Pedestals sentence example

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  • Some of the inscribed pedestals of the latter have been found.
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  • On the land side of the platforms there is a broad terrace with large stone pedestals upon which once stood colossal stone images carved somewhat into the shape of the human trunk.
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  • On some of the platforms there are upwards of a dozen images, now thrown from their pedestals and lying in all directions.
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  • In the centre the colossal statue of Luther rises, on a pedestal at the base of which are sitting figures of Peter Waldo, Wycliffe, Hus and Savonarola, the heralds of the Reformation; at the corners of the platform, on lower pedestals, are statues of Luther's contemporaries, Melanchthon, Reuchlin, Philip of Hesse, and Frederick the Wise of Saxony, between which are allegorical figures of Magdeburg (mourning), Spires (protesting) and Augsburg (confessing).
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  • In front of the porticoes are rows of pedestals, which once bore statues and other dedications.
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  • This was found to be lined with pedestals of honorific statues and to have on the west side a remarkable building, stated in an inscription to have been a library.
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  • Those of the first class were pedestals, so small and low that the suppliant could kneel upon them; these stood inside the temples, in front of the sacred image.
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  • The mosque of Khaseki, supposed to have been an old Christian church, is chiefly distinguished for its prayer niche, which, instead of being a simple recess, is crowned by a Roman arch, with square pedestals, spirally fluted shafts and a rich capital of flowers, with a fine fan or shell-top in the Roman style.
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  • Know that you'll have birdbaths, columns, fountains, pedestals, stepping stones, sundials and metal flowers to choose from as well!
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  • The garden and lawn ornament store Harper's provides online sales of seasonal, religious and holiday ornaments, plus pedestals, birdbaths and feeders, and even human figurines.
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  • Pedestal sinks replaced the wall mounted sinks and many of the pedestals were treated as an artistic opportunity to create a sculptured effect, such as the tulip design.
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  • Florists will generally allow you to rent vases, pedestals, and dried or silk arrangements.
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  • Idols can be placed on pedestals and seem untouchable, but when they're posing for a mugshot, they're just ordinary, everyday people.
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  • Since celebs are often put on pedestals, it's hard to imagine that this type of thing can happen to them.
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  • The majority of jeweled votive holders are simple cups that can be set on any flat surface, while more elaborate designs have pedestals or miniature centerpiece chandeliers trimmed with crystals and jewels.
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  • Obelisks were usually raised on pedestals of cubical form resting on one or two steps, and were set up in pairs in front of the entrance of temples.
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  • It would have been scarcely possible to cast such statues in one piece in situ, or, if cast elsewhere, to transport them and elevate them on their pedestals.
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  • In the Roman religion, on a feast of thanksgiving for a great victory, couches were spread in the temples for the gods, whose images were taken down from their pedestals and laid on the couches, and tables set before them loaded with delicate viands.
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  • The binnacles or pedestals for compasses are generally constructed of wood about 45 in.
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  • In front of it was a series of pedestals for votive offerings, including two colossal Ionic columns.
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  • Sixteen pedestals were here discovered in situ.
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