This effect is heightened by precise physical detail: the governess notes that he is in an angle of one of the two towers of Bly, standing erect, with both hands on the ledge; he does not wear a hat; and when he moves, his hand explores the crenellations
of the tower.
From behind the concrete crenellations
of the Green Zone, Americans watched glumly as their enemy was given the opportunity to launch more tirades against the Great Satan in Washington and call for the pullout of U.S.
and baroque gables cap the neo-Venturian effect.
So, over the years, I have continuously tried to understand and interpret the fortune, and have come to the conclusion that, in his wisdom (and assuming he actually said it), Confucius was describing leadership as a personal journey, a kind of intellectual ziggurat from whose crenellations
we must observe our surroundings and make decisions for which we are singularly responsible.
It is a phantasmagoria of towers, crenellations
, gothic details and multi-coloured pantiles, soaring over the concrete urbanity of the modern-day settlement.
"A wedding cake," reporter Douglas Saunders enthused in 1998, "of gothic delights--spires, scowling gargoyles, crenellations
, reliefs depicting readers and scribes, all done in terracotta tiling--covers one of Canada's earliest steel-girder buildings." (68) Television viewers and teen-agers in our time, who have never heard of Service or McClung, know this building as the home and logo for the media empire of Bravo, CITY-TV, and MuchMusic.
Today, modern roads snake through the mountains to the most remote villages, schools are everywhere, health care is among the best in the world, and Muscat gleams with elegant white buildings with a style which borrows from India as well as from the crenellations
and battlements of Oman's own ancient forts.
But there is no doubting the theme at Bunkers Hill House, notable at first glance for its big quatrefoil motifs within the stonework and the dramatic crenellations
The weeping of crenellations
, the smile and the vine,
We know they're using Islam." After some scrutiny, we can just make out crenellations
on the crest of a hill.
, arrow loops, and Gothic follies were added later, but the money ran out before reaching the third floor.
The historic town, once famous for its shoe-making industries, is dominated by a massive mediaeval fortress, complete with crenellations
and 13 immense towers which rank amongst the largest in Europe.