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  • n. pinacotheca

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as pinacotheca.


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  • Impossible even to open the pages without a vision starting into view; with out drawing a picture from the pinacothek of the brain; without reviving a host of memories and reminiscences which are not the common property of travellers, however widely they may have travelled.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He held an informal review of certain Bavarian troops not out for manoeuvres in the morning, visited the sculpture gallery and pinacothek in the afternoon, and when Hermann and Michael went up to the theatre they found rows of soldiers drawn up, and inside unusual decorations over a section of stalls which had been removed and was converted into an enormous box.



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  • pinacothek pinacotheca the panoramic zoescope if i stop spinning on a harsh memory..a whirling-dervishness besets me. and if when i am standing still and considering grace, the praxinoscope now revealing all that i had not noticed the first or tenth or hundredth cycle around...the added reflections adding perspective and awareness.

    August 23, 2014