Or Lot's wife looking back and turning into a pillar of salt.
And, to pay for some trivial new help for the poor, far too many cuts are made to that pillar of the Great Society, Medicare.
Myra Breckenridge and The City and the pillar and of course the historical novels all stand up extremely well.
Engaging directly with the tribal population must be the second pillar in any partnership.
pillar, who spent 28 years at the CIA, is now a professor at Georgetown University.
Well for me it was not the Abyss which yawns at the end of pillar Hall.
Crowded against the pillar I could not escape and so tried to appear unconcerned.
Isis then begged the pillar, took it down, took out the chest, and cried so loud that the younger son of the king died of fright.
They threatened between them to fix her there in a pillar of snow.
If a pillar was too long for its companion, it was shortened without reference to its diameters or form.
c.1200, from Old French piler "pillar, column, pier" (12c., Modern French pilier) and directly from Medieval Latin pilare, from Latin pila "pillar, stone barrier." Figurative sense of "prop or support of an institution or community" is first recorded early 14c. Phrase pillar to post is c.1600, originally of tennis, exact meaning obscure.
pillar pil·lar (pĭl'ər)
A structure or part that provides support and resembles a column or pillar.
used to support a building (Judg. 16:26, 29); as a trophy or memorial (Gen. 28:18; 35:20; Ex. 24:4; 1 Sam. 15:12, A.V., "place," more correctly "monument," or "trophy of victory," as in 2 Sam. 18:18); of fire, by which the Divine Presence was manifested (Ex. 13:2). The "plain of the pillar" in Judg. 9:6 ought to be, as in the Revised Version, the "oak of the pillar", i.e., of the monument or stone set up by Joshua (24:26).