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Parthenon
used in The Fountainhead

17 uses
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Definition
most famous surviving building of Ancient Greece
  • A green spot stood in the center of a picture of the Parthenon, suspended over the fireplace.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (42% in)
  • He pointed to the picture of the Parthenon.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (68% in)
  • "That," said the Dean, "is the Parthenon."
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (68% in)
  • It's the Parthenon!" said the Dean.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (69% in)
  • Yes, God damn it, the Parthenon!
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (69% in)
  • The Parthenon did not serve the same purpose as its wooden ancestor.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (74% in)
  • An airline terminal does not serve the same purpose as the Parthenon.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (74% in)
  • He had time to note a genuine Roman statue in a corner, sepia photographs of the Parthenon, of Rheims Cathedral, of Versailles and of the Frink National Bank Building with the eternal torch.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (22% in)
  • The museum building, Keating pointed out proudly, was to be decidedly different: it was not a reproduction of the Parthenon, but of the Maison Carrée at Nîmes.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (1% in)
  • The sketch represented a house in the shape of a grain silo incredibly merged with the simplified, emaciated shadow of the Parthenon.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (89% in)
  • With the latest news of the casting of I'll Take a Sailor and the shooting of Wives for Sale, came stories about the Parthenon and the Pantheon.
    1.14 — Part 1 Chapter 14 (10% in)
  • Then he whirled around to his drawing of the Cosmo-Slotnick Building, that hung on the wall between a huge photograph of the Parthenon and one of the Louvre.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (30% in)
  • The Parthenon has usurped the recognition which—and isn't that usually the case? the bigger and stronger appropriating all the glory, while the beauty of the unprepossessing goes unsung—which should have been awarded to that magnificent little creation of the great free spirit of Greece.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (56% in)
  • Other men, of whom there were greater numbers, the men who had been safe in copying the Parthenon, saw the danger and found a way to security: to walk Cameron's path and make it lead them to a new Parthenon, an easier Parthenon in the shape of a packing crate of glass and concrete.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (71% in)
  • Other men, of whom there were greater numbers, the men who had been safe in copying the Parthenon, saw the danger and found a way to security: to walk Cameron's path and make it lead them to a new Parthenon, an easier Parthenon in the shape of a packing crate of glass and concrete.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (71% in)
  • Other men, of whom there were greater numbers, the men who had been safe in copying the Parthenon, saw the danger and found a way to security: to walk Cameron's path and make it lead them to a new Parthenon, an easier Parthenon in the shape of a packing crate of glass and concrete.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (71% in)
  • The men who designed the Parthenon, the Gothic cathedrals, the first skyscrapers.
    4.8 — Part 4 Chapter 8 (15% in)

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