There, in one of the great boxes, of which there were fifty in all, on a pile
of newly dug earth, lay the Count
They filled these with water, and all the electric heat from the piles
was thrown through the worms bathed in the liquid.
Between the crowded houses of Gravesend and the monstrous red-brick pile
on the Essex shore the ship is surrendered fairly to the grasp of the river.
The origin of the island of Nukuheva cannot be imputed to the coral insect; for indefatigable as that wonderful creature is, it would be hardly muscular enough to pile
rocks one upon the other more than three thousand feet above the level of the sea.
These fish, Bess, which thou seest lying in such piles
before thee, and which by to-morrow evening will be rejected food on the meanest table in Templeton, are of a quality and flavor that, in other countries, would make them esteemed a luxury on the tables of princes or epicures.
A magnificent decadence, however, for the ancient Gothic genius, that sun which sets behind the gigantic press of Mayence, still penetrates for a while longer with its rays that whole hybrid pile
of Latin arcades and Corinthian columns.
The deep deposit of dust which he had noticed upon the blocks as he had first removed them from the wall had convinced him that even if the present occupants of the ancient pile
had knowledge of this hidden passage they had made no use of it for perhaps generations.
His great pile
of correspondence was still untouched.
The houses of all shapes and sizes were piled about as a child might pile
blocks of various forms and colors.
That's geometrical progression - you know how that piles
Allan, most earnestly, but I didn't shut my eyes to pray, for I knew the only way God could save me was to let the flat float close enough to one of the bridge piles
for me to climb up on it.
Opposite it, upon either bank of the river, are tumbled piles
of ruins overgrown with vegetation.