They topped the rise and the white house reared its perfect symmetry before her, tall of columns, wide of verandas, flat of roof, beautiful as a woman is beautiful who is so sure of her charm that she can be generous and gracious to all.
There was a glamor to it, a perfection and a completeness and a symmetry to it like Grecian art.
Fragments of words came back to her and she quoted parrot-like: "A glamor to it—a perfection, a symmetry like Grecian art."
There are no more uses of "symmetry" in the book.
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The building has multiple local symmetries.
I know a little of the principle of design, and I know this thing was not arranged on any laws of radiation, or alternation, or repetition, or symmetry, or anything else that I ever heard of.