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  • It was raining, so they stayed under the colonnade as they walked along the rose garden.
  • It wasn’t easy, even though I’d been to visit my grandfather countless times growing up, because each house looked like the next: squat and boxy with minor variations, trimmed with aluminum siding or dark seventies wood, or fronted by plaster colonnades that seemed almost delusionally aspirational.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • The Jackson apartment had no grand throne room, no colonnades, no terraces or banquet halls or even a thermal bath.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Without the illusory balconies and colonnades, there was nothing but a heap of rubble on a barren hilltop.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus

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  • He jogged down the long hallway, illuminated brightly by a colonnade of chandeliers.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • I ran around the pond alongside a massive marble colonnade.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Soon enough we were turning into a small parking lot beside the Colonnade at Kessler Park.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Rows of graceful colonnades branched up to the dark, ribbed ceiling five stories above.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • It has, however, everything: the mezzanine with the colonnade and the stairway with a goitre and the cartouches in the form of looped leather belts.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Open for me a bucolic perspective as far as you can see, beneath a marble colonnade.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables

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  • On the opposite side of the courtyard, under a colonnade, was extensive standing—for carriages—where, indeed, some carriages of Monseigneur yet stood.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Seeing all these colonnades of bone so methodically ranged about, would you not think you were inside of the great Haarlem organ, and gazing upon its thousand pipes?
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The outside of the long, low house wore a fresh coat of white, with a pale blue colonnade and shutters to add a bit of color to the tidy porch.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • ROXANE (appearing on the steps, and seeing Le Bret go away by the colonnade leading to the chapel door): Monsieur le Bret!
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • Some of the guards entered the forest of pillars encompassing the colonnade.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • The girls went out with torches in their hands, and presently a squire led the guests- Telemakhos and Nestor’s radiant son- under the entrance colonnade, to bed.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • If you know the post-office you must have seen Ethan Frome drive up to it, drop the reins on his hollow-backed bay and drag himself across the brick pavement to the white colonnade: and you must have asked who he was.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • This drive twisted and turned as a serpent, scarce wider in places than a path, and above our heads was a great colonnade of trees, whose branches nodded and intermingled with one another, making an archway for us, like the roof of a church.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • He walked on and into Priam’s palace, fair and still, made all of ashlar, with bright colonnades.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • The pavement shrank to a narrow path between two walls of ancient pines, their tall, straight trunks pressing against it like a grim colonnade, their branches meeting above, swallowing the path into sudden silence and twilight.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • There were straight rows of trees—colonnades—growing out of the seedbed of trees that had fallen two hundred years before and sunk and become the earth itself.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Do you see those two men over there under the colonnade?
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Candide was at once conducted to a beautiful summer-house, ornamented with a very pretty colonnade of green and gold marble, and with trellises, enclosing parraquets, humming-birds, fly-birds, guinea-hens, and all other rare birds.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • No one was on the path that went along the green river meadow, along the elm-tree colonnade.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • Gradually I was able to make out the forms of the carven Gods and Goddesses on the sides of the temple, on the colonnades, and in the niches of the walls, and as I gazed they seemed almost to live, their stone breasts gently breathing, their limbs lightly moving.
    Kamala Markandaya  --  Nectar in a Sieve
  • Between la Courtille and Saint-Laurent, your eye had already noticed, on the summit of an eminence crouching amid desert plains, a sort of edifice which resembled from a distance a ruined colonnade, mounted upon a basement with its foundation laid bare.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • So Mr. Kenge gave me his arm and we went round the corner, under a colonnade, and in at a side door.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • The sun was setting; the sky showed red between the branches, and the trunks of the trees, uniform, and planted in a straight line, seemed a brown colonnade standing out against a background of gold.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Stephen’s mother and his brother and one of his cousins waited at the corner of quiet Foster Place while he and his father went up the steps and along the colonnade where the Highland sentry was parading.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • From a colonnade steps descended to a garden, in which a lotus pool lay entrapped, the leaves so closely set that they gave an impression of a floor of moist green tiles.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • The chandler’s shop being in Hungerford Market, and Hungerford Market being a very different place in those days, there was a low wooden colonnade before the door (not very unlike that before the house where the little man and woman used to live, in the old weather-glass), which pleased Mr. Dick mightily.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • They passed on into the Hall of Pillars and then into the Hall of Statues and down the colonnade, passing the great beaten-copper doors of the throne room.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • Off to the left ran an old wooden colonnade culminating in a stream spouting its medicinal water into a marble bowl.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • We’d worked out the timing ahead of time and I was waiting for him on Renaissance V, standing back in the shadows of the colonnade.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Summer surprised us, coming over the Starnbergersee With a shower of rain; we stopped in the colonnade, And went on in sunlight, into the Hofgarten, And drank coffee, and talked for an hour.
    T.S. Eliot  --  The Waste Land
  • The fire-crowned candles flickered in white colonnades above the fresh linen, held in place by silver candelabra.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Merwomen unsealed and lovely in sea-floor colonnades.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • At the north end, the beech roots formed a kind of irregular colonnade.
    Richard Adams  --  Watership Down
  • She ran down a shadowy colonnade and pressed herself against a wall to catch her breath.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • Is the stone hard enough? A good colour, certainly; something like the colonnade of St. Peter’s.
    Willa Cather  --  Death Comes for the Archbishop
  • All the autumn flowers are in bloom just now, and there are groves and fountains, shady courtyards, marble colonnades.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • The palace was a beautiful, ornate structure of open arches, colonnades, and wide balconies intended for dancing and parties.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Inheritance
  • He went back and stood for a moment under a colonnade, looking round him on all sides in hope of perceiving the nose somewhere.
    Nikolai Gogol  --  The Nose
  • "All right" They sat behind a huge, sweating stone colonnade, out of sight of the kitchen, and gobbled their pie with their fingers.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • But why, I asked myself, having returned the books, why, I repeated, standing under the colonnade among the pigeons and the prehistoric canoes, why are they angry?
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One’s Own
  • Davos stopped beneath the colonnade and traded a halfpenny for an apple.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Dance With Dragons
  • Then by passages and arched halls; through courts, and under colonnades not always lighted; up long flights of stairs, past innumerable cloisters and chambers, they were conducted into a tower of great height.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • The palace itself stretched out on either side of him—a honeycomb of halls and tunnels, balconies, colonnades, and cavernous rooms carved into the sandstone cliffs, all designed for the wind to blow through and make as much noise as possible.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • I raced around the corner of South Colonnade and plowed straight into Liz and Emma.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • "Anne," cried Mary, still at her window, "there is Mrs Clay, I am sure, standing under the colonnade, and a gentleman with her.
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
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