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In ancient Greece, a commemorative structure, erected by the successful leader in the competitive choral dances in a Dionysiac festival, upon which was displayed the bronze tripod received as a prize; such monuments sometimes were further ornamented by renowned artists.
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Based on the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates
, it marks the grave of William Huskisson, the Liverpool MP who was killed at the opening of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway.
yet united by some harmonious link', (1) Beckford's Ride culminated at the one hundred and fifty-four foot high austere neo-classical Tower, surmounted by a lantern derived from the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates
and the Tower of the Winds.