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  • Look at the way he's built.

  • He dropped to a chair and built himself a sandwich.

  • Grandpa, my mother's father,  originally built this place in the nineteen-thirties and wired it for electricity years later.

  • Our internal electrical system works by using cells that have built up electrical gradient or energy that can be given off to other cells by direct transfer.

  • Howie had taken to picking at his fingers when the tension built.

  • The room contained a built in recording system, activated by a switch.

  • We'd built up a library of recorded sessions but became concerned about properly securing them.

  • It's not good for a relationship to be built on lies, Howie; or secrets.

  • I'm not sure she knows the answer herself but a lot of marriages are built on far less.

  • She was built the way a woman should be: shapely, with large breasts, plump lips, tiny waist, and rounded hips and ass.

  • She'd only seen men built like that in Dusty's organization and Talon's gang.

  • The manor house had been built several hundred years ago, and every room but hers was a reflection of her father's wealth.

  • Jule had shattered her carefully built world in a day, and he'd done it without the brutal lessons her father resorted to.

  • When she opened them, they stood outside a stone façade of a compound built into the side of a mountain and surrounded by evergreen trees whose branches were heavy with snow.

  • Sensing him, the large vamp stopped walking to the fortress built into the mountain and faced him.

  • He was built from the same mold—large and muscular, the kind of man more fitted to military special forces or UFC prizefighting than financial planning.

  • Kidnapping, involuntary resurrection—these were not the foundations on which trust was built!

  • The underground world was well built and bright with whitewashed walls lining corridors wide enough for two people to walk side by side.

  • Gabriel's body was built for power; Darkyn's was crafted for agility.

  • I figured he romanticized the place, built up in his mind how beautiful it was, but he didn't.

  • The tracker was wide and thick, a head smaller than Gabriel, and built like a boulder.

  • Maybe the secret could wait until they had built a better foundation.

  • She'd told him the truth, because she wanted them to have a relationship built on trust and love.

  • Carmen was small and delicately built, but she had spirit.

  • The rest he had built in investments – other than what was in the special savings account drawing interest until he could decide whether to return it or accept the responsibility that went with it.

  • He was as tall as Josh, but he was built heavier – and not as good looking either.

  • The man at the hospital was built like Alex.

  • Death was almost seven feet tall, built more solid than a tree trunk with hair and eyes darker than a moonless night.

  • Or maybe it was all her fault, created by bad karma she built up when she was some crazy deity in a past life she had no memory of.

  • It was built on high ground, and the forest sloped downward and away from the fortress.

  • He was built like Kris with dark hair.

  • Built more like the beauties her sister surrounded herself with, Ileana was a natural bombshell with pillowed lips and large eyes.

  • He was taller than average, over six and a half feet, built like a rock with wide shoulders and tapered abdomen and hips beneath a jumpsuit similar to those worn by the prisoners.

  • Rhyn was a wild animal with a wild beauty, harsh angles and planes, a body built for survival.

  • A pyre had been built in the middle of the cobblestone courtyard to burn the bodies of the demons before nightfall, when they.d come back alive.

  • At Tamer.s height and built like a tank, there had never been anything soft about Death.s assassin, but he seemed more distant than usual.

  • The man was built like a god!

  • Imposing columns and pillars of ice were visible everywhere—massive icicles and mounds, built up from the spraying water tapped from the piping that paralleled the penstock.

  • It contained a plate indicating it had been built in 1928.

  • His rapacious hunger built as his fangs began their descent.

  • You must have had this built.

  • Alex built a sandwich without responding.

  • You've got to know he had that log house built.

  • You bought a clinic, built a house and now you're quitting your job to get married to a woman you've known for less than a year.

  • Four-story buildings had been built to the ceiling, flanking a narrow pathway and canal of water, siphoned from the Mississippi.

  • This doesn't seem like something you built the past few weeks.

  • Rhyn snatched him again and shoved Hannah onto her back.  Fury built in Kris again at the disregard for his mate, until he saw her face.

  • The two-story home had been built in the depression years and although there was little land around it, it was comfortable, well constructed and had answered Dean's limited needs—at least "temporarily"—for the past 15 years.

  • Once Dean introduced himself, he sat with the phone several inches from his ear, unable to inject a word as she built up her tirade.

  • The Anasazi, "The Ancient Ones," as the pres­ent day Navajo call them, built cities and a society for 13 centuries before abandoning this high Sonoran desert, all before Columbus ever set sail.

  • He's about 19 years old and built like a Greek god.

  • You worked for the contrac­tor who built the World Wide office building in Scranton so you were at the opening dedication party there.

  • The FBI built a good case against Burgess.

  • His house was built on a tree-covered knoll overlooking her farm, but part of Josh's land was visible from their porch.

  • Maybe he was broke after the clinic and the house he built.

  • I have to admit he built on what Dad left with wise investments.

  • Someone told me that it was built by Union soldiers hiding from the rebels during the Civil War.

  • I wondered if Indians had built it.

  • Even the old chicken coop was empty, replaced by the new one Alex had built out back.

  • Alex had the shed built so that she could feed the buffalo without going into the pen, but today she wanted to check on the cow.

  • A bird's nest was built on one end and cobwebs covered the window.

  • Panic built as she forced herself forward.

  • They walked to the front door of the mansion built into the side of the mountain.

  • Built into the mountain, half the fortress was tucked into the stone of a small peak.

  • She'd built up a callus around her heart, one that got stronger and easier to maintain as she manipulated evil men.

  • He was built like any warrior, but it was the sharpness of his gaze that made her uneasy.

  • I cannot speak, but I would tell him the evil I've done for the beast, and then ask him if he thought the curse was worth a wall we might have built ourselves!

  • Walls can be built with time and peace can be bought.

  • The old ones say this chamber was built ages before man.

  • A bird built a nest in the flower box and it has little baby birds!

  • Every year birds built a nest there.

  • The sudden release of the pressure built up over a lifetime made her too weak to stand.

  • Maybe because some complete stranger built like Conan is interrogating me about his décor.

  • You're built like a wrestler or football player or something.

  • What was more important than power, betrayal and revenge, the tenets on which he built his life?

  • The cock, in his plumage of yellowish-green and yellow is one of the most finely coloured of common English birds, but he is rather heavily built, and his song is hardly commended.

  • His wealth, arising from property in New York, where also he built the New Netherland hotel and the Waldorf hotel, was enormous.

  • The town was built.

  • The houses of the city are built of stone, their walls commonly showing the massive masonry of the Incas at the bottom, crowned with a light modern superstructure roofed with red tiles.

  • The city is built on rolling ground about 900 ft.

  • Its houses are usually one-storeyed, built of adobe and roofed with red tiles; its public buildings are among the finest in Central America.

  • The massive and elaborately ornamented cathedral was built in the Renaissance style between 1746 and 1774; a Dominican church in Subtiaba is little less striking.

  • An Ursuline convent, built in 1764, serves as hotel de ville and law court, and a church of the 14th century is used as a market.

  • It is picturesquely placed on the river Kent, and is irregularly built.

  • The hotel de ville, also by Abadie, is a handsome modern structure, but preserves two towers of the château of the counts of Angouleme, on the site of which it is built.

  • At New York, in order to earn a living, he became first a chandler, and afterwards a trading skipper, returning to Italy in 1854 with a small fortune, and purchasing the island of Caprera, on which he built the house thenceforth his home.

  • Soon after the introduction of machinery, spinning factories were erected, and the first built in Bolton is said to have been set up in 1780.

  • With this or a mixture of horse-dung, loam, old mushroom-bed dung, and half-decayed leaves, the beds are built up in successive layers of about 3 in.

  • Originally a village built for the accommodation of pilgrims to Melrose Abbey (4 m.

  • John Van Metre, an Indian trader, penetrated into the northern portion in 1725, and Morgan ap Morgan, a Welshman, built a cabin in the present Berkeley county in 1727.

  • In 1479 he built the ante-chapel at the west-end, as it now stands, of stone from Headington, Oxford.

  • for a free grammar school at his name-place, Wainfleet, sufficient to produce for the chantry-priest-schoolmaster Lro a year, the same salary as the headmaster of Magdalen School, and built the school which still exists almost untouched, a fine brick building with two towers, 76 ft.

  • Angra is built on the south coast of Terceira in 38° 38' N.

  • On some of these points the codes differ, and the whole is to be regarded as the ideal qualification, built up theoretically by the canonists.

  • The university, founded in 1869, built mainly of basalt, has schools of arts, medicine, chemistry and mineralogy.

  • The nucleus of the city is built on a ridge of rock (Mount Sceberras) which runs like a tongue into the middle of a bay, which it thus divides into two harbours, the Grand Harbour to the east and the Marsamuschetto to the west, which are subdivided again by three other peninsulas into creeks.

  • All are built in the Doric style, of the local porous stone, which is of a warm red brown colour, full of fossil shells and easily corroded when exposed to the air.

  • Biagio has been built, is uncertain.'

  • The town, which is the residence of a kaimakam, is built on two low limestone hills and its streets are paved with limestone blocks.

  • The houses of the Campidano are mostly built of sun-dried unbaked bricks.

  • in diameter at the base and decreasing in diameter as it ascends; it is built of rough blocks of stone, as a rule about 2 ft.

  • It is an attractively built city, and has good mineral springs.

  • In 1888 the Smith Observatory was built at Geneva, being maintained by William Smith, and placed in charge of Dr William Robert Brooks, professor of astronomy in Hobart College.

  • A small fort was built at Sheerness by Charles II., which, on the 10th of July 1667, was taken by the Dutch fleet under De Ruyter.

  • The town has wide streets and contains several old churches, one of which, a Roman Catholic church, built in the 14th century, has a tower 33 o ft.

  • The town is neatly built in the Dutch style, lying on three small hills in a fertile district near the frontier of Holland, about 2 m.

  • Godollo is the summer residence of the Hungarian royal family, and the royal castle, built in the second half of the 18th century by Prince Anton Grassalkovich, was, with the beautiful domain, presented by the Hungarian nation to King Francis Joseph I.

  • Even before this it had been clear to archaeologists and ethnologists that there was no evidence to support the popular theory that Zimbabwe had been built in very ancient days by some Oriental people.

  • In it is situated the Royal Observatory, built in 1675 for the advancement of navigation and nautical astronomy.

  • In the Spanish plains, however, the young are often produced in nests built in trees, or among tall bamboos in FIG.

  • The strong castle built by Robert de Romille in the time of the Conqueror was partly demolished in 1648, but was restored by the countess of Pembroke.

  • Gyula-Fehervar is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishop, and has a fine Roman Catholic cathedral, built in the 1 nth century in Romanesque style, and rebuilt in 5443 by John Hunyady in Gothic style.

  • In the centre of the area are the substructions of a temple, and on the south-east side are the remains of the theatre, built in the early imperial period, restored by Septimius Severus in 196-197 and again in the 4th or 5th century.

  • Its military importance was recognized in 427 B.C. by the Spartans, who sent a garrison to guard the Trachinian plain against the marauding highland tribes of Oeta and built a citadel close by the Asopus gorge with the new name of Heraclea.

  • The houses are well built, the market-places and squares handsome and spacious.

  • In the 13th century it became the seat of Count Gerhard of Wesemael, who surrounded it with walls and built a castle.

  • Both it and the arch are built of Istrian stone.

  • Meantime Perdiccas and Hephaestion had built a bridge over the Indus, and by this in the spring of 326 Alexander passed into the Punjab (at Ohind, 16 m.

  • The older town is irregularly built and unattractive, but the newer suburbs are handsome.

  • Almansa is built at the foot of a white limestone crag, which is surmounted by a Moorish castle, and rises abruptly in the midst of a fertile and irrigated plain.

  • The Halberstadt organ, about which so much has been written, was, according to Praetorius (Syntagma musicum, Wolffenbi ttel, 1618), built in 1361, and repaired or rebuilt 1495.

  • Smith, of Cambridge, in 1759, had the organ of Trinity College, built by Bernhardt Schmidt, lowered a whole tone, to reduce it to certain Roman pitch pipes made about 1720.

  • St Michael's church at Hamburg, built as late as 1762 and unaltered in 1880, had a 17th-century pitch, a' 407.9.

  • Bernhardt Schmidt, better known in England as Father Smith, was invited about 1660 to build the organ for the Chapel Royal, Whitehall; two years later he built the organ in Durham Cathedral a' 474.1, difference a whole tone, and practically agreeing with the Cammerton of Praetorius.

  • It is irregularly built, with narrow streets, but has a spacious market-place.

  • Landsberg was the capital of a small margraviate of this name, ruled in the 12th century by a certain Dietrich, who built the town.

  • In the 14th century the district was first overrun by the Mahommedans, after which it was annexed to the newly established Hindu kingdom of Vijayanagar, an official of which named Dhar Rao, according to local tradition, built the fort at Dharwar town in 1403.

  • In opposition to the Canadian Pacific railway a southern line was built from Winnipeg to the American boundary.

  • 1749), who, gradually pushing westward from Lake Superior, reached Lake Winnipeg in 1733, and in the following year built a fort not far from the present Fort Alexander.

  • In October 1738 he built another at Fort Rouge, at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, where is now the city of Winnipeg.

  • In a type built with vertical sections each division is complete in itself, and is not directly connected with the next section, but communicates with flow and return drums. A defective section may thus be left in position and stopped off by means of plugs from the drums until it is convenient to fit a new one in its place.

  • It was originally built in 1781 as a frontier fortress of the Turks against Russia.

  • Curiously enough the cottage, a stone building, built by the same duke for Jean Jacques Rousseau, still stands in the park, while the ducal residence was burnt down by the sans-culottes.

  • The State Capitol, built of native granite and marble (1887-1895, cost $2,500,000), is an imposing building.

  • The older part of the city and the principal business and manufacturing district occupies the low lands; the newer part, chiefly residential, is built upon the heights.

  • He built a fort a short distance up the river Uruguay, and despatched one of his lieutenants, Juan Alvarez Ramon, with a separate party upon an expedition up stream.

  • The land tax falls upon land not built upon in proportion to its net yearly revenue.

  • Paolo fuori le Mura, built about 1285 by Giovanni, the youngest of the Cosmati, are one of the most beautiful works of this school.

  • She took up her residence at the palace of Bemposta, built by herself, near Lisbon.

  • Moratalla is built on a mountainous peninsula, almost surrounded by the Grande and Benamor, small rivers which meet and flow eastward to join the Segura.

  • The city is built on a rocky hill rising from the Guayangareo valley, which gives to it a strikingly picturesque appearance.

  • In 1822 he became director of the Seeberg observatory, and in 1825 was promoted to a corresponding position at Berlin, where a new observatory, built under his superintendence, was inaugurated in 1835.

  • Of these the most remarkable is the Pavilion, built as a residence for the prince regent (afterwards George IV.) and remodelled in 1819 by the architect, John Nash, in a grotesque Eastern style of architecture.

  • The city is built at the narrow end of the valley and at the foot of the Cerro de Avila, and stands from 2887 to 3442 ft.

  • The city is built with its streets running between the cardinal points of the compass and crossing each other at right angles.

  • Among the public edifices are the capitol, which occupies a whole square, the university, of nearly equal size, the cathedral, pantheon, masonic temple (built by the state in the spendthrift days of Guzman Blanco), national library, opera-house, and a number of large churches.

  • David surrounded the royal city with a wall and built a citadel, probably on the site of the Jebusite fort of Zion, while Joab fortified the western town.

  • of the Temple and probably formed the basis of the citadel built by Simon Maccabaeus, which again was succeeded by the fortress of Antonia, constructed by Herod the Great, and one of the most important positions at the time of the siege by Titus.

  • At the corner stood the residence of the Babylonian governor, near the site upon which King Herod afterwards built his magnificent palace.

  • He built a citadel called the Acra to dominate the town and placed in it a strong garrison of Greeks.

  • He also built the great fortress of Antonia, N.W.

  • At some period between the time of the Maccabees and of Herod, a second or outer wall had been built outside and north of the first wall, but it is not possible to fix an accurate date to this line of defence, as the references to it in Josephus are obscure.

  • Herod Agrippa, who succeeded to the kingdom, built a third or outer wall on the north side of Jerusalem in order to enclose and defend the buildings which had gradually been constructed outside the old fortifications.

  • The present church of the Holy Sepulchre stands on the site upon which one of the churches of Constantine was built, but the second church, the Basilica of the Cross, has completely disappeared.

  • A church was built above the pool, probably at the same time, and, after having completely disappeared for many centuries, it was recovered by F.

  • A wooden mosque was erected near the site of the Temple, which was replaced by the Mosque of Aksa, built by the amir Abdalmalik (Abd el Malek), who also constructed the Dome of the Rock, known as the Mosque of Omar, in 688.

  • From Stolze's investigations it appears that at least one of these, the castle built by Xerxes, bears evident traces of having been destroyed by fire.

  • The Sassanian kings have covered the face of the rocks in this neighbourhood, and in part even the Achaemenian ruins, with their sculptures and inscriptions, and must themselves have built largely here, although never on the same scale of magnificence as their ancient predecessors.

  • It is not built exactly on the ancient site.

  • Eu has three buildings of importance - the beautiful Gothic church of St Laurent (12th and 13th centuries) of which the exterior of the choir with its three tiers of ornamented buttressing and the double arches between the pillars of the nave are architecturally notable; the chapel of the Jesuit college (built about 1625), in which are the tombs of Henry, third duke of Guise, and his wife, Katherine of Cleves; and the château.

  • The southwest coast is watered by a few streams, but none of any size; amongst these is the Swan, upon which Perth, the capital of Western Australia, is built.

  • Similar granitic intrusions occurred in New South Wales and Queensland, and built up a mountain chain, which ran north and south across the continent; its worn-down stumps now form the east Australian highlands.

  • The coal-seams must have been formed in wellwatered, lowland forests, at the foot of a high mountain range, built up by the Devonian earth movements.

  • They nowhere built permanent dwellings, but contented themselves with mere hovels for temporary shelter.

  • " Endeavour," the vessel fitted out for the voyage, was a small craft of 370 tons, carrying twenty-two guns, and built originally for a collier, with a view rather to strength than to speed.

  • It is built on a series of terraces, mostly on the west bank of the river, which is spanned here by a bridge 1100 ft.

  • The state house, built of granite quarried in the vicinity, occupies a commanding site along the south border of the city, and in it is the state library.

  • The area is second to that of Wandsworth among the metropolitan boroughs, but is not wholly built over.

  • There is evidence that ships were built at Woolwich in the reign of Henry VII., but it was.

  • The belfry on the Grand Place was built in 1187, partly reconstructed in 1391 and finally restored and endowed with a steeple in 1852.

  • The Pont des Trous over the Scheldt, with towers at each end, was built in 1290, and among many other interesting buildings there are some old houses still in occupation which date back to the 13th century.

  • Its castle, built probably in Newmarch's time, or shortly after, was the most advanced outpost of the invaders in a wild part of Wales where the tendency to revolt was always strong.

  • They are about as tall as the average Malay, are slimly built, light of colour, and have wavy fine hair.

  • His primary object was to prove that the world was built after the same shape and fashion as the Ark made by the Children of Israel in the desert; but he was able to show that the Malay Peninsula had to be rounded and thereafter a course steered in a northerly direction if China was to be reached.

  • Aston Hall, erected by Sir Thomas Holte in 1618-1635, is an admirable architectural example of its period, built of red brick.

  • It is situated on the west side of a bay of the Mediterranean, to which it gives its name, in 36° 47' N., 3° 4' E., and is built on the slopes of the Sahel, a chain of hills parallel to the coast.

  • The city consists of two parts; the modern French town, built on the level ground by the seashore, and the ancient city of the deys, which climbs the steep hill behind the modern town and is crowned by the kasbah or citadel, 400 ft.

  • Extending along the front of the town is the boulevard de la Republique, a fine road built by Sir Morton Peto on a series of arches, with a frontage of 3700 ft., and bordered on one side by handsome buildings, whilst a wide promenade overlooking the harbour runs along the other.

  • The houses, built of stone and whitewashed, are square, substantial, flat-topped buildings, presenting to the street bare walls, with a few slits protected by iron gratings in place of windows.

  • The public buildings of chief interest are the kasbah, the government offices (formerly the British consulate), the palaces of the governor-general and the archbishop - all these are fine Moorish houses; the "Grand" and the "New" Mosques, the Roman Catholic cathedral of St Philippe, the church of the Holy Trinity (Church of England), and the Bibliotheque Nationale d'Alger - a Turkish palace built in 1799-1800.

  • The minaret was built by Abu Tachfin, sultan of Tlemcen, in 1324.

  • The church of the Holy Trinity (built in 1870) stands at the southern end of the rue d'Isly near the site of the demolished Fort Bab Azoun.

  • The cathedral of St Philippe, built on the site of a mosque, is in the place Malakoff, next to the governor-general's palace.

  • The block containing his body was built into an angle of the Fort of the Twenty-four Hours, then under construction.

  • The lighthouse which occupies the site of Fort Penon was built in 1544.

  • Mustapha Inferieur is built on the lower slopes of the hills.

  • Notre-Dame d'Afrique, a church built (1858-1872) in a mixture of the Roman and Byzantine styles, is conspicuously situated, overlooking the sea, on the shoulder of the Bu Zarea hills, m.

  • Many inscriptions and ancient fragments may be seen built into the houses; in front of the Madonna delle Grazie is a bull in red Egyptian granite, and in the Piazza Papiniano the fragments of two Egyptian obelisks erected in A.D.

  • Crevillente is a picturesque old town built among the eastern foothills of the Sierra de Crevillente.

  • It is then carefully dried by the free action of the air, and when dry built into long narrow stacks until needed for use.

  • The ships of Greece and Turkey are largely built of it, but it has not always proved satisfactory in English dockyards.

  • The principal buildings are: the Roman Catholic church, which was completed in 1851; the English church, the theatre, the Kurhaus, built in 1901, and several bathing establishments and hospitals.

  • Faringdon House, close to the church, was built by Henry James Pye (1745-1813), poet laureate from 1790 to 1813, who also caused to be planted the conspicuous group of fir-trees on the hill east of the town called Faringdon Clump, or locally (like other similar groups) the Folly.

  • Three chapels were built on the spot, and Gregory raised his cross there and elsewhere for the people to worship, just as St Nino was doing about the same time in Georgia.

  • After having been expelled from a monastery for his excessive austerities, at thirty years of age he built a pillar six feet high on which he took up his abode.

  • Later emperors built other castles and palaces, the latest in date being that of the Negus Yesu II.

  • The Portuguese were expelled by Fasilidas, but his castle was built, by Indian workmen, under the superintendence of Abyssinians who had learned something of architecture from the Portuguese adventurers, helped possibly by Portuguese still in the country.

  • In 1550 a castle was built here by the prince of Kiev, and various privileges were bestowed upon the inhabitants.

  • The Escurial was built in honour of St Lawrence by Philip II.

  • in height, built in 1315.

  • Good roads have been built connecting the coast towns with the principal places in the interior.

  • The city was occupied by Ahab, who here built a temple to "Baal" (i Kings xvi.

  • He built a great temple, a hippodrome and a street of columns surrounding the city, the remains of which still arrest the attention.

  • deep. The crusaders' church remains almost intact, and numerous fragments of carved stone are built into the village houses, beneath which in some places are some interesting tombs.

  • They are built of "sun-dried blocks of mud and gravel, about 22 in.

  • The town, built of grey granite, presents a handsome appearance, and being delightfully situated in the midst of the most beautiful pine and birch woods in Scotland, with pure air and a bracing climate, is an attractive resort.

  • At South Manchester, an attractive industrial village, a silk mill was built in 1838; the silk mills of one firm (Cheney Brothers) here cover about 12 acres; the company has done much for its employees, whose homes are almost all detached cottages in attractive grounds.

  • Fort Pitt, which rises above the town to the west, was built in 1779, and is used as a general military hospital.

  • in founding a regular navy began to establish dockyards, and the harbour formed by the deep channel of the Medway was utilized by Elizabeth, who built a dockyard and established an arsenal here.

  • The first hotels were built between 1820 and 1830.

  • Sheer legs are generally built in very large sizes, and their use is practically confined to marine work.

  • There are numerous and important variations of these two types, but the above contain the elements out of which most cranes of the class are built.

  • On the Ness two lighthouses have been built at different levels, the lights of which are visible at 13 and 16 m.

  • Land was leased for houses or other buildings to be built upon it, the tenant being rent-free for eight or ten years; after which the building came into the landlord's possession.

  • The town was built and fortified by Cosimo I.

  • The magnet between the poles of which the rectangular signal coil moves is built up of a number of thin flat horseshoe-shaped permanent magnets of a special quality of steel, and is provided with adjustable pole pieces.

  • Subsequently this antenna was enlarged, and four wooden lattice towers were built, 215 ft.

  • The castle of Helmond, built in 1402, is a beautiful specimen of architecture, and among the other buildings of note in the town are the spacious church of St Lambert, the Reformed church and the town hall.

  • The river, which flows between the castle-hill and the powerfully armed fort of San Cristobal, is crossed by a magnificent granite bridge, originally built in 1460.

  • This board is built up in sections of one or more operators' positions each.

  • The New York-Chicago line, built in 1892, is of wire 165 millimetres in diameter (No.

  • In a large city, where several inter - connected exchanges have to be built and thousands of subscribers are put into communication with each other, the service is at once more costly and more valuable than in a small town with a few hundred subscribers accommodated in one exchange.

  • Gaine, general manager of the company, stated before the Select Committee that in the view of the directors the bargain was a hard one, because it gave no consideration in respect of the goodwill of the great business, with its gross income of over £ 2,000,000 per annum and its net revenue of over £750,000, which the company had built up. The company had had to pay for all the experiments and mistakes which are inherent in the launching and development of any new industry.

  • Being built midway between the Sierra de Priego and Sierra Parapanda, and commanding the open valley between these ranges, it became one of the chief frontier fortresses of the Moors in the 15th century.

  • The men are hardy, well built and handsome; and the women are noted for their beauty, the ancient Greek type being well preserved.

  • Agreeably to feudal customs, these nobles, as they grew in power, retired from the town, and built themselves fortresses on points of vantage in the neighborhood.

  • Pisa built her Duomo.

  • But no sooner was he dead than the essential weakness of an artificial state, built up by cunning and perfidious policy, with the aid of bought troops, dignified by no dynastic title, and consolidated by no sense of loyalty, became apparent.

  • on which the Italian revolutionists had built their hopes; the Austrians intervened unhindered; the old governments were re-established in Parma, Modena and Romagna; and Menotti and many other patriots were hanged.

  • Charles Albert, although mahftaining his reactionary policy, had introduced administrative reforms, built railways, reorganized the army and developed the resources of the country.

  • If Piedmont was to be fitted for the part which optimists expected it to play, everything must be built up anew.

  • The country had to be built up and converted 34~

  • As implied by its name, which may be translated " the narrow places," Uzhitse is built in a narrow and lonely glen amongst the south-western moun t Perhaps a mistake or an abbreviation for Aram.

  • " the Garden Bath "),"), with Racha monastery close by; and in the neighbourhood is Dobrinye, the home of the Obrenovich family, with a church built by Milosh Obrenovich, called " the Liberator of Servia " (1818-1839)

  • For this reason the altar, as representative of the universe, is built in five layers, representing earth, air and heaven, and the intermediate regions; and in the centre of the altar-site, below the first layer, on a circular gold plate (the sun), a small golden man (purusha) is laid down with his face looking upwards.

  • One of the oldest towns in Lower Lusatia, Sorau contains a number of ancient buildings, among which the most prominent are several of the churches (one dating from 1204), the town hall, built in 1260, and the old palace of 1207 (now a prison).

  • Perhaps the oldest remains are some of the piers -and buttresses of the bridge over the Moselle, which may date from about 28 B.C. The well-preserved amphitheatre just outside the modern town to the south-east was probably built in the reign of Trajan or Hadrian.

  • Its eastern side is built into the hill, its longer diameter is 76 yds., and it accommodated seven or eight thousand spectators.

  • deep, built of sandstone blocks blackened with age (whence the name), and held together with iron clamps.

  • Built under the emperors Valentinian I.

  • The cloisters connect the cathedral with the church of Our Lady (Liebfrauenkirche), a beautiful building in the form of a circle intersected by a cross, with a lofty vault, built 1127-1143, and said to be the oldest Gothic church in Germany.

  • At first the Treveri resisted the appeal of Civilis and his Batavi to join the revolt, and built a defensive wall from Trier to Andernach, but soon after the two Treverans, Tutor and Classicus, led their fellow tribesmen, aided by the Lingones (Langres), in the attempt to set up a "Gallic empire."

  • and eulogized by the poet Venantius Fortunatus, repaired the cathedral, and built a splendid castle for himself.

  • His fall proved on how unsound a basis his system had been built up.

  • In the palace which he built on the Aventine, Otto sought to surround himself with the splendour and ceremonial of the older emperors of Rome, and dreamed of making Rome once more the centre of a universal empire.

  • The first building to which the name was given was that built in Rome in 27 B.C. by Agrippa; it was burned later and the existing building was erected in the reign of Hadrian; since A.D.

  • The Pantheon in Paris was the church built in the classical style by Soufflot; it was begun in 1764 and consecrated to the patroness of the city, Sainte Genevieve.

  • high, built 1183-1339.

  • The eastern façade overlooking the market-place was built in 1595-1628, in the Renaissance style, with three tiers of columns.

  • It is mentioned so early as the 7th century and in 868 Baldwin of the Iron Arm, first count of Flanders, who had been entrusted by Charles the Bald with the defence of the northern marches, built a castle here against the Normans raiding up the Scheldt.

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