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1) skyscraper. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...skyscraper, modern building of great height, constructed on a steel skeleton. The form originated in the United States. 1 Development of the FormMany mechanical and...

2) 55. Skyscraper. Sandburg, Carl. 1916. Chicago Poems
...BY day the skyscraper looms in the smoke and sun and has a soul. Prairie and valley, streets of the city, pour people into it and they mingle among its twenty floors...

3) 5. The Skyscraper Loves Night. X. Panels. Sandburg, Carl. 1920. Smoke and Steel
...ONE by one lights of a skyscraper fling their checkering cross work on the velvet gown of night. I believe the skyscraper loves night as a woman and brings her playthings...

4) skyscraper. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A very tall building....

5) 33021. Koolhaas, Rem. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:Manhattan has no choice but the skyward extrusion of the Grid itself; only the Skyscraper offers business the wide-open spaces of a man-made Wild West,...

6) 13397. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:13397 QUOTATION:A skyscraper is a boast in glass and steel. ATTRIBUTION:Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991)....

7) 5675. Barthes, Roland. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:5675 QUOTATION:The skyscraper establishes the block, the block creates the street, the street offers itself to man. ATTRIBUTION:Roland Barthes (1915-1980),...

8) Sears Tower. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Sears Tower A skyscraper in Chicago that was the tallest building in the world until the construction of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 1...

9) 1. People Who Must. II. People Who Must. Sandburg, Carl. 1920. Smoke and Steel
...I PAINTED on the roof of a skyscraper. I painted a long while and called it a day s work. The people on a corner swarmed and the traffic cop s whistle never let up...

10) 4428. Ashbery, John. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:. allIn the interests of this pornographic masterpiece,Variegated, polluted skyscraper to which all gazes are drawn,Pleasure we cannot and will not escape....

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