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a usually permanent construction, such as a house or store

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The street in which it upreared its venerable peaks has long ceased to be a fashionable quarter of the town; so that, though the old edifice was surrounded by habitations of modern date, they were mostly small, built entirely of wood, and typical of the most plodding uniformity of common life.
It gave beauty to the old edifice, and seemed to make it a part of nature.
There is one other feature, very essential to be noticed, but which, we greatly fear, may damage any picturesque and romantic impression which we have been willing to throw over our sketch of this respectable edifice.
A tin pipe ascends through the ceiling, and forms a medium of vocal communication with other parts of be edifice.
On emerging from the Old Manse, it was chiefly this strange, indolent, unjoyous attachment for my native town that brought me to fill a place in Uncle Sam's brick edifice, when I might as well, or better, have gone somewhere else.
The edifice -- originally projected on a scale adapted to the old commercial enterprise of the port, and with an idea of subsequent prosperity destined never to be realized -- contains far more space than its occupants know what to do with.
Peter's Church, during the renewal of that edifice.
On the south side of the Town House, or Old State House, was what military men call a court of guard, defended by two brass cannons, which pointed directly at one of the doors of the above edifice.
The merciless prohibitions of the taboo extended likewise to this edifice, and were enforced by the same dreadful penalty that secured the Hoolah-Hoolah ground from the imaginary pollution of a woman's presence.
He was delighted at the unexpected rapidity of his pupil's progress, but could not abandon the edifice of argument he had laboriously constructed.
He was not doubtful of me, not then, but of human nature in general; that whilom noble edifice was tottering.
The only exception to the complete re-organization of the interior was at one extremity of the edifice, on the first and second floors.
Nor was he moreover free from some uneasy meditations on a certain wooden edifice, which I forbear to name, in conformity to the opinion of mankind, who, I think, rather ought to honour than to be ashamed of this building, as it is, or at least might be made, of more benefit to society than almost any other public erection.
La citadelle de la Casbah d'Alger, consideree comme l'un des edifices les plus importants de cette medina , [beaucoup moins que] sera renovee et ouvrira ses portes au public en 2020 [beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-il souligne.
Pallier aux logements menacant ruine passe par l'adoption du projet de loi relatif aux edifices menacant ruine, a affirme, mardi, le ministre de l'Habitat et de la Politique de la ville Nabil Benabdallah.