The new constitution, however, proved costly and unworkable, and failed to satisfy either section of the population.
The walls are built of solid brickwork and then covered with thin slabs of rich and costly marbles.
He made an unsuccessful and costly effort to establish a Catholic university at Kensington, and he also made provision for a diocesan seminary of strictly ecclesiastical type.
He became professor of architecture at Turin, and his most important works were the excavation of Tusculum in 1829 and of the Appian Way in 1848, the results of which he embodied in a number of works published in a costly form by his patroness, the queen of Sardinia.
In spite of a large subscription list it came to an end on account of the costly style of its production.