"But that's all rubbish," Natasha chattered on.
"What rubbish you're talking!" said the countess.
rudus, rubbish), a botanical term for plants growing on rubbish heaps or in waste places.
The unhealthiness of the city is chiefly due to want of proper drainage, impure drinkingwater, miasma from the disturbed rubbish heaps, and contaminated dust from the uncleansed roads and streets.
"Don't talk rubbish..." said Prince Andrew, smiling and looking into Pierre's eyes.
Under these acts a sanitary authority is authorized to take proceedings to restrain interference with the due flow of a stream or the pollution of its waters by throwing into it the solid refuse of any manufactory or quarry, or any rubbish or cinders, or any other waste or any putrid solid matter.
deep, never less than 2 ft., should consist of five parts rich turfy loam, one part old lime rubbish or broken bricks, including a little wood ashes or burnt earth (ballast), one part broken charcoal, and about one part of half-inch bones, the whole being thoroughly mixed, and kept dryish till used.
In Nial's, Gisli's and Droplaug's Sons' Sagas there is good verse of a later poet, and in many sagas worthless rubbish foisted in as ornamental.
This cavity was filled with rubbish, sherds, &c., the latest of which was found to date as far back as the beginning of the Middle Minoan age, and the later work of 1908 only proved (by means of a small shaft sunk through the debris) that the rock floor was 52 ft.
Open spaces of great extent are numerous within the walls, but for the most part they are defaced by mounds of rubbish and putrid refuse.
Only crude brick ruins and rubbish heaps remain on the site, but a few relics conveyed to Alexandria and Europe in the Roman age have come down to our day, notably the inscribed statue of a priest of Neith who was high in favour with Psammetichus III., Cambyses and Darius.
"Rubbish, nonsense, humbug!" exclaimed Nicholas, and he thought: "How charming this Natasha of mine is!
Stolze has shown that in some cases even the mason's rubbish has not been removed.'
In 689 B.C. its walls, temples and palaces were razed to the ground and the rubbish thrown into the Arakhtu, the canal which bordered the earlier Babylon on the south.
Nearly in the centre of the town is the Ptolemaic and Roman temple of the ram-headed Khnum, almost buried in rubbish and houses.
wide, formerly supplied with water, but now nearly filled up with rubbish, so that its original depth cannot be discovered.
If they do not undertake these duties, they may make by-laws imposing on the occupiers of premises the duty of cleansing footways and pavements, the removal of house refuse, and the cleansing of earth-closets, privies, ashpits and cesspools; and an urban council may also make by-laws for the prevention of nuisances arising from snow, filth, dust, ashes and rubbish, and for the prevention of the keeping of animals on any premises so as to be injurious to health.
The wall by which Sidon is at present surrounded is pierced by two gates; at the southern angle, upon a heap of rubbish, stand the remains of the citadel.
This unsightly mass of rubbish lay for a while as an eyesore, until the happy thought arose of converting it into a broad way joining the new .oNd at Hanover Street with the Old Town at the Lawnmarket.
At the order of Constantine, the shrine of Venus above mentioned was destroyed, and the accumulated rubbish removed, till the ancient rockfoundation was reached.
More mobile and more searching than ice or rock rubbish, the trickling drops are guided by the deepest lines of the hillside in their incipient flow, and as these lines converge, the stream, gaining strength, proceeds in River its torrential course to carve its channel deeper and en- t trench itself in permanent occupation.
" The occurrence of stones and boulders far removed from their parent source early attracted the attention of geologists, but for a long period the phenomena, now known as of glacial origin, were unexplained, and the drifts were looked upon as little more than ` extraneous rubbish,' the product of geological agents, quite distinct from those which helped to form the more ` solid ' rocks that underlie them."
The composition introduced Carlyle to the " Dryasdust " rubbish heaps of which he here and ever afterwards bitterly complained.
The nest of grass, leaves, or where vegetation is scanty of stones or rubbish, is placed on the ground or in holes.
This is the last of the buildings and rubbish which encumbered the temple before the expropriation and clearances by the Service des Antiquites began in 1885.
In answer to Rostov's renewed questions, Denisov said, laughing, that he thought he remembered that some other fellow had got mixed up in it, but that it was all nonsense and rubbish, and he did not in the least fear any kind of trial, and that if those scoundrels dared attack him he would give them an answer that they would not easily forget.
For example, place a waste bin for aluminum cans next to every regular rubbish bin.
MEMPHIS, the capital of Egypt through most of its early history, now represented by the rubbish mounds at Bedreshen on the W.
The interior of the building has been completely cleared: from the outside, however, its imposing effect is quite lost, owing to the mounds of rubbish amongst which it is sunk.
of rough materials, such as broken bricks or mortar rubbish, over which should be placed a layer of rough turf with the grassy side downwards, and then the good loamy soil to form the border, which should have a depth of about 2 ft.
It is well after the borders are completed to remove the top soil, in which no roots are to be found, every two or three years, and to replace it with a mixture of good loam, rotten manure, lime rubbish and bone meal, to the depth of 6 or 7 in.
When he died in 1841 he had cleared away all the rubbish, disclosed the original plan, and collected a quantity of fragments.
Another says clever things and one doesn't care to listen, but this one talks rubbish yet stirs an old fellow up.
It's all nonsense, all rubbish--those discussions which lead to nothing and all those idiotic societies!
Rubbish in your green bin should be bagged up.
Imagine trying to find a lost Radium needle on a rubbish dump with a gold leaf electroscope!
The other buildings in Old Cairo, or among the mounds of rubbish which adjoin it, include several fort-like dens or convents.
In Lower Egypt the cities built of crude brick were very numerous, especially after the 7th century B.C., but owing to the value of stone very few of their monuments have escaped destruction: even the mounds of rubbish which marked their sites furnish a valuable manure for the fields and in consequence are rapidly disappearing.
Why talk rubbish, lout that you are--a real peasant! came rebukes from all sides addressed to the jesting soldier.
Schwarzes Bilsenkraut, Hiihnertod, Saubohne and Zigeuner-Korn or "gipsies' corn"), the common name of the plant Hyoscyamus niger, a member of the natural order Solanaceae, indigenous to Britain, found wild in waste places, on rubbish about villages and old castles, and cultivated for medicinal use in various counties in the south and east of England.
The ancient walls are now covered up beneath green mounds of rubbish.
biodegradable sacks are used for the little rubbish they produce.
She then bleated about " you have to give 2 weeks notice before you run a tram " - Rubbish!
They cited graffiti, litter, rubbish and traffic as being their main bugbears.
bunged up with rubbish germs.
This was rubbish, but the last thing the bureaucrats wanted was revolution or upheaval in another country upsetting their relations with foreign capitalists.
My eyes avoid the carnage in the sink, the corner where the rubbish bags overflow, the empty fridge.
You can safely dispose of the toner cassette by putting it in the rubbish bin.
Irish Independent Volunteers wanted for beach cleanup Pick up a rubbish bag - your beach needs you.
draining the coolant ensured that any accumulated rubbish in the system from the years out of service was also flushed out.
Smell was no worse in the summer than what we used to get with ordinary rubbish disposal.
diverted over 110,000 tons of rubbish from landfill during 2004/05.
dumped rubbish in my bin.
Both these and the court of the great mosque lie beneath the general level of the city, the site having been gradually raised by accumulated rubbish.
cart ruts leading into the excavated rubbish pits.
Rating: reviewed by Alison on 29-06-2005 phone is rubbish don't buy it!
No rubbish, no full ashtrays, picnic items or the dog!
assorted rubbish that decorate the near bank of the river.
There is no point stating rubbish like this if you can't provide decent evidence to back up your rash and completely baseless statements.
churning out rubbish on celebrities, worth a check on anti-war coverage.
No one wants to recycle or can't throw their rubbish down the rubbish chutes provided.
For me was reserved the high honor of discovering among the rubbish of the ruined Coliseum the only playbill of that establishment now extant.
Buy a rubbish compactor and only use it once a week.
The council has announced a crackdown on anyone found to be dumping rubbish illegally Ã¢ a crime carrying a maximum fine of £ 50,000.
crazy guy in the bunker was quite simply rubbish.
Piles of rubbish and general detritus is still to be seen on the council unit in the market.
diverted 2573 tons of rubbish from landfill site.
drinks cans and other rubbish.
dump rubbish in West Wycombe Garden Center Car Park.
A Lower Largo resident says a local beauty spot has become more like a rubbish dump than a nature reserve.
dumping of rubbish and farm machinery.
dung heap, then later refuse or rubbish heap.
Rubbish they can always find in a used dustbin.
Rating: reviewed by Emily from uk on 25th Sep 2005 THIS PHONE IS RUBBISH FOR ITS MONEY, DON'T BUY THIS PHONE!
Back to Top What about the rubbish left by some Unauthorized encampments?
To we women the tradesman's entrance is something through which you put out the rubbish.
It is no longer considered right, proper, or even ethical to say, " This is rubbish.
Halon fire extinguishers must not be disposed of in domestic rubbish.
That was total rubbish, it was made up from start to finish, totally fabricated.
What he can plant the fir for, God only knows, seeing that the country is already over-stocked with that rubbish.
Their company has received a multitude of unwanted post, including fire extinguishers and rubbish skips.
flingan see this by the heap of rubbish flung aside.
It, too, has had its share of rubbish pedaled by insincere opportunists and deluded fools.
We breathe the fumes, pick up the rubbish.
But it's like building your house with shallow foundations on an old rubbish tip full of rotting garbage.
Some of these are rubbish but there are also some undiscovered gems among them.
Collect and dispose of all rubbish including disposable glassware, crockery and cutlery in a safe and hygienic manner.
Two accidents involved transport; a tractor overturn on a rubbish tip and a pierced groin from the forks of a loader.
Hendon evidence suggests the possibility of settlement near Church End and Hendon Grove, and rubbish pits at Burnt Oak indicate possible habitation there.
harmless pastime based on throwing out rubbish.
Were he to find where I put my rubbish heap, he would say: " You shouldn't go there!
The word started life meaning dung heap, then later refuse or rubbish heap.
household rubbish which cannot be recycled in your black bin.
imagine trying to find a lost Radium needle on a rubbish dump with a gold leaf electroscope!
Should Leeds build an incinerator to burn its rubbish?
The thing about Maurice and the rats is that they have become intelligent having been eating off the Wizards rubbish dump.
Some people write such rubbish on this website, for instance, the person who wrote Cameron Jerome will sign for Norwich.
There are of course good and bad politicians, but the idea that they are all without exception useless layabouts is complete rubbish.
Rubbish dumps create a strong chemical cocktail called leachate.
Her ear is still leaky but this is her body expelling all the rubbish.
Flats murder: Man arrested Anger at police merger Armed robbers found in garden shed A load of rubbish!
radium needle on a rubbish dump with a gold leaf electroscope!
All types of rubbish cleared from private homes, business premises, also on-site clearance.
outselllso: the Pussycat Dolls, whose exceedingly rubbish Don't you has outsold everything.
I wish I had a harmless pastime based on throwing out rubbish.
petrollady walked off and Tyrone began to pour the gasoline over the rubbish.
pile of rubbish!
piles of rubbish that quickly develop?
Judging by the contents of their rubbish pits, the villagers were living a comfortable existence under Roman rule.
We must therefore postulate some intermediate stages which rubbish passed through after breakage but before burial.
CLEANING Please help us to keep the show presentable at all times by disposing of rubbish immediately.
prosecutepaign also aimed at prosecuting persistent offenders who continued to dump rubbish in the area.
query why people should be paid to remove their own rubbish.
Rubbish should be stored in covered receptacles and suitable arrangements should be made for its proper disposal.
rid of the rubbish in my room.
Considerable numbers of beetle and fly species associated with rather rotten rubbish and waste were recovered from Roman deposits at One Poultry.
Please do not dump rubbish in West Wycombe Garden Center Car Park.
Based on my experience in a nice part of W7 and anecdotal evidence from elsewhere in the Boro the guy is spouting rubbish.
rubbish strewn around the site.
Numerous pieces of pottery were found during the dig in a number of medieval pits made to discard rubbish.
That means reducing the level of waste we produce and being more efficient in clearing and recycling rubbish.
I mean, every week I see people throwing rubbish on the street like its a normal thing to do... .
He says the rumor that he once had a car number plate boasting " Just VAT " is " utter rubbish " .
She has vowed to banish litter, fly-tipped rubbish, graffiti and abandoned cars from West MiddlesbroughÃ¢s streets.
This site can be used by the general public for tipping of all forms of household and recyclable rubbish.
Much better than say, Hide and seek which was absolute rubbish!
And don't forget - you can dispose of your bulky rubbish at the Port Solent Household Waste Recycling Center for free!
rubbish dump than a nature reserve.
rubbish heaps ', their origin is not altogether clear.
rubbish pits, the villagers were living a comfortable existence under Roman rule.
A trader or someone else has dumped rubbish in my bin.
rubbish in these bins.
rummaged through bin bags to discover what the rubbish said about the people who had thrown their rubbish away.
rummageus smokers can be seen rummaging through rubbish and peering in gutters looking for discarded, but not quite spent, Bic lighters.
The scale of activity is indicated by the presence of cart ruts leading into the excavated rubbish pits.
Paper is shredded after full use, and biodegradable sacks are used for the little rubbish they produce.
Rating: reviewed by SAM from england on 8th Feb 2006 I personnaly do not know why evryone is saying this phone rubbish.
SAM from England on 8th Feb 2006 I personnaly do not know why evryone is saying this phone rubbish.
You can also make your own sandbags by filling compost or rubbish bags with earth.
Rating: reviewed by Sara on 06-09-2005 THIS FONE IS RUBBISH!
scavenge for food on a rubbish tip near Moscow, Russia.
scavengehould protect it from scavenging animals · Try to keep rubbish to a minimum.
scenes featurette, this one's rubbish.
Back to Top Rubbish Scene: 1st scout walks to center of stage and starts talking in a loud voice.
But there was a time when you were more likely to make a million dollars collecting rubbish than riding a skateboard.
Dublin wasn't rubbish 7 years ago when I was there, I saw a lovely tweed skirt and they had great make up.
Humans also hate bad breath - try raiding the neighbor's rubbish tin to get something particularly smelly.
Choose from the rubbish single whose name we can't remember, or a book of TV soap opera quizzes.
Just mix a bowl of rubbish with some mad caps, then stir-fry it with jabberwocky.
However there was still much rubbish strewn around the site.
strewn with litter and rotting rubbish attract vermin and disease.
strewn with rubbish.
Why don't we raise our voices and tell them they were rumbled long ago so stop talking ' rubbish ' .
The fly tippers always dump their rubbish away from their home.
toner cassette by putting it in the rubbish bin.
tonnebridgeshire residents have diverted over 110,000 tons of rubbish from landfill during 2004/05.
None of this rubbish about " Feel the new baby in mommy's tummy " .
turgid rubbish, no wonder people left them and others hardly drop in anymore.
tyrely burn dry material Never burn household rubbish, rubber tires, or anything containing plastic, foam or paint.
One religious entity espoused the idea that God had sent the tsunami to punish the unrighteous - absolute rubbish!
useless rubbish, others view as a potential resource.
vacated promptly at the end of this period and left tidy with any rubbish disposed of.
In common with most of what Mr Blair says this is just vacuous rubbish.
Kelly used the NIO figures to rubbish PSNI boss Hugh Orde's claims that republican and loyalist violence was a the same level.
I love creating space - throwing rubbish away makes me feel very virtuous!
Apparently she couldn't face telling wannabes how rubbish they were!
Pure rubbish: Underwater, out of mind, our rubbish is lethal to big fishes and tiny water fleas alike.
wheelie ' bins and allow garden rubbish to go in them.
Minnie Banister: Rubbish - why should I wear a bald wig - I'm already bald.
Litter ranges in size from a single sweet wrapper, to a bag full of rubbish.
Local authorities are now becoming increasingly zealous - desperate even - about getting us to recycle more of our rubbish.
These attributes jarred on the sensitive Ritson, who racked his brains for contumelious epithets such as "stupid and disgusting," "cart-loads of rubbish," &c.; and during the greater part of the 18th and 19th centuries Lydgate's reputation was at its lowest ebb.
The exact form of these three interior valleys, which had an important influence on the construction and history of the city, is still imperfectly known, as they are to a great extent obliterated by vast accumulations of rubbish, which has filled them up in some places to a depth of more than 100 ft.
They are no longer used as an armoury from which opposite sides may draw effective weapons, offensive or defensive; nor on the other hand are they cast aside as the rubbish of an ignorant and superstitious age.
Even now he would listen to no offers of compromise, and after defending Stralsund with desperate courage till it was a mere rubbish heap, returned to Sweden after an absence of 14 years.
The accumulations of rubbish on the island were cleared away and the walls and foundations of the stone buildings were all repaired and strengthened before the dam was completed.
Owners now get grants to remove derelict fences, yet one may well query why people should be paid to remove their own rubbish.
Some other times, I was really playing rubbish, I played to his racquet cross court too many times.
As much as 30% of our household rubbish can be recycled into compost.
Small items of rubbish on the banks and edges should be removable by hand, but larger items will need ropes or winches.
Hence the need to get rid of the rubbish in my room.
I mean, every week I see people throwing rubbish on the street like its a normal thing to do....
He says the rumor that he once had a car number plate boasting " Just VAT " is " utter rubbish ".
Much better than say, Hide and seek which was absolute rubbish !
And do n't forget - you can dispose of your bulky rubbish at the Port Solent Household Waste Recycling Center for free !
Often called the ' Palace rubbish heaps ', their origin is not altogether clear.
One of them read Dig in rubbish tip.
Please do not put any other rubbish in these bins.
Serious smokers can be seen rummaging through rubbish and peering in gutters looking for discarded, but not quite spent, Bic lighters.
The children also rummaged through bin bags to discover what the rubbish said about the people who had thrown their rubbish away.
Rating: Reviewed by sam from england on 8th Feb 2006 I personnaly do not know why evryone is saying this phone rubbish.
Rating: Reviewed by sara on 06-09-2005 THIS FONE IS RUBBISH !
This should protect it from scavenging animals · Try to keep rubbish to a minimum.
Image: Homeless people scavenge for food on a rubbish tip near Moscow, Russia.
Like the previous behind the scenes featurette, this one 's rubbish.
There are laws to stop people throwing rubbish and sewage into the river.
Landfill tax is driving business to dump more rubbish at council sites to avoid waste charges, thus skewing the figures.
Dublin was n't rubbish 7 years ago when I was there, I saw a lovely tweed skirt and they had great make up.
Humans also hate bad breath - try raiding the neighbor 's rubbish tin to get something particularly smelly.
Choose from the rubbish single whose name we ca n't remember, or a book of TV soap opera quizzes.
Places that are strewn with litter and rotting rubbish attract vermin and disease.
The descent can be damp and the base is strewn with rubbish.
Why do n't we raise our voices and tell them they were rumbled long ago so stop talking ' rubbish '.
Rubbish should be removed from the room and the room left in a clean and tidy condition for the next occupant.
The roof now leaks; piles of rubbish left by tipsy teenagers sit in pools of water.
None of this rubbish about " Feel the new baby in mommy 's tummy ".
These boards have become nothing but turgid rubbish, no wonder people left them and others hardly drop in anymore.
Only burn dry material Never burn household rubbish, rubber tires, or anything containing plastic, foam or paint.
One religious entity espoused the idea that God had sent the tsunami to punish the unrighteous - absolute rubbish !
What many currently see as useless rubbish, others view as a potential resource.
Halls and rooms must be vacated promptly at the end of this period and left tidy with any rubbish disposed of.
Kelly used the NIO figures to rubbish PSNI boss Hugh Orde 's claims that republican and loyalist violence was a the same level.
I love creating space - throwing rubbish away makes me feel very virtuous !
Apparently she couldn't face telling wannabes how rubbish they were !
Some local authorities provide larger ' wheelie ' bins and allow garden rubbish to go in them.
Minnie Banister: Rubbish - why should I wear a bald wig - I 'm already bald.
What is amazing is that the raw materials are unwisely considered by many as worthless rubbish.
As we go through our bins sorting rubbish into recycling piles, many people wonder what the benefits of recycling actually are.
One important feature of recycling is that it helps keep rubbish out of landfill sites.
Landfill sites store all kinds of waste and rubbish, however much of this waste is not biodegradable, meaning that it will stay in its existing form in the landfill site for many years to come - perhaps many hundreds of years to come.
Storm drains - ensure that rubbish and waste isn't thrown into storm drains.
By reducing the amount of rubbish that enters the waste system, we reduce the amount of items that go into landfills.
You can also make a pretty trash can by decorating a plain rubbish bin with your favorite scrapbook rub-on designs or sayings.
Rather than commit these quality items to the rubbish pile, these perfectly good products are sent to the outlet stores to be sold at a discount.
It grows freely in a thin shrubbery, or on banks of rubbish.
The seed may be sown on rubbish heaps and in stony places, old quarries, and by roadsides.
If there's no trashcan nearby, a plastic bag will allow you to dispose of your rubbish at a later date.
Modern Life Is Rubbish was released in 1993, on the back of singles like 'Chemical World' and 'For Tomorrow'.
Although he received one negative review from Simon Cowell - for his performance of Johnny Cash's Ring of Fire ("indulgent rubbish") - Lambert wowed the judges, audience and guest performers alike.
The only known spring existing at present within the limits of the city is the "fountain of the Virgin," on the western side of the Kidron valley, but there may have been others which are now concealed by the accumulations of rubbish.
Sometimes the shape of the spider combines with the colour to produce the same effect, as in the species of Uloborus, which as they hang in thin shabby-looking webs exactly resemble fragments of wind-blown rubbish.
Now the ruins of the city, the great temple of Ptah, the dwelling of Apis, and the palaces of the kings, are traceable only by a few stones among the palm trees and fields and heaps of rubbish.
Beyond the wall line on that side vestiges of ancient buildings are visible in various directions, and the plain is strewn with fragments of bricks, tiles and rubbish.
Its stones were carted away, and the churchyard, overgrown with weeds, became the dumpingground for rubbish.
The borders should consist of 3 parts rich turfy loam, the top spit of a pasture, and i part light gritty earth, such as road-grit, with a small portion (one-sixth) of fine brick rubbish.
dispose of any rubbish sensibly.
load of rubbish!
A dog lover, Liza has owned two lurchers Ã¢ one from Battersea Dogs Home and one rescued from a rubbish dump.
On another part of the site we found a 16th century corn drying kiln, and 17th Century midden (rubbish dumps ).
They clean the board and empty the rubbish bins, sweep the floor and then mop it.
It was the first of the ten great rubbish burnings that opened the New Age.
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