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  • Halfway down the car is a semi-partition of carved oak columns, but the aisle is of bare, splintery, grease-blackened wood.
  • The post-office—merely a partition of glass and brass shutting off the rear of a mildewed room which must once have been a shop.
  • Carpenters had torn out the partition between front parlor and back parlor, thrown it into a long room on which she lavished yellow and deep blue; a Japanese obi with an intricacy of gold thread on stiff ultramarine tissue, which she hung as a panel against the maize wall; a couch with pillows of sapphire velvet and gold bands; chairs which, in Gopher Prairie, seemed flippant.

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  • a movable partition can divide the ballroom into two smaller rooms
  • partition a room off

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