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tapestry as in:  the tapestry hangs in the museum

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  • The tapestry depicts the building of the Notre Dame Cathedral.
    tapestry = a rug-like artwork -- often hung on a wall for display
  • Tapestries still hung on the walls of the living room and my mother's books still crowded the shelves in Baba's study.   (source)
    tapestries = rug-like artworks
  • Drawn to the spot by the mysterious power that seemed to connect him with his foul cat, Argus Filch burst suddenly through a tapestry to Harry's right, wheezing and looking wildly about for the rule-breaker.   (source)
    tapestry = rug-like artwork -- often hung on a wall for display
  • 'Well,' asked the wise man, 'did you see the Persian tapestries that are hanging in my dining hall?'   (source)
    tapestries = rug-like artworks
  • Here, I brought your tapestry bag; I didn't look at your notes or clues, honest.   (source)
    tapestry = made of rug-like fabric with artwork
  • A huge golden tapestry that reminded me of the drop cloths Dad used at home was hung up against a wall and spilled across the floor.   (source)
    tapestry = rug-like artwork -- often hung on a wall for display
  • I hear a faint rustling from behind a tapestry.   (source)
    tapestry = a rug-like artwork -- often hung on a wall for display
  • Because of Duffield's pressing schedule the little occasion must not take much time, cannot even include a meal together: a brief sightseeing fling at the university with its resplendent Collegium Maius; then Wawel Castle, the tapestries, a pause for a cup of tea, perhaps a tiny side trip elsewhere, but that is all.   (source)
    tapestries = rug-like artworks hung on walls
  • The living-room was crowded to the doors with a set of tapestried furniture entirely too large for it, so that to move about was to stumble continually over scenes of ladies swinging in the gardens of Versailles.   (source)
    tapestried = rug-like artwork -- in this case used as upholstery
  • The walls are hung with gold and silver brocade tapestry.   (source)
    tapestry = rug-like artworks
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  • Kings, in those days, took their household tapestries with them on campaign, which was a measure of the kind of camps they had.   (source)
    tapestries = rug-like artworks -- often hung on a wall for display
  • ...she thought of dainty dinners, of shining silverware, of tapestry that peopled the walls with ancient personages and with strange birds flying in the midst of a fairy forest;   (source)
    tapestry = a heavy fabric with a woven picture that is hung on a wall for display
  • The walls were hung round with tapestry, said to be from the Gobelin looms, and, at all events, representing the Scriptural story of David and Bathsheba, and Nathan the Prophet, in colours still unfaded, but which made the fair woman of the scene almost as grimly picturesque as the woe-denouncing seer.   (source)
    tapestry = rug-like artwork
  • Giant tapestries and a huge collection of fantasy artwork covered the walls, while gargoyle statues and suits of armor lined the hallways.†   (source)
  • A grand staircase, works of art—paintings and tapestries on every wall—and furniture of a quality he has never seen before.†   (source)
  • But when she stepped into the cool vastness of the entrance hall she forgot, momentarily, about all that and gaped in silence at the sight before her: the spiral stairs, the portraits, the tapestries, the crystal chandeliers, and the gleaming furniture.†   (source)
  • Behind him, confiscated treasures are crammed to the ceiling: rolled tapestries, grandfather clocks, armoires, and giant landscape paintings crazed with cracks.†   (source)
  • He spoke Hindi passably and owned so many Indian paintings and tapestries that his living room looked to me like a shop or an art gallery.†   (source)
  • The walls of the room appeared, and then the floor and the ceiling, and she had the distinct feeling that she was trapped in a box, a lovely cage filled with tapestries and cushions.†   (source)
  • Langdon could not believe the artwork on the walls-mint-condition busts, tapestries, friezes-works worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.†   (source)
  • He saw a familiar face beneath the tapestries.†   (source)
  • Along the walls, purple tapestries showed scenes of snowy forests, barren mountains, and glaciers.†   (source)
  • It's so quiet, with the thick carpets and heavy tapestries soaking up the sound.†   (source)
  • Ruined banquet tables littered with peeled apples and walnut shells; draped tapestries and silver; trompe l'oeils with crawling insects and striped flowers.†   (source)
  • Tapestries covered the stone walls.†   (source)
  • Before the power of his sight, these things hung like dark tapestries in the air about Lanre's shaking form.†   (source)
  • Some passages were rustic, adorned with nothing but their modest masonry, while others were more like the hallways in a castle or museum, with tapestries, framed antique maps, and oil paintings hanging from the walls.†   (source)
  • They recorded their history in fabulous tapestries that hung on the palace walls, and had skillful knives and swords and such, which they used to conquer the neighboring tribes and enslave them.†   (source)
  • They saw Gobelin tapestries at the French Pavilion and the life-mask of Abraham Lincoln among the exhibits of the American Bronze Company.†   (source)
  • Only the foundations, like burned bones, were still visible: here a window, there a leaning chimney—but the substance of the house, the bricks and the mortar, the priceless books and ancient tapestries handed down through generations of Shadowhunters, was dust blowing across the face of the moon.†   (source)
  • Every wall was covered with tapestries: hunting scenes, court scenes, pastoral scenes.†   (source)
  • His right hand, a princely tarantula, garlanded with roses, cracked a book of Bayeaux tapestries aspin down the sightless abyss below.†   (source)
  • All the rest, the signed furniture, the Indian rugs, the statues and the handwoven tapestries, the countless trinkets made of precious stones and metals, everything that had made hers one of the most pleasant and best decorated houses in the city, everything, even the sacred cockatoo, everything had vanished.†   (source)
  • Bats nested in beams like pigeons in a hayloft; the walls were lined with tapestries and mosaics of tile and stone; among winding roots and tubers were the makings of an army: kegs of powder and coils of fuse and crates of ammo.†   (source)
  • Concertos are these tapestries, and all the other bolts of cloth are serenades, waltzes, overtures, and rhapsodies.†   (source)
  • Vines spilled forth from stone and interwove to form tapestries and paintings; musty toadstools became luxuriant divans; and the tongues of the bonfire were snatched by invisible hands and used to fuel lanterns and candles set within the grottos of what was rapidly becoming the richest, most splendid entry hall Max had ever seen.†   (source)
  • The inside walls would be beautifully painted and hung with tapestries, and every cross-timber or falcon's perch was carved and gewgawed with toads, snakes, dragon shapes, deer, cows, pigs, trees, trolls.†   (source)
  • From here, I can see the boats from Venice and Marseilles—and other, farther-distant ports—unloading their glass and tin wares and loomed tapestries and taking on their return freight of gold dust, ostrich feathers, ivory, and,sometimes, that saddest of all cargoes; the chained lines of tall Africans, destined to be slaves.†   (source)
  • There were paintings, bronzes, tapestries, all beautifully arranged.†   (source)
  • The ceilings are high, the marble profuse, and the occasional tapestries priceless.†   (source)
  • Dim tapestries hung on the walls.†   (source)
  • Many great trees grew there, planted long ago, falling into untended age amid a riot of careless descendants; and groves and thickets there were of tamarisk and pungent terebinth, of olive and of bay; and there were junipers and myrtles; and thymes that grew in bushes, or with their woody creeping stems mantled in deep tapestries the hidden stones; sages of many kinds putting forth blue flowers, or red, or pale green; and marjorams and new-sprouting parsleys, and many herbs of forms and scents beyond the garden-lore of Sam.†   (source)
  • In boiling seas trapped under copper domes were the dresses, shirts, uniforms, underwear, coats, towels, bed linen, napkins, tablecloths, and tapestries of empire.†   (source)
  • Just picture a roof on this, and a coloured pavement instead of grass, and tapestries on the walls, and you get our royal banqueting hall.†   (source)
  • The second chamber was purple in its ornaments and tapestries, and here the panes were purple.   (source)
    tapestries = rug-like artworks -- often hung on a wall for display
  • The walls, hung not with gold and silver brocade tapestry, but with a dainty apple-blossom paper, were adorned with a few good pictures given Anne by Mrs. Allan.   (source)
    tapestry = rug-like artworks
  • When he had gone half way he turned around and stared at the scene — his wife and Catherine scolding and consoling as they stumbled here and there among the crowded furniture with articles of aid, and the despairing figure on the couch, bleeding fluently, and trying to spread a copy of "Town Tattle" over the tapestry scenes of Versailles.   (source)
    tapestry = rug-like artwork -- in this case used as upholstery
  • He entered the accustomed room, and looked around him on its books, its windows, its fireplace, and the tapestried comfort of the walls, with the same perception of strangeness that had haunted him throughout his walk from the forest dell into the town and thitherward.   (source)
    tapestried = decorated with rug-like artwork
  • Thousands of them rustled behind the tapestries, making the woven scenes move like wind.†   (source)
  • The remains of tapestries hung from the walls.†   (source)
  • They'd compete to have your tapestries in their palaces.†   (source)
  • It just seems a shame that these beautiful tapestries can't be seen by everyone.†   (source)
  • The goddess would never allow my tapestries to be shown in the palaces of the gods.†   (source)
  • Her eyes wandered over the tapestries, which were heart-wrenchingly beautiful.†   (source)
  • The same kind of hooks had been used to hang the shredded tapestries.†   (source)
  • Um ...as I said, I'd love to take your tapestries to Olympus and hang them everywhere.†   (source)
  • My tapestries depicted the gods in rather unflattering ways, you see.†   (source)
  • The room was round, its walls of whitewashed stone hung with white woolen tapestries.†   (source)
  • They just cast warm orange light across the wall displays of swords, shields, and tapestries.†   (source)
  • Woolen carpets covered the ground, tapestries the walls.†   (source)
  • There were no tapestries, no paintings, nothing to soften the harshness.†   (source)
  • Pulling them open, Scathach ushered Max inside a great hall hung with many tapestries.†   (source)
  • Max paced the cavern, watching his shadow creep and glide along the walls and tapestries.†   (source)
  • Tapestries hung all around the office entrance, threadbare from the passing of years.†   (source)
  • Tyrion had pointed out the squares of darker stone where tapestries had once hung.†   (source)
  • Along the left wall it looked as if something had disarranged the tapestries.†   (source)
  • On its walls hung tapestries woven from silver seaweed most pleasing to the eyes.†   (source)
  • Faded tapestries and ragged maps covered the stone walls.†   (source)
  • Though I should not speak harshly of her, she is sending me some splendid tapestries.†   (source)
  • Left-Hand Lucas Codd and Quellon Humble had torn tapestries off the walls to serve as cloaks.†   (source)
  • Alayne led them down the arcade past a dozen splendid tapestries.†   (source)
  • There were rich tapestries hanging on the walls.†   (source)
  • After cleaning up the spill (we insisted on helping), Inge led us up a wide staircase to the second floor, down a hall bedecked with lush tapestries and more artifact niches, to a simple metal door.†   (source)
  • She walked on a maroon carpet with a repeating blue-and-yellow octagonal pattern, saw out of the corner of her eye the marble bases of statues, the lower halves of vases, the frayed ends of richly colored tapestries hanging from walls.†   (source)
  • Close-ups of tapestries, shots of the ceiling he must have lain flat on the carpet to get, and so many pictures of the gardens.†   (source)
  • Half an hour later Harry and Ron, who had dressed and breakfasted quickly, entered the drawing room, a long, high-ceilinged room on the first floor with olive green walls covered in dirty tapestries.†   (source)
  • Tapestries began to burn.†   (source)
  • Rich tapestries hung between the different levels, embroidered with heroic figures and tumultuous battle scenes.†   (source)
  • The room was a lushly adorned Renaissance library complete with inlaid bookshelves, oriental carpets, and colorful tapestries ....and yet the room bristled with high-tech gear-banks of computers, faxes, electronic maps of the Vatican complex, and televisions tuned to CNN.†   (source)
  • Zethes poked him in the back with his icicle sword, and they followed the princess down a massive hallway decked in frosty tapestries.†   (source)
  • We saw every one of these things—the tapestries depicting violent acts and the swords and knives and even a throne with human skulls attached to the bottoms of all four legs, plated with bronze like keepsake baby shoes!†   (source)
  • He crossed the room, pulled back the heavy tapestries, and threw open the high narrow windows one by one, letting the night air into the chamber.†   (source)
  • Now the stone was covered with hunting tapestries, vivid with greens and browns and blues, and yet still it seemed to Ned Stark that the only color in the hall was the red of blood.†   (source)
  • She would find herself wandering down gloomy halls past faded tapestries, descending endless circular stairs, darting through courtyards or over bridges, her shouts echoing unanswered.†   (source)
  • King Robert had replaced them with banners and tapestries, but Tyrion had persisted until he found the skulls in the dank cellar where they had been stored.†   (source)
  • T, he walls of the throne room had been stripped bare, the hunting tapestries that King Robert loved taken down and stacked in the corner in an untidy heap.†   (source)
  • The walls were hung with tapestries from Norvos and Qohor and Lys, and a pair of Valyrian sphinxes flanked the door, eyes of polished garnet smoldering in black marble faces.†   (source)
  • The petitioners clustered near the tall doors, the knights and high lords and ladies beneath the tapestries, the smallfolk in the gallery, the mailed guards in their cloaks, gold or grey: all stood.†   (source)
  • But Littlefinger had kept his promise; all along the walls, in front of Robert's tapestries with their scenes of hunt and battle, the gold-cloaked ranks of the City Watch stood stiffly to attention, each man's hand clasped around the haft of an eight-foot-long spear tipped in black iron.†   (source)
  • Now her last tapestries had crumbled.†   (source)
  • Whenever she hesitated, Annabeth called out encouragement and reminded her how wonderful her tapestries would look on Mount Olympus.†   (source)
  • I could make twenty tapestries—†   (source)
  • These tapestries are excellent.†   (source)
  • Bronze braziers of magical light, like the gods used on Mount Olympus, glowed around the circumference of the room, interspersed with gorgeous tapestries.†   (source)
  • She'd bragged about her tapestries being better than Athena's, which had led to Mount Olympus's first reality TV punishment program: So You Think You Can Weave Better Than a Goddess?†   (source)
  • The tapestries were the best she'd ever seen—better than the witch Circe's work, and, yes, even better than some weavings she'd seen on Mount Olympus.†   (source)
  • As daylight flooded the cavern, Arachne's tapestries along the walls crumbled to dust, which Annabeth could hardly bear to watch—especially the tapestry depicting her and Percy.†   (source)
  • Unlike the abandoned chambers they had seen before the ambush, those they passed through now were filled with tapestries, furniture, and strange devices made of brass and crystal, the purpose of which Eragon could not fathom.†   (source)
  • As he ran, he caught glimpses of the rich tapestries that hung above the arched entrances to the corridors on either side and of the grotesque statues of beasts and monsters that lurked between the pillars of blood-red jasper that lined the vaulted avenue.†   (source)
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tapestry as in:  the tapestry of my life

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  • There are some loose threads in my childhood, but were they to be pulled out, the tapestry of my life would unravel.
  • Light and color danced and wove a tapestry of love for him to step on.   (source)
  • The classmates of the five dead children had transformed the pavement into a tapestry of spray-painted eulogies.   (source)
  • His shaved head, bare chest, and makeup-smeared face had been unveiled as a terrifying tapestry of tattoos.   (source)
  • Happiness was the main component in my life now, the dominant pattern in the tapestry.   (source)
  • Nathaniel took to drawing on the walls and ceiling of their apartment, and did amazingly dead-on caricatures of teachers and classmates and scribbled musical references and racial epithets, turning their apartment into a mad tapestry of race-tinged, twenty-year-old angst.   (source)
  • The third group was told that the donations would go to Rokia, as in the first group, but this time her own hunger was presented as part of a background tapestry of global hunger, with some statistics thrown in.   (source)
  • A thread of silver in a tapestry of night.   (source)
  • Bailey took it upon himself to answer every question, and from a corner of his lively imagination wove a tapestry of entertainment for them that I was sure was as foreign to him as it was to me.   (source)
  • It's a tapestry of silver and copper and colored light.   (source)
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  • He had done it; she accepted the tapestry of lies.   (source)
  • I know she is covered in fresh welts that will soon blend into the tapestry of old scars woven into her flesh.   (source)
  • Music for me at this moment was almost so much in itself a reason for being that had I been deprived too long of this or that wrenching harmony, or some miraculously stitched tapestry of the baroque, I would have unhesitatingly committed dangerous crimes.   (source)
  • And out of what seems to be a huge mess, Papa weaves a magnificent tapestry.   (source)
  • A thread of silver in a tapestry of night.   (source)
  • The tapestry of family and friends that wove together around me was a beautiful, glowing thing, full of their bright, complementary colors.   (source)
  • His shoulders, neck, face, and shaved head were completely covered with an intricate tapestry of ancient symbols and sigils.   (source)
  • He expected to see the bloody body of Peter Solomon on the altar, but the naked chest that shone in the light had no blood on it at all …. only a tapestry of tattoos.   (source)
  • He embraces even the darker shades of life as part of some incredibly rich and profound tapestry; crafted masterfully by invisible hands of love.   (source)
  • Through the interstices, so to speak, of this tapestry of noise I heard two people in the next room making whoopee—the old man's archaic term for fornication.   (source)
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  • The Little Mermaid was a spellbinding tapestry of spiritual symbols so specifically goddess-related that they could not be coincidence.†   (source)
  • The golden egg fell through the tapestry at the bottom of the staircase, burst open, and began wailing loudly in the corridor below.†   (source)
  • That clean, well-lit place of worship, which was the Congregational Church—its pristine white clapboards, its tall, clear windows that welcomed the view of branches against the sky—that was a first impression that lasted for me; it was a model of purity and no-nonsense, against which the Episcopal gloom of stone and tapestry and stained glass could pose no serious competition.†   (source)
  • Celaena glanced from her book to the tapestry on the wall.†   (source)
  • The whole world was spread out below him, a tapestry of white and brown and green.†   (source)
  • Finnick begins to weave a tapestry so rich in detail that you can't doubt its authenticity.†   (source)
  • The fireplace had been sealed off with a board, and where the fire would have been, there was a picture, woven like a tapestry, of a strange owl-like bird staring out at you.†   (source)
  • The tapestry was stirring; behind it, blanket-wrapped huddles, sleepy voices: eh?†   (source)
  • That is Grandma's satchel," Fayge shrieked, pointing to a tapestry bag with wooden handles.†   (source)
  • Holly watched the entire episode through a gap in the tapestry folds.†   (source)
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  • I looked at the blue tapestry, at the reflection of me, but not me.†   (source)
  • She is depressed by the pair of teenaged Bangladeshi busboys who wear tapestry waistcoats and black trousers, serving them warm bread with silver tongs.†   (source)
  • The tapestry is faded but the flight threads gleam like new copper.†   (source)
  • It takes a scientific approach to uncover the source of exploitation, to unravel society's delicate and intricate tapestry, stitched with the skin of our mothers, the bones of our ancestors, the blood of all who toil.†   (source)
  • The tapestry on the wall also looked as if had come from an old castle, or Ravenwood.†   (source)
  • It is a sheer tapestry of justice.†   (source)
  • He entered a bright green coach, one of George Pullman's Palace cars, where the air hung with the stillness of a heavy tapestry.†   (source)
  • His coffin lay there, heaped with scarves and pieces of tapestry.†   (source)
  • The Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam sat in a tapestried chair watching mother and son approach.†   (source)
  • It showed a room that probably was in King Jerrold's castle, because Char was there and the crest of Kyrria was painted on the wall above a tapestry.†   (source)
  • Pieces of furniture, trampled on by Alba, who used them to build her houses and trenches, turned into corpses with exposed springs, and the huge tapestry in the drawing room lost the dauntless beauty of its bucolic Versailles setting to become the dart board of Nicolas and his niece.†   (source)
  • She moved, fingers feeling the town as if it were an immensely complicated and lush tapestry.†   (source)
  • Paul Berlin takes a seat at the giant table, on the half closer to the tapestry; Sarkin Aung Wan walks to the far side, bows, then sits.†   (source)
  • A tapestry of a herd of mustangs hung opposite vinyl cutouts of African singers.†   (source)
  • Each of the dwarves brought Orik an offering from their clan or their guild: a goblet of gold filled to the brim with rubies and diamonds, a corselet of enchanted mail that no blade could pierce, a tapestry twenty feet long woven of the soft wool the dwarves combed from the beards of the Feldunost goats, a tablet of agate inscribed with the names of every one of Orik's ancestors, a curved dagger ground from the tooth of a dragon, and many other treasures.†   (source)
  • I was looking around me, wondering what I could possibly find to wipe it up with'the tapestry on the nearby wall?†   (source)
  • At the tapestry.†   (source)
  • Sometimes they scuttled along open turf, colored like a tapestry meadow with self-heal, centaury and tormentil.†   (source)
  • The room beyond was bare, decorated with a single tapestry that showed an angel rising out of a lake, clutching a sword in one hand and a cup in the other.†   (source)
  • The tapestry would remain behind, along with the saffron.†   (source)
  • At length, he lifted the tapestry and funneled the shards into a stone bowl.†   (source)
  • The door of the tapestry room is kept locked.†   (source)
  • I peer vaguely at a piece of tapestry, then stride off down a corridor lined with exhibits of old Indian tiles.†   (source)
  • My sons ought to study mathe-matics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study paintings, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.†   (source)
  • I asked, somewhat anxious to get back to my guests in the Tapestry Gallery.†   (source)
  • Loki threw out a hand, pointing at a tapestry embroidered with the red serpent picture we'd seen earlier.†   (source)
  • The shafts of light that played down on the exquisite apparently translucent marble evoked an ethereal effect that isolated the gigantic sitting figure from the velvet tapestry behind it and the outer darkness around.†   (source)
  • The only possible answer lay in the intricate designs and images of the tapestry.†   (source)
  • To sleep under the stars, to drink nothing but well water and to live chiefly on nuts and wild fruit, was a strange experience for Caspian after his bed with silken sheets in a tapestried chamber at the castle, with meals laid out on gold and silver dishes in the anteroom, and attendants ready at his call.†   (source)
  • In Mexico City they somehow wandered into an exhibition of paintings by the beautiful Spanish exile Remedios Varo: in the central painting of a triptych, titled Bordando el Manto Terrestre, were a number of frail girls with heart-shaped faces, huge eyes, spun-gold hair, prisoners in the top room of a circular tower, embroidering a kind of tapestry which spilled out the slit windows and into a void, seeking hopelessly to fill the void: for all the other buildings and creatures, all the waves, ships and forests of the earth were contained in this tapestry, and the tapestry was the world.†   (source)
  • Here, not one thread in the tapestry of sound could be disentangled and identified.†   (source)
  • The table was covered with a richly woven tapestry of blue, brown, yellow, red and green, wherein was worked a series of hunting and battle scenes: riders mounted on slizzard and horse met with lance and bow the charges of feather-panda, fire-rooster and jewel-podded command plant; green apes wrestled in the tops of trees; the Garuda Bird clutched a sky demon in its talons, assailing it with beak and pinions; from the depths of the sea crawled an army of horned fish, clutching spikes of pink coral in their jointed fins, facing a row of kirtled and helmeted men who bore lances and torches to oppose their way upon the land.†   (source)
  • The "eyes" were twin pinholes in a tapestry that covered the end of that rat hole.†   (source)
  • There's many a big, deathly-looking tapestry, wrinkling and thin, many a sofa shaped like an S. Brocades as tall as the wicked queens in Italian tales stand gathered before the windows.†   (source)
  • If I can somehow smother the ....But he knew a tapestry was not to be found.†   (source)
  • He turned away from the tapestry, his hands deep in his pockets.†   (source)
  • I will make a beautiful tapestry depicting your death.†   (source)
  • It zoomed around the common room, snarling and attempting to take bites of the tapestry.†   (source)
  • Another tapestry showed the gods battling the giants.†   (source)
  • The tapestry looked immensely old; it was faded and looked as though Doxys had gnawed it in places.†   (source)
  • Especially when it had blown the tapestry out?†   (source)
  • She slammed into a Norman narrative tapestry, bringing it tumbling down on top of her.†   (source)
  • He skidded to a halt beside the tapestry of dancing trolls, closed his eyes, and began to walk.†   (source)
  • If you don't mind —" indicating, with a nod, the bodies behind the tapestry.†   (source)
  • Just before unconsciousness claimed her, Holly's hand flopped from beneath the tapestry.†   (source)
  • Ares, for instance, would love a tapestry making fun of my mother.†   (source)
  • A woman—the only human in the tapestry—stood near the floor.†   (source)
  • And in the tapestry to her left ... She caught her breath.†   (source)
  • Celaena looked to her right, but all she saw was the tapestry that concealed the tomb.†   (source)
  • His smile was better than any tapestry she'd ever seen.†   (source)
  • She carefully folded the tapestry over the door, just in case someone came in.†   (source)
  • Panting, Celaena stepped back, surveying the tapestry.†   (source)
  • She limped toward the nearest tapestry—a cityscape of Ancient Rome.†   (source)
  • She took a step back from the tapestry to better study the entire scope of it.†   (source)
  • The tapestry was odd, old, and not very carefully preserved.†   (source)
  • Celaena left the window, but stopped before the tapestry and its depiction of Queen Elena.†   (source)
  • She opened her eyes, watching the tapestry.†   (source)
  • The tapestry was barely blowing outward, not to the side.†   (source)
  • She traced the moonlight to where it lapped upon the tapestry-covered wall.†   (source)
  • Blocked by the giant chest of drawers, the tapestry still rippled in a phantom breeze.†   (source)
  • Four Qartheen sailors accompanied him, bearing a rolled tapestry upon their shoulders.†   (source)
  • He brushed the tapestry's woven surface with his fingers.†   (source)
  • One bond will snap and they'll all start going—unraveling like one huge tapestry.†   (source)
  • I think it's that ridiculous tapestry Don insisted we hang on the wall.†   (source)
  • Nasuada stood staring at a long, ragged tapestry dotted with holes while Farica attended to her.†   (source)
  • You have to do something really big to get a tapestry about you.†   (source)
  • "I'm fine," Max lied, walking to stow the bundled tapestry within David's pack.†   (source)
  • It bounced off a hanging tapestry, and left a smear of porridge upon a white silk moon.†   (source)
  • He scanned the reflection of the tapestry for some image that had a connection to the demon.†   (source)
  • He saw patterned Myrish carpets underneath his sandals, a tapestry upon one wall, a bed.†   (source)
  • The room with the tapestry was simply not on the map.†   (source)
  • The dressing-room is very small, the room next to this one is hung with tapestry.†   (source)
  • Max and David emerged through the burning tapestry into the sudden shock of cold air.†   (source)
  • I looked at the heavy tapestry that I had lugged to Amahl's office on Tuesday.†   (source)
  • The sailors unrolled the tapestry across the floor.†   (source)
  • The burning tapestry loomed ahead, yet through the smoke Max swore he could glimpse Old Tom's tower.†   (source)
  • He turned in time to see Khrazz emerge from behind a tapestry.†   (source)
  • Max's insides squirmed like they had when he saw the tapestry.†   (source)
  • In the original tapestry Urgutha was striking the elf with its fist; there was no rod!†   (source)
  • Without a word, he walked across the room and tore a tapestry from the wall.†   (source)
  • I have a tapestry they gave me hanging over my bed.†   (source)
  • Richter that the tapestry you discovered involved the Cattle Raid of Cooley?†   (source)
  • "Into the tapestry!" shouted David, running forward to tug at Max and his mother.†   (source)
  • Your tapestry was of a very definite person.†   (source)
  • He had never felt quite this way before, not even when he had discovered the tapestry.†   (source)
  • As strange as it seemed, the dim light was radiating from the tapestry itself.†   (source)
  • But first, tell me what you saw in the tapestry!†   (source)
  • A tapestry promptly ignited, its pastoral image blackening quickly under sheets of bright flame.†   (source)
  • On the comforter was the folded tapestry that held the shards of Cuchulain's spear.†   (source)
  • This was the very dream that had haunted him ever since he had seen the tapestry.†   (source)
  • The tapestry hung against the wall, dull and ugly and still.†   (source)
  • He tried to envision the tapestry he had seen at the museum.†   (source)
  • The sole object within it was a ragged tapestry that hung on the opposite wall.†   (source)
  • And a tapestry, he now realized, that covered many worlds and many races-and was growing still.†   (source)
  • She had pulled Ron behind a tapestry.†   (source)
  • The tapestry shimmered like it was three dimensional-a waterfall scene so real I could see the water moving and clouds drifting across a fabric sky.†   (source)
  • He crept along the corridor below, pushed aside a tapestry about halfway along, and proceeded down a narrower staircase, a shortcut that would take him down two floors.†   (source)
  • Turning now and scanning the living room, Sophie's eyes fell to the only object in the entire house that seemed out of place—her grandfather's favorite antique, a sprawling Aubusson tapestry.†   (source)
  • before Hermione could get farther than "Ron, I'm just as capable — The tapestry at the top of the staircase on which they stood was ripped open.†   (source)
  • Paul turned his head upward as he walked, seeing the tapestry of this planet cut in cross section where the narrow cleft gaped toward gray-blue sky.†   (source)
  • Carlo had, for some unknown reason, only moments before the blast, left his mother's side and ventured into a protected alcove to ponder a tapestry depicting the story of St. Francis.†   (source)
  • 'I used to be there,' said Sirius, pointing at a small, round, charred hole in the tapestry, rather like a cigarette burn.†   (source)
  • Hermione set off imme-diately for Ancient Runes; Ron for the common room, where he still had to finish his conclusion on Snape's dementor essay, and Harry for the corridor on the seventh floor and the stretch of wall opposite the tapestry of Barnabas the Barmy teaching trolls to do ballet.†   (source)
  • He ripped back the tapestry below, and Harry saw his horrible, pouchy face and bulging, pale eyes staring up the dark and (to Filch) deserted staircase.†   (source)
  • He turned his back on Ron and Hermione, pretending to examine the old tapestry of the Black family tree on the wall.†   (source)
  • Movement behind the tapestry, at my feet, that made me step back quickly: swaddled shapes on the floor, sleeping bags, a homeless smell.†   (source)
  • Langdon's art history had taught him enough Italian to pick out signs for the Vatican Printing Office, the Tapestry Restoration Lab, Post Office Management, and the Church of St. Ann.†   (source)
  • So Butler hunkered down, propped Juliet against a tapestry behind a suit of armour and checked his safety catch.†   (source)
  • A heavy tapestry, he thought.†   (source)
  • From the floor, one of the dirty bundles—swollen red face just visible from under the tapestry—inquired of me in a sleepy gallant voice: "He's a margrave, my dear, did you know that?"†   (source)
  • They shot through the concealing tapestry at the bottom and spun onto the floor, hitting the opposite wall.†   (source)
  • Sirius heaved another great sigh, cast a dark look at the tapestry, then he and Harry went to join the others.†   (source)
  • When Harry pushed open the tapestry to take their usual shortcut up to Gryffindor Tower, however, they found themselves looking at Dean and Ginny, who were locked in a close embrace and kissing fiercely as though glued together.†   (source)
  • "People have died, though!" said Hermione in a worried voice as they walked through a door concealed behind a tapestry and started up another, narrower staircase.†   (source)
  • "Duro!" cried Hermione, pointing her wand at the tapestry, and there were two loud, sickening crunches as the tapestry turned to stone and the Death Eaters pursuing them crumpled against it.†   (source)
  • Why does it seem so significant to me that the wall is plain —no tapestry or hunting horns, no stage decoration —and that he took such care to inscribe his name and the year with such prominence, since he can hardly have known (or did he?) that 1654, the year he made the painting, would also be the year of his death?†   (source)
  • Any moment now, Filch was going to pull aside the tapestry, expecting to see Peeves ....and there would be no Peeves ...but if he came up the stairs, he would spot the Marauder's Map ....and Invisibility Cloak or not, the map would show "Harry Potter" standing exactly where he was.†   (source)
  • The others moved over to her, eager for some food, but Harry remained with Sirius, who had bent closer to the tapestry.†   (source)
  • Remembering to leap the vanishing step halfway down the concealed staircase, he burst through a tapestry at the bottom and out into a corridor where a number of bewildered and pajama-clad Hufflepuffs stood.†   (source)
  • As I looked around, forms emerged from the dark and transformed with a dream strangeness: for one thing, the makeshift room divider — consisting of a carpet sagging tenement-style from the ceiling on fishing line—was on closer look a tapestry and a good one too, eighteenth century or older, the near twin of an Amiens I'd seen at auction with an estimate of forty thousand pounds.†   (source)
  • "What did they row about?" he asked, trying to sound casual as they turned onto a seventh-floor corridor that was deserted but for a very small girl who had been examining a tapestry of trolls in tutus.†   (source)
  • Multicolored hammocks were strung from the ceiling and from the balcony that ran around the dark wood-paneled and windowless walls, which were covered in bright tapestry hangings.†   (source)
  • 'Oh, yeah, her mother Andromeda was my favourite cousin,' said Sirius, examining the tapestry closely.†   (source)
  • A strand of silk shot from the monster's spinnerets and attached itself to a tapestry on the far wall.†   (source)
  • But when he left the room he found himself facing, not the tapestry of Barnabas the Barmy, but a torch burning in its bracket on a stone wall.†   (source)
  • He had just noticed where they were standing: there on the right was the tapestry of dancing trolls and, on the left, that smoothly impenetrable stretch of stone wall that concealed — 'Professor, were you trying to get into the Room of Requirement?'†   (source)
  • As daylight flooded the cavern, Arachne's tapestries along the walls crumbled to dust, which Annabeth could hardly bear to watch—especially the tapestry depicting her and Percy.†   (source)
  • Sirius walked across the room to where the tapestry Kreacher had been trying to protect hung the length of the wall.†   (source)
  • You just didn't like seeing her kissing Dean because she's Ron's sister...But unbidden into his mind came an image of that same de-serted corridor with himself kissing Ginny instead...The mon-ster in his chest purred ....but then he saw Ron ripping open the tapestry curtain and drawing his wand on Harry, shouting things like "betrayal of trust" ...."supposed to be my friend" ...."D'you think Hermione did snog Krum?"†   (source)
  • Tonight, eight o'clock, seventh floor opposite that tapestry of Barnabas the Barmy being clubbed by those trolls.†   (source)
  • But this isn't even a tapestry.†   (source)
  • Tell me about this tapestry.†   (source)
  • Large words at the very top of the tapestry read: The Noble and Most Ancient House of Black Toujours pur' 'You're not on here!' said Harry, after scanning the bottom of the tree closely.†   (source)
  • Now, in severe pain, with her ankle wrapped in boards and Bubble Wrap, and carrying no weapon except her dagger, she faced Arachne—a monstrous half-spider who wanted to kill her and make a commemorative tapestry about it.†   (source)
  • Finally, the only undesirable things left in it were the tapestry of the Black family tree, which resisted all their attempts to remove it from the wall, and the rattling writing desk.†   (source)
  • They hurried along the corridor to the place Dobby had described to Harry, a stretch of blank wall opposite an enormous tapestry depicting Barnabas the Barmy's foolish attempt to train trolls for the ballet.†   (source)
  • 'Andromeda's sisters are still here because they made lovely, respectable pureblood marriages, but Andromeda married a Muggle-born, Ted Tonks, so —' Sirius mimed blasting the tapestry with a wand and laughed sourly.†   (source)
  • She kicked the chair away, swung the stone door shut, pulled the tapestry over it, and flung herself on the bed.†   (source)
  • Harry had seen enough; laughing, he ducked down low, ran to a door he knew was concealed behind a tapestry a little way along the corridor and slipped through it to find Fred and George hiding just behind it, listening to Umbridge and Filch's yells and quaking with suppressed mirth.†   (source)
  • 'Kreacher would never move anything from its proper place in Master's house,' said the elf, then muttered very fast, 'Mistress would never forgive Kreacher if the tapestry was thrown out, seven centuries it's been in the family, Kreacher must save it, Kreacher will not let Master and the blood traitors and the brats destroy it —' 'I thought it might be that,' said Sirius, casting a disdainful look at the opposite wall.†   (source)
  • Because ...because ... Celaena grunted as she pushed the chest to the side and folded the tapestry back from the wall.†   (source)
  • Did the tapestry sway slightly?†   (source)
  • Each room was furnished in gold and crimson, her bedroom also decorated with a giant tapestry along one wall, with couches and deep-cushioned chairs scattered in a tasteful manner.†   (source)
  • Celaena faced the tapestry.†   (source)
  • After shutting the whining Fleetfoot out of the bedroom, Celaena covered the passage entry with the tapestry, wedged a book in the doorway to keep from getting locked in, and only once wished she had a weapon beyond the candlestick she carried and the makeshift knife in her pocket.†   (source)
  • The tapestry stopped moving.†   (source)
  • The afternoon light was streaming through the high windows, forming shapes and rectangles that shimmered on the folds of a faded tapestry.†   (source)
  • The only thing that even remotely reflected Don's taste in their bedroom, in fact, was a large Moroccan tapestry depicting various biblical tableaus.†   (source)
  • A blond man stood at the edge of the lake, and near him, almost invisible, was the figure of a slight girl with red hair, holding a stele.... "There'll be a tapestry about you someday," said Jules.†   (source)
  • I flashed on Loki's tapestry, the uniforms of his men: Was this the snake who'd been used to drop venom on the god's face?†   (source)
  • Alba tried to speak to him, to explain what she was doing, but the old man refused to hear the story of the starving children who received a dish of charity with the profit from his Aubusson tapestry, or the unemployed who were able to last another week thanks to his jade Chinese dragon.†   (source)
  • Gripping the spear, he stood as tall and proud as the image of Cuchulain he'd glimpsed in the tapestry so long ago.†   (source)
  • Behind her on the wall hung a large tapestry that portrayed a meeting in some vanished landscape between two horsemen on a road.†   (source)
  • It was closed, but there was a small metal grate in the middle, and through it she glimpsed a well-lit tapestry hanging against a smooth stone wall.†   (source)
  • Our other guests were being served smoked salmon, Wisconsin cheese and drinks in the Tapestry Gallery.†   (source)
  • He sensed the balloon, like a great fat spider, fiddling with the lines and poles, rearing a tapestry in the sky.†   (source)
  • Spotlight expands: Imagine marble floors and marble pillars, gilt ornamentation, drapes descending forty-foot walls, an arched ceiling, an enormous Louis XIV tapestry depicting birds in flight.†   (source)
  • From there, with Sukeena as lookout, we crossed to the Gun Room, out to the exterior hall, between the Tapestry Gallery and the structural south wall, and down a long, stone corridor and through a door to the spiral stairs that access the west end of the West Wing, off John's chambers.†   (source)
  • These were carved with great care and seemed to tell a story—a tapestry of runes and glyphs etched in sturdy tree trunks.†   (source)
  • Cersei had a sudden vision of the dwarf crawling out from behind a tapestry in Tommen's bedchamber with blade in hand.†   (source)
  • But even more importantly, I knew what was behind her: a large, ugly tapestry, depicting biblical scenes.†   (source)
  • There was another tapestry as well, this one looking newer and freshly hung, which showed the Angel rising out of the lake, this time without the Mortal Instruments.†   (source)
  • My special find that day was an Italian tapestry, about five feet by eight feet, that I knew would look gorgeous on our wall.†   (source)
  • The room was large, rectangular, and sparsely decorated: a too-small rug lay on the floor; a narrow, moth-eaten tapestry hung from the wall to his left; and a single lancet window pierced the wall to his right.†   (source)
  • Looking at the tapestry one day I recognized my mother dressed in an evening gown but with bare feet.†   (source)
  • He had not noticed that before, no more than he had noticed the picture on the tapestry, a scene of Nymeria and her ten thousand ships.†   (source)
  • We chose two entire rooms of furniture, fashioned of polished hardwood inlaid with intricate gold-leaf designs and upholstery of exotic tapestry.†   (source)
  • One thing in the tapestry caught his eye: the lines of a poem that wove through all of the other images along the top border.†   (source)
  • I'd just assumed, in my shock, that Dexter had seen my mother's bedroom, and especially that ugly biblical tapestry.†   (source)
  • Laying the tapestry out upon the table, the giant studied the broken weapon in much the same manner that David had studied him.†   (source)
  • Underneath his steel and wool and boiled leather Jaime Lannister was a tapestry of cuts and scabs and bruises.†   (source)
  • He wiped his sword clean on a curtain and stalked into the bedchamber, where he found Hizdahr zo Loraq, Fourteenth of His Noble Name, hiding behind a tapestry and whimpering.†   (source)
  • One of these was a huge, heavy tapestry depicting a quiet outdoor scene of men, women, and children enjoying the beauty of a country stream.†   (source)
  • Though the mirror was filled with the reflection of an ornate tapestry hanging on the wall of the chamber directly opposite it, its surface appeared perfectly smooth and unbroken by any cracks or handles that might indicate a concealed opening.†   (source)
  • Reaching into David's pack, Max lifted out the folded tapestry that enclosed the many shards of black metal and gray bone.†   (source)
  • Instead, light came from many candles, a breeze cooled the room from a crack in the French doors, and the world—what remained of the known world—was mapped on a cream-colored tapestry upon the far wall.†   (source)
  • Arianne Martell arrived with Drey and Sylva just as the sun was going down, with the west a tapestry of gold and purple and the clouds all glowing crimson.†   (source)
  • Your father was not a tapestry.†   (source)
  • Before him, glittering in the sun, were the pieces of the gae bolga, arranged upon the tapestry Max had taken from the Sidh.†   (source)
  • A tingling arose in Max's neck and fingers, the same sensation he'd experienced when he discovered the tapestry.†   (source)
  • Neither Caillech nor David dared to speak while Max crawled about on his knees, retrieving every last shard of metal and splinter of bone until they lay in a little pile on the tapestry When all had been recovered, Max folded the cloth upon itself.†   (source)
  • With a rising cacophony of sound, the tapestry erupted with radiance so hot and bright Max feared it would consume him.†   (source)
  • Max fidgeted uncomfortably; Mrs. Millen had wanted to know if his tapestry had been pretty "But yours is a bit different.†   (source)
  • While I was in the room, I saw a tapestry" Mrs. Millen nodded, tapping her finger against the table's smooth, shiny surface.†   (source)
  • Slowly, the tapestry's light grew brighter; its images trembled and danced behind shimmering waves of heat.†   (source)
  • He could guess it had something to do with the hidden tapestry and the mysterious presence now roaming free within him.†   (source)
  • I wish I'd never seen that tapestry.†   (source)
  • When you found that room and discovered that tapestry, we were made aware of you I'm here to see if you have enough of that special something to merit making you an offer.†   (source)
  • The tapestry was an ancient thing.†   (source)
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