In the District
of Minas alone, there were destroyed two hundred and fifty-five houses, two hundred and seventy-six barns, one hundred and fifty-five outhouses, eleven mills, and one church; and the friends of those who refused to surrender were threatened as the victims of their obstinacy.
It was the Palace of Peace in which were housed the representatives of the foreign powers, or rather in which were located their embassies; for the ministers themselves dwelt in gorgeous palaces within the district
occupied by the nobles.
They were segregated in their own districts
and beaten into submission.
We know that it can perfectly well withstand a little more heat or cold, dampness or dryness, for elsewhere it ranges into slightly hotter or colder, damper or drier districts
attorney ran his finger briskly down a printed card.
That's why he agreed with me about developing the resources of the district
by cotton-growing, you know.
In peacetime it is only necessary to billet troops in the villages of any district
and the number of fires in that district
Hence probably it is, that we feel so little surprise at one, of two species closely allied in habits, being rare and the other abundant in the same district
; or, again, that one should be abundant in one district
, and another, filling the same place in the economy of nature, should be abundant in a neighbouring district
, differing very little in its conditions.
In the dialogue between master and servant the latter had appeared to him in the light of a nonentity; and although he regretted the fact, this revelation had lessened the high opinion that he had formed of the man whose persistent efforts to save the district
from the horrors of cretinism had won his admiration.
Restless, shifting, fugacious as time itself is a certain vast bulk of the population of the red brick district
of the lower West Side.
My colleagues: Philip Ivanitch Nikitin, Mihail Stanislavitch Grinevitch"--and turning to Levin--"a district
councilor, a modern district
councilman, a gymnast who lifts thirteen stone with one hand, a cattle-breeder and sportsman, and my friend, Konstantin Dmitrievitch Levin, the brother of Sergey Ivonovitch Koznishev.
This was a special body raised by the railways and colliery owners to supplement the efforts of the ordinary civil police, who were perfectly helpless in the face of the organized ruffianism which terrorized the district