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Leaning Tower

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The one at Pisa, in Italy, is 178 feet in height, and leans about 14 feet. At Caerphilly, in Glamorganshire, there is a tower which leans eleven feet in eighty.

“The Leaning Tower of Pisa continues to stand because the vertical line drawn through its centre of gravity passes within its base.”—Ganot: Physics.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Leading Case (A)
Leading Note
Leading Question
Leading Strings
Leaf
Leaf. (Anglo-Saxon leāf.)
League
Leak Out (To)
Leal
Leander
Leaning Tower
Leap Year
Leap in the Dark (A)
Lear (King)
Learn
Learn by Heart (To)
Learned
Least Said the soonest Mended (The) or The Less Said
Leather
Leather or Prunella
Leathering

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