edifice


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All, as they approached, looked upward at the imposing edifice, which was henceforth to assume its rank among the habitations of mankind.
A tin pipe ascends through the ceiling, and forms a medium of vocal communication with other parts of be edifice.
No one could suspect that those two hands had been engaged with others in drawing out from the social edifice the keystone of royalty.
Whether the edifice now standing on the same site be the identical one to which she referred, I am not antiquarian enough to know; nor would it be worth while to correct myself, perhaps, of an agreeable error, by reading the date of its erection on the tablet over the door.
The lower floor of this edifice had hitherto been used by the merchants as an exchange.
The edifice is of hewn stone, one story high, two hundred and ten feet in front, and about fifty-five feet deep.
is raised, and some long mistake, some complicated edifice of self-delusion, over- confidence, and wrong reasoning is brought down in a fatal shock, and the heart-searing experience of your ship's keel scraping and scrunching over, say, a coral reef.
In its vicinity was another remarkable edifice, built as usual upon the summit of a pi-pi, and at least two hundred feet in length, though not more than twenty in breadth.
He had commenced his labors, in the first year of their residence, by erecting a tall, gaunt edifice of wood, with its gable toward the highway.
One family built the whole edifice, and have got money left.
He was delighted at the unexpected rapidity of his pupil's progress, but could not abandon the edifice of argument he had laboriously constructed.
He was not doubtful of me, not then, but of human nature in general; that whilom noble edifice was tottering.