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" ... weather. The people were astonished that the Almighty should suffer such things, and maddened with excess of grief and perplexity, they tore their hair and beat the walls and pavement of the church with their heads and hands... "
Medieval Cathedrals - Page 220
by William W. Clark - 2006 - 272 pages
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A History of Ecclesiastical Architecture in England

George Ayliffe Poole - Church architecture - 1848 - 415 pages
...were, who, inflamed with a wicked and diabolical cupidity, feared not to appropriate to themselves the things of the church, which they had saved from...and laid open to all the injuries of the weather. " The people were astonished that the ALMIGHTY should suffer such things, and maddened with excess...
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English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury, Lichfield ...

Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer - Cathedrals - 1892 - 396 pages
...worked monks and people together to save it. The nave was rescued, but the whole choir perished, and " the house of God, hitherto delightful as a paradise...pleasures, was now made a despicable heap of ashes." Monks and people then addressed themselves to lamentation with true mediaeval fervor. They "were astonished...
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Handbook of English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury ...

Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer - Cathedrals - 1893 - 483 pages
...worked monks and people together to save it. The nave was rescued, but the whole choir perished, and " the house of God, hitherto delightful as a paradise...pleasures, was now made a despicable heap of ashes." Monks and people then addressed themselves to lamentation with true mediasval fervor. They " were astonished...
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Transactions, Volume 3

Ecclesiological Society - Church buildings - 1849
...the efforts of monks and citizens, the whole was soon a mass of flames. " In this manner," he says, " the house of God hitherto delightful as a paradise...and laid open to all the injuries of the weather." Gervase then goes on to describe the rebuilding of the choir, first under the direction of William...
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Selections from the Sources of English History: Being a Supplement to Text ...

Charles William Colby - Great Britain - 1899 - 325 pages
...were, who, inflamed with a wicked and diabolical cupidity, feared not to appropriate to themselves the things of the church, which they had saved from...and laid open to all the injuries of the weather. The people were astonished that the Almighty should suffer such things, and maddened with excess of...
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Selections from the Sources of English History: Being a Supplement to Text ...

Charles William Colby - Great Britain - 1899 - 325 pages
...were, who, inflamed with a wicked and diabolical cupidity, feared not to appropriate to themselves the things of the church, which they had saved from...and laid open to all the injuries of the weather. The people were astonished that the Almighty should suffer such things, and maddened with excess of...
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Canterbury

William Teignmouth Shore - Canterbury (England) - 1907 - 122 pages
...were, who, inflamed with a wicked and diabolical cupidity, feared not to appropriate to themselves the things of the church, which they had saved from...and laid open to all the injuries of the weather. " The people were astonished that the Almighty should suffer such things, and maddened with excess...
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Gothic Art 1140-c. 1450: Sources and Documents

Teresa Grace Frisch - Art - 1987 - 181 pages
...were, who, inflamed with a wicked and diabolical cupidity, feared not to appropriate to themselves the things of the church, which they had saved from...and laid open to all the injuries of the weather. The people were astonished that the Almighty should suffer such things, and maddened with excess of...
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