From the palace you could see the rows and rows of roofless houses that made up the city looking like empty honeycombs filled with blackness; the shapeless block of stone that had been an idol in the square where four roads met; the pits and dimples at street corners where the public wells once stood, and the shattered domes
of temples with wild figs sprouting on their sides.
At last, more than thirty million years hence, the huge red-hot dome
of the sun had come to obscure nearly a tenth part of the darkling heavens.
When the five workmen beheld the dome
, with the morning sunshine making it look golden and glorious, they gave a great shout.
Nothing could have altered the rich colour of my commander's complexion, laid on generously by wind and sea; but between the two tufts of fair hair above his ears, his skull, generally suffused with the hue of blood, shone dead white, like a dome
And when I turned my head to take a parting glance at the tug which had just left us anchored outside the bar, I saw the straight line of the flat shore joined to the stable sea, edge to edge, with a perfect and unmarked closeness, in one leveled floor half brown, half blue under the enor- mous dome
of the sky.
From the small, narrow window of that room, I first saw THE dome
, looming through a London mist.
On the tops of the columns was reared a dome
or cupola, resembling in shape an inverted tea-cup without its bottom, from the centre of which projected a spire, or shaft of wood, transfixed with two iron rods, that bore on their ends the letters N.
of clouds was tinged at its base with, as it were, the foam of rubies, fading away into opal and pearly tints, in proportion as the gaze was carried from base to summit.
But the Mugger had only looked up at the thing from below, where the brass dome
seemed rather like a bullock"s hump.
His walk had become fairly good by the time he reached the great white edifice that unfolds its repeated colonnades and uplifts its isolated dome
at the end of a long vista of saloons and tobacco-shops.
This collar was placed over the dome
of the balloon, and the hanging thongs were gathered together below, so that the pressure of any weight would be diffused over a considerable surface.
He was walking across the lawn toward the landing stage on the river, and still felt all around him, under the dome
of golden evening, an Old World savor and reverberation in that riverhaunted garden.