Holt's dwelling in one of the suburbs of Chicago had been destroyed by fire
So now, after all its adventures, having been found, we shall never know where, by a gentleman in the days of Queen Elizabeth, having lain on his bookshelves unknown and unread for a hundred years and more, having been nearly destroyed by fire
, having been still further destroyed by neglect, Beowulf at last came to its own, and is now carefully treasured in a glass case in the British Museum, where any one who cared about it may go to look at it.
This was destroyed by fire
in 1543, and some of its smoke-blackened corner stones were used when, in Jacobean times, a brick country house rose upon the ruins of the feudal castle.
THE place fitted up that day as a court of justice was a grand old hall, now destroyed by fire
Although poplars had been brought from Europe to ornament the grounds, and willows and other trees were gradually springing up nigh the dwelling, yet many a pile of snow betrayed the presence of the stump of a pine; and even, in one or two instances, unsightly remnants of trees that had been partly destroyed by fire
were seen rearing their black, glistening columns twenty or thirty feet above the pure white of the snow, These, which in the language of the country are termed stubs, abounded in the open fields adjacent to the village, and were accompanied, occasionally, by the ruin of a pine or a hemlock that had been stripped of its bark, and which waved in melancholy grandeur its naked limbs to the blast, a skeleton of its former glory.
There was one striking lesson in telephone efficiency which Paris received in 1908, when its main exchange was totally destroyed by fire
About the same time the whole stock of the author's books was destroyed by fire
, keeping them out of print at a critical moment; and public interest, which until then had been on the increase, gradually began to diminish.
The Patent Office at Washington, furnishes an extraordinary example of American enterprise and ingenuity; for the immense number of models it contains are the accumulated inventions of only five years; the whole of the previous collection having been destroyed by fire
actuary, it will probably be destroyed by fire
I will have
Quantity or scope: management contract work for the reconstruction of the administrative building and use associative ~La Savoyarde partially destroyed by fire
Every room in the house was destroyed by fire
and an adjoining property was also severely damaged.
CUTLINE: (1) WALES - Holland firefighters wet down the steaming remains of a single-family home at 33 Barney Road that was destroyed by fire