She retrieved two boxes from the attic and enlisted help from Destiny in setting up and decorating the tree in the dining room.
So far she had never mentioned her excursions to the attic, but when things got too dull around the house, she went up to explore.
There are some curtains and rugs in the attic - I'm sure you've already found them.
I felt such a strong urge to dress up in this, like a little girl trying to be someone she isn't—fishing in an attic trunk.
Such hints as we have, while they set before us, just as at Rome, a state of things in which small landed proprietors are burthened with debt, also set before us the Attic demos as, largely at least, a body of various origins which had grown up in the city.
On the whole it seems most likely that, while the kernel of the Roman plebs was rural or belonged to the small towns admitted to the Roman franchise, the Attic demos, largely at least, though doubtless not wholly, arose out of the mixed settlers who had come together in the city, answering to the p rotKot of later times.
The Attic plain, notwithstanding the lightness of the soil, furnished an adequate supply of cereals; olive and fig groves and vineyards were cultivated from the earliest times in the valley of the Cephisus, and pasturage for sheep and goats was abundant.
The fact that spring water is not now found in this locality is by no means fatal to the theory; recent engineering investigations have shown that much of the surface water of the Attic plain has sunk to a lower level.
The rulers fostered agriculture, stimulated commerce and industry (notably the famous Attic ceramics), adorned the city with public works and temples, and rendered it a centre of culture.
The Macedonian garrison which was henceforth stationed in Attic territory prevented the city from taking a prominent part in the wars of the Diadochi.
Haigh, The Attic Theatre (Oxford, 1889); W.
For the symbol which was used at Ephesus and other places in Asia Minor and elsewhere for the sound represented by -aa- in Ionic Greek, by -TT- in Attic, see ALPHABET.
It was used by Cicero (Ep. ad Attic. xiii.
She is prominent as the promoter of agriculture in Attic legend.
I already knew people wanted to sell the stuff in their attic or send money to other people before eBay or PayPal came along, because the offline world had already invented garage sales and Western Union.
I take things from my attic and my garage and sell them to people who value them more than I do.