Sculptured panels, with conventional motives, peacocks, eagles devouring hares, peacocks drinking from a cup on a tall pillar, are let into both exterior and interior walls, as are roundels of precious marbles, sawn from columns of porphyry, serpentine, verd antique, &c. The adoption of veneer for decoration prohibited any deep cutting, and almost all the sculpture is shallow.
Resigned to the inquisition, he settled down in his chair with two cans of beer and a piece of apple pie, devouring the pie with a combination of guilt and gusto.
Starting from the assertion of Moses that God is " a devouring fire " (Deut.
It took every ounce of her willpower to keep from devouring his body with her eyes.
Ten minutes later, she sat at a picnic table, devouring the crispy-sweet treats.