A little ere the mightiest Julius fell, The graves stood tenantless
and the sheeted dead Did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets; As stars with trains of fire and dews of blood, Disasters in the sun; and the moist star, Upon whose influence Neptune's empire stands, Was sick almost to doomsday with eclipse.
Socialist modernist blocks such as these, many as tenantless
as the Palace, are the declasse signs of reunification's failure to redecorate quickly, and they are torn down whenever possible.
Her last pessimist, Schopenhauer, says that the whole human race ought on a given day, after a strong remonstrance firmly but respectfully urged on God, to walk into the sea and leave the world tenantless
, but of course some skulking wretches would hide and be left behind to people the world again I am afraid.
Toward the stern, two high-raised quarter galleries--the balustrades here and there covered with dry, tindery sea-moss--opening out from the unoccupied state-cabin, whose dead lights, for all the mild weather, were hermetically closed and calked--these tenantless
balconies hung over the sea as if it were the grand Venetian canal.
through these far solitudes, now so wild and tenantless
He chose a council estate on the outskirts of the city where most of two terraces of 24 homes were boarded up and tenantless
, despite the beautiful view they enjoyed over a valley and surrounding countryside.
Town-dwellers nail up windows to make their houses look tenantless
, for mujahideen (`freedom fighters') often burst inside, looting the premises and bullying the inhabitants.