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  • In merciful recognition of his predominantly Western guests' middle-aged knees, Sugimoto designed a long low table and a set of white stools in the shapes of the pagoda's elements: square, circle, triangle, hemisphere and droplet.

    Artist Curates Tea for a Few

  • A slight exaggeration, perhaps, but for some time the pagoda's 10 storeys made it the tallest Chinese-style building in Europe.

    Georgian architecture: examples from the era

  • Like many guardians, he is a former temple restorer and tries to supplement his government salary by selling $25 reproductions of the pagoda's murals, done with acrylic paint, sand and glue.

    Asia's Lost Treasure Trove

  • No record was made of the body's identity in the pagoda's registry as usually required, nor was there any police record or order for cremation.

    Cambodia: UN Memorandum re Executions

  • The anchoring element of the pagoda's design is the sky.

    Glorious Golden Pagoda

  • In 1586, Ralph Fitch, the first Englishman to record his impressions of Burma, took note of the pagoda's salient qualities: The Shwedagon, he wrote, "is of a wonderful bignesse, and all gilded from the foot to the toppe ... it is the fairest place, as I suppose, that is in all the world."

    Glorious Golden Pagoda

  • In fact, I'm hoping Marlena and her coterie of drag queens manage to put on a special show I'm thinking "Turandot" before the end of the pagoda's run.

    A Pagoda in Hayes Valley

  • Just a week ago, a jogger had found a woman's body in the overgrown weeds at the pagoda's feet, her throat slashed, her face literally beaten off.

    Butchers Hill

  • Again we lifted the stroller — up the white concrete steps — and seated ourselves on mushroom-shaped stools at the round green marble table directly under the pagoda's peak.

    There's Something In A Sunday

  • There was a heap of debris over against the pagoda's curving wall — beer cans and a wine bottle — and it made me think of Bob Choteau.

    There's Something In A Sunday


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