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The faint candle-light glimmered on a ponderous gilded cornice, which had also sustained violence.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
It consists of two stories rising to a cornice topped by a steep, many-dormered roof.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
A richly corbelled cornice crowns the structure, above which a spire was projected by Giotto, but never carried out.
The horizontal lines of the architrave and cornice predominate over the vertical lines of the columns.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
A little later the walls began to be covered with panels of thin slabs of marble with a baseboard and cornice.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
He shot forth a long arm to seize the overhanging rock cornice and drag his body over the ledge.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
The mountain paths were narrow; they were often a mere cornice or ledge projecting over a giddy precipice.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
"He isn't, probably," replied Fitch, whose eyes were contemplating the cornice of the building across the street.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON