Sentence Examples


  • He could see the clear starry sky between the dark roofs of two penthouses.
  • The houses are built of clay with (generally) flat roofs impervious to fire.
  • But here was a fairy forest with black moving shadows, and a glitter of diamonds and a flight of marble steps and the silver roofs of fairy buildings and the shrill yells of some animals.
  • Moonlight spilled over triangular roofs into grassy front yards.
  • The famous Venetian pozzi, or wells for storing rain-water from the roofs and streets, consisted of a closed basin with a water-tight stratum of clay at the bottom, upon which a slab of stone was laid; a brick shaft of radiating bricks laid in a permeable jointing material of clay and sand was then built.