Square


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Square

A unit of area equivalent to 100 square feet. It has historically been used to measure real estate in Australia.
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You are mistaken, monsieur; the square belongs to me, as well as the houses in it.
A few miserable, greenish hovels, hanging over the water in front of these sumptuous Hôtels, did not prevent one from seeing the fine angles of their façades, their large, square windows with stone mullions, their pointed porches overloaded with statues, the vivid outlines of their walls, always clear cut, and all those charming accidents of architecture, which cause Gothic art to have the air of beginning its combinations afresh with every monument.
Remembering Mary Datchet and her repeated invitations, she crossed the road, turned into Russell Square, and peered about, seeking for numbers with a sense of adventure that was out of all proportion to the deed itself.
I always keep my word, for I pride myself on being square.
The warrior sprang forward and leaped into the square occupied by U-Dor's piece.
We are singing a rollicking sea song, all save one who sits on the ground and weeps; and we are marking the rhythm with waving square faces.
SOCRATES: And might there not be another square twice as large as this, and having like this the lines equal?
And let not those whose eyes have been accustomed to the aristocratic gravity of Grosvenor Square and Hanover Square, the dowager barrenness and frigidity of Fitzroy Square, or the gravel walks and garden seats of the Squares of Russell and Euston, suppose that the affections of Tim Linkinwater, or the inferior lovers of this particular locality, had been awakened and kept alive by any refreshing associations with leaves, however dingy, or grass, however bare and thin.
100), and the other a figure having one side equal to the former, but oblong, consisting of a hundred numbers squared upon rational diameters of a square (i.
So you'll go VERY quickly through the Third Square--by railway, I should think--and you'll find yourself in the Fourth Square in no time.
The character of Mr Square the philosopher, and of Mr Thwackum the divine; with a dispute concerning
On his bench in Madison Square Soapy moved uneasily.