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Easy to carve and freely split in any direction without shattering, the stone was commonly used throughout Virginia for pediments, quoins and other decorative details in 18th-century houses and churches.
Over each compartment is a pediment decorated in the centre with shields.
Over the central door are small figures in bas-relief, and in the pediment above one reads, 131 "Ici fut la Maison de Molire."
Then, at the query, an unkempt, illclad lassie slipped from her stool and leaned out over the pediment of a tomb.
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The arch is composed of two unequal segments of a circle, which form a sort of natural pediment.
There is a two-necked stone eagle (the Barbaro crest), with a copper crown, in the centre of the pediment.
It shot forth from the central fluting of a column that supported the pediment of the bookcase.
The circle of the central pediment is divided by mullions into eight lights, under trefoil arches radiating from an orb.
Over each arch rises a lofty pediment, bounded by the wave and billet ornaments, and surmounted by a perforated cross.
The summit is closed with an embattled parapet, having a pediment at each end, and one in the centre.

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