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Parthenon
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The Fountainhead
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  • A green spot stood in the center of a picture of the Parthenon, suspended over the fireplace.
  • He pointed to the picture of the Parthenon.
  • "That," said the Dean, "is the Parthenon."
  • The Parthenon did not serve the same purpose as its wooden ancestor.
  • An airline terminal does not serve the same purpose as the Parthenon.
  • The sketch represented a house in the shape of a grain silo incredibly merged with the simplified, emaciated shadow of the Parthenon.
  • With the latest news of the casting of I’ll Take a Sailor and the shooting of Wives for Sale, came stories about the Parthenon and the Pantheon.
  • The Parthenon has usurped the recognition which—and isn’t that usually the case?
  • Then he whirled around to his drawing of the Cosmo-Slotnick Building, that hung on the wall between a huge photograph of the Parthenon and one of the Louvre.
  • He had time to note a genuine Roman statue in a corner, sepia photographs of the Parthenon, of Rheims Cathedral, of Versailles and of the Frink National Bank Building with the eternal torch.
  • The men who designed the Parthenon, the Gothic cathedrals, the first skyscrapers.
  • Other men, of whom there were greater numbers, the men who had been safe in copying the Parthenon, saw the danger and found a way to security: to walk Cameron’s path and make it lead them to a new Parthenon, an easier Parthenon in the shape of a packing crate of glass and concrete.
  • Other men, of whom there were greater numbers, the men who had been safe in copying the Parthenon, saw the danger and found a way to security: to walk Cameron’s path and make it lead them to a new Parthenon, an easier Parthenon in the shape of a packing crate of glass and concrete.
  • Other men, of whom there were greater numbers, the men who had been safe in copying the Parthenon, saw the danger and found a way to security: to walk Cameron’s path and make it lead them to a new Parthenon, an easier Parthenon in the shape of a packing crate of glass and concrete.
  • It’s the Parthenon!" said the Dean.
  • The museum building, Keating pointed out proudly, was to be decidedly different: it was not a reproduction of the Parthenon, but of the Maison Carrée at Nîmes.
  • Yes, God damn it, the Parthenon!

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  • Once, the massive statue had graced the Parthenon in Greece.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • In her dream, Piper flew above the Parthenon—the ancient temple of Athena, the left side of its hollow shell encased in metal scaffolding.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus

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