A city house in a fashionable street, not so showy as our big houses, but twice as comfortable and full of solid
luxury, such as English people believe in.
To save you the trouble of wading through a lot of scientific detail, which I know you don't care about, I'll tell you that the story is about a queer idol of solid
gold, weighing many pounds, and, in consequence, of great value.
They made a tunnel through the snow to the hen-house, with walls so solid
that grandmother and I could walk back and forth in it.
There were a number of bath-houses along the beach, of rough but solid
construction, built with small, protecting galleries facing the water.
these Frenchers will pull it to pieces faster than it was put together, solid
and thick though it be
This impalpable claim, therefore, resulted in nothing more solid
than to cherish, from generation to generation, an absurd delusion of family importance, which all along characterized the Pyncheons.
Dimmesdale had lived; and who might well, therefore, be more profoundly versed in such solid
and valuable attainments than their youthful brother.
The right one suddenly presented itself to me as the lower one-- though high above the gardens--in the solid
corner of the house that I have spoken of as the old tower.
His whole high, broad form, seemed made of solid
bronze, and shaped in an unalterable mould, like Cellini's cast Perseus.
Moreover, while in most other animals that I can now think of, the eyes are so planted as imperceptibly to blend their visual power, so as to produce one picture and not two to the brain; the peculiar position of the whale's eyes, effectually divided as they are by many cubic feet of solid
head, which towers between them like a great mountain separating two lakes in valleys; this, of course, must wholly separate the impressions which each independent organ imparts.
said the man, drawing out a paper; "this yer's the bill of sale, and there's your master's name to it; and I paid down good solid
cash for it, too, I can tell you,--so, now
I was put into a jail once on this account, for one night; and, as I stood considering the walls of solid
stone, two or three feet thick, the door of wood and iron, a foot thick, and the iron grating which strained the light, I could not help being struck with the foolishness of that institution which treated my as if I were mere flesh and blood and bones, to be locked up.