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edifice
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Candide
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  • While waiting they were shown the city, and saw the public edifices raised as high as the clouds, the market places ornamented with a thousand columns, the fountains of spring water, those of rose water, those of liqueurs drawn from sugar-cane, incessantly flowing into the great squares, which were paved with a kind of precious stone, which gave off a delicious fragrancy like that of cloves and cinnamon.

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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.

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