Sentence Examples


  • I'll give them credit; there is some feeble attempt to revive it but I fear any hint of its past splendor is deeply buried by the rubbish of a legion of passing strangers, renters with no pride of ownership or a will to improve their surroundings.
  • These attributes jarred on the sensitive Ritson, who racked his brains for contumelious epithets such as "stupid and disgusting," "cart-loads of rubbish," &c.; and during the greater part of the 18th and 19th centuries Lydgate's reputation was at its lowest ebb.
  • The exact form of these three interior valleys, which had an important influence on the construction and history of the city, is still imperfectly known, as they are to a great extent obliterated by vast accumulations of rubbish, which has filled them up in some places to a depth of more than 100 ft.
  • The unhealthiness of the city is chiefly due to want of proper drainage, impure drinkingwater, miasma from the disturbed rubbish heaps, and contaminated dust from the uncleansed roads and streets.
  • Stolze has shown that in some cases even the mason's rubbish has not been removed.'

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