It was a rude, mud-built town in the time of the Britons, who squatted there, until the Roman legions evicted them; and replaced their clay-baked walls by mighty fortifications, the trace of which Time has not yet succeeded in sweeping away, so well those old-world masons knew how to build.
It is, without exception, I should say, the quaintest, most old-world inn up the river.
Cut on one of these pillars we discovered the crude likeness of a mummy, by the head of which sat what appeared to be the figure of an Egyptian god, doubtless the handiwork of some old-world labourer in the mine.
My own idea is, that this terrific object was a freak of fancy on the part of some old-world sculptor, and that its presence had suggested to the Kukuanas the idea of placing their royal dead under its awful presidency.
It did not seem as if the subject of his address were of great importance; indeed, from his pointing, it some times appeared as if he were only inquiring his way; but the moon shone on his face as he spoke, and the girl was pleased to watch it, it seemed to breathe such an innocent and old-world
kindness of disposition, yet with something high too, as of a well-founded self-content.
Katherine's Dock, the old-world
air of the London Docks, remain impressed upon the memory.
It is written in English not unlike the English of to-day, and although it has a quaint, old-world
sound, we can readily understand it.
Along with the Spice Souq, which is adjacent, Grand Souq brings back the old-world
It opened in January 2011 in a building that evokes Spanish old-world
style, having once served as the Seaboard Air Line Railway station.
The architecture suggests an urban village setting with its central motor court, brick-paved walkways, old-world
lamp posts, trees and gardens.
It is a continuation of a trend -- that old-world
charm and heirloom quality," said Linda Griffiths, bedding buyer of Pioneer Linens.