- skip - Brewer’s

Monumental Figures

.

No. 4.

Saints lie to the east of the altar, and are elevated above the ground; the higher the elevation, the greater the sanctity. Martyrs are much elevated.

Holy men not canonised lie on a level with the pavement.

Founders of chapels, etc., lie with their monument built into the wall.

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Months
Monthawi (Al)
Montjoie St. Denis
Montrognon (Baron of)
Montserrat
Monumental City
Monumental Effigies
Monumental Figures
Monumental Figures
Monumental Figures
Monumental Figures
Monumental Inscriptions
Moohel
Moon
Moon-calf
Moon-drop
Moon-maker [Sagendë Nah]
Moon-rakers
Moon’s Men
Moonlight Flitting (A)
Moonstone