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WALL. A building or erection so well known as to need no definition. In general a man may build a wall on any part of his estate, to any height he may deem proper, and in such form as may best accommodate him; but he must take care not to erect a wall contrary to the local regulations, nor in such a manner as to be injurious to his neighbors. See Dig. 50, 16, 157. Vide Party Wall.

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Without thinking about it, he accepted this disappearing into the wall as a peculiarity of his father, as milk and half- digested meat were peculiarities of his mother.
This was what Neptune and Apollo were to do in after time; but as yet battle and turmoil were still raging round the wall till its timbers rang under the blows that rained upon them.
From the first floor to the second story, (third from the ground,) is a way by a stair in the wall five feet wide.
Of course I cannot break through the wall by battering my head against it if I really have not the strength to knock it down, but I am not going to be reconciled to it simply because it is a stone wall and I have not the strength.
Beyond the wall rose the domes of several structures and numerous minarets dotted the sky line of the city.
For fifteen minutes they marched along the face of the wall before they discovered a means of ingress.
It was the wall of the first inner case that the Persian struck when speaking to Raoul of the house on the lake.
Cautiously opening the gate the fellow peered carefully along the wall upon the outside in the direction from which he had come.
By the last dim rays of twilight, Geoffrey looked at the wall.
The foremost guardsman made a vicious lunge for my side with his hook after the three of them had backed me against the wall, but as I sidestepped and raised my arm his weapon but grazed my side, passing into a rack of javelins, where it became entangled.
When he got his head over the top of the wall the Scarecrow said, "Oh, my
She rubbed another against the wall: it burned brightly, and where the light fell on the wall, there the wall became transparent like a veil, so that she could see into the room.