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A pocket companion for Oxford. [Entitled] A new pocket companion for Oxford ... - Page 21
1806
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A New Pocket Companion for Oxford: Or, Guide Through the University ...

1796 - 152 pages
...Oxfordfhire. " IN Imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Grteki and -Romans, which were -too-large to be covered with lead or tile, fo this, by the Painting...open; and as they ftretched a cordage from pilafter to pilaftcr, upon which they itrain•ed a covering of cloth, to protect the people from the Injuries...
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Gleanings in England, Volume 2

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1801
...by seventy distant. The ceiling is by Streater, in imitation of the theatres of the ancient Greeks and Romans, which were too large to be covered with lead or tile. " The chancellor or vice-chancellor has a raised seat in the centre of the semicircular part ; the...
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The new Oxford guide: or, Companion through the University. To which is ...

1803
...inferted, from Plott's Natural Hiftory of Oxfordfhire. ' In imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Greeks and ' Romans, which were too large to be covered with...fo this, by the painting of the flat roof within is 1 rtprefented open ; and as they ftretched a cordage from pi latter to pihifter, upon which they...
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A New Pocket Companion for Oxford:: Or, Guide Through the University ...

1808 - 128 pages
...taken from Plott's Natural Hiftory of Oxfordfhire: " IN imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Greek and Romans, which were too large to be covered with lead or tile, lo this, by the painting of the flat roof within, is reprefented open ; and as they ftretched a cordage...
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The British Tourist's, Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 6

William Fordyce Mavor - 1809
...Plott, in his natural history of Oxfordshire. " In imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Greeks and Romans, which were too large to be covered with lead or tile, so this, by the painting of the flat roof within, is represented open; and as they stretched a cordage...
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A New Pocket Companion for Oxford, Or Guide Through the University: With an ...

1810
...from Plott's Natural History of Oxfordshire : " IN imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Greeks and Romans, which were too large to be covered with lead or tile, so this, by the painting of the flat roof within, is represented open; and as they stretched a cordage...
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Walks in Oxford. 2 vols. [in 1].

W M. Wade - 1817
...IV. EXPLANATION OF THE CEILING OF THE THEATRE. " In imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Greeks and Romans, which were too large to be covered with lead or tile, so this, by the painting of the flat roof within, is represented open •. and as they stretched a...
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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Part 1

W. M. Wade - 1818 - 388 pages
...IV. EXPLANATION' OF THE CEILING OF THE THEATRE. " In imitation of the Theatres of the ancient Greeks and Romans, which were too large to be covered with lead or tile, so this, by the painting of the flat roof within, is represented open ; and as they stretched a cordage...
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Between the Ancients and Moderns: Baroque Culture in Restoration England

...Here is how it was explained by a contemporary: In imitation of the Theaters of the ancient Greeks and Romans, which were too large to be covered with lead or tile, so this by the Painting of the flat roof within, is represented open: and as they stretched a cordage...
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