Usage examples for belvedere

  1. Casts of the Vatican busts stood against the walls and a niche at one end of the library contained a marble copy of the Apollo Belvedere. – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  2. This is the watcher's belvedere, her conning- tower. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  3. Will you go to the belvedere? – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  4. Now he had ascertained- as I did just now- that there was a part of the house, the belvedere, from which you can see, over the trees and the undulations of the park, the tower standing eight hundred yards away, and that this was the only place that overlooked the top of the tower. – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  5. With the artist's indifference to the conventional objects of interest, they were still ignorant of what ought to be seen in Fiesole by tourists, and they accepted Colville's proposition to be of his party in going the rounds of the Cathedral, the Museum, and the view from that point of the wall called the Belvedere. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  6. The governor of the province of Bengal lives in a beautiful mansion in the center of a park called " Belvedere," just outside the city. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  7. Had we known, however, at the time that the staunch little Belvedere was commanded by the late Capt. – From Paris to New York by Land by Harry de Windt
  8. They went upstairs accordingly, and, on the second floor, came to a landing where they found the spiral staircase leading to the belvedere. – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  9. Notable examples are the so- called Venetian Palaces, the Cancellaria designed by Bramante, the Sacchetti by Antonio San Gallo, and, above all, the Farnese, the grandest in the capital, begun by San Gallo and completed by Michael Angelo, with portions of the Vatican, including the Hall of the Belvedere, designed by Bramante. – Architecture by Nancy R E Meugens Bell
  10. I did think that Nina was not bad- looking, but she was my sister and I should as soon have thought of saying that she was wonderfully pretty, as I should of declaring that there was a striking resemblance between the Apollo Belvedere and myself, and my imagination has never carried me as far as that. – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  11. And her boys, were they getting on well at Belvedere? – Ulysses by James Joyce
  12. At any rate, whereas masterpieces of classic art, such as " The Dying Gladiator" and the " Apollo Belvedere" remain unrivalled and do not betray a vestige of their antiquity, much of the music composed fifty years ago has become so hopelessly old- fashioned that it can scarcely be listened to with patience. – Masters of French Music by Arthur Hervey
  13. We fall into the error of imagining that because the Apollo Belvedere and the Square of St. Mark's have become stale to us by reproduction they are necessarily so to others. – The Ways of Men by Eliot Gregory
  14. To whom does the Apollo Belvedere belong, but to all who have eyes to see its beauty? – Prose Idylls by Charles Kingsley
  15. To say that, in the opinion of the first- rate connoisseurs, this statue might serve as a companion to the Apollo of Belvedere, is sufficient to convey an idea of its perfection; and, in fact, it is reckoned the finest representation of Diana in existence. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  16. In the rear of the palace, like a high belvedere built on the rampart, there appears a gallery formed of ten round arches, supported on slender pilasters. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  17. In the midst of a chaos of books and papers stood a colossal bust of the Apollo- Belvedere upon a table near the window, the whiteness and beauty of which were in singular contrast, to the dust and disorder which surrounded it. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  18. If you decide on the Belvedere, you must let me know the day of your departure, and about when you will arrive. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds