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Thus, during the first six thousand years of the world, from the most immemorial pagoda of Hindustan, to the cathedral of Cologne, architecture was the great handwriting of the human race.
In India, Vyasa is branching, strange, impenetrable as a pagoda.
Greece crowned her mountains with a temple harmonious to the eye; India disembowelled hers, to chisel therein those monstrous subterranean pagodas, borne up by gigantic rows of granite elephants.
Of course, there was no perspective whatever, which only gave it a peculiar charm to Rose, for in one place a lovely lady, with blue knitting-needles in her hair, sat directly upon the spire of a stately pagoda.
This trainer of canary-birds, this architect of a pagoda for white mice, is (as Sir Percival himself has told me) one of the first experimental chemists living, and has discovered, among other wonderful inventions, a means of petrifying the body after death, so as to preserve it, as hard as marble, to the end of time.
Maggie stood in dismay and terror, while Tom got up from the floor and walked away, pale, from the scattered ruins of his pagoda, and Lucy looked on mutely, like a kitten pausing from its lapping.
Mosques, minarets, temples, fakirs, pagodas, tigers, snakes, elephants
What did he care for Spain and its cities, Cordova, Toledo, Leon; what to him were the pagodas of Burmah and the lagoons of South Sea Islands?
I am often invited by pagoda committees and local authorities to be the chairman for their ground-breaking ceremonies.
In the early 1960s, Hayashi also built much-needed affordable housing for locals, Honolulu's Pagoda Terrace and the Pagoda Inn, now called Liona Apartments, and he built the commercial structure called King Center.
Through the help of local art experts and scholars, preliminary result revealed that the Buddha head might be the missing Buddha head of the Four Gate Pagoda at the Shengtong Monastery in northern China.
Such technology was first used in the construction of huge Buddhist temples and high-rise pagodas built entirely of wood, from three to five stories, topped by a spire that made them look even higher.