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arched Sentence Examples

  • The passages were all cut in a closegrained stone, and are very narrow, with arched ceilings, running very irregularly, and ramifying in all direc tions.

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  • Lacing fingers behind her neck, she arched back, feeling the muscles in her back stretch.

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  • He arched a silver brow.

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  • He arched a silver brow.

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  • She arched an eyebrow at him.

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  • He eased into her body at first then made love to her hungrily, relentlessly pushing her deeper into the haze of pleasure and desire, until she arched beneath him, her body on the verge of shattering.

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  • He eased into her body at first then made love to her hungrily, relentlessly pushing her deeper into the haze of pleasure and desire, until she arched beneath him, her body on the verge of shattering.

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  • She cried out and arched, blinded by pain as he held her against the wall.

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  • Rhyn asked suspiciously as Kiki started toward the arched door beside the portcullis.

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  • The third type is the intermediate one between those two, followed by the Metropolitan and Metropolitan District railways, in London, where the railway has an arched roof, built usually at a sufficient distance below the surface of the street to permit the other subsurface structures to lie in the ground above the crown of the arch, and where the station platforms are from 20 to 30 ft.

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  • He backed up a little and arched his brow.

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  • Trees arched over the road, forming a canopy of leaves.

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  • Trees arched over the road, forming a canopy of leaves.

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  • His brows arched high.

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  • It has two stories above the ground floor, and, being on the slope of the hill, is, like the whole piazza, raised on arched substructures.

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  • It has two stories above the ground floor, and, being on the slope of the hill, is, like the whole piazza, raised on arched substructures.

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  • Elisabeth laughed and arched a brow at him.

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  • He leered at Elisabeth, arched his eyebrows with a lascivious grin, then stretched with great exaggeration.

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  • At Saluzzo in Piedmont there is a stock with hanging ears, arched face and tall stature, kept for its dairy qualities; and in the Biellese the merino breed is maintained by some of the larger proprietors.

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  • The walls of the compartments are occupied by arched sepulchral recesses, above and below which are tiers of ordinary graves or loculi.

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  • He leered at Elisabeth, arched his eyebrows with a lascivious grin, then stretched with great exaggeration.

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  • At Saluzzo in Piedmont there is a stock with hanging ears, arched face and tall stature, kept for its dairy qualities; and in the Biellese the merino breed is maintained by some of the larger proprietors.

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  • He arched a dark brow "Alexia?"

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  • He arched an eyebrow.

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  • Finally he arched one brow and turned back to the roast.

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  • Claudette arched well maintained brows.

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  • Elisabeth arched her eyebrows in a warning to Jackson.

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  • As they climbed into bed, Jackson arched his brow.

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  • The sod arched into the air and fell, targeting Keaton.

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  • It arched high and came down with a clatter.

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  • Color touched his cheeks and his brows arched.

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  • Clara arched her brows.

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  • To the south-west of the Forum are the remains of three small temples, one dedicated to Venus, and a well-preserved Mithraeum, with mosaics representing the seven planets, &c. To the south-west again is the conspicuous brick cella of a lofty temple, on arched substructures, generally supposed to be that of Vulcan, with a threshold block of africano (Euboean) marble over 15 ft.

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  • Few buildings, at least few buildings raised i n any reasonable style of architecture which makes use of the arched construction, can be less like one another Sicily.

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  • A trench was first excavated to the proper depth, then the side walls and arched roof of brick were put in place, earth was filled in behind and over the arch, and the surface of the ground restored, either by paving where streets were followed, or by actually being built over with houses where the lines passed under private property.

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  • Where the depth to rail-level was too great for cut-and-cover methods, ordinary tunnelling processes were used; and where the trench was too shallow for the arched roof, heavy girders, sometimes of cast iron, bridged it between the side walls, longitudinal.

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  • - Type-Section of Arched Covered Way, Metropolitan District railway, London.

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  • There still remains close to the first-named street and fronting the Corso Garibaldi a high wall built of square Roman bricks, with pillars and arched recesses in the upper portion, which goes by the name of Palazzo di Teodorico.

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  • Instead of the present boat, with its heavy black cabin and absence of colouring, the older forms had an awning of rich stuffs or gold embroideries, supported on a light arched framework open at both ends; this is the gondola still seen in Carpaccio's and Gentile Bellini's pictures (c. 150o).

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  • The peculiarity of Venetian domestic Gothic to which we have referred is this: we frequently find tracery used to fill rectangular, not arched, openings.

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  • The facade, in Peiraic stone, displays three storeys of arched windows.

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  • The level of the roadway is considerably lower than the ground-floors of the houses, which have generally arched rooms in front, with little shops behind them; and above these they are richly embellished with verandahs, galleries, projecting oriel windows, and very broad overhanging eaves supported by carved brackets.

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  • Terriers are small dogs of agile and light build, short muzzles, and very highly arched skulls.

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  • The galleries are not the way of access to the cemeteries, but are themselves the cemeteries, the dead being buried in long low horizontal recesses, excavated in the vertical walls of the passages, rising tier above tier like the berths in a ship, from a few inches above the floor to the springing of the arched ceiling, to the number of five, six or even sometimes twelve ranges.

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  • (From de Rossi.) Other forms of very frequent recurrence are the table-tomb and arched tomb, or arcosolium.

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  • In each case the arched tomb was formed by an oblong chest, either hollowed out of the rock, or built of masonry, and closed with a horizontal slab.

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  • It is supported by massive arched substructures, which extend under the surrounding houses.

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  • There were four gates, that on the east with a single arched opening being well-preserved.

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  • It entered a creek which was navigable for a considerable distance, and formed a subsidiary harbour for the City, but by the 14th century this was becoming choked with refuse, and though an attempt was made to clear it, and wharves were built in 1670, it was wholly arched over in 1 7371765 below Holborn Bridge.

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  • The pressure developed was sufficient to crush an arched lining of two-foot granite blocks.

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  • In the Silesian process the distillation is conducted in specially constructed muffles of a prismatic shape arched above, which are arranged in two parallel rows within a low-vaulted furnace, similar to the pots in a glass furnace.

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  • Into the Danube Canal flows the small stream, called Wien, now arched over almost in its entirety.

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  • Now half the bed of the river has been walled over for the metropolitan railway, while the other half has been deepened, and the portion of it within the town has been arched over.

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  • Anastasia, high up over the arched opening into one of the eastern chapels of the south transept.

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  • Most of the external ornamentation is usually concentrated on the western front, which often has a lofty arched porch on marble columns, resting on griffins or lions devouring their prey.

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  • The portal consists of three arched openings, above which are two stages of arcades, open to the light and supported on slender columns.

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  • The Palazzo del Comune, with its lofty arched substructures at the back, was the work of Margaritone d'Arezzo, but has been since twice restored.

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  • It is separated from the coal by a narrow passage walled and arched in brickwork on both sides.

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  • At Kumpfmiihl, in the immediate neighbourhood of the city, was discovered, in 1885, the remains of a Roman camp with an arched gateway; the latter, known as the Porta Praetoria, was cleared in 1887.

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  • It is composed of a circlet of gold, adorned with precious stones and pearls, heightened with fleurs-de-lys, and is raised above the circlet in the form of a cap which is opened in the middle, so that the lower part is crescentshaped; across this opening from front to back rises an arched fillet, enriched with pearls and surmounted by an orb, on which is a cross of pearls.

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  • by Froissart and Waurin it is distinctly stated that the crown was arched in the form of a cross.

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  • This is the earliest mention of an arched crown, which is not represented on the great seal till that of Edward IV.

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  • 12) shows two arches, and a crown similarly arched appears on the great seal of Richard III.

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  • Crowns, both open and arched, are represented in sculpture and paintings until the end of the reign of Edward IV., and the royal arms are occasionally ensigned by an open crown as late as the reign of Henry VIII.

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  • Cast iron is now only used for arched bridges of moderate span.

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  • The latest change in the material of bridges has been the introduction of f erro-concrete, armoured concrete, or concrete strengthened with steel bars for arched bridges.

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  • In the former the main supporting member or members may be an arch ring or arched ribs, suspension chains or ropes, or a pair of girders, beams or trusses.

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  • Bridges may be classed as arched bridges, in which the principal members are in compression; suspension bridges, in which the principal members are in tension; and girder bridges, in which half the components of the principal members are in compression and half in tension.

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  • In some recent masonry arched bridges of spans up to ' so f t.

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  • The singular Colossus bridge, built in 1812 over the Schuylkill, a kind of flat arched truss, had a span of 340 ft.

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  • The restricted area on which the pressure acts at the lead joints involves greater intensity of stress than has been usual in arched bridges.

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  • This had two arched ribs formed by the cast iron pipes through which the water passed.

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  • It had five cast iron arched ribs with a centre span of zoo ft.

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  • bridge is another arched bridge over the Douro, also designed by T.

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  • Skeleton towers on the piers supported chains attached to the arched ribs at suitable points.

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  • Frames are much used as girders, and they also give useful designs for suspension and arched bridges.

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  • The weasel is an elegant little animal, with elongated slender body, back much arched, head small and flattened, ears short and rounded, neck long and flexible, limbs short, five toes on each foot, all with sharp, com - pressed, curved claws, tail rather short, slender, cylindrical, and pointed at the tip, and fur short and close.

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  • Below it, on the cliffs above the Anio, is a large building round a colonnaded courtyard in opus reticulatum built over the Via Tiburtina (which passes under it in an arched passage), generally known as the villa of Maecenas, but shown by the discovery of inscriptions to have been in reality the meeting place of the Herculanei Augustales, connected probably with the temple.

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  • This head-shield is succeeded by a varying number of free segments, each of which consists of a medium convex tergal piece and a pair of arched lateral plates, the pleura, of which there is one on each side.

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  • The Nepal goat appears to be a variety of the Nubian breed, having the same arched facial line, pendulous ears and long legs.

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  • high and weighing 32 tons, can be fully opened in seven minutes by two men raising each door from the arched double foot-bridge (figs.

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  • Below the town to the north is a single arched bridge of the road, the arch having the span of 381 ft.

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  • Projecting brows, deeply sunk dark eyes, short noses, either straight or arched, but 'always depressed at the root, and moderately thick lips, with a somewhat receding chin, are general characteristics.

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  • Kap..cipa, an arched chamber), in law, a word applied at one time to the English judges' chambers in Serjeants' Inn, as distinct from their bench in Westminster Hall.

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  • From these side-valleys water was now conducted to Olympia, entering the Altis at its north-east corner by an arched canal which passed behind the treasure-houses to the reservoir at the back of the exedra.

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  • high, standing on an arched pediment 98 ft.

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  • One set of trees is planted near the front, and trained to an arched trellis b.

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  • The trees should be planted inside and trained up towards the ridge on a trellis about a foot from the glass, the walls being arched to permit the egress of the roots.

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  • The walls bordering the central paths are arched or clotted to admit heat from the chambers below the beds.

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  • The internal façade of the Palazzo Ginetti is finely decorated with stucco, and has a curious detached baroque staircase by Martino Lunghi the younger, which Burckhardt calls unique if only for the view to which its arched colonnades serve as a frame.

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  • Being in great part excavated in the surface of the hill, instead of the seats being raised on arches, it is wanting also in the picturesque arched corridors which contribute so much to the effect of those other ruins.

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  • In form these animals are somewhat pig-like; the body is stout, with arched back; the limbs are short and stout, armed with strong, blunt claws; the ears disproportionately long; and the tail very thick at the base and tapering gradually.

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  • An arched opening in this front reveals the central group of eight figures surrounding the tomb, that of Mary Magdalen in the foreground being remarkably lifelike and expressive.

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  • Their features are generally fairly regular and often beautiful; eyes invariably black, and in some persons oblique; jaws not projecting, except in a few instances; lips of medium thickness; the noses are naturally long, well shaped and arched, but many are artificially flattened at the bridge in infancy.

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  • The skull is elongated, with an overhanging occiput, complete bony rims to the orbits, and the premaxillae separated from the arched and rather long nasals.

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  • There are forty tiers of seating, divided by one diazoma, and crowned by an arched gallery of rather later date, repaired in places with brick.

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  • When he does not wear a skull-cap his amamah is made after the arched Arab form, or is a Kashmir scarf wound round a skull-cap made of Java straw.

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  • They have light olive complexions, a fine aquiline nose, bright black eyes, a well-turned chin, heavy arched eyebrows, thick sensual lips, and usually wear a light curling moustache.

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  • The women are delicate in frame, with small hands and feet, fair complexions, beautiful black eyes, finely arched eyebrows, and a profusion of long black hair, which they dress to perfection, and ornament with pearls and gems. The Parsees are much more liberal in their treatment of women than any other Asiatic race; they allow them to appear freely in public, and leave them the entire management of household affairs.

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  • Bidding his companions retire to a distance, he takes up his position near the entrance to the mound - an arched opening whence issues a boiling stream.

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  • - For the present, as of old, the true Brachyura are divided into four tribes: Cyclometopa, with arched front as in the common eatable crab; Catometopa, with front bent down as in the land-crabs and the little oyster-crab; Oxyrhyncha, with sharpened beak-like front as in the various spider-crabs; Oxystomata, including the Raninida, and named not from the character of the front but from that of the buccal frame which is usually narrowed forwards.

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  • The three incisors of the upper jaw are arranged in a continuous arched series, and have crowns with broad cutting edges; the first or middle incisor is often larger than the others.

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  • The arched passage-way is very symmetrical, varying in height from 19 to 35 ft., and famous for its musical reverberations - not a distinct echo, but an harmonious prolongation of sound for from 10 to 30 seconds after the original tone is produced.

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  • To Lilienthal in Germany belongs the double credit of demonstrating the superiority of arched over flat surfaces, and of reducing gliding flight to regular practice.

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  • 5 3), that used by his brother being essentially the same, consisted of two slightly arched supporting surfaces, each 121 metres long, arranged parallel one above the other at a distance of 1t metres apart.

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  • r) is also a striking example of " definite " growth; it is much branched, the short, thick, curved branches being given off below the apex of the older ones and at right angles to them, the whole forming a series of connected arched axes, truncate at their ends, which were formerly continued into leafy culms. The rhizome is always solid, and has the usual internal structure of the monocotyledonous stem.

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  • Nothing but the arched entrance remains of the Madrasa, which is traditionally not very old.

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  • high, consisting of a six-sided lantern and royal crown, both sculptured, and resting on the intersections of two arched ornamental slips rising from the four corners of the top of the tower.

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  • The exterior is diversified by arched recesses forming machicolations, and the same architectural feature is reproduced in the square tower which rises like a donjon above the building.

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  • deep, its base pierced by forty arched windows.

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  • The architects of the mosques have made a skilful use of the semi-dome in the support of the main dome of the building, and in the consequent extension of the arched canopy that spreads over the worshipper.

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  • They frequently take the form of a double niche, with a shaft between the arched heads, which are often filled with elaborate tracing.

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  • The palate is long and narrow; its mucous surface has seventeen pairs of not very sharply defined oblique ridges, extending as far back as the last molar tooth, beyond which the velum palati extends for about 3 in., having a soft corrugated surface, and ending posteriorly in an arched border without a uvula.

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  • The head should be light and lean, and well set on; the ears small and pricked, but not too short; the eyes full; the forehead broad and flat; the nostrils large and dilating; the muzzle fine; the neck moderate in length, wide, muscular, and yet light; the throat clean; the windpipe spacious and loosely attached to the neck; the crest thin, not coarse and arched.

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  • The head is a good size, and broad between the eyes; the neck fairly long, with the crest well arched on to the shoulders, which are deep and strong, and moderately oblique.

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  • Dorsal surface arched and more darkly pigmented than the flat ventral surface.

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  • In their direction they are erect or reflexed (with their apices downwards), spreading outwards (divergent or patulous), or arched inwards (connivent).

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  • It is square and stiff, being made of a framework of cardboard covered with cloth or silk; on the top, along the sutures of the stuff, are three or four raised, board-like, arched ridges, at the junction of which in the centre is a knob or tassel (floccus).

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  • In these batrachians the pectoral arch falls into two distinct types - the arciferous, in which the precoracoid (+clavicle) and coracoid are widely separated from each other distally and connected by an arched cartilage (the epicoracoid), the right usually overlapping the left; and the firmi- sternal, in which both precoracoid and coracoid nearly abut on the median line, and are only narrowly separated by the more or less fused epicoracoids.

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  • by two deep ravines (quebradas), one of which is arched over in great part to preserve the alignment of the streets, the drainage of which escapes through a cleft in the ridge northward to the plain of Tumbaco.

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  • On each of its outer walls are seven arched recesses, intended to contain the ashes of the first literati and scientists of his court.

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  • He arched a dark brow "Alexia?"

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  • On the other side of the kitchen, with an arched door leading back to the living room, was a room that could only be described as the staircase room.

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  • Finally he arched one brow and turned back to the roast.

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  • A faint smile twisted his dark features and one brow arched quizzically.

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  • They passed under an arched gateway that read "The Marsh Ranch".

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  • Claudette arched well maintained brows.

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  • Lacy arched a delicate eyebrow.

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  • The sky was replaced with glorious streaks of sunlight and an arched double rainbow.

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  • She arched an eyebrow at him.

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  • Lacing fingers behind her neck, she arched back, feeling the muscles in her back stretch.

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  • Rhyn asked suspiciously as Kiki started toward the arched door beside the portcullis.

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  • She cried out and arched, blinded by pain as he held her against the wall.

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  • Jackson arched an eyebrow.

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  • He arched an eyebrow.

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  • Elisabeth laughed and arched a brow at him.

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  • Elisabeth arched her eyebrows in a warning to Jackson.

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  • He backed up a little and arched his brow.

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  • As they climbed into bed, Jackson arched his brow.

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  • He arched a brow, a smile lurking in those dark eyes.

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  • His brows arched high.

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  • The sod arched into the air and fell, targeting Keaton.

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  • It arched high and came down with a clatter.

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  • Color touched his cheeks and his brows arched.

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  • Clara arched her brows.

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  • He cocked his head to the side and arched a brow.

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  • North wall:- the doorway at the west end shows as an arched alcove.

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  • See, one comes gliding toward me, with superbly arched neck to receive its customary alms!

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  • The original five arched aqueduct has been replaced by three large rusty pipes which maintain the water supply to the rest of the canal.

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  • arched in shape about 4ft tall and 12 " wide.

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  • arched doorway which is the entrance to the toilets.

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  • arched hypocotyl tends at this early [page 14] age to circumnutate irregularly.

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  • arched recess to the left stood the altar at which masses were said.

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  • arched eyebrows, which are stern without being severe.

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  • arched alcove.

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  • arched viaduct.

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  • Us at taking will travel in slightly arched grasp freedom is based.

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  • Powerful cheekbones, but rather flat than too strongly arched, except on heavier male heads.

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  • You should be able to see if you have flat feet or highly arched feet.

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  • His back arched, his fingers curled into fists of rage.

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  • The rod was now arched right over and I panicked as it almost had me in the river with it.

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  • The sheath is not arched when it breaks through the ground.

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  • If the spasms spread to the back muscles, the spine may become strongly arched backward.

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  • The arched entrance itself is surmounted by a stone balustrade, echoed at third floor level by a timber balustrade and arch.

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  • The central arcade posts and arched braces are from a later rebuild of the hall.

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  • The three arched bridge was built on the foundations of the old bridge first laid in 1245.

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  • build three arched bridge was built on the foundations of the old bridge first laid in 1245.

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  • Above is a Gothic arched canopy covering the old holy spring.

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  • On either side of the door there were arched windows overlooking the churchyard.

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  • At its top was a covered arched, colonnade.

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  • It breaks through the ground in an arched form, with the rudimentary cotyledons closed or in contact.

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  • He's seen mourning against the arched doorway of a crypt where Giselle is buried.

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  • West wall: two-centred arched doorway the arch turned in flat slabs rather than on edge.

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  • North wall: narrow, four-centred arched doorway to tower stair in northeast corner.

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  • The 2 arched brick bridges spanning the ditch were built around 1890 to replace the earlier drawbridges.

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  • North wall: single deeply splayed window with arched embrasure.

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  • South wall: windows plus segmental-headed door embrasure, and small arched niche for piscina.

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  • The low arched entrance faced across the cricket pitch.

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  • Look at the powerful, arched eyebrows, which are stern without being severe.

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  • As we moved slowly toward the blows a whale arched its back, showing a strongly falcate dorsal fin.

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  • High wall sealed unit double-glazed timber window with arched fanlight to half landing.

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  • fireplace with timber mantle surround and arched cast iron inset.

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  • The front porch has an arched opening, flanked by pilasters, supporting a frieze and cornice with circular pediment.

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  • Coat of Arms dated 1675, built into arched gateway.

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  • Years of disco dancing in stiletto heels have definitely taken their toll on Barbie's dainty arched feet.

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  • The tracing shows that the arched hypocotyl tends at this early [page 14] age to circumnutate irregularly.

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  • West wall: access to ground floor through a two-centred arched doorway with chamfered jambs terminating in pyramid stops.

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  • They form keystones in the arched windows in the court front of Fraser, Sons & Co. 's place in Buchanan Street.

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  • ENTRANCE PORCH with arched double doorway leads to large open hallway with an imposing feature stairway in polished mahogany up to the first floor.

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  • This shows a large, square, water-filled moat with an arched causeway bridge over the west side.

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  • Right hand bay is recessed and contains a single 2 light mullion: arched lights beneath a squared hoodmould.

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  • East wall: splayed window of no great age; ledge above supports tie beam; piscina beside altar with two-centred arched niche.

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  • nostril spread and drawn up, the eyebrows very highly arched.

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  • The end pavilions are the most prominent part of the composition, with giant arched openings with stone surrounds and keystones.

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  • One clever little touch was to use the Arched Window Surround recently made for the new orangery at the Charlton House Hotel, Nr.

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  • overkill images of the arched bridge on the road near Newsam Green.

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  • At the Tolbooth, on a vast arched pageant, there were portraits of 109 Scottish kings.

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  • These markets take place in the medieval market square with its arched arcades and are delightfully picturesque.

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  • The sides then, and the end wall as well, have plain arched windows between paired pilasters.

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  • The gateway has ionic pilasters; above is a large arched window with very unusual decoration.

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  • The low arched entrance faced across the cricket pitch.

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  • An arched entrance block containing the porter 's lodge was added at the south of the site.

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  • All four houses featured four bedrooms, off street parking and ample garden space while some included porthole and arched windows and sun rooms.

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  • The head should be inclined and the neck arched with three small protrusions on the crown.

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  • Side wings, running east-west, together with the arched entrance block, formed a quadrangle at the west of the site.

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  • There are six crude carvings in arched recesses, viz.

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  • They may suffer with neck retraction (where the neck is arched backward ).

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  • crossing a water rill, one passes through an arched doorway into the night garden.

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  • sarcophagusis building marble sarcophagi are situated in arched niches.

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  • silvery blue, arched foliage.

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  • The nave has a low-pitched roof with arched braces having pierced spandrels and resting on large angel corbels.

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  • West wall: small rectangular window with two-centred arched light, sunken spandrels, all in gray freestone; probably re-used.

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  • East wall: splayed window of no great age; ledge above supports tie beam; piscina beside altar with two-centred arched niche.

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  • West wall: Fabric ' D ' with inserted window having two-centred arched light with cusped tracery.

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  • exposed original arched timber trusses leading to the roof space.

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  • Of particular note is the surviving platform canopy: this used to have an arched roof, but retains the original patterned valance.

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  • Below the inside of the northernmost tip of the fortifications there is an arched vault.

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  • Just past the lock the railroad line crosses the canal on an arched viaduct.

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  • About 400 yards downstream from the arched bridge is the lock and a long footbridge which crosses the adjacent weir.

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  • To the south-west of the Forum are the remains of three small temples, one dedicated to Venus, and a well-preserved Mithraeum, with mosaics representing the seven planets, &c. To the south-west again is the conspicuous brick cella of a lofty temple, on arched substructures, generally supposed to be that of Vulcan, with a threshold block of africano (Euboean) marble over 15 ft.

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  • Few buildings, at least few buildings raised i n any reasonable style of architecture which makes use of the arched construction, can be less like one another Sicily.

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  • A trench was first excavated to the proper depth, then the side walls and arched roof of brick were put in place, earth was filled in behind and over the arch, and the surface of the ground restored, either by paving where streets were followed, or by actually being built over with houses where the lines passed under private property.

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  • Where the depth to rail-level was too great for cut-and-cover methods, ordinary tunnelling processes were used; and where the trench was too shallow for the arched roof, heavy girders, sometimes of cast iron, bridged it between the side walls, longitudinal.

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  • - Type-Section of Arched Covered Way, Metropolitan District railway, London.

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  • The third type is the intermediate one between those two, followed by the Metropolitan and Metropolitan District railways, in London, where the railway has an arched roof, built usually at a sufficient distance below the surface of the street to permit the other subsurface structures to lie in the ground above the crown of the arch, and where the station platforms are from 20 to 30 ft.

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  • There still remains close to the first-named street and fronting the Corso Garibaldi a high wall built of square Roman bricks, with pillars and arched recesses in the upper portion, which goes by the name of Palazzo di Teodorico.

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  • Instead of the present boat, with its heavy black cabin and absence of colouring, the older forms had an awning of rich stuffs or gold embroideries, supported on a light arched framework open at both ends; this is the gondola still seen in Carpaccio's and Gentile Bellini's pictures (c. 150o).

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  • The peculiarity of Venetian domestic Gothic to which we have referred is this: we frequently find tracery used to fill rectangular, not arched, openings.

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  • The skull was small, with proportionately minute brain; and the arched back, strong lumbar vertebrae, long and powerful tail, and comparatively feeble fore-quarters all proclaim kinship with the primitive creodont Carnivora (see Creodonta), from which Phenacodus and its allies, and through them the more typical Ungulata, are probably derived.

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  • The facade, in Peiraic stone, displays three storeys of arched windows.

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  • The level of the roadway is considerably lower than the ground-floors of the houses, which have generally arched rooms in front, with little shops behind them; and above these they are richly embellished with verandahs, galleries, projecting oriel windows, and very broad overhanging eaves supported by carved brackets.

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  • Terriers are small dogs of agile and light build, short muzzles, and very highly arched skulls.

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  • The galleries are not the way of access to the cemeteries, but are themselves the cemeteries, the dead being buried in long low horizontal recesses, excavated in the vertical walls of the passages, rising tier above tier like the berths in a ship, from a few inches above the floor to the springing of the arched ceiling, to the number of five, six or even sometimes twelve ranges.

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  • (From de Rossi.) Other forms of very frequent recurrence are the table-tomb and arched tomb, or arcosolium.

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  • In each case the arched tomb was formed by an oblong chest, either hollowed out of the rock, or built of masonry, and closed with a horizontal slab.

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  • The walls of the compartments are occupied by arched sepulchral recesses, above and below which are tiers of ordinary graves or loculi.

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  • The galleries are generally very narrow, furnished on each side with arched tombs, and communicating with family sepulchral-chambers closed originally by locked doors, the marks of the hinges and staples being still visible.

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  • The passages were all cut in a closegrained stone, and are very narrow, with arched ceilings, running very irregularly, and ramifying in all direc tions.

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  • It is supported by massive arched substructures, which extend under the surrounding houses.

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  • There were four gates, that on the east with a single arched opening being well-preserved.

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  • It entered a creek which was navigable for a considerable distance, and formed a subsidiary harbour for the City, but by the 14th century this was becoming choked with refuse, and though an attempt was made to clear it, and wharves were built in 1670, it was wholly arched over in 1 7371765 below Holborn Bridge.

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  • The pressure developed was sufficient to crush an arched lining of two-foot granite blocks.

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  • In the Silesian process the distillation is conducted in specially constructed muffles of a prismatic shape arched above, which are arranged in two parallel rows within a low-vaulted furnace, similar to the pots in a glass furnace.

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  • Into the Danube Canal flows the small stream, called Wien, now arched over almost in its entirety.

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  • Now half the bed of the river has been walled over for the metropolitan railway, while the other half has been deepened, and the portion of it within the town has been arched over.

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  • Anastasia, high up over the arched opening into one of the eastern chapels of the south transept.

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  • Most of the external ornamentation is usually concentrated on the western front, which often has a lofty arched porch on marble columns, resting on griffins or lions devouring their prey.

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  • The portal consists of three arched openings, above which are two stages of arcades, open to the light and supported on slender columns.

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  • The Palazzo del Comune, with its lofty arched substructures at the back, was the work of Margaritone d'Arezzo, but has been since twice restored.

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  • It is separated from the coal by a narrow passage walled and arched in brickwork on both sides.

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