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  • We’re meeting for a picnic under the pavilion at the park.
  • The Chinese pavilion at the World’s Fair was fabulous.
  • Her room is in the east pavilion of the hospital.
  • ...a pavilion pitched on one side of the open place.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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  • The boat looked like a floating teahouse, with an open-air pavilion larger than the one in our courtyard.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • The torches and braziers kept the outdoor pavilion warm,
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • When they came of an age to take girls out on dates they always took them to the pavilion in the fair grounds.
    Dalton Trumbo  --  Johnny Got His Gun
  • Grandfather sits a few rows behind the Commandant’s pavilion with a group of his personal guard, his eyes on me.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • On a granite panel outside the Protagorean Pavilion the building’s namesake was quoted loosely: Humans are the measure of all things.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • The park itself is made up of three baseball fields, a playground, and a large pavilion where volunteers serve cider and slices of pumpkin pie.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four

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  • The ornate gables, the tiered pavilions that teetered dangerously close to the cliff’s edge, the rounded temples stretching to the heavens.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • The dining pavilion was pleasant enough.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Gaily striped tents and pavilions sprang up everywhere as the workmen scurried about like ants.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • Sometimes in the buffalo shed; other times the band shell benches or the pavilion.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Maniac Magee
  • In the darkness we passed lots and lots of surf spots: the Bay, the Bowl, Pavilions, Pine Trees, Middles, Chicken Wings, Wai Koko.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • Marie-Laure’s father is principal locksmith for the National Museum of Natural History Between the laboratories, warehouses, four separate public museums, the menagerie, the greenhouses, the acres of medicinal and decorative gardens in the Jardin des Plantes, and a dozen gates and pavilions, her father estimates there are twelve thousand locks in the entire museum complex.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • We browse a few more pavilions until we reach the pavilion Karen and Jack are set up in.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • Then the ravens turned into horses galloping through the surf He saw his sister Bianca sitting in the dining pavilion at Camp Half-Blood with the Hunters of Artemis.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Welcome to The Pavilion, Derek.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • At the moment the Emperors went into the pavilion he looked at his watch, and did not forget to look at it again when Alexander came out.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • In this valley were magnificent gardens planted by Hassen-ben-Sabah, and in these gardens isolated pavilions.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • A clay and pebble wall, built in 1853, surrounded the town; and in the principal street were the market and several hotels adorned with pavilions.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • At the foot of the stairs was another tunnel, which widened out at the end into a square pavilion, each corner of which was marked by a spire of carved bone.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • She pointed out the open-air dining pavilion that overlooked Long Island Sound.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • We pushed aside curtains that were like pavilions, and felt over innumerable feet of dark wall for electric light switches — once I tumbled with a sort of splash upon the keys of a ghostly piano.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • The same white-columned Greek buildings were scattered around the valley-the amphitheater, the combat arena, the dining pavilion overlooking Long Island Sound.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • As we galloped past the cabins, I glanced at the dining hall-an open-air Greek pavilion on a hill overlooking the sea.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • The palace was as big as the city on Mount Olympus, with wide courtyards, gardens, and columned pavilions.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • One morning the hobbits woke to find the large field, south of Bilbo’s front door, covered with ropes and poles for tents and pavilions.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • This one opened out into a pavilion surrounded by spires of carved bone—a pavilion Clary remembered very well.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • The locals look upon Manderley as if it was a pavilion on the end of a pier, and expect us to put up a turn for their benefit.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • In the middle, a tattered pavilion covered an empty dais where a throne might once have sat.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • And at the head of the assembly stood a white pavilion that sheltered a throne of knotted roots.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • They reached the pavilion of the Speaking Stars, where the Brothers took their places behind their black basalt table.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • We’re just about to go on a tour of the birthing pavilion.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Thence his eyes wandered over the town to far away where the ships’ lights shone, and the pier glowed—a little illuminated, facetted pavilion like a gem of yellow light.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • The Faubourg Saint-Germain and the pavilion de Marsan wished to have M. Delaveau for prefect of police, on account of his piety.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Clouds swirled over the largest temple, a round pavilion with a ring of white columns supporting a domed roof.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • We ate in pavilions on the sand.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • Certain agents I found to have the power to shake and to pluck back that fleshly vestment, even as a wind might toss the curtains of a pavilion.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • There were but three hotels in this part of the street; and only two windows looking toward the road, one of which was in a pavilion parallel to that which Aramis occupied, the other belonging to Aramis himself.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • And there he pight many pavilions, and there was great war made on both parties, and much people slain.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • For aught Georgiana knew, it might be a pavilion among the clouds.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Birthmark
  • After a while, the servant returned, asked him, who had been waiting, to follow him conducted him, who was following him, without a word into a pavilion, where Kamala was lying on a couch, and left him alone with her.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Siddhartha
  • He had seen them though, as they left their pavilion, and he followed them with his eyes until they disappeared again.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • The dancing pavilion was put up near the Danish laundry, on a vacant lot surrounded by tall, arched cottonwood trees.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia
  • Chiron pointed to an outdoor pavilion framed in white Grecian columns on a hill overlooking the sea.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • From the sheds he could see a perfect sea of carriages, and people on foot, soldiers surrounding the race course, and pavilions swarming with people.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • And there he pight many pavilions, and there was great war made on both parties, and much people slain.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume I
  • And then Sir Arthur saw a rich pavilion.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
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