WORD OF THE DAY
A huge marble fireplace dominated the large family room, its image reflected on the shiny expanse of hardwood floor.
The commo room where he sat was large with marble walls and leather chairs, a sign of the upper class's decadence.
The interior was marble and polished wood, dating back to a time when first generation craftsmen took pride in their workmanship.
He did not see her marble beauty forming a complete whole with her dress, but all the charm of her body only covered by her garments.
by Rysbrack, sculptured out of a single block of marble taken from the French by Admiral Sir George Rooke.
"This way," the fed said, starting down a corridor lined with gilded mirrors and marble statues.
But here was a fairy forest with black moving shadows, and a glitter of diamonds and a flight of marble steps and the silver roofs of fairy buildings and the shrill yells of some animals.
They emerged through a back door into a massive foyer made of white marble and limestone with ancient carvings on the walls and statues positioned throughout.
Darian guided the horse through marble streets marked by statues of his forefathers and beyond the city into the wood running along a stream that ran through the immortal countryside.
To the south-west of the Forum are the remains of three small temples, one dedicated to Venus, and a well-preserved Mithraeum, with mosaics representing the seven planets, &c. To the south-west again is the conspicuous brick cella of a lofty temple, on arched substructures, generally supposed to be that of Vulcan, with a threshold block of africano (Euboean) marble over 15 ft.