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1  There he propped him up against the wall and put his staff in his hands.
The Odyssey By Homer
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2  The walls on either side were of bronze from end to end, and the cornice was of blue enamel.
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3  Then they leaned the chariot against the end wall of the courtyard, and led the way into the house.
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4  Outside the gate of the outer court there is a large garden of about four acres with a wall all round it.
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5  One hit a bearing-post of the cloister; another went against the door; while the pointed shaft of another struck the wall.
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6  I built my room round this with strong walls of stone and a roof to cover them, and I made the doors strong and well-fitting.
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7  She nodded her head and motioned to Ulysses with her eyebrows; whereon he left the hut and stood before her outside the main wall of the yards.
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8  Seats were ranged all along the wall, here and there from one end to the other, with coverings of fine woven work which the women of the house had made.
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9  These founded Thebes with its seven gates, and built a wall all round it; for strong though they were they could not hold Thebes till they had walled it.
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10  When we had come up to the wall of the city we crouched down beneath our armour and lay there under cover of the reeds and thick brushwood that grew about the swamp.
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11  The outer court has a wall with battlements all round it; the doors are double folding, and of good workmanship; it would be a hard matter to take it by force of arms.
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12  The suitors were surprised and angry at what had happened, so they went outside the great wall that ran round the outer court, and held a council near the main entrance.
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13  It was a station for a great many sheep and goats, and outside there was a large yard, with a high wall round it made of stones built into the ground and of trees both pine and oak.
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14  Here, too, there was a store of fragrant olive oil, while casks of old, well-ripened wine, unblended and fit for a god to drink, were ranged against the wall in case Ulysses should come home again after all.
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15  He surrounded the city with a wall, built houses and temples, and divided the lands among his people; but he was dead and gone to the house of Hades, and King Alcinous, whose counsels were inspired of heaven, was now reigning.
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16  Presently, however, we shall come to the town, where you will find a high wall running all round it, and a good harbour on either side with a narrow entrance into the city, and the ships will be drawn up by the road side, for every one has a place where his own ship can lie.
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17  Then Ulysses and his son made all haste to take the helmets, shields, and spears inside; and Minerva went before them with a gold lamp in her hand that shed a soft and brilliant radiance, whereon Telemachus said, "Father, my eyes behold a great marvel: the walls, with the rafters, crossbeams, and the supports on which they rest are all aglow as with a flaming fire."
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