Sentence Examples

  • They glided past snow-covered fields and occasional farmhouses, drifting smoke from their chimneys skyward and adding a hint of wood smoke to the crisp winter air.
  • Chimneys are unknown in the older houses; the hearth is in the centre of the chief room, and the smoke escapes through the roof.
  • The ordinary country-houses are pitiful cots, built of stone and covered with turfs, having in them but one room, many of them no chimneys, the windows very small holes and not glazed.
  • During his residence in London he applied himself to the discovery of methods for curing smoky chimneys and the contrivance of improvements in the construction of fireplaces.
  • An iron ring on one of the chimneys is said to be that on which he hung the victims of his.

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