The tower has never, to appearance, had roofing of any sort; a fire was made in the centre of the space which it encloses, and originally the building was probably little more than a wall drawn as a sort of screen around the great council fire of the tribe.
The builders had attained the art of using cement, and of roofing a building, great improvements on the original Burgh.
The ceiling was adorned with frescoes, which at once excited Sir Charles's interest, and he noted with indignation that a large portion of the painting at the northern end had been destroyed and some glass roofing
But to-day, having been occupied elsewhere, he had not been able to arrive at the Chase Farm till late in the afternoon, and he then discovered that some old roofing
, which he had calculated on preserving, had given way.
of this abode did not rest directly upon the walls, and the air could, therefore, circulate freely, but windows there were none, and the door hardly deserved the name.
It is even at the present day proverbial to calculate the number of acres of roofing
, the restoration of which would, in our age, be the ruin of fortunes cramped and narrowed as the epoch itself.
Sprague was superfluously tall; his trousers got creased at the knees, and showed an excess of boot at a time when straps seemed necessary to any dignity of bearing; you heard him go in and out, and up and down, as if he had come to see after the roofing
A winding stone stair, well carpeted and railed at first but growing shabbier with every landing, brought them past innumerable doors until, at last, just under the ground-glass roofing
, the names of Smith and Hanbury were to be seen painted in large white letters across a panel, with a laconic invitation to push beneath it.
Here and there they crawled into tiny hutches, made by hollowing out the sand and covering over with fragments of metal roofing.
In the hole in the sand, covered over by fragments of metal roofing, Mapuhi and Tefara lay disputing.
In a few hours, thanks to the help of the shipping in port, an immense roofing
of canvas was stretched over the parched prairie, and protected it from the burning rays of the sun.
4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Florida Quality Roofing