It was he who placed the first lightning rod on the cupola of St. Peter's.
From this observation to the lightning rod was but a short step.
I could not see the lightning rod now, but I knew that it was there.
Probably that is only a lightning rod, or it may be a staff for a signal flag.
Hartmut, you must do me a favor; you must be my lightning rod.
We're acting as lightning rod for the whole valley, being the highest and best conductor.
It was Balzac who said that the canard was a discovery of Franklin—the inventor of the lightning rod, the hoax, and the republic.
Another letter to Collinson in the succeeding year brings us to the lightning rod in principle if not in name.
You'd better start in at mother's room and stop cogitating, or we'll be sliding down a lightning rod to get out of here.
I've looked over your entire premises and I find you haven't got a lightning rod on any buildin' that you possess.