The appliances were modern but the cabinets were old and solid.
The laundry room was also clean and an old wringer tub still sat in one corner, as though unwilling to completely surrender to modern appliances.
Why doesn't he get the proper equipment and run it like a modern ranch?
The small kitchen showed signs of its past life, before the addition of a modern sink and electric stove.
This structure was twice as long as the last one and was augmented by a downstream modern bridge.
Dusty stripped off the clunky modern weaponry, keeping his sword and knives.
He's like a modern-day king who's in charge of the superheroes trying to beat down the evil villains.
He was an excellent speaker and unabashedly told the gathering how he'd found the local sheriff's office in disarray and how it lacked up-to-date tools to deal with modern problems.
Maybe it was a relationship that was difficult for the modern wife to understand.
Gabriel didn't need to understand modern science.
She grimaced, expecting an outhouse, and was pleasantly surprised at the cozy but modern bathroom.
The road leading to the castle was modern blacktop.
It had all the modern conveniences – dishwasher, garbage disposal, and even a built-in oven.
It was her responsibility now and having a job would give her the opportunity for a more modern approach to being a wife and mother.
Before Katie started teaching her how to be a modern wife and mother, what were her expectations?
A tiny bathroom off the kitchen sported a bathtub with feet, a modern commode and a sink with porcelain handles.
Xander sensed those within before he set foot into the ultra-modern gym.
Its importance, however, is of comparatively modern growth and in the early history of Wurttemberg it was overshadowed by Cannstatt, the central situation of which on the Neckar seemed to mark it out as the natural capital of the country.
Rohricht, Geschichte des Konigreichs Jerusalem (Innsbruck, 1898), C. vii.-x., is the chief modern authority.
The castle was restored in modern times.
I tell this story to make a comparison between modern times and the past.
They will take advantage of the freedom from financial want that the modern age gives them and will focus on improving themselves and the world they live in.
They need the Internet, mobile phones, computers, and the other accoutrements of the modern age for the wealth they bring.
The modern cheap and fertile press, with all its translations, has done little to bring us nearer to the heroic writers of antiquity.
They are the only oracles which are not decayed, and there are such answers to the most modern inquiry in them as Delphi and Dodona never gave.
As I drew a still fresher soil about the rows with my hoe, I disturbed the ashes of unchronicled nations who in primeval years lived under these heavens, and their small implements of war and hunting were brought to the light of this modern day.
A modern branch of mathematics having achieved the art of dealing with the infinitely small can now yield solutions in other more complex problems of motion which used to appear insoluble.
Modern history, in theory, rejects both these principles.
But in the Crusades we already see an event occupying its definite place in history and without which we cannot imagine the modern history of Europe, though to the chroniclers of the Crusades that event appeared as merely due to the will of certain people.