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  • Their meeting-point was only a few yards above him.

    All Gold Cañon

  • He also argues that The Beatles represented a meeting-point between older traditions of patient musical craftmanship, and a modern search for instant gratification which has subsequently led to mechanical and formulaic repetition.

    A book to read - Revolution in the Head

  • This entire compound he divided lengthways into two parts, which he joined to one another at the centre like the letter X, and bent them into a circular form, connecting them with themselves and each other at the point opposite to their original meeting-point; and, comprehending them in a uniform revolution upon the same axis, he made the one the outer and the other the inner circle.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast PM: June 6, 2006

  • For London Catholics, this is a great meeting-point.

    auntie joanna writes

  • But the meeting-point of those two sensations we had left out there on the mysterious moor!

    The Inn of Tranquillity: Studies and Essays

  • That was her self when some effort, some call on her to be her self, drew the parts together, she alone knew how different, how incompatible and composed so for the world only into one centre, one diamond, one woman who sat in her drawing-room and made a meeting-point…

    Mind Wide Open

  • Where, then, is the meeting-point: where in mankind is the ecstasy of light and dark together, the supreme transcendence of the afterglow, day hovering in the embrace of the coming night like two angels embracing in the heavens, like Eurydice in the arms of

    Twilight in Italy

  • The thought occurred to Hester, that the child might really be seeking to approach her with childlike confidence, and doing what she could, and as intelligently as she knew how, to establish a meeting-point of sympathy.

    The Scarlet Letter

  • Where we stood now at Qebui, the meeting-point of the two rivers, was the loveliest place we had visited on all the long voyage.

    River God

  • In this sense, 1982 is the meeting-point between the liberation struggle of a people over a continuous period of 70 years, and a concerted effort by the United Nations directed at the same goal throughout the latter half of that period.

    APARTHEID AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

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