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In places these had fallen, and the wall was ruined, but it was in a much better state of preservation than the outer wall.
Could it be possible that even now a remnant of that lost race inhabited the ruined grandeur that had once been their progenitor?
Out of the silence of the ruined temple there rang, close to their ears, the same hideous shriek they had heard the previous night, and with horrified cries the black warriors turned and fled through the empty halls of the age-old edifice.
And so," she said, "here we are, ruined in the prime of our youth and strength, you by a drunkard, and I by a fool; it is very hard.
There is three hundred pounds flung away for no earthly use," said he; "but what I care most for is that these horses of my old friend, who thought they would find a good home with me, are ruined.
The good-natured Princess at once left her home and her family and hurried to the ruined castle, and took possession of the room with the golden bed.
Now one of the Princess's elder sisters, who was very inquisitive, had found out about everything, and went to pay her youngest sister a visit in the ruined castle.
So imprisoned and tortured was this gentle little heart, when in the month of March, Anno Domini 1815, Napoleon landed at Cannes, and Louis XVIII fled, and all Europe was in alarm, and the funds fell, and old John Sedley was ruined.
At the meetings of creditors, then, he comported himself with a savageness and scorn towards Sedley, which almost succeeded in breaking the heart of that ruined bankrupt man.
Avenged, the eagerly anticipated sequel to Ruined (HarperTeen, 2016/VOYA June 2016), delivers on the potential of this fantasy series.
The oldest section of the ruined manor house, one of the most important historical homes in the Vale, is said to date back to the 1300s.
The English have long taken pleasure in the picturesque ivy-clad ruins of the monastic buildings despoiled by Henry VIII, while ruined temples continue to impress by evoking the grandeur of past civilisations, Greece and Rome.