basin of the fountain

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  • In the stone basin of the fountain were pretty gold and silver fish. Cited from The Gap in the Fence, by Frederica J. Turle
  • This is caught up below in a broad flash across the basin of the fountain. Cited from The Italians, by Frances Elliot
  • I had left the two ladies looking over the basin of the fountain while I raised the branches of a rare and valuable plant. Cited from Coralie, by Charlotte M. Braeme
  • The four rivers of the city are represented by the statues of four river gods around the basin of the fountain.
  • She stirred with her white fingers the water in the basin of the fountain that sprang from the rock close by. Cited from The Damsel and the Sage, by Elinor Glyn
  • Catherine listened to the fall of water in the basin of the fountain. Cited from The Evil Genius, by Wilkie Collins
  • Together they ran at Roquat and grabbing him up tossed him into the great basin of the fountain. Cited from The Emerald City of Oz, L. Frank Baum
  • No false modesty, my authority extended to the basin of the fountain, although the great white swans rather alarmed me. Cited from Monsieur, Mme, and Bebe, by Gustave Droz v3
  • The old man was already waiting for him, with his elbows leaning on the marble basin of the fountain. Cited from A Reckless Character, And Other Stories, by Ivan Turgenev
  • The basin of the fountain is 15 feet high, above which the figures rise another 15 feet.
  • The old man was already awaiting him, leaning with his elbow on the marble basin of the fountain. Cited from Dream Tales and Prose Poems, by Ivan Turgenev
  • The center basin of the fountain was to include a five-stepped column where the Pobednik statue was to stand on.
  • Already their tender stalks were interwoven, and their young branches of cocoas hung over the basin of the fountain. Cited from Paul and Virginia, by Bernadin de Saint-Pierre
  • He knelt on one knee by the basin of the fountain -- but not to pray. Cited from Bressant, by Julian Hawthorne
  • The basin of the fountain was filled with sodden leaves. Cited from Contrary Mary, by Temple Bailey
  • The basin of the Fountain of Energy is devoted to the revel of the waters. Cited from Sculpture and Mural Decorations of the Exposition
  • The irregularly formed basin of the fountain in the centre of the work imitates the idea of a naturally formed puddle or pool.
  • This was to carry the water from the basin of the fountain through the poultry-yard, which enabled us also to have a little pond for our ducks. Cited from The Swiss Family Robinson; or Adventures in a Desert Island, by Wyss
  • We walk slowly side by side towards the dirt-littered basin of the fountain, and stand regarding two grimy tramps who sit and argue on a further seat. Cited from A Modern Utopia, by H. G. Wells
  • From 1750, marble statues were placed around the basin of the fountain.
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