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The one on this side is resigned, and as beautiful as a caryatid.

She stands in the field like a caryatid, like a symbol of fertile nature.

I do not know its history, though some one assured me that it was a caryatid.

It stood probably in the portico and may have served as a Caryatid.

A procession moving from the Propylaea to the Caryatid Porch had exactly the background of the sculptured figures.

A restricted use of the Caryatid Porch is a certain inference from the following facts.

In a word the Caryatid Porch is not an arbitrary creation but is related in thought to the cult of the temple.

Caryatid, kar-i-at′id, n. a female figure used instead of a column to support an entablature:—pl.

She upheaved the heavy flour-sack to the same secure shelf with the upraised palms of an Egyptian caryatid.

Then he noticed Alicia, sitting motionless in her seat, just as he had left her, with the expressionless face of a caryatid.

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