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" The portals of the basements, usually arched as if crushed beneath the weight of the mountain which they support, look like dens of a primitive race, continually receiving and pouring forth a stream of people. You lift your eyes and you feel that up there... "
Outre-mer: Impressions of America - Page 118
by Paul Bourget - 1895 - 425 pages
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Architecture and Democracy

Claude Fayette Bragdon - Architecture - 1918 - 213 pages
...tune: The portals of the basements, usually arched as if crushed beneath the weight of the mountains which they support, look like dens of a primitive...the hot breath of speculation quivering behind these windows. This it is which has fecundated these thousands of square feet of earth, in order that from...
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Architecture and Democracy

Claude Fayette Bragdon - Architecture - 1918 - 213 pages
...tune: The portals of the basements, usually arched as if crushed beneath the weight of the mountains which they support, look like dens of a primitive...its innumerable windows, is a multitude coming and going,—crowding the offices that perforate these cliffs of brick and iron, dizzied with the speed...
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Architectural Record, Volume 44

Architecture - 1918
...tune: The portals of the basements, usually arched as if crushed beneath the weight of the mountains which they support, look like dens of a primitive...the hot breath of speculation quivering behind these windows. This it is which has fecundated these thousands of square feet of earth, in order that from...
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As Others See Chicago: Impressions of Visitors, 1673-1933

Bessie Louise Pierce, Joe Lester Norris - History - 2004 - 540 pages
...invariability of natural laws gives to the most unbridled daring the calmness of geometrical figures. The portals of the basements, usually arched as if...the hot breath of speculation quivering behind these windows. This it is which has fecundated these thousands of square feet of earth, in order that from...
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