Balustrading: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 29 pages
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Use in Literature BalustradingHis shadow disturbs a shadow of balustrades. The door swings shut behind.ndash;Conrad Aiken in The House of Dust.Upstairs, front and back, verandas again, balustraded so that little girls could not forget themselves and fall off.ndash;James Lane Allen in The Reign of Law.He found him modestly seated on the balustrade of a terrace.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Celibates.On the morning of the second day after his arrival, Emile was at a window of his bedroom, which opened upon a terrace with a balustrade from which a noble view could be seen.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Sons of the Soil (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).The balustrade of a balcony in garlands a la Pompadour concealed the roof; only the lead cornices were visible.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Honorine.The balustrade, of walnut with brass ornaments and dangerously slight, was pointed out to us as one of the seven wonders of the world.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Pierrette.The balustrade of the upper balconies was eaten away.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Honorine.One ought not to be dragged protesting from the scene, catching desperately at every doorway and balustrade; one should walk off smiling.ndash;Arthur Christopher Benson in From a College Window.It forms a parallelogram with its angles cut off, which are surrounded by ditches, guarded by balustrades, breast high.ndash;Francis W. Blagdon in Paris As It Was and As It Is (A Sketch Of The French Capital, Illustrative of the Effects of the Revolution), vols 1,2.Throughout its extent, the whole edifice is crowned by a balustrade, on the pedestals of which vases are placed at equal distances.ndash;Francis W. Blagdon in Paris As It Was and As It Is (A Sketch Of The French Capital, Illustrative of the Effects of the Revolution), vols 1,2.

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