Built by a retired admiral in the early years of the nineteenth century, the curving bow windows of the front, now filled with reddish-yellow light, suggested a portly three-decker
, sailing seas where those dolphins and narwhals who disport themselves upon the edges of old maps were scattered with an impartial hand.
It was this quality above all others which moved such boys as our hero, who had nothing whatever remarkable about him except excess of boyishness--by which I mean animal life in its fullest measure, good nature and honest impulses, hatred of injustice and meanness, and thoughtlessness enough to sink a three-decker
He has tossed in his hand squadrons of war-scarred three-deckers
, and shredded out in mere sport the bunting of flags hallowed in the traditions of honour and glory.
He took care, however, that they should be allowed to go to the shops they came out expressly to visit; and it did not delay them long, for Fanny could so little bear to excite impatience, or be waited for, that before the gentlemen, as they stood at the door, could do more than begin upon the last naval regulations, or settle the number of three-deckers
now in commission, their companions were ready to proceed.
FITCHBURG -- The lone resident of a three-decker
on West Street escaped an early morning fire that destroyed almost everything he owns.
The actual writing and publishing of novels changed as the three-decker
vanished and cheaper editions appeared while free libraries and increasing literacy widened the market: in 1880, 380 new novels were published; by 1895, there were 1,315.
The meal will be served at lunch on November 18 and includes dishes like Cumberland sausage loaf with Lyth Valley damson cheese, Thornby Moor goats cheese beignet, John Peel Tart and a Westmorland three-decker
Deep-pockets who'd rather cruise more environmentally may want to opt instead for the world's first "hybrid" luxury yacht, a 75-foot three-decker
from Ferretti, an Italian luxury shipyard.
Four Wallasey Ferries are in view, including the three-decker
Royal Daffodil Picture: courtesy of JOHN SAVILLE, of Wallasey
The church, with its exotic oriental-looking blue and white interior, decorated arches and extravagant three-decker
pulpit, attracts visitors from all over the world.
But one of the delights of the whole three-decker
volume is the often unexpected positioning of the small square windows which, usually with splayed reveals formed in the thick stone walls, gently diffuse the changing positions of the sun, gradually altering perceptions of the space.
The late James Beard, while calling the club ``one of the greatest sandwiches of all time'' in his ``American Cooking'' published in 1972, grumbled, ``Nowadays the sandwich is bastardized because it is usually made as a three-decker
, which is not authentic, and nowadays practically everyone uses turkey, and there's a vast difference between turkey and chicken where sandwiches are concerned.