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  • Only one side-aisle was ever constructed, on the south side of the nave.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • Girls and boys, the former on the right, the latter on the left-hand side of the church, filled the stalls of the choir; the priest stood beside the reading-desk; on one stained window of the side-aisle the Holy Ghost hovered over the Virgin; on another one,

    A Simple Soul

  • There is always the organ-loft, as you see there; always the three doors, the largest one opening on the nave, the smaller ones each on its side-aisle; always the window throwing its light directly on the Daghaba at the other end; always, in short, the general arrangement of the choir of a Gothic round or polygonal apse cathedral.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 097, January, 1876

  • In the gran ruota which we were about to witness the Neapolitans entered in an unbroken line at the lower door, passed out without stopping at the upper, ran down the side-aisle of the church and out of the door, in again at the great door, up the nave, and again through the chapel, repeating this over and over for fifteen or twenty minutes.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 26, September, 1880

  • He dared not let the King see him, but stayed in a side-aisle of the church, intending to approach the King when he went to church for Nones.

    Seven Icelandic Short Stories

  • In a chapel or side-aisle, dedicated to the Harcourts, are found some very interesting family-monuments, -- and among them, recumbent on a tombstone, the figure of an armed knight of the Lancastrian party, who was slain in the Wars of the Roses.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 48, October, 1861

  • "Sheer and straight the pillars rise, ... and arch after arch is lost on the shadows of the narrow vaulting of the side-aisle."

    Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France, Volume 1

  • At the rebuilding of St. Peter's in the sixteenth century, St. Petronilla's remains were translated to an altar (still dedicated to her) in the upper end of the right side-aisle (near the cupola).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • Chillenden, then, setting to work with the thoroughness that marks his handiwork throughout, rebuilt the nave from top to bottom, leaving nothing of Lanfranc's original structure save the "plinth of the side-aisle walls," which still remains.

    The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].

  • Being a little late, she sat in a chair in the side-aisle wedged in, right in front of the chapel.

    England, My England

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