The side chapels, of which not fewer than sixteen encircle the choir, have the discordant accompaniments of Grecian balustrades to separate them from the choir and nave.
And through these balustrades the same boy a few years later could thrust sly missives, also of twisted paper, to the girl whom he had once assailed and bombarded with his annoying paper bullets.
With its rich carvings, the stairway suggested woody rioting in balustrades lifting up to the support of the heavy beams in the ceiling.
In nook and cranny, through the balustrades and woody screens of the ancient house, penetrated the wandering currents of air.
So he had to make up his mind to ascend the monumental stairs, which with their marble balustrades seemed to be copied, on a smaller scale, from those of the Palazzo Boccanera.
Then he was struck by the profusion of old oak panels, balustrades and benches, which helped to darken the apartment, whose wall hangings were of olive green, while a further display of oak panelling appeared on the ceiling above.
Three steps on each side permit access from both directions, and have balustrades on the front side similar to the railings and other balustrades in the courtroom.
It was lighted by a large open unglazed window, with a row of wooden balustrades beyond it, forming part of a small balcony.
The front of these verandas was closed in with a row of heavy balustrades at the bottom, of a variety of shapes, and by clumsy carved woodwork above, which effectually prevented you from seeing into the interior.
In the modern cloister--fast falling to ruin--are retained the traceried balustrades which probably adorned the cloister built at the time of the foundation of the convent.
In the background there were silver balustrades surrounding a carpet strewn with painted flowers.
A stone disc stood in the centre with balustrades to support the cushions that were heaped up upon carpets.
There exists a certain necessity for features in a flat place, and if no raised terrace be possible, it is desirable to get architectural treatment by means of balustrades alone, without much, or any, fall in the ground.
Man to be identified by broad nose, and legs like balustrades of bridge.
It was a broad panelled staircase, with massive balustrades of some dark wood; cornices above the doors, ornamented with carved fruit and flowers; and broad seats in the windows.
All of these churches have the most beautiful iron balustrades and iron open-work doors (cancelas) that can be found in Europe, for nowhere is iron worked so skilfully as here in Valladolid.
From the wide low window of the great salle d'etude a flight of steps with carved stone balustrades led into the garden.
There are Norman balustrades and a Norman interior passage below the clearstory lights.
Chapels with complicated pendant vaults were built, aisles were added, and balustrades put before the tribune opening.
Sometimes flowing foliage takes the place of the parapet, and sometimes so-called balustrades are formed of vertical slabs of stone, pierced as in the Ca' d'oro at Venice and the balconies of the minarets at Cairo.
The earliest examples are those shown in the bas-reliefs representing the Assyrian palaces, where they were employed as window balustrades and apparently had Ionic capitals.
We were not without dread lest, supposing the balustrades showed equal signs of weakness, we might, if we did not hug the wall and coast along it very carefully, be shovelled neck and crop into the abyss below.
It is divided by solid balustrades into five divisions, only two of which extend uninterruptedly to the upper story, while the central division can hardly have been used at all as a stairway.
The edifice is not sharp-cornered, because from the ground upward between the balustrades the cubic blocks are rounded, ascending by degrees and elegantly narrowing the building.
Balustrades remain on some stairways, ornamented in a few instances by sculptured monsters' heads.
Beyond the edge of the older town it poises its massive stone bulk, whitewashed and scrupulously neat, on the ragged edge of the cliff: where fragrant roses climb all about and potted plants fringe the balustrades on all sides with rich color.
The palace itself stands on a hill that has been cut into terraces--terraces that are surrounded bybalustrades and ornamented by statues and flower-vases.
Later we crossed some marble bridges of exquisite workmanship, their curiously sculptured balustrades softly reflecting themselves in the blue waters of the little streams flowing lazily between the flowering banks.
We found ourselves in a square yard, a kind of court of honour, with avenues of trees many centuries old, giants and monsters in stone, and canals fenced in with marble balustrades and arched by bridges.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "balustrades" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.