It is likely enough that in the rough outhouses
of some tillers of the heavy lands adjacent to Paris, there were sheltered from the weather that very day, rude carts, bespattered with rustic mire, snuffed about by pigs, and roosted in by poultry, which the Farmer, Death, had already set apart to be his tumbrils of the Revolution.
In the District of Minas alone, there were destroyed two hundred and fifty-five houses, two hundred and seventy-six barns, one hundred and fifty-five outhouses
, eleven mills, and one church; and the friends of those who refused to surrender were threatened as the victims of their obstinacy.
He had no theories about setting the world to rights, but he saw there was a great deal of damage done by building with ill-seasoned timber--by ignorant men in fine clothes making plans for outhouses
and workshops and the like without knowing the bearings of things--by slovenly joiners' work, and by hasty contracts that could never be fulfilled without ruining somebody; and he resolved, for his part, to set his face against such doings.
The homestead consisted of a threshing floor, outhouses
, stables, a bathhouse, a lodge, and a large brick house with semicircular facade still in course of construction.
A giant Negro lifted her to the pommel of his saddle, and while the raiders searched the bungalow and outhouses
for plunder he rode with her beyond the gates and waited the coming of his master.
With its barn and outhouses
it snuggled into a nook in the hillside, which protected it from west and north.
At the right-hand side, on entering by the front-door, there was a kitchen, with its outhouses
There were great stables, where a dozen grooms and boys held forth, rows of vine-clad servants' cottages, an endless and orderly array of outhouses
, long grape arbors, green pastures, orchards, and berry patches.
He talked the matter over with his father one evening when the rays of the setting sun entering the yard between the outhouses
ruled the heavy shadows with luminous streaks.
He broke into outhouses
with an axe he managed to purloin in a wood-cutters' camp.
The barns and outhouses
are mouldering away; the sheds are patched and half roofless; the log cabins (built in Virginia with external chimneys made of clay or wood) are squalid in the last degree.
Some slept in the stable and outhouses
, some in the common room, some two or three in beds.