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" Augustus at Rome was for building renown'd, And of marble he left what of brick he had found ; But is not our Nash, too, a very great master ? He finds us all brick and he leaves us all plaster. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 193
by William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, William Macpherson, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1826
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 25

Abraham John Valpy - 1825
...was for building rcnown'il, , And of marl ile be left what of brick lie had found : But is not our N. too, a very great master? He finds us all brick, and he leaves us all plaster ! Suetonius's words are, " Urbem neque pro mujestate imperil ornatam, excoluit adeo, lit jure sit gloriatus...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 34

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, William Macpherson, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1826
...was for building renown'd, And of marble he left what of brick he had found ; But is not our Nash, too, a very great master ? He finds us all brick...edifice, now covered with a tawdry veil, the design, itis said, of a female hand. Though London has no quarries of her own, she has a command of shipping,...
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Modern London; or, London as it is [by P. Cunningham]. [10 eds. Title varies].

Peter Cunningham - 1851
...Rome was or building renown'd, And of marble he left what of brick he had found ; But is not our Nash, too, a very great master ? He finds us all brick and he leaves us all plaster." Quarterly Review far June, 1826. REGENT STREET AND WATERLOO PLACE. Polytechnic Institution. All...
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London in 1853. [By Peter Cunningham.]

John Murray (Firm), Peter Cunningham - 1853 - 316 pages
...was for building renown'd, And of marble he left what of brick he had found ; But is not our Nash, too, a very great master ? He finds us all brick and he leaves us all plaster." Quarterly Review for June, 1826. All Souls', Langham-place* Nash, architect. Polytechnic Institution....
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - 1894
...for building renowned, And of marble he left what of brick he had found : But is not our Nash, too, a very great master ? He finds us all brick, and he leaves us all plaster.' 1 [From Regent Circus, Coventry Street (originally Hedge Lane, on the right) leads into Leicester Square....
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - 1896
...was for building renowned, And of marble he left what of brick he had found : But is not our Nash, too, a very great master? He finds us all brick, and he leaves us all plaster.' < [From Regent Circus, Coventry Street (originally Hedge Lane, on the right) leads into Leicester Square....
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Jesus College

Ernest George Hardy - 1899 - 252 pages
...was for building renowned, For of marble he left what of brick he had found : But is not our Nash, too, a very great Master ? He finds us all brick and he leaves us all plaster." On the West Wall: 8. A full-length portrait of Sir Eubule Thelwall as a boy standing by his mother....
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DNB

Leslie Stephen - 1894
...Rome was for building renown'd, For of marble he left what of brick he bad found; But is not our Nash, too. a very great master? He finds us all brick and he leaves us all plaster. Nash made great use of cast-iron in his buildings, and took out several patents for this purpose. He...
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Highways and Byways in London

Emily Constance Baird Cook - 1903 - 480 pages
...was for building renowned, And of marble he left what of brick he had found ; But is not our Nash, too, a very great master ? He finds us all brick, and he leaves us all plaster." All the great public buildings of the time shared in the classic revival. The British Museum, built...
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A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to London and Its Environs

1907 - 336 pages
...was for building renown' d, For of marble he left what of brick he had found ; But is not our Nash, too, a very great master, He finds us all brick and he leaves us all plaster ? " 170 At first the Quadrant was graced on either side by colonnades supported by fluted columns,...
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