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  • Dalgliesh thought that the design would have been more successful if the fagade had been balanced by extended bays, but either inspiration or money had ran out and the house looked curiously unfinished.

    She Closed Her Eyes

  • The way I saw it, I could claim to have been scared they would kill me, and only keeping up the criminal fagade until we reached safety.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • What I shall always maintain is that I had a living heartache from the sight of that space on the fagade of this church which is overhung with the chains of the Christian captives rescued from slavery among the Moors by the Catholic Kings in their conquest of Granada.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • The houses, when they did not stand apart like our own farmhouses, gathered into gray-brown villages around some high-shouldered church with a bell-tower in front or at one corner of the fagade.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • Sadye recognized the genuine confusion in his voice, and, as she had expected, the lack of true confidence behind his imperial fagade.

    Immortalis

  • The man held fast his skeptical expression, but Mackaront could see the cracks growing in that fagade — cracks wrought of desperation, he knew.

    Immortalis

  • The surface was a fagade, and he felt the thrill of discovering a secret trove.

    Odyssey

  • Her steely fagade was cracking just like the paint on the medallioned ceiling.

    Once An Angel

  • It is best seen in the early morning from across the plaza near the Imperial Theatre, for only from this spot can one appreciate the glorious churrigueresque fagade of Bishop Palafox.

    Mexico

  • 'The fagade that talentos use so artfully on television or on the stage.

    The White Ninja

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