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  • It's lunchtime at the Capitol and summering schoolteachers are singing beneath the white-granite dome.

    Scott Walker Claims Victory in the Battle of Wisconsin

  • We looked straight ahead at the far end of the memorial at the 56 rectilinear white-granite pillars -- too short to be proper columns because they would then have obstructed the view across the Mall -- that are inscribed with the names of the U.S. states and territories.

    Eyewitness to a War Memorial

  • We looked straight ahead at the far end of the memorial at the 56 rectilinear white-granite pillars -- too short to be proper columns because they would then have obstructed the view across the Mall -- that are inscribed with the names of the U.S. states and territories.

    Eyewitness to a War Memorial

  • The light of the almost-setting sun turned the white-granite walls and pillars orangish red, and the scent of flowers filled the warm moist air.

    Cadmian's Choice

  • North of the piers and below the Palace, the sunstone walks and white-granite paved streets shimmer in the late-afternoon sun.

    Scion of Cyador

  • After the two pass, Lorn and Ryalth turn and follow the others out of the hall and down the wide white-granite steps.

    Scion of Cyador

  • As he turns the gelding northwest on the wall road, Lorn studies the white-granite wall to his left.

    The Magi'i Of Cyador

  • Kusyl brings his half of the replacement squad toward the compound on the western kay-long connecting road that parallels the wall running from the ward-wall proper to the white-granite bulk of the structure housing the chaos-tower.

    The Magi'i Of Cyador

  • Past the gates are the wide white-granite streets of the small city, with the scattered green and white awnings, although those are furled in the early light of day, except for one, which signifies a coffee house.

    The Magi'i Of Cyador

  • Beyond the goldsmiths 'and silversmiths' shops was the long stretch of large houses, each behind low white-granite walls.

    The White Order

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