I've found old rock fences, and there's an old log cabin falling into ruins not too far from here.
Dusty surveyed the blackened ruins of the church in the grainy light of dawn.
No one wants to think about the result of their actions nowadays, and no one talks about how this ruins the poor girl's life.
Mesa Verde National Park, the most popular of these spectacular ruins, was but one of thousands in the area where the bikers camped.
He placed the bullet in a small pouch at his waist and left the ruins, dusting himself off.
What peace she'd found in the familiar orchard fled as she looked at the charred, crumbling ruins of the once great city that lay beyond the wall.
They found the ruins about a mile further where the creek followed a gorge between two high cliffs.
They wanted to see the ruins again, so I took them on that route.
It yellows their teeth, makes their breath smell like a trash can, and ruins their health.
The most important ruins are those of the great basilica.
Between this and the "elliptical" kraal are the "Valley Ruins," consisting of smaller buildings which may have been the dwellings of those traders who bartered the gold brought in from distant mines.
Here are remains of (earlier) structures in opus quadratum whereas the great bulk of the ruins are in brickwork and belong to the imperial period.
It has been universally admitted that " the palaces " or "the palace " (rd, 3aviXeca) burned down by Alexander are those now in ruins at Takhti Jamshid.
The vast ruins, however, of Takhti Jamshid, and the terrace constructed with so much labour, can hardly be anything else than the ruins of palaces; as for temples, the Persians had no such thing, at least in the time of Darius and Xerxes.
How much more admirable the Bhagvat-Geeta than all the ruins of the East!
Many of the villages of Mesopotamia are built of second-hand bricks of a very good quality, obtained from the ruins of Babylon, and the cement on them is older and probably harder still.
Deliver me from a city built on the site of a more ancient city, whose materials are ruins, whose gardens cemeteries.
On the left the ground was more level; there were fields of grain, and the smoking ruins of Semenovsk, which had been burned down, could be seen.
Pierre gazed at the ruins and did not recognize districts he had known well.
But there seemed to be no one to celebrate this holiday: everywhere were blackened ruins, and the few Russians to be seen were tattered and frightened people who tried to hide when they saw the French.
But now he felt that the universe had crumbled before his eyes and only meaningless ruins remained, and this not by any fault of his own.
An official in felt boots and wearing a commissariat uniform ran round from side to side and gazed at the ruins of Moscow, loudly announcing his observations as to what had been burned down and what this or that part of the city was that they could see.