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  • The four colossal brazen horses, called the venetian horses, which have been brought from Venice, are mounted upon lofty pedestals, on each side of the gates of the grand court yard of the palace.

    The Stranger in France or, a Tour from Devonshire to Paris Illustrated by Engravings in Aqua Tint of Sketches Taken on the Spot.

  • There are also other options such as venetian blinds that will unquestionably add warmth to any space.

    Bot Street Journal

  • A neat project showing automated 'venetian' blinds controlled via computer and remote.

    lifekludger

  • But when he presented the idea at a meeting, Brin and Page, who had tied water bottles to the venetian blind cords and were playing a game of water-bottle tetherball, nixed the idea.

    In the Plex

  • Take for instance Roger Fry's Omega studio, founded in London in 1913, where Bloomsbury artists designed fabrics and furniture in venetian reds, salmons and lemon yellows, to reflect the fresh air of the changing times, in direct rebellion against the formal antiques and heavy draperies of Victorian interiors.

    The Rise of the Personal

  • I tried to believe what she was saying, then turned my head away to focus my gaze on the suddenly fascinating venetian blinds.

    Chocolate & Vicodin

  • Edna reflected: "Back in Melbourne, when I was a young housewife, wrist-deep in grey washing-up water and mutton fat and peas, looking out of the kitchen window through chipped venetian blinds at the broken kiddies' toys in the back garden, I never dreamt that one day I would be at this three-star hotel speaking to a really distinguished group of cutting-edge women... and the occasional man."

    Cake with Dame Edna

  • I pulled up the wooden venetian and threw open the window.

    Excerpt: The Spare Room by Helen Garner

  • The room is designed to exude serenity – sunshine cascades through the venetian blinds; a pot of brightly coloured synthetic flowers sits in one corner, and there is a box of tissues on a coffee table.

    Taking the sting out of death

  • ADULT SAW MOVIE PIG HALLOWEEN COSTUME LATEX MASK PROP pierrot mime mask artist ear face white costume prop elegant black silver mask glitter venetian costume prop

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