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  • ’But before the balloons, save for spasmodic jumping and the inequalities of the surface, man had no freedom of vertical movement.’
  • Here and there rose a white or silvery figure in the waste garden of the earth, here and there came the sharp vertical line of some cupola or obelisk.
  • It was of white marble, in shape something like a winged sphinx, but the wings, instead of being carried vertically at the sides, were spread so that it seemed to hover.

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  • The architect used long vertical lines to pull the eye upward.
  • On a small ladder, a good-looking sandy-haired boy is painting a vertical sign that will say:  "Doc’s."
    Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim  --  Westside Story

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