Sentence Examples

  • The houses are often of one storey only.
  • The upper storey was probably of wood.
  • The second storey is not added till a son marries.
  • Above this is a lofty third storey, pierced with a few large windows, with pointed arches once filled with tracery, which is now lost.
  • On the paved platform were three-storey tower temples in whose ground-floor stood the stone images and altars, and before that of the war-god the green stone of sacrifice, humped so as to bend upward the body of the victim that the priest might more easily slash open the breast with his obsidian knife, tear out the heart and hold it up before the god, while the captor and his friends were waiting below for the carcase to be tumbled down the steps for them to carry home to be cooked for the feast of victory.