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Rosetta Stone
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  • They call the program "Rosetta Stone" because of the Rosetta Stone’s importance in understanding language.
  • I did not wonder where Mr. Avery gathered his meteorological statistics: they came straight from the Rosetta Stone.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • "The Rosetta Stone," I said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • He broke the code of hieroglyphics using the Rosetta Stone—the first man outside the House of Life to do so.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire

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  • The hieroglyphs predated Bernini by centuries, and hieroglyphs had not even been decipherable until the Rosetta Stone was discovered.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Books thrown open, flashes of experience, marginal notations in all the hieroglyphs of emotion, more complex than the Rosetta Stone.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • You would have thought she was entrusting me with the Rosetta Stone.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Saying "various jobs," I give out the Rosetta stone, so to speak, to my entire life.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Young lady, the Rosetta Stone was the key to deciphering hieroglyphics!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Then an Englishman named Thomas Young proved that the Rosetta Stone’s three languages all conveyed the same message.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid

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  • Our dad stood in front of the Rosetta Stone with his back to us.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • But instead of throwing the stick, he touched it to the Rosetta Stone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • And two more hieroglyphic symbols burned blue against the surface of the Rosetta Stone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • The blue light turned to searing white, and the Rosetta Stone exploded.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • I sat up, dazed, and spit a piece of Rosetta Stone out of my mouth.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Pieces of the Rosetta Stone had exploded outward with such force that they’d embedded themselves in the columns, the walls, the other exhibits.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • In front of us, where the Rosetta Stone had been, stood a smoking, sheared-off pedestal.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Rosetta Stone in a billion pieces.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • It had started when I looked at those blue glowing words Dad had drawn on the Rosetta Stone and I knew what they meant.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • When Dad was standing in front of the Rosetta Stone, he said, ’Osiris, come.’
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Why did Dad break the Rosetta Stone?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • The curators will soon check their vaults and discover that the Rosetta Stone miraculously survived the explosion.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • He simply didn’t realize how much power the Rosetta Stone contained.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • But he never got the chance to use it because, according to what Sadie has told me, it appears that Julius released five gods from the Rosetta Stone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • X Open—the same symbol Dad had used at the Rosetta Stone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Then again at the British Museum, when your father was foolish enough to use the Rosetta Stone itself.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Rosetta Stone destroyed.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • When the Rosetta Stone shattered, it let out five gods, right?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Desjardins was in London the night your father broke the Rosetta Stone, wasn’t he?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • The guy who deciphered hieroglyphics from the Rosetta Stone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • And your father breaking the Rosetta Stone?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Mr. Avery said it was written on the Rosetta Stone that when children disobeyed their parents, smoked cigarettes and made war on each other, the seasons would change: Jem and I were burdened with the guilt of contributing to the aberrations of nature, thereby causing unhappiness to our neighbors and discomfort to ourselves.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • I unleashed the gods from the Rosetta Stone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Apparently the Rosetta Stone turned up unharmed.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • But basically my dad wanted to release some gods for reasons I don’t quite Maybe he thought, I’ll just pop down to the British Museum and blow up the Rosetta Stone!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
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