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Parthenon
used in Babbitt

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most famous surviving building of Ancient Greece
  • As always when he passed the Parthenon Shoe Shine Parlor, a one-story hut which beside the granite and red-brick ponderousness of the old California Building resembled a bath-house under a cliff, he commented, "Gosh, ought to get my shoes shined this afternoon.
    Chapter 5 (7% in)

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