The smile she plastered across her face was starting to falter.
For winter quarters they build more elaborate houses of conical or dome-like form, composed of sedges, grasses and similar materials plastered together with mud.
The city is characteristically Portuguese in the construction and style of its buildings - low, heavy walls of broken stone and mortar, plastered and coloured outside, with an occasional facing of glazed Lisbon tiles, and covered with red tiles.
The immense house on the old stone foundations was of wood, plastered only inside.
His eyes reflected disappointment, but the smile plastered on his darkly handsome face never faltered.