Origin of parvis
Examples from the Web for parvis
Coming out from Jacob's ladder upon the Parvis, there was a wide view over the meadows and the river.Hospital Sketches|Robert Swain Peabody
Parvis continued to scrutinize her, as if trying to intercept her gaze.Tales Of Men And Ghosts|Edith Wharton
The Parvis was filled with a thick smoke, which the musketry streaked with flame.Notre-Dame de Paris|Victor Hugo
In the time of Pommeraye, the parvis Notre-Dame, was the place on which bonfires were lighted.Rouen, It's History and Monuments|Thodore Licquet
Parvis componere magna—To compare great 15 things with small.