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obelisk
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David Copperfield
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  • There was a long-legged young man with a very little empty donkey-cart, standing near the Obelisk, in the Blackfriars Road, whose eye I caught as I was going by, and who, addressing me as ’Sixpenn’orth of bad ha’pence,’ hoped ’I should know him agin to swear to’ — in allusion, I have no doubt, to my staring at him.

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  • Colin and Hassan followed her to a six-foot-tall obelisk—a kind of miniature Washington Monument—before which la’ a plethora of not-new pink silk roses.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • The horse paused beside the obelisk.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book

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