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symmetry
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Since the receipt of the missive in the morning, Boldwood had felt the symmetry of his existence to be slowly getting distorted in the direction of an ideal passion.
  • There was, so to speak, that symmetry in their distortion which is less the characteristic of British than of Continental grotesques of the period.

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  • The building has multiple local symmetries.
  • I know a little of the principle of design, and I know this thing was not arranged on any laws of radiation, or alternation, or repetition, or symmetry, or anything else that I ever heard of.
    Charlotte Perkins Gilman  --  The Yellow Wallpaper

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