He felt nothing but immense uncertainty when his sketches were ready and the delicate perspective of a white marble edifice lay, neatly finished, before him.
They seem to tell us that none may rise too high above the restraint of the common human level, that all is held and shall be checked, even as this proud edifice, by the stringcourses of men’s brotherhood….
We have noted the gigantic proportions of religious edifices, the soaring lines, the horrible grotesques of monster-like gods, or, later, gargoyles.
It was a three-floor edifice, part marble, part stucco, adorned with gargoyles and carriage lanterns.
So you see, Mr. Roark, though it is to be a religious edifice, it is also more than that.
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The corporation was housed in an imposing edifice.
He was determined to defeat the bill and tear down the entire edifice of free trade treaties.