architecture, the slab, flap or
See also:leaf forming the enclosure of a doorway (q.v.), either in
See also:metal or
See also:stone . The earliest records are those represented in the paintings of the
See also:Egyptian tombs, in which they are shown as single or
See also:double doors, each in a single piece of wood . In
See also:Egypt, where the
See also:climate is intensely dry, there would be no fear of their warping, but in other countries it would be necessary to
See also:frame them, which according to
See also:Vitruvius (iv . 6.) was done with
See also:stiles (scapi) and rails (impages) : the spaces enclosed being filled with panels (tympana) let into grooves made in the stiles and rails . The stiles were the vertical boards, one of which, tenoned or hinged, is known as the
See also:stile, the other as the
See also:middle or
See also:meeting stile . The
See also:cross pieces are the top
See also:rail, bottom rail, and middle or intermediate rails . The most
See also:ancient doors were in
See also:timber, those made for
See also:King Solomon's
See also:temple being in
See also:olive wood (1
See also:Kings vi . 31-35), which were carved and overlaid with gold . The doors dwelt upon in
See also:Homer would appear to have been cased in
See also:silver or brass . Besides olive wood,
See also:oak and cyprus were used . All ancient doors were hung by pivots at the top and bottom of the hanging stile which worked in sockets in the
See also:lintel and cill, the latter being always in some hard stone such as
See also:basalt or granite . Those found at
See also:Nippur by Dr Hilprecht, dating from 2000 B.c.. were in dolorite .
The tenons of 419 brilliancy to the not uncommon passages of
See also:noble perspicacity . To the
See also:odd terminology of
See also:Donne's poetic philosophy
See also:Dryden gave the name of "
See also:metaphysics," and
See also:Johnson, borrowing the
See also:suggestion, invented the title of the " metaphysical school " to describe, not Donne only, but all the amorous and philosophical poets who succeeded him, and who employed a similarly fantastic language, and who affected odd figurative inversions . Izaak Walton's
See also:Life, first published in 164o, and entirely recast in 1659, has been constantly reprinted . The best edition of Donne's Poems was edited by E . K .
See also:Chambers in 1896 . His
See also:works have not been collected . In 1899 Edmund Gosse published in two volumes The Life and Letters of
See also:John Donne, for the first
See also:time revised and collected . (E .
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