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basilica
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Middlemarch
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  • Ruins and basilicas, palaces and colossi, set in the midst of a sordid present, where all that was living and warm-blooded seemed sunk in the deep degeneracy of a superstition divorced from reverence; the dimmer but yet eager Titanic life gazing and struggling on walls and ceilings; the long vistas of white forms whose marble eyes seemed to hold the monotonous light of an alien world: all this vast wreck of ambitious ideals, sensuous and spiritual, mixed confusedly with the signs of…

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  • We visited St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City.
  • Vittoria Vetra stood trembling at the foot of the basilica’s sweeping stairs.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons

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