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vestige
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
a remaining trace (little bit of something) that was previously abundant
  • Some vestiges of this ancient enclosure still remained in the last century; to-day, only the memory of it is left, and here and there a tradition, the Baudets or Baudoyer gate, "Porte Bagauda".
    1.3.2 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 2 — A Bird's-Eye View of Paris (4% in)
  • There remains to-day but a very imperceptible vestige of the Place de Grève, such as it existed then; it consists in the charming little turret, which occupies the angle north of the Place, and which, already enshrouded in the ignoble plaster which fills with paste the delicate lines of its sculpture, would soon have disappeared, perhaps submerged by that flood of new houses which so rapidly devours all the ancient facades of Paris.
    1.2.2 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 2 — The Place de Greve (2% in)
  • They make one feel to what a degree architecture is a primitive thing, by demonstrating (what is also demonstrated by the cyclopean vestiges, the pyramids of Egypt, the gigantic Hindoo pagodas) that the greatest products of architecture are less the works of individuals than of society; rather the offspring of a nation's effort, than the inspired flash of a man of genius; the deposit left by a whole people; the heaps accumulated by centuries; the residue of successive evaporations of...
    1.3.1 — Vol 1 Bk 3 Chpt 1 — Notre-Dame (72% in)

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