As I looked out on the crowd, I was witnessing things I had witnessed in the Plaza de Mayo in Argentina or in **squares** in Belgrade… it breaks my heart when I see it in my country.

— New York Times Reporter, Chris Hedges was Booed off the Stage and had his Microphone Cut Twice as he Delivered a Graduation Speech on War and Empire at Rockford College in Illinois.

I thought of London spread out in the sun, Its postal districts packed like **squares** of wheat.

— 1964 'The Whitsun Weddings'

The spider-men came first, and presented her Majesty with a table full of mathematical points, lines and figures of all sorts of **squares**, circles, triangles, and the like; which the Empress, notwithstanding that she had a very ready wit, and quick apprehension, could not understand; but the more she endeavoured to learn, the more was she confounded

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I can remember what I ate. Coconut **squares** dipped in chocolate, wrapped in gold paper.

— Her recollections of her father's cinema

Poetry is a sort of inspired mathematics, which gives us equations, not for abstract figures, triangles, **squares**, and the like, but for the human emotions. If one has a mind which inclines to magic rather than science, one will prefer to speak of these equations as spells or incantations; it sounds more arcane, mysterious, recondite.

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"Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of this city, you must not be satisfied with seeing its great streets and **squares**, but must survey the innumerable little lanes and courts. It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings, but in the multiplicity of human habitations which are crowded together, that the wonderful immensity of London consists".

— Samuel Johnson, quoted (September 20, 1777) in

The plan of the old city, comprises numerous pols [residential complexes], self contained neighborhoods, sheltering large numbers of people, traversed by narrow streets, usually terminating in **squares** with community wells and chabutaras for feeding birds.

— Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, in

He gave more elegant rules for the sum of the **squares** and cubes of an initial segment of the positive integers. The sixth part of the product of three quantities consisting of the number of terms, the number of terms plus one, and twice the number of terms plus one is the sum of the **squares**. The square of the sum of the series is the sum of the cubes.

— Roger Cooke in:

Because any arrangement of **squares**, circles, and connecting lines has limitations in what it may portray, the organization chart is best regarded as an illustration accompanying a description of the departments, boards, bureaus...

— Bureau of Municipal Research (Philadelphia, Pa.) (1932)

Now fades the last streak of snow, Now burgeons every
maze of quick About the flowering
**squares**, and thick By ashen roots the
violets blow.

— 1850 In Memoriam A.H.H., canto115, l.1-4.