So Tip and the Saw-Horse managed, with much labor, to get the second sofa to the roof
; and when the two were placed together, edge to edge, the backs and ends formed a protecting rampart all around the seats.
I swung this hook cautiously to the roof
several times before it finally found lodgment; gently I pulled on it to strengthen its hold, but whether it would bear the weight of my body I did not know.
He reached the edge of the tall roof
, stepped one foot out into the air, and walked into space as calmly as if he were on firm ground.
While he might have risked a drop from the eaves of the roof
he feared to do so lest he attract the attention of passers-by, and probable discovery.
The amusingly varied crests of these beautiful edifices were the product of the same art as the simple roofs
which they overshot, and were, actually, only a multiplication of the square or the cube of the same geometrical figure.
The two had spoken rapidly but were now interrupted by the advent through the opening in the roof
of several Wieroos who had come in answer to the alarm it of the yellow slashing had uttered.
There was no sign of the missing one and no indication of any other irregularity than the demolished portion of the roof
. With an expression of mild concern upon his face he entered the workshop.
And twice again we came down the path burdened with skins, till I thought we had enough to roof
Mimi, trying to keep as far from him as possible, moved across the stone floor of the turret roof
, and found a niche which concealed her.
Strickland took a lamp with him, while I tried to make clear the danger of hunting roof
snakes between a ceiling cloth and a thatch, apart from the deterioration of property caused by ripping out ceiling-cloths.
The first man to follow him was Tanus and when the last reached the deck of the cruiser there remained upon the palace roof
only the twelve warriors of Helium, who, with naked swords, had taken the posts of the Gatholians at the moorings.
The style of these buildings evinces that the architect possessed neither the art of using lime or cement of any kind, nor the skill to throw an arch, construct a roof
, or erect a stair ; and yet, with all this ignorance, showed great ingenuity in selecting the situation of Burghs, and regulating the access to them, as well as neatness and regularity in the erection, since the buildings themselves show a style of advance in the arts scarcely consistent with the ignorance of so many of the principal branches of architectural knowledge.