On the cloth being removed Don Antonio, taking Don Quixote by the hand, passed with him into a distant room in which there was nothing in the way of furniture except a table, apparently of jasper, resting on a pedestal
of the same, upon which was set up, after the fashion of the busts of the Roman emperors, a head which seemed to be of bronze.
In the midst of the glade, on a pedestal
of rocks roughly piled up, stood a cross of coral that extended its long arms that one might have thought were made of petrified blood.
, it appeared to me, was of bronze, and was thick with verdigris.
Nay, madame; I would place each of these heroes on his right pedestal
-- that of Robespierre on his scaffold in the Place Louis Quinze; that of Napoleon on the column of the Place Vendome.
Finally he arrived, sitting bold upright on a branch which could be screwed into a mahogany pedestal
, with his foot in the air, his head on one side, and in his beak a nut which the naturalist, from love of the sumptuous, had gilded.
And, truly, that would be a noble pedestal
for a man's statue
Some little display in architecture had been made in constructing these frames and casings, which were surmounted with pediments, that bore each a little pedestal
in its centre; on these pedestals
were small busts in blacked plaster-of-Paris.
They have consequently broken down pedestal
and statue: but the tomb of the venerable canon, with which we have to do, is not distinguished by any monument.
One of his legs was drawn up, the other extended fully, his foot very near the pedestal
of the silver statuette holding the feeble and tenacious gleam which made the shadows so heavy in that hall.
Falling - her veriest stepping-stone Shall form the pedestal
of a throne - And who her sovereign?
I only know that in the afternoon, when the air was aglow with the sunset, I was standing before the church of Saints John and Paul and looking up at the small square-jawed face of Bartolommeo Colleoni, the terrible condottiere who sits so sturdily astride of his huge bronze horse, on the high pedestal
on which Venetian gratitude maintains him.
On the summit, hard and clear like an equestrian statue upon its pedestal
, was a mounted soldier, dark and stern, his rifle poised ready over his forearm.