Even the cabin table itself had been knocked into kindling-wood; and the cabin mess dined off the broad head of an oil-butt, lashed down to the floor for a centrepiece
An epergne or centrepiece
of some kind was in the middle of this cloth; it was so heavily overhung with cobwebs that its form was quite undistinguishable; and, as I looked along the yellow expanse out of which I remember its seeming to grow, like a black fungus, I saw speckled-legged spiders with blotchy bodies running home to it, and running out from it, as if some circumstances of the greatest public importance had just transpired in the spider community.
Facing the fire between the settles, a sofa, a footstool, and a little table, formed a centrepiece
devoted to Mrs Boffin.
THE Christmas tree is up, the festive houseplants are blooming, and all you need now is a centrepiece
to give your dining table some wow factor.
And it really is that, a centrepiece
around which we all gather; be it a family dinner, a Christmas Eve takeaway or the main event itself, Christmas lunch.
QCAN you recommend a nice centrepiece
for my hanging baskets please?
chandelier The chandelier in the hall was so important to my mum - so it holds precious memories for all of us.
TOKYO, Shawwal 01, 1436, July 17, 2015, SPA -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced on Friday the scrapping of a plan for a controversial national stadium, the centrepiece
of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after sky-rocketing costs sparked public outrage, Reuters reported.
A 31M (102ft) high spire has been installed as the centrepiece
of what will be the tallest war memorial in the UK and a tribute to more than 55,000 airmen who died in the Second World War.
A cyber anti-bullying animation will be the centrepiece
of the resource and will also be used more generally to raise awareness of the problem of cyber bullying.
Christmas classic berry centrepiece
, Laura Ashley, PS15.
Hunt & Roskell wanted the centrepiece
- representing commerce on top of the world - to illustrate the progress of the art of navigation from earliest times to the present day.