Sentence Examples


  • A sentimental reformer in architecture, he began at the cornice, not at the foundation.
  • Between the pediment and the cornice a thick corded moulding is carried round the main building.
  • Above these ties are the cornice brackets and beams, corresponding in general design to the cornice of the walls, and the intermediate space is filled with open carvings of dragons or other characteristic designs.
  • The interior arrangement of wall columns, horizontal beams and cornice bracketing corresponds with that on the outside.
  • While the colours on the metopes and triglyphs had faded somewhat, the border above them, topped with a cornice projecting 6 in., retained a most brilliant maeander pattern of red, blue and yellow, while below these were two bands of godroons of blue and red.