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peristyle
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
a colonnade (series of regularly spaced columns) surrounding a building or enclosing a courtyard
  • Madame Danglars threw a rapid and inquiring glance which could only be interpreted by Monte Cristo, around the court-yard, over the peristyle, and across the front of the house, then, repressing a slight emotion, which must have been seen on her countenance if she had not kept her color, she ascended the steps, saying to Morrel, "Sir, if you were a friend of mine, I should ask you if you would sell your horse."
    Chapters 61-62 (71% in)

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