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The view of the strange city with its peculiar architecture, such as he had never seen before, filled Napoleon with the rather envious and uneasy curiosity men feel when they see an alien form of life that has no knowledge of them.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I really believe Joe would have prolonged this word (mightily expressive to my mind of some architecture that I know) into a perfect Chorus, but for his attention being providentially attracted by his hat, which was toppling.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
On the very day after his arrival he struck fear into every breast by calling for accounts, discovering hosts of deficits and missing sums, and directing his attention to the aforesaid fine houses of civilian architecture.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
She is in Heidelberg, and is now studying not natural science, but architecture, in which, according to her own account, she has discovered new laws.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
We came at length to the house, which was indeed a noble structure, built according to the best rules of ancient architecture.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Cement was lacking, of course, but, as in the case of certain Roman walls, without interfering with its rigid architecture.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
She walked back through Wilmette and Evanston, discovered new forms of suburban architecture, and remembered her desire to recreate villages.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Between the court and the garden, built in the heavy style of the imperial architecture, was the large and fashionable dwelling of the Count and Countess of Morcerf.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
As soon as he was alone, he lit a cigarette and began sketching upon a piece of paper, drawing first flowers and bits of architecture, and then human faces.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context
He escorted them to the house, which was one of a long row of the typical frame dwellings of the neighborhood, where architecture is a luxury that is dispensed with.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context