Sentence Examples


  • An inscription on the frieze gives the history of its construction; it was built by two brothers as a condition of inheriting the property of a third brother.
  • In the council chamber of the town-hall (1288-1323) is a fresco by Lippo Memmi of the Madonna enthroned of 1317, copied closely from the similar fresco (the "Majestas") by his master Simone di Martino in the Palazzo Pubblico at Siena; there is also a curious frescoed frieze of 1291, with knights in armour.
  • Soldiers were continually rushing backwards and forwards near it, and he saw two of them and a man in a frieze coat dragging burning beams into another yard across the street, while others carried bundles of hay.
  • The man in the frieze coat raised his arms and shouted:
  • By the wall of China-Town a smaller group of people were gathered round a man in a frieze coat who held a paper in his hand.

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