French Revival

French Eclectic architecture

Domestic architecture that emulates many of its French antecedents, combining elements and characteristics of a wide range of historic style of its antecedents. Typical characteristics include: a wall cladding of brick, stone, or stucco; quoins at the wall intersections; occasionally, decorative half-timbering; a cylindrical stair tow having a steep conical roof; a small porch having a balustrade over the door; a porte cochère; a tall, steeply pitched, hipped roof with one or more gables, often tiled or shingled; flared eaves; one or more massive chimneys; arched dormers, gabled dormers, or hipped wall dormers that break the line of the cornice; French windows or double-hung windows; upper-story windows that break the roof line; an entry door having a stone or terra-cotta door surround or having pilasters on each side.
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CATALANS 32 HULL KR 24 GADWIN Springer led a French revival as Catalans bounced back to winning ways.
Gadwin Springer led a French revival as Catalans Dragons bounced back to winning ways.
There were tentative signs of a French revival in Saturday's defeat by England and it is a fixture that affects the Irish psyche like no other, having triumphed just once in 13 meetings dating back to 2003.
Tries from Manu Tuilagi and Foden put England 14-3 ahead and when Tom Croft scored late on, after a French revival, they led 24-15 with just five minutes left.
Tries from Manu Tuilagi and Ben Foden put England 14-3 ahead and when Tom Croft scored late on, after a French revival, they led 24-15 with just five minutes remaining.
NEW coach Laurent Blanc failed to spark a French revival as they suffered an embarrassing 1-0 home defeat to Belarus in Paris.
Ireland thwarted a second-half French revival to edge a mesmerising championship opener 30-21, their first win over Les Bleus since 2003.
The Irish stopped a second-half French revival to edge a mesmerising opener - their first win over Les Bleus since 2003.
And when Cross scored the first of his two second-half tries with 23 minutes remaining, all hope of a French revival was erased.
Whereas the early French revival novel constructs a present and communicating God, the new Catholic novel emerging after the First World War constructs an absent and silent God.
The interior is decorated in light yet bright colors combining French revival touches with "New Orleans flair.
Tries from Jamie Heaslip, Brian O'Driscoll and Gordon D'Arcy helped Ireland thwart a second-half French revival and to record their first win over Les Bleus since 2003.