hoarding


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large outdoor signboard

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His life had reduced itself to the functions of weaving and hoarding, without any contemplation of an end towards which the functions tended.
He says it with such a pitiable air, and his grimy tears appear so real, and he lies in the corner up against the hoarding so like a growth of fungus or any unwholesome excrescence produced there in neglect and impurity, that Allan Woodcourt is softened towards him.
The boy, in rough sort stunned by what he hears, falls to smearing his dirty forehead with his dirty palm, and to staring at the ground, and to shaking from head to foot until the crazy hoarding against which he leans rattles.
Jo, shaking and chattering, slowly rises and stands, after the manner of his tribe in a difficulty, sideways against the hoarding, resting one of his high shoulders against it and covertly rubbing his right hand over his left and his left foot over his right.
Jo looks all round the court again, looks at his questioner's knees again, and concludes by laying his profile against the hoarding in a sort of resignation.
Very apprehensive of being overheard, Jo looks about him and even glances up some ten feet at the top of the hoarding and through the cracks in it lest the object of his distrust should be looking over or hidden on the other side.
And the dishes being seasoned with Bliss-- an article which they are sometimes out of, at Greenwich--were of perfect flavour, and the golden drinks had been bottled in the golden age and hoarding up their sparkles ever since.
A Dodson would not be taxed with the omission of anything that was becoming, or that belonged to that eternal fitness of things which was plainly indicated in the practice of the most substantial parishioners, and in the family traditions,--such as obedience to parents, faithfulness to kindred, industry, rigid honesty, thrift, the thorough scouring of wooden and copper utensils, the hoarding of coins likely to disappear from the currency, the production of first-rate commodities for the market, and the general preference of whatever was home-made.
On the right hand, the blank unwhitewashed wall of a four-storied house stretched far into the court; on the left, a wooden hoarding ran parallel with it for twenty paces into the court, and then turned sharply to the left.
When dealing with a hoarding situation in an apartment complex, there are variables that need to be taken into account when dealing with this situation.
Patna: Stirring up a controversy, chief minister of the eastern Indian state Bihar Jitan Ram Manjhi has said that hoarding and black marketing of goods by small traders will not be treated as a crime and asked them not to worry about such activities.
New Delhi, July 5 ( ANI ): Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan met state food ministers and discussed issues such as inflation, the problem of hoarding and black marketing.
NEW YORK -- Hoarding in adolescence is not characterized by accumulation of clutter, as it is in adults and is a less burdensome disorder both to patients and families, Volen Z.
WEST Midlands Fire Service is warning of the dangers of hoarding - saying it is huge fire risk.
SHREWSBURY -- Barbara Allen knows all too well what it's like to live in a hoarding environment.