Perched sentence example

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  • The fountain's cheerful waterfalls eased him, and he perched on its edge.

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  • Sunny perched on his thigh, purring as he patted her.

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  • Elisabeth perched on the arm of the sofa next to Sarah.

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  • Perched up there, you're more like a bird than a man.

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  • In Hell, Darkyn stood before the hourglass perched on a window sill in his study.

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  • One sat perched on Kiera's bed, watching her sleep.

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  • Hilden watched her as she strode to a pitcher of wine perched on the hearth.

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  • She replaced the legging and perched delicately on the loveseat beside Katie.

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  • The helo flew over Tim's ranch and mansion, perched on a lake.

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  • She collected what she could find and perched in a chair, reading until sundown, when the hunger pangs hit her again.

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  • Damian appeared to be waiting for him, perched on the corner of a mahogany desk with his arms crossed.

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  • He parked himself at a computer, and she perched on a stool beside him.

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  • The latter is picturesquely perched on a hill, at a height of 1942 ft.

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  • The kingdom perched on a cliff overlooking an ocean of velvet blue.

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  • Chocolates with sugary butterflies perched on top.

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  • Even the crossbow she'd used the other night was clean and perched where she'd found it, loaded once again.

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  • A propane tank perched on concrete blocks looked out of place in the antiquated setting.

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  • Efim, the old coachman, who was the only one the countess trusted to drive her, sat perched up high on the box and did not so much as glance round at what was going on behind him.

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  • Their situation was unsatisfactory not only in the tactical sense, but also from the point of view of keeping the troops supplied, owing to their being perched on ridges with steep gradients behind them.

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  • Rissa felt his eyes on her and perched on the edge of a trunk.

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  • Andre perched likewise on the sofa and reached out, placing the cool tips of his fingers on her temples.

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  • She perched on a boulder near the entrance, wondering how many nights of Sasha-type treatment she'd take before tossing herself off the cliff.

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  • She kept her head low as she walked her horse past scouts perched on boulders and hidden within trees.

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  • Graceful in form and active in motion, sun-birds flit from flower to flower, feeding on small insects which are attracted by the nectar and on the nectar itself; but this is usually done while perched and rarely on the wing as is the habit of humming-birds.

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  • The principal town is Safed, perched on a white mountain 2700 ft.

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  • He Traveled to the basement lab and perched next to Toni on a stool at a table bearing something that should've made him lose his appetite.

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  • Not that he used the front door, but it's where Cat was always perched when he returned.

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  • On all sides, the hussars were busy with the dragoons; one was wounded, but though his face was bleeding, he would not give up his horse; another was perched up behind an hussar with his arms round him; a third was being helped by an hussar to mount his horse.

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  • Britney's fairy sits perched on her lower back.

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  • She flooded the studio with light, then pulled another blank canvas from the closet and perched it on her easel.

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  • Jackson reluctantly perched himself on the edge of the sofa.

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  • I carefully hopped up onto it mindful of a load of perched boulders.

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  • We had good views of a perched Red-headed Vulture and at one point we had Long-billed and White-rumped Vultures circling together for comparison.

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  • Properly constructed perched water table greens with the right specification have lasted for 40 years.

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  • Her house was precariously perched on the edge of the hillside.

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  • By comfortable, that doesn't mean you work from a recliner and have a portable DVD player perched on your desk for breaks or background noise.

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  • One of the most famous images in American cinema is that of actor Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca, a fedora perched on his head.

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  • Because readers don't usually stay perched on your nose all day, every day, it's easy to place them somewhere they're likely to be crushed or in the very least, bent out of shape to the point that they don't function when you wear them.

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  • Whether you wear them perched on top of your head as a fashion accessory, or simply to protect your eyes, it's difficult to go wrong with Chanel.

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  • So while you're perched up on that deer stand, you won't just be wasting your time in the dark, hoping to see the flash of a white tail.

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  • They're finding themselves perched on some of the best-known noses in the world.

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  • He strode to the lectern where the massive book was perched.

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  • He perched on the edge of the desk, the fire casting shadows across his perfect, chiseled features.

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  • Rhyn crossed his arms, irritated.  Kiki trotted from the patio into the house perched on a hill overlooking Tokyo.  He returned ten minutes later with a small briefcase, a jacket and a hard case for his iPad.  Rhyn opened the portal, and the two strode through it, back to the massive tree where Rhyn had lost Toby in the cold, wet French Alps.

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  • Gabriel returned to the Sanctuary in the Caribbean and paced in front of the hourglass perched on the altar.

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  • Perched on a ledge, its gray-brown coat camouflaged against the bluff, stood a bighorn sheep.

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  • It is a large round tower made very conspicuous by the modern lighthouse perched on top.

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  • High perched decking can be a real cause of neighbor dispute.

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  • For total escapism, choose a stylish suite perched on stilts over the turquoise water.

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  • I was scanning ahead and shouted that we were coming up to a Red-necked falcon perched on a tree.

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  • Eventually I managed to get flight views of a male Rustic, and good views of a perched female - what a relief!

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  • We saw the kestrels perched on the large tree outside the center.

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  • The middle tree has a hole in which is perched the cute baby owl.

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  • Perched on your cousin's roof, truths as fast as stars falls like ripe papaya.

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  • We met some local birders and they showed us a raptor perched on a dead tree to the east of the dike.

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  • We retrace much of the route across the country to Wangdiphodrang, the site of a monastery perched high above the river.

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  • I finally managed to see a splendid male perched in a tree during the last riverbed walk on 24th near Tambdi Surla.

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  • For good measure, a saltwater swimming pool is perched on the edge of the ocean.

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  • Because they are perched on the keen edge of adulthood but have not quite taken the plunge, they may experience many of the same problems adults going through divorce suffer.

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  • She perched on one of the boulders lining the cliff edge and tucked her legs beneath her.

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  • At least three more perched on television aerials all at the same time.

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  • Easdale Tarn lies in a rock basin that was formed by a cirque glacier perched high up above the main valley of Far Easdale.

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  • We also saw Cloven-feathered Dove and perched goshawk here.

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  • From outside, the building, which is perched on a low hillock, is completely inscrutable.

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  • I even saw a female merlin with buff and brown spots perched in a tree.

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  • So the poor milliner 's wares, although beautified by lace and ribbons, are worthless unless you are perched upon them.

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  • We waited until dusk, and saw two European nightjars perched above the large lighted sign of the sheikh.

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  • They were obliged to use an outhouse that was perched on the banks of the river.

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  • Of note from the 14th was a Long eared owl perched by the scrape.

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  • Dave picks up a dark eagle perched in a tree!

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  • Above the Boulder Clay are found sands and gravels, along with perched boulders which, by their source and position, indicate the direction and thickness of the ice that carried them.

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  • Perched in an elevated position, these award winning cottages offer the ultimate in self catering luxury.

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  • One of the most spectacular birds of the morning, tho, was a stunning Crane Hawk perched by the roadside.

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  • It also has an electric scoreboard, perched between the two tiers.

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  • A single Long-tailed shrike perched in the top of a bush was also a welcome find being a scarce winter visitor to Sri Lanka.

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  • In Russian Bars, artists fly through the air with spectacular somersaults, landing on bars perched on the sturdy shoulders of catchers.

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  • We had excellent views of a Desert Wheatear perched on a small acacia bush and Julia found a male stonechat perched on stubble.

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  • The craggy summit I am perched on is Cradle Mountain.

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  • In my minds eye the name Olly's perched sump ' were already written on the survey.

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  • This consists of a concrete pillar surmounted by a shell, on which is perched an eagle.

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  • Also seen at several inland locations, perched on roadside telegraph wires.

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  • Out the forest the summit trig perched on a green hill not too far away.

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  • We had good views of a perched Red-headed vulture and at one point we had Long-billed and White-rumped Vultures circling together for comparison.

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  • A moth orchid is an elegant addition perched on the bathroom windowsill.

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  • The crowning exploit was the reduction of Aornus,' a stronghold perched on a precipitous summit above the Indus, which it was said that Heracles had failed to take.

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  • This seafaring nation perched on the bow of Europe helped to discover much of the New World.

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  • A single Long-tailed Shrike perched in the top of a bush was also a welcome find being a scarce winter visitor to Sri Lanka.

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  • Think of stalwart men, dressed up like monkeys, perched on the back seat of a carriage for ornament.

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  • We had excellent views of a Desert Wheatear perched on a small acacia bush and Julia found a male Stonechat perched on stubble.

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  • An inspirational stretch of southern coastline reveals clusters of tiny, colorful villages clinging to cliffs perched high above a dazzling sea.

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  • Closer to the water, on rocks at the bottom of the cliffs, immaculate Swallow-tailed Gulls could be seen perched.

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  • Melbourne swamped by flash floods Perched on the roofs of their cars, they look out bewildered on a city inundated with flash floods.

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  • Resorts & Excursions Mdina Mdina is perched on a high plateau towering over the rest of the island.

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  • The Fan-tailed Warbler had not been well seen but one was soon perched on a dead, twiggy shrub in full view.

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  • Vertiginous shots of campaigners perched on the top of old-growth trees set to powerful music made this film much more than mere radical reportage.

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  • Perched high upon a tower, a long-haired woman writhed wildly, bare feet waving.

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  • Both styles are epitomes of vintage style and both looked fabulous perched on her petite nose above those bold red lips she was famous for.

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  • Instead of seeing through your character's eyes, you are perched behind and just above your avatar.

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  • It's hard to imagine, perched on a hillside overlooking the smaller-than-expected Valley, that it's one of the best spots on earth for growing grapes and making wine.

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  • While you probably won't find "Electrifying Pink" perched on the shelf at your local drugstore, but it's not hard to find if you know where to look.

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  • I walked in the house and stood at the hallway for three good seconds, my wife was seating on the couch armrest, with one leg down towards the floor and one leg perched on the armrest.

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  • Nothing says summer quite like a fruity, ice cold drink with a miniature umbrella perched on top, a colorful new swimsuit, a wide-brimmed hat (to protect you from the sun's harmful rays, naturally) and a roomy beach bag.

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  • These tattoos are often placed on areas of the body that give the butterfly the appearance of being perched, such as the ankle or above the hip.

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  • Consider a mermaid perched above or below the waves of your symbol.

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  • Others may choose to show the dragonfly at a side angle, such as perched on the wearers ankle or wrist.

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  • She can either sit perched on the flower itself, or be nestled amongst a field of blossoms.

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  • Wrapped in 18K white gold case and perched to a pair of blue Alligator strap, this Cartier Tank American men's watch is simply astounding.

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  • The elegant White Sapphire (Scratch Resistant) display perched between a pair of attractive Black Leather bracelet, Automatic Date display at 3 and Cabochon crown with folding clasp, all add to its debonair looks.

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  • The Flyers are the flexible performers that go up in the air above the bases, whether perched on their hands or tossed up in mid-air.

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  • The difference is that instead of performing the move on a floor, or even on the relative security of a toe shoe, the flyer is once again perched above the base, spine completely straight (to avoid falling over).

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  • Wild river sturgeon perched on a bed of roasted beets, blue crab cakes with couscous and calamari served with plump green olives are all popular dishes served at the restaurant.

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  • In one corner a piano perched silently, and the embers of a fire still cast a faint glow from a massive fireplace.

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  • Each shelf was labeled, the books alphabetized by shelf and each one perfectly perched on the edge.

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  • Messengers perched near the door in one huddle while various warriors, Rissa's counselors, and strangers occupied the floor area.

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  • The story in Acts differs slightly from that in Josephus, who describes how in the midst of his elation he saw an owl perched over his head.

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  • Written as this name is in pictures or rebus, it probably suggested the invention of the well-known legend of a prophecy that the war-god's temple should be built where a prickly pear was found growing on a rock, and perched on it an eagle holding a serpent; this legend is still commemorated on the coins of Mexico.

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  • I am sitting on the piazza, and my little white pigeon is perched on the back of my chair, watching me write.

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  • She perched on the edge of one table, fidgeting hands in her lap and bright features alert as she focused on some point on the screen.

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  • Throughout the mountainous country the valleys are well watered and cultivated, with fortified villages perched on the surrounding heights.

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  • Two daggers perched at her rounded hips, and her brilliant eyes glowed in the sunlight.

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  • All the world over it is held that such people can assume the form of animals; sometimes the power of the shaman is held to depend on his being able to summon his familiar; among the Ostiaks the shaman's coat was covered with representations of birds and beasts; two bear's claws were on his hands; his wand was covered with mouse-skin; when he wished to divine he beat his drum till a black bird appeared and perched on his hut; then the shaman swooned, the bird vanished, and the divination could begin.

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  • Denton paused with his fork half way to his mouth, the saucer of cake perched delicately on his other hand.

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  • She smelled the ocean on the air and was surprised to see the strange stone cottage perched in the middle of a field hedged by a stone wall.

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  • The villages of the Guajiros in the Gulf of Maracaibo are described by Goering as composed of houses with low sloping roofs perched on lofty piles and connected with each other by bridges of planks.

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  • At the same time, when viewed from the exterior, the main dome rises large, bold and commanding, with nothing of the squat appearance that mars the dome of St Sophia, with nothing of the petty prettiness of the little domes perched on the drums of the later Byzantine churches.

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