It is that significant symbol of Southern civilization—the Courthouse.
One great purpose of this world is its use as significant symbol and hint of the world to come.
In the first ages God spake to men in sensible manifestations, in visions of the night, by audible voice, in significant symbol.
The lotus is the most sacred and the most significant symbol connected with the sacred mysteries of the East.
Nor did the injunction, nor the significant symbol with which it was accompanied, prove idle in the end.