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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • "What is that?" he calmly asked, looking with attention at the horizontal lines of black and stone colour.
  • A small lofty room, with its window wide open, and the wooden jalousie-blinds closed, so that the dark night only showed in slight horizontal lines of black, alternating with their broad lines of stone colour.
  • Examined with attention, its capacity of helping such a look was to be found in the line of the mouth, and the lines of the orbits of the eyes, being much too horizontal and thin; still, in the effect of the face made, it was a handsome face, and a remarkable one.
  • I have looked at her, in a state so dun and lethargic, that I have thought of nothing but the number of horizontal lines I could draw across her at the full, and the number of perpendicular lines with which I could intersect them.

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  • Paintings in which horizontal lines dominate, tend to be relaxing.
  • The whole thing goes horizontally, too, at least it seems so, and I exhaust myself in trying to distinguish the order of its going in that direction.
    Charlotte Perkins Gilman  --  The Yellow Wallpaper

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