The main building
was called "the house," to distinguish it from the cottages.
A corner of the building
was then roofed in such a manner as to exclude the heavy dew of the climate, and piles of sweet shrubs and dried leaves were laid beneath it for the sisters to repose on.
The vigilant protector of the public dashed back into the building
Carr, so as to leave the second building
entirely to the occupation of his daughters as bedroom and boudoir.
No; it was a big, ugly, antique, but convenient house, embodying a few features of a building
still older, half-replaced and half-utilized, in which I had the fancy of our being almost as lost as a handful of passengers in a great drifting ship.
But presently I came to a smoky light proceeding from a low, wide building
, the door of which stood invitingly open.
The jaw is afterwards sawn into slabs, and piled away like joists for building
Here and there would be a bridge crossing a filthy creek, with hard-baked mud shores and dingy sheds and docks along it; here and there would be a railroad crossing, with a tangle of switches, and locomotives puffing, and rattling freight cars filing by; here and there would be a great factory, a dingy building
with innumerable windows in it, and immense volumes of smoke pouring from the chimneys, darkening the air above and making filthy the earth beneath.
The tower has never, to appearance, had roofing of any sort; a fire was made in the centre of the space which it encloses, and originally the building
was probably little more than a wall drawn as a sort of screen around the great council fire of the tribe.
But, when we returned to his palace, he asked me "how I liked the building
, what absurdities I observed, and what quarrel I had with the dress or looks of his domestics?
Incredible as it may seem to foreigners, it is literally true that in a single building
in New York, the Hudson Terminal, there are more telephones than in Odessa or Madrid, more than in the two kingdoms of Greece and Bulgaria combined.
was low, but covered an enormous area.