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a usually permanent construction, such as a house or store

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It gave beauty to the old edifice, and seemed to make it a part of nature.
There is one other feature, very essential to be noticed, but which, we greatly fear, may damage any picturesque and romantic impression which we have been willing to throw over our sketch of this respectable edifice.
The edifice -- originally projected on a scale adapted to the old commercial enterprise of the port, and with an idea of subsequent prosperity destined never to be realized -- contains far more space than its occupants know what to do with.
Peter's Church, during the renewal of that edifice.
Such massive arches, such ponderous substructions as support these towering broad- winged edifices, we have seldom seen before; and surely the great blocks of stone of which these edifices are built can never decay; walls that are as thick as an ordinary American doorway is high cannot crumble.
Another narrow passage led through this wall, and at its end Tarzan and his warriors found themselves in a broad avenue, on the opposite side of which crumbling edifices of hewn granite loomed dark and forbidding.
The bridge would be there in part, at least, and so would remain the walls of many of the great edifices of the past.
But afterwards, on reading a Catholic writer's history of the church, and then a Greek orthodox writer's history of the church, and seeing that the two churches, in their very conception infallible, each deny the authority of the other, Homiakov's doctrine of the church lost all its charm for him, and this edifice crumbled into dust like the philosophers' edifices.
Her passion for ancient edifices was next in degree to her passion for Henry Tilney -- and castles and abbeys made usually the charm of those reveries which his image did not fill.
can easily reconstruct in their minds the aggregate of edifices to which it belonged, and find again entire in it the ancient Gothic place of the fifteenth century.
By day, one could admire the variety of its edifices, all sculptured in stone or wood, and already presenting complete specimens of the different domestic architectures of the Middle Ages, running back from the fifteenth to the eleventh century, from the casement which had begun to dethrone the arch, to the Roman semicircle, which had been supplanted by the ogive, and which still occupies, below it, the first story of that ancient house de la Tour Roland, at the corner of the Place upon the Seine, on the side of the street with the Tannerie.
Casio's EDIFICE ERA500DB-1A timepiece is available now at select jewelers and retailers nationwide for a MSRP of $270.
MCCLUSKEY " Unite general secretary Len McCluskey said: "This is the first crack in the edifice of post-election Tory economic triumphalism.
Meanwhile, environmental activists have opposed the construction of the 182- metre Statue of Unity, billed as the largest such edifice in the world that dwarfs the Statue of Liberty among others, pointing out that the Centre and the state government are going ahead without
The other is an EDIFICE metal watch that can link with a smartphone using Bluetooth(R) v4.