A portion of old Balvenie Castle, a ruin, is considered to be of Pictish origin, but most of it is in the Scots Baronial.
His dying boast, that "no Athenian had put on mourning through his doing," perhaps refers to his forbearance towards his political rivals, whom he refused to ruin by prosecution.
First you ruin my tie, now my shoes.
Nothing was going to ruin this magnificent day.
Why get in a rush to ruin your trip?
Some one is trying to ruin me.
The smoke was bothering me and I didn't want to ruin the party for all of you, so I simply walked home.
Well, I'm starving and if you don't stop that, I will most certainly ruin these eggs and have to start over.
Count!... Don't ruin a young fellow... here is this wretched money, take it...
You're not going to ruin this for me!
The Christian powers of the Mediterranean did really combine to avert the ruin of Christendom.
It would be a shame to ruin those beautiful eyes with this sun.
Why did you have to ruin this, Darkyn?
Even if she managed to save the souls and win Gabriel, the truth was going to ruin everything.
While appealing, it would ruin his chances to figure out what Jessi was hiding.
There's nothing between us anymore but friendship and I don't want to ruin that with this kind of talk.
We must punish the villain who has caused the ruin of Moscow.
At this time the state had been brought to the brink of ruin by the growth of avarice and luxury; there was a glaring inequality in the distribution of land and wealth, and the number of full citizens had sunk to 700, of whom about roc practically monopolized the land.
You may be hurt and feeling helpless and desperate and God knows what and I'm sorry as hell but I have a life too, and I'll not have you ruin it!
Aguilar "of the Frontier" was so named in the middle ages from its position on the border of the Moorish territories, which were defended by the castle of Anzur, now a ruin; but the spacious squares and modern houses of the existing town retain few vestiges of Moorish dominion.
The only prince who could, with any probability of success, have established the German rule in Italy, his ruin proved the impossibility of that long-cherished scheme.
A bad deal by a deity or its mate will ruin the universe.
The region is to-day covered with ruins and ruin mounds.
The Mongol invasion, in the latter part of that century, wrought their ruin, however, and from that time to the present there has been a steady decline in the commercial importance of the Euphrates route, and consequently also of the towns along its course, until at the present time it is only an avenue of ruins.
All of them lie in a state of ruin, and, from the disposition of the drums of the columns, it is impossible to suppose that their fall was due to any other cause than an earthquake.
But that's a good way to ruin a terrific friendship.
Unwilling to let the weirdness ruin her day, Deidre dismissed the strange exchange, distracted by the smells coming from a display of homemade candles.
I guess it's because I'm afraid I'll ruin everything with tears.
Not wanting to ruin their morning, Darian took her into his arms.
This reform involved the ruin of many native reputations, and for a second time brought Hastings into collision with the wily Brahman, Nuncomar.
But perhaps the most interesting relic of the past in Saalfeld is the striking ruin of the Hoher Schwarm, called later the Sorbenburg, said to have been erected in the 7th century.
Before he had found a stock in all respects suitable the city of Kouroo was a hoary ruin, and he sat on one of its mounds to peel the stick.
May the ruin he hopes to bring upon us recoil on his own head, and may Europe delivered from bondage glorify the name of Russia!
He would make that foxy old courtier feel that the responsibility for all the calamities that would follow the abandonment of the city and the ruin of Russia (as Rostopchin regarded it) would fall upon his doting old head.
Now, after a month passed in quiet surroundings, she felt more and more deeply the loss of her father which was associated in her mind with the ruin of Russia.
Each time we met, I couldn't bring myself to ruin the happiness.
Yes you do, and I might be the only man who could ruin it.
"Just give me any indication I'm not going to ruin everything," he added.
You didn't ruin my evening, and you're doing just fine.
Amidst this sea of financial troubles the government drifted helplessly on, without showing any inclination or capacity to initiate a strong policy of reform in the methods of administration which had done so much to ruin the country.
When at the very height of power, all his schemes of aggrandisement came to sudden ruin through a succession of disastrous defeats at the hands of the Swiss at Grandson (March 2, 1476), at Morat (June 22, 1476) Austria.
After the declaration of independence the history of Uruguay becomes a record of intrigues, financial ruin, and political folly and crime.
The town was taken in 1765 by Hyder Ali, who expelled all the merchants and factors, and destroyed the cocoa-nut trees, sandal-wood and pepper vines, that the country reduced to ruin might present no temptation to the cupidity of Europeans.
If parallel lines compete at all points, they cause ruin to the investors.
Berkhampstead rose to importance with its castle, which is said to have been built by Robert, count of Mortain, and when the castle fell into ruin after 1496 the town also began to decay.
The system led inevitably to bankruptcy and ruin; the war of 1859, by bringing it to an end, saved the monarchy.
At the Reformation the buildings (except the church, now a ruin) passed into the possession of Lord Lovat.
Let the thunder rumble; what if it threaten ruin to farmers' crops?
"Still, don't ruin yourself!" said Dolokhov with a side glance at Rostov as he continued to deal.
They said: Nothing but sorrow, shame, and ruin will come of all this!
"They've brought us all to ruin... the brigands!" he repeated, and descended the porch steps.
It is clear that the man who advocates the conclusion of a peace, and that the Minister should command the army, does not love our sovereign and desires the ruin of us all.
Because if you don't, you will ruin your wedding present.
The pope died on the, 8th of August, while Cesare was still incapacitated, and this unfortunate coincidence proved his ruin; it was the one contingency for which he had not provided.
Let them ruin us!