SPIRE


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SPIREString Processing and Information Retrieval (International Symposium)
SPIRESpectral and Photometric Imaging Receiver (Cardiff University; School of Physics and Astronomy; UK)
SPIReSchool of Politics and International Relations (University College Dublin, Ireland)
SPIRESpecial Programs in Religious Education
SPIRESpider Reconstruction Engine
SPIRESouth Pacific Institute of Renewable Energy
SPIRESouthern Paranormal Investigations Research & Education
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In crossing a field, I saw the church spire before me: I hastened towards it.
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.
The Catholic chapel might often be seen planted beside the trading house, and its spire surmounted by a cross, towering from the midst of an Indian village, on the banks of a river or a lake.
Go to the stile a-top o' the Barn field," said Mary, "and look across Pardons to the next spire.
That is the spire of Salisbury Cathedral, and when we leave that we shall be getting close to the old Roman county, and you will naturally want your eyes.
It is like a broad red church spire, the top of it being level with the plateau, but a great chasm gaping between.
Pretty cottages lined it on two sides, and the upper and third side was occupied by a new stone church, expensively simple, a charming shingled spire.
Among the trees and not far from the residence he pointed out the spire of the little church of which he had spoken.
With these feelings, she rather dreaded than sought for the first view of that well-known spire which would announce her within twenty miles of home.
It lies far within the inner court of the Temple of Issus, a little temple that raises a thin spire far above the spires and minarets of the great temple that surrounds it.
Miles away a church spire stuck like a spike out of the hollow, and the smoke of a village dimmed the trees behind.
And if we enter the interior of the edifice, who has overthrown that colossus of Saint Christopher, proverbial for magnitude among statues, as the grand hall of the Palais de Justice was among halls, as the spire of Strasbourg among spires?