DOMES


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Related to DOMES: DOMS, DOMEX, Geodesic domes, vaults
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DOMESDigest of Middle East Studies (journal)
DOMESDeep Ocean Mining Environmental Study
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Eva joyously pointed out the various spires, domes, and way-marks, by which she recognized her native city.
A scuffling mass of monkeys, biting, scratching, tearing, and pulling, closed over Bagheera, while five or six laid hold of Mowgli, dragged him up the wall of the summerhouse and pushed him through the hole of the broken dome.
He is extremely tall and thin, his forehead domes out in a white curve, and his two eyes are deeply sunken in this head.
Its crystal domes sparkled in the brilliant sunlight gleaming above the frost-covered outer wall that circles the entire one hundred miles of its circumference.
On our left were the granite-ribbed domes of old Spain.
Saint-Sophia at Constantinople, forty years ago, hurled to the earth three times in succession, the crescent of Mahom, by shaking her domes, which are her heads.
The friezes ornamented with arabesques, and the pediments which crowned the pilasters, conferred richness and grace on every part of the building, while the domes which surmounted the whole added proportion and majesty.
Yet here she is lying at my feet, with her golden domes and crosses scintillating and twinkling in the sunshine.
Then the blazing eye swept onward across the burnished domes and graceful minarets, down into court and park and garden to pause at last upon the ersite bench and the girl standing there beside it, her face upturned full toward the flier.
They seemed to be falling right into the middle of a big city which had many tall buildings with glass domes and sharp-pointed spires.
As he rode, Jack noticed that the grass and trees had become a bright emerald-green in color, so he guessed they were nearing the Emerald City even before the tall spires and domes came into sight.
This enclosure, all green and gold and glittering with precious gems, was indeed a wonderful sight to greet our travelers, who first observed it from the top of a little hill; but beyond the wall was the vast city it surrounded, and hundreds of jeweled spires, domes and minarets, flaunting flags and banners, reared their crests far above the towers of the gateways.