dilapidated


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Fragments of tiles and slates lying on the ground, and the dilapidated condition of the roofs, were evidence of a total want of care on the part of the owners.
Though very dilapidated, a little door made in the wall beside the iron gates resisted all their efforts to open it.
Dilapidated old palazzi, if you will go out of the way for them, are to be had for five shillings a year.
I did not like to go quite to the front and stare in at the gate; but I paused beside the garden wall, and looked, and saw no change - except in one wing, where the broken windows and dilapidated roof had evidently been repaired, and where a thin wreath of smoke was curling up from the stack of chimneys.
What took them ten minutes by river, took Charles half an hour by land, and while they waited for him at the head of Lake Bennett they passed the time of day with several dilapidated old-timers on their way out.
Still attended by the entire family, he strolled on to the dilapidated barn.
Legree now turned to Tom's trunk, which, previous to this, he had been ransacking, and, taking from it a pair of old pantaloons and dilapidated coat, which Tom had been wont to put on about his stable-work, he said, liberating Tom's hands from the handcuffs, and pointing to a recess in among the boxes,
I remember one of these pictures: A most dilapidated tramp is ruefully contemplating some coins which lie in his open palm.
He had besides the things before mentioned, twelve marbles, part of a jews-harp, a piece of blue bottle-glass to look through, a spool cannon, a key that wouldn't unlock anything, a fragment of chalk, a glass stopper of a decanter, a tin soldier, a couple of tadpoles, six fire-crackers, a kitten with only one eye, a brass door- knob, a dog-collar -- but no dog -- the handle of a knife, four pieces of orange-peel, and a dilapidated old window sash.
The men wavered in indecision for a moment, and then with a long, wailful cry the dilapidated regiment surged forward and began its new journey.
I had worn, when I quitted the ship, a pair of thick pumps, which, from the rough usage they had received in scaling precipices and sliding down gorges, were so dilapidated as to be altogether unfit for use--so, at least, would have thought the generality of people, and so they most certainly were, when considered in the light of shoes.
His dilapidated clothes were those of a foreign country.
He informed that most of dilapidated buildings were situated in Mohanpura, Saidpur Scheme and Ghazni Colony.
The family members were sleeping when the dilapidated house collapsed, which left six persons injured, rescue sources said.
Meanwhile at a press conference, Wong said he had suggested at today's sitting that a joint committee between the federal and state education ministry should be formed to resolve the problem of dilapidated schools in Sarawak.