Flat roof


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For just then went the full moon, silent as death, over the house; just then did it stand still, a glowing globe--at rest on the flat roof, as if on some one's property:--
But no; they floated gently down upon a broad, flat roof, and came to a stop at last.
A few feet below him was the flat roof of the adjoining building and as he dropped to it his back was toward the niche from which an embrasure looked out upon the gardens and the forest beyond, so that he did not see the figure crouching there in the dark shadow.
We knocked the head out of an empty hogshead and hoisted this hogshead to the flat roof of the chapel, where we clamped it down fast, poured in gunpowder till it lay loosely an inch deep on the bottom, then we stood up rockets in the hogshead as thick as they could loosely stand, all the different breeds of rockets there are; and they made a portly and imposing sheaf, I can tell you.
Here he was taken by one of the men whom he had called to see, on to the flat roof, and they stood there, facing eastwards.
I had matches with me, and in the light of one I found a small cavern with a flat roof and floor which followed the cleavage of the strata.
Whatever other accommodations it contained must have been hidden in the rear, as the flat roof above was almost level with the raftered ceiling of the shop.
(the height of a man,) and as square as a dry-goods box; it is mud- plastered all over, flat roof and all, and generally whitewashed after a fashion.
They got the thing down to the ground deliberately and carefully, felling a couple of trees in the process, and they built a wide flat roof of timbers and tree boughs to guard their precious find against its chance discovery by any passing Asiatics.
Instead of going downstairs, Raffles led me up two flights, and so out upon a perfectly flat roof.
She showed him an Eastern town with flat roofs and cupolas and minarets.
They are generally only one story high, with flat roofs, which are fitted with seats and are much frequented by the inhabitants in summer.