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vista
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
view

or more rarely:

a view of a possible future
  • Groceries, toy-shops, drygoods stores, with their immense panes of plate-glass, their gorgeous fixtures, their vast and complete assortments of merchandise, in which fortunes had been invested; and those noble mirrors at the farther end of each establishment, doubling all this wealth by a brightly burnished vista of unrealities!
    Chapter 3 — The First Customer (49% in)
  • In old Colonel Pyncheon's funeral discourse the clergyman absolutely canonized his deceased parishioner, and opening, as it were, a vista through the roof of the church, and thence through the firmament above, showed him seated, harp in hand, among the crowned choristers of the spiritual world.
    Chapter 8 — The Pyncheon of To-day (39% in)
  • Her father meanwhile had turned away, and seemed absorbed in the contemplation of a landscape by Claude, where a shadowy and sun-streaked vista penetrated so remotely into an ancient wood, that it would have been no wonder if his fancy had lost itself in the picture's bewildering depths.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (70% in)
  • Through the passage-way there was a dark vista into the lighter but still obscure interior of the parlor.
    Chapter 19 — Alice's Posies (50% in)

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