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black house

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a type of thatched house, usually made of turf, formerly found in the highlands and islands of Scotland
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At the last pair of bars the two girls were sometimes met by a detachment of the Simpson children, who lived in a black house with a red door and a red barn behind, on the Blueberry Plains road.
>From the great black house there sounded through the silent night the saddest and most pitiful of sounds,--the shrill, broken whimpering of a frightened woman.
They 'were summarily shut into the close black house; and the figure rustling away, and speaking from a higher level, said, 'Come up, if you please; you can't tumble over anything.' They groped their way up-stairs towards a faint light, which proved to be the light of the street shining through a window; and the figure left them shut in an airless room.
Not a human creature passed us in the streets; not a light glimmered on us from the grim black houses. Twice the child stopped, and (still keeping slyly out of her mother's reach) ran back to me, wondering at my silence.
Will Hurd, the only black House Republican and a critic of President Donald Trump, has joined a growing list of GOP lawmakers not seeking reelection next year, jarring the party's efforts to woo minority voters.
The living area of Black House featuring a high ceiling coupled with a full glass wall to harness natural light
Also on the list is family home The Black House on the Isle of Skye, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service's Jack Copland Centre in Edinburgh and Tollcross Housing Association Offices in Glasgow.
The first-instance verdict on October 2018 sentenced Akeljic and Haskic to seven years each, Bilal to eight years and Petkovic to five years in prison for the physical, psychological and sexual abuse of Croat civilians at a detention facility in the village of KruA!cica known as Crna Kuca, (the Black House).
In addition to the designs for Upper Bridge Street, the students will display their own plans for notional new sports facilities at Inverness Leisure, as well as Prickly Thistle's Black House Mill.
In Hamburg, meanwhile, the minister participated in a presentation organized by Black House, a German restaurant chain, the main importer of Uruguayan meat in that country.
When Viktorija refused him, he exploded with rage and raped her before subjecting her to a brutal attack in a wooden pavilion, known locally as the 'black house.'.
Penny Black House was once a pub, which opened in 1968.