and stuck like shrines...beautiful and elaborate carvings of flowers, animals, and palm-branches, equalling in minuteness and richness the best specimens that I have seen of Gothic or...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 37, Issue 73

1828 - 590 pages
...windows, and very broad and overhanging eaves, supported by carved brackets. The number of temples is very great, mostly small and stuck like shrines...beautiful and elaborate carvings of flowers, animals, and palm-branches, equalling in minuteness and richness the best specimens that I have seen of Gothic or...
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The Modern Traveller: A Popular Description, Geographical ..., Volume 3

Josiah Conder - 1828
...windows, and very broad and overhanging eaves, supported by carved brackets. The number of temples is very great, mostly small, and stuck like shrines...houses. Their forms, however, are not ungraceful; and many of them are entirely covered Over with beautiful and elaborate carvings of flowers, animals, and...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 29; Volume 47

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1828
...windows, and very broad and overhanging eaves, supported by carved brackets. The number of temples is very great, mostly small, and stuck like shrines...streets, and under the shadow of the lofty houses. Their forme, however, are not ungraceful ; and many of them are entirely covered over with beautiful and...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 4

Robert Walsh - 1828
...windows, and very broad and overhanging eaves, supported by carved brackets. The number of temples is very great, mostly small and stuck like shrines in the angles of the streets,'and under the shadow of the lofty houses. Their forms, however, are not ungraceful, and they...
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Some Account of the Life of Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber - 1829 - 244 pages
...windows, and very broad and overhanging eaves, supported by carved brackets. The number of temples is very great, mostly small, and stuck like shrines...beautiful and elaborate carvings of flowers, animals, and palm-branches, equalling in minuteness and richness the best specimens that I have seen of Gothic or...
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The Extractor; or Universal repertorium of literature, science ..., Volume 1

1829
...supported by carved brackets. The number 401 of temples is rery great, mostly smell, and ętuck °ike shrines in the angles of the streets, and under the...however, are not ungraceful, and they are many of them entirelycovered over with beautiful and elaborate carvings of flowers, animals, and palm branches,...
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Biography of Reginald Heber, Lord Bishop of Calcutta: Abridged for the Use ...

Leonard Crocker Bowles - 1831 - 352 pages
...oriel windows.and very broad and overhanging eaves, supported by carved brackets. The number of temples is very great, mostly small and stuck like shrines in the angles of the streets, and under the shadows of the lofty houses. Their forms, however, are not ungraceful, and they are many of them entirely...
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View in the East, with historical and descriptive illustrations

Robert Elliot - 1833
...windows, and very broad and overhanging eaves, supported by carved brackets. The number of temples is very great, mostly small, and stuck like shrines...streets, and under the shadow of the lofty houses. These forms, however, are not ungraceful, and they are many of them entirely covered over with beautiful...
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