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The foundations of the Brahmanic system remain unmoved to this day.

With a powerful lever the soldiers attempted to prise open the door of the columbarium, shaking the edifice on its foundations.

The Death of the GodsDmitri Mrejkowski

Foundations of a palace of Henry I. are traceable near the church.

In the middle of the street were a few frame houses that had been washed from their foundations.

The foundations of the wall of the city are there described.

He laid the foundations of the modern symphony and sonata, and established the basis of the modern orchestra.

HaydnJ. Cuthbert Hadden

In these lectures we have been scrutinising the foundations of natural philosophy.

The Concept of NatureAlfred North Whitehead

Its foundations may still be visible; at least they were a few years ago; but it is peopled only by ghosts.

The foundations of a great cathedral, laid many years ago, are now overgrown with grass and bushes.

On the Mexican HighlandsWilliam Seymour Edwards

It is the symmetry of the temple that gives the final word, not the breadth of its foundations nor the wealth of its material.

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