Parapet sentence example

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  • The parapet on top was some 3 ft.
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  • "Clear that away!" was all that was said of them, and they were thrown over the parapet and removed later on that they might not stink.
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  • On a parapet at the rear of each chamber a single slender Ionic column between two antae supported an Ionic entablature.
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  • On the lath of December, when the Swedish approaches had come within 280 paces of the fortress of Fredriksten, which the Swedes were closely besieging, Charles looked over the parapet of the foremost trench, and was shot through the head by a bullet from the fortress.
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  • The fire from the batteries on shore produced no impression until a hot shot set fire to the "bass junk with which, to the depth of 5 ft., the immensely thick parapet was lined."
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  • The Nabataean type starts from the simple pylon-tomb with a door set in a tower crowned by a parapet ornament, in imitation of the front of a dwelling-house; then, after passing through various stages, the full Nabataean type is reached, retaining all the native features and at the same time exhibiting characteristics which are partly Egyptian and partly Greek.
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  • Most of it was made, by bursting the rock by means of wooden wedges, through the solid granite, and its outside parapet was supported by walls of brick resting on ledges far below.
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  • Fragments of reliefsculptures belonging to the parapet and columns, and of fluted drums and capitals, cornices and other architectural members have been recovered, showing that the workmanship and Ionic style were of the highest excellence, and that the building presented a variety of ornament, rare among Hellenic temples.
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  • But in order to obtain an adequate field of view, the mirrors, and therefore the box, had to be made somewhat large, and in the close-quarters conditions of trench warfare even the few inches by which they projected over the parapet or ether cover made them sufficiently obvious to draw fire.
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  • A winding stairway in the interior leads to a parapet at the top. In the square by which the monument is surrounded are also statues of George Peabody by W.
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  • India thus passed again from the Afghans to the Moguls, but six months afterwards Humayun was killed by a fall from the parapet of his palace (1556), leaving his kingdom to Akbar.
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  • Since, however, other Greek temples had colonnades hardly less high, and were of equal or greater area, it has been suggested that the Ephesian temple had some distinct element of grandiosity, no longer known to us - perhaps a lofty sculptured parapet or some imposing form of podium.
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  • He discovered and sent to England parts of several sculptured drums (columnae caelatae) of the latest temple, and archaic sculptures from the drums and parapet of the earlier building.
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  • The rush of the 3-knot tide between the ship and mole created a heavy swell which threw the ship off the mole; only two of the 18 brows could reach the parapet, and the ship could not be kept into the mole.
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  • parapet of the trench.
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  • Fort Chi-Kuan had no artillery parapet.
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  • Peering over the parapet of the bridge, one saw a deep murky abyss, from which sounds of swiftly flowing water rose.
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  • The living casemates were under the gorge parapet.
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  • The surrounding brickwork of the parapet wall is loose.
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  • Large decorative urns that once graced the roof parapet in the early 1900s, disappeared long ago.
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  • parapet of the narrow bridge, falling 35 feet.
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  • at the top. The terre-plein is well and smoothly paved, and is defended by a crenellated parapet.
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  • Before: The golf course access bridge with brick parapet.
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  • Remains of primitive polygonal walls which undoubtedly surrounded the entire area have been found at various points a little within the circuit of the existing parapet.
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  • At Erh-Lung they could not get over the outer parapet.
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  • above low water, and on the wall a promenade sheltered by a parapet.
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  • castellated parapet.
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  • embattled parapet around the slate roof.
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  • For valley and parapet gutter both results for straight and tapered outlets are given.
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  • heads above the parapet.
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  • Here, alas, political issues may well poke their ugly heads above the parapet.
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  • machicolated parapet and bartizans, the weak upper stories of rectangular windows.
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  • Central bay is a full height canted bay window beneath an embattled parapet, with 5 light mullions.
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  • openwork parapet.
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  • The procedure is to mount the parapet and make way down being careful not to slip especially when wet, up to the wire.
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  • However, there must be many bridges where it would be impossible to hit a parapet at such a high speed.
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  • Battlemented parapet with a molded string course below which is a frieze similar to that on the north aisle.
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  • There is an embattled parapet around the slate roof.
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  • West wall: inside the west door is an inner paneled porch with a castellated parapet.
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  • The transept has plain buttresses and a plain parapet.
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  • The stairs ended at a trapdoor that led out onto the stone flagged roof of the tower surrounded by a low parapet.
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  • parapet gutter both results for straight and tapered outlets are given.
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  • parapet walls can just about be made out in the center of the picture, to the right of the road.
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  • The trackbed lies in a cutting beyond the bridge parapet which can clearly be seen in the center of the shot.
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  • parapet with eight pinnacles.
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  • Hesketh-Prichard tells the story of how a sniping team noted the frequent presence of a well-fed cat on the enemy parapet.
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  • They are structures of solid masonry, containing vaulted rooms for the garrison, and providing a platform at the top for two or three guns, which fire over a low masonry parapet.
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  • brickwork of the parapet wall is loose.
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  • Nave south side Nave north side The crenelated parapet on the nave dates from the 17th century.
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  • The top of the tower is a pierced Gothic parapet with eight pinnacles.
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  • The two gabled outer bays are joined at eaves level by a chunky balustraded parapet.
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  • For example leaping onto an aerial runway, riding a bike on parapet, balancing on a high beam.
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  • sill bands, eaves cornice, and narrow front parapet.
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  • The parapet at the apex carries an inscribed slab stating ' The Reverend John Adams Minister 1732 ' .
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  • Burton's original church had a narrow octagonal spire, set back behind the embattled parapet.
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  • swatting flies from the parapet of the building.
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  • Wooden features were replaced with stone while roofs, now considered unseemly, were hidden behind a stone parapet.
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  • Second string course accompanied by waterspouts, just below battlemented parapet.
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  • The term "cavalier" has been adopted from the French as a term in fortification for a work of great command constructed in the interior of a fort, bastion or other defence, so as to fire over the main parapet without interfering with the fire of the latter.
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  • The French, after their occupation of the city (1830), built a rampart, parapet and ditch, with two terminal forts, Bab Azoun to the south and Bab-el-Oued to the north.
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  • The general design appears to have been grounded on the French detached forts of the 'seventies (see Fortification), as the front parapet was designed for infantry and the interior, io ft.
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  • Harrison had led a rush along the parapet, where he and several of his men were killed by machine-gun fire.
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  • "Clear that away!" said the officer, pointing to the beams and the corpses, and the French soldiers, after dispatching the wounded, threw the corpses over the parapet.
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  • The figure is of a major swatting flies from the parapet of the building.
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  • Glaxo raised its head above the parapet and received the flak: smaller companies will learn the lesson and lie low.
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  • trench periscope for observing enemy whilst concealed behind parapet or other fortification.
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  • pierced Gothic parapet with eight pinnacles.
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  • well-fed cat on the enemy parapet.
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  • Adams, got ashore, and dropping on to the ledge below the parapet made their way toward the lighthouse.
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  • Public Buildings, &c_ - The old castle, first built by Henry de Newburgh about 1099, has entirely disappeared; but of the new castle, which was probably intended only as a fortified house, there remain the great and lesser halls, a tower and a so-called keep with the curtain wall connecting them, its chief architectural feature being a fine embattled parapet with an arcade of pointed arches in a style similar to that of the episcopal palaces of St Davids and Lamphey built by Henry Gower (d.
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  • Sill bands, eaves cornice, and narrow front parapet.
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  • Burton 's original church had a narrow octagonal spire, set back behind the embattled parapet.
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  • In 1926 the pinnacles and parapet of the west front were restored and repairs done to the stonework of the tower.
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