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The caryatid form of pier is generally found, in temples, in the peristyles of the fore-courts or the hypostyles of the pronaos.
Then he noticed Alicia, sitting motionless in her seat, just as he had left her, with the expressionless face of a caryatid.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
It stood probably in the portico and may have served as a Caryatid.
The famous caryatid porch faces the south, looking toward the Parthenon.
Observe beneath these rags those caryatid bodies, those austere faces!
THE SIMPLE LIFECHARLES WAGNER
Jean Valjean, who was present, supported the caryatid with his shoulder, and gave the workmen time to arrive.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
De Stancy went into the hall, and on to the gallery, where Dare was standing as still as a caryatid.
A LAODICEANTHOMAS HARDY
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.
THE NEAR EASTROBERT HICHENS

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