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dais
used in The Demolished Man

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a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to people on it
  • Flushed and shining with perspiration, standing in the glare of a pink light on the dais between the two fountains, Maria clapped her hands for silence.
    Chapter 4 (68% in)
  • The dais still blazed, and in the light, Maria produced a tattered volume.
    Chapter 4 (72% in)
  • As the last light on the dais melted away, Maria stripped off her gown and displayed the astonishing nude body that was a miracle of pneumatic surgery.
    Chapter 4 (79% in)
  • Mary brought the girl downstairs and seated her on the low dais.
    Chapter 10 (15% in)
  • Instantly she whipped upright on the dais in a listening attitude, and he probed delicately... Sensation of bedclothes... Voice calling dimly... Whose voice, Barbara?
    Chapter 10 (24% in)
  • Powell wiped perspiration from his face and took the girl back to the dais.
    Chapter 10 (28% in)
  • Again she whipped upright on the dais in a listening attitude.
    Chapter 10 (30% in)
  • Mary raised the girl and led her to the dais.
    Chapter 10 (33% in)
  • In the main hall of Beaumont House, a pneumatic model of Maria Beaumont slowly climbed to a dais with a tiny book in her hands.
    Chapter 13 (15% in)
  • Once again Maria Beaumont read the rules of the Sardine game from the dais in the main hall of Beaumont House.
    Chapter 13 (18% in)

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