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Rosetta Stone


They call the program "Rosetta Stone" because of the Rosetta Stone’s importance in understanding language.
  an engraved stone instrumental in deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs because the inscriptions (196 BC) described a decree in three different languages
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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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