Morris, William
Gothic architecture: a lecture for the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society ; [in the year 1889] — Hammersmith, 1893

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GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE,
Y the word Archie
tecture is, I suppose,
commonly under ✓
stood the art of or^
namental building,
and in this sense I
shall often have to use it here. Yet I
wouldnotlikeyou to think ofitspro-
ductions merely as well construct^
ed and welT proportioned builds
mgs, each one of which is handed
over by the architect to other ar^
tists to finish, after his designs have
been carried out (as we say) by
a number of mechanical workers,
who are not artists, A true architect
tural work rather is abuildingduly
provided with all necessary furni/
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