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marble

mor buhl

  • n  a hard crystalline metamorphic rock that takes a high polish; used for sculpture and as building material
  • n  a small ball of glass that is used in various games
  • n  a sculpture carved from marble
  • v  paint or stain like marble
    marble paper

  • Those who dwell in marble halls are not uniformly blessed.
  • Toward New York, last week, plowed the black Italian freighter Tagliamento, laden with a cargo of white Carrara marble.
  • I always had a desire to do some great works in marble.
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  • Barack Obama in CNN
    He described Byrd as "uniquely American" and said he was "as much a part of the Senate as the marble busts that line its chamber and its corridors" in a statement issued Monday.
  • Nancy Pelosi in San Francisco Chronicle
    ...electing a woman to a post that puts her second in line of presidential succession behind Vice President Dick Cheney, the House shattered what Pelosi called "the marble ceiling" for women in Congress and "for our daughters and...
  • Joe Biden in TODAYonline
    Here we are in the hunting lodge of a dictator who subjugated a people ...... And we are in the middle of the marble palace, making a lie of everything that he stood for. I find it delicious that that's happening,he said to loud applause.

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