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The ornate pipe in question, with its long plunging stem and generous bowl, once belonged to the grandfather of Curdin, the protagonist of “Mundaun.”
The 60-seat space in Arlington, facing the Clarendon Metro, is fetching with gold-trimmed blue wainscoting, handsome brown screens and an ornate pressed tin ceiling.
Joel’s favorite subjects were the big, ornate apartment buildings near Meridian Hill Park.
The furnishings and decorations, as in the case of modern playhouses, seem to have been ornate.
SHAKESPEAREAN PLAYHOUSESJOSEPH QUINCY ADAMS
The more it has been made the subject of illustration and imagery, the more finished and ornate have been the comminations in use.
The third floor front room of his ornate mansion on Brooklyn's Park Slope was dedicated to peaceful thought.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Her face, under an ornate black hat, was like a great rose full of overlapping curves of florid flesh.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Yes, it is very handsome, no doubt, but too ornate and pie-crusty for my—taste.
His style, like his apparel, was more ornate and pretentious than what lay beneath it.
MR. OPPALICE HEGAN RICE
It was an ornate affair, which had been for centuries discharged by the de Bailleuls on the birthdays of the family.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL

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