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  • On the opposite side of the courtyard, under a colonnade, was extensive standing—for carriages—where, indeed, some carriages of Monseigneur yet stood.

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  • It was raining, so they stayed under the colonnade as they walked along the rose garden.
  • It wasn’t easy, even though I’d been to visit my grandfather countless times growing up, because each house looked like the next: squat and boxy with minor variations, trimmed with aluminum siding or dark seventies wood, or fronted by plaster colonnades that seemed almost delusionally aspirational.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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