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  • Still drifting along and talking, they scarcely noticed that they were now in a part of the cave whose walls were not frescoed.
  • Presently the hide-and-seek frolicking began, and Tom and Becky engaged in it with zeal until the exertion began to grow a trifle wearisome; then they wandered down a sinuous avenue holding their candles aloft and reading the tangled web-work of names, dates, post-office addresses, and mottoes with which the rocky walls had been frescoed (in candle-smoke).

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  • I love Michelangelo’s ceiling fresco in the Sistine Chapel.
  • It took a moment before I realized that it was a leafy replica of Michelangelo’s fresco of Adam from the Sistine Chapel.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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