Sentence Examples


  • Was then wrecked, plundered and left roofless, all goods were pillaged, all cattle destroyed.
  • Many of the houses are roofless and untenanted; for, after five centuries of prosperity under Venetian or Hungarian rule, an outbreak of plague in 1456 swept away the majority of the townsfolk, and ruined the survivors.
  • The "auld haunted kirk," though roofless, is otherwise in a fair state of preservation, despite relic-hunters who have removed all the woodwork.
  • Temples are very rare, though these blocks of coral are sometimes surrounded by a roofless enclosure opening to the west.
  • Rights do not mean much, he reasoned, to those with an "empty stomach, shirtless back, roofless dwellings ... unemployment and poverty, no education or medical attention."

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