In the old days there was a hand pump in the kitchen and no hot water you didn't boil yourself.
I mentioned how this here place was a boarding house in the old days and now it's a fine bed and breakfast.
Each passing year brought the mayhem further northward, causing the old timers and the local newspaper to fret for the good old days when violence was no worse than a dog fight.
And reminds me of the old days.
No wonder chaperones were considered a necessity in the old days.
In old days New Mexico was the home of a breed of hairless cats, said to have been kept by the ancient Aztecs, but now well-nigh if not completely extinct.
It would appear that the purchasing power of the inhabitants of India has increased of late years, and there is a growing demand for refined sugar, fostered by the circumstance that modern processes of manufacture can make a quality of sugar, broadly speaking, equal to sugar refined by animal charcoal, without using charcoal, and so the religious objections to the refined sugars of old days have been overcome.
These old days shall return once more.
Animal victims are sacrificed before it, as in old days before the sacred pole or pillar, and it is worshipped and adored.
But till the end of the xgth century this code still retained its validity for those villages in Hesse, and in the Prussian province of Hesse, which in old days had been parts of Katzellenbogen.
The old feelings of suspicion and jealousy were again aroused; the hostility which Bismarck encountered was scarcely less than in the old days of the conflict.
In the old days German ascendancy had been secured by the common army, the civil service and the court.
Even in the old days it was customary to use the language of the district in communication between the government offices and private individuals, and evidence could be given in the law courts in the language generally spoken.
In the old days it was common for the children of German parents in Bohemia to learn Czech; since 1867 this has ceased to be the case.
It was rejected on a motion of Prince Karl Schwarzenberg without discussion, and on this all the Germans rose and left the diet, thereby imitating the action of the Czechs in old days when they had the majority.
" Governments learned to oppress them wisely, depriving them of church and school, of pastor and schoolmaster; and by those nameless arts with which the rich used to coerce the poor in the good old days.
In old days free elimination by these channels was looked upon as a sign of returning health, and was termed a "critical" diuresis, diarrhoea or sweating, according to the channel through which the eliminative act had occurred.
The political life and law of the old days is abundantly illustrated in the sagas (especially Eyrbyggia, Hensa-Thori, Reykdaela, Hrafnkell and Niala), the two collections of law-scrolls (Codex Regius, c. 1235, and Stadarhol's Book, c. 1271), the Libellus, the Liberfragments, and the Landnamabok of Ari, and the Diplomatarium.
This period of Iceland's existence is eventless: she had got peace but with few of its blessings; all spirit seemed to have died with the commonwealth; even shepherding and such agriculture as there had been sank to a lower stage; wagons, ploughs and carts went out of use and knowledge; architecture in timber became a lost art, and the fine carved and painted halls of the heathen days were replaced by turfwalled barns half sunk in the earth; the large decked luggers of the old days gave way to small undecked fishing-boats.
Fred was already gone and Brandon Westlake presided over breakfast court with Pumpkin Green, rehashing the good old days until the young man's eyes glazed and with mumbled excuses, he retreated to find his partner in combat Billy Langstrom.
atrocityll the old days of Bulgarian atrocities, in which he and Liddon struck up their surprising friendship.
In the old days they made you look diabolic.
For all the 'good old days ' I cannot honestly regret the passing of the barn.
plaintive plea for a return to the old days of rather looser money?
The Faculty in the old days was a rather quaint affair.
And what happened to the good old days when Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant traded quips over a Martini?
sanatoriumably don't remember the old days of the TB sanatoria.
In theatrical matters in the old days of stock companies the verdict of an Edinburgh audience was held to make or mar an actor or a play.
(I) The museum-makers of old days and their modern representatives the curators and describers of zoological collections, (2) early explorers and modern naturalisttravellers and writers on zoo-geography, and (3) collectors of fossils and palaeontologists are the chief varieties of zoological workers coming under this head.
for "breath" or "breeze"), a term used in old days to denote a supposed ethereal emanation from a volatile substance; applied later to the "electrical aura," or air-current caused by electrical discharge; in epilepsy to one of its premonitory symptoms; and in spiritualism to a mysterious light associated with the presence of spirit-forms. See also Aureola.
Back in the old days (the 1980s), you only had data—say, the Yellow Pages with its list of restaurants.
Reminiscing on the good old days in Division Two?
You probably do n't remember the old days of the TB sanatoria.
Miss the good old days of the Girl or Boy Scouts?
Seeing a man immersed in a glass bubble filled with water has to be almost as fun as seeing Tom Cruise jump around like the mad man that he is (doesn't everyone just long for the good old days of the Top Gun Tom Cruise?
In the old days it was possible to miss the show's entry deadline completely.
Unlike the good old days where many of my friends had live in nannies or had standing babysitters or had their dogs in weekly doggie day care, budgets have been cut and times have most definitely have changed!
Back in the old days of video games, the home systems served a single purpose: they allowed you to play video games.
The 2D graphics bring me back to the old days of puzzle games and platformers.
The basic Mario Kart mold from the old days goes largely unchanged in this incarnation.
Consumers feel comfortable wearing timeless classics and period fashions harkening back to the modest, good old days.
What is certain is that the basic beach blanket is much easier to manage than in the old days!
In the good old days people used lard and lye, but there were no scientific formulas or recipes for soap.
Fast forwarding through the opening sequence of a show might save some time, but thinking of some of the classic TV theme songs from the past may have you harkening back to the good old days.
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