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horizontal
used in A Tale of Two Cities

4 uses
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Definition
in line with the floor, horizon, or another flat base
  • "What is that?" he calmly asked, looking with attention at the horizontal lines of black and stone colour.
    2.9 — The Gorgon's Head (14% in)
  • Examined with attention, its capacity of helping such a look was to be found in the line of the mouth, and the lines of the orbits of the eyes, being much too horizontal and thin; still, in the effect of the face made, it was a handsome face, and a remarkable one.
    2.7 — Monseigneur in Town (63% in)
  • A small lofty room, with its window wide open, and the wooden jalousie-blinds closed, so that the dark night only showed in slight horizontal lines of black, alternating with their broad lines of stone colour.
    2.9 — The Gorgon's Head (11% in)
  • I have looked at her, in a state so dun and lethargic, that I have thought of nothing but the number of horizontal lines I could draw across her at the full, and the number of perpendicular lines with which I could intersect them.
    2.17 — One Night (38% in)

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