Huck Finn, did you EVER hear of a prisoner having picks and shovels, and all the modern conveniences
in his wardrobe to dig himself out with?
Their apartment was rich in the modern conveniences
, and Tristram lost no time in calling his visitor's attention to their principal household treasures, the gas-lamps and the furnace-holes.
Wooden balconies and overhanging eaves had been added to them, so that, in the language of the advertisement, there were vacant three eligible Swiss-built villas, with sixteen rooms, no basement, electric bells, hot and cold water, and every modern convenience
, including a common tennis lawn, to be let at L100 a year, or L1,500 purchase.
The former had imported a small army of carpenters and plasterers, plumbers and painters from a distant city, and what had been but a dilapidated shell when they reached it was now a cosy little two-story house filled with every modern convenience
procurable in so short a time.
Staff and visitors who have suffered arctic drafts, scorching radiators, sudden leaks that flood entire offices, deafening cooling systems and balky elevators are looking forward to all the modern conveniences
of a new building.
They study and test energy options they hope will someday help maintain modern conveniences
while reducing adverse effects on the environment.
The computers and information systems that connect us to the larger world and that power so many of our modern conveniences
can also turn on us, stripping us of our privacy and robbing us of our identities.
Urban noise, mostly from engines in cars, trucks, boats, and modern conveniences
such as leaf blowers, encroached on birds' lower frequencies in the loud neighborhoods, the researchers say.
There is coast, cliffs, beaches, common and rural walks packaged together with all those modern conveniences
such as motorways and supermarkets.
Innkeepers Joe and Gwen Bankovich have restored the neo-classical manor house, originally built in 1832, to its former grandeur while making sure guests enjoy all the modern conveniences
Housed in an 18th century structure, the 65-room hotel features Old World charm with modern conveniences
Only after the industrial age matured did people abandon biomass for the modern conveniences
and the relatively low costs of power provided by fossil fuels and electricity.