He stretched forth a hand and lovingly caressed a golden ingot on the nearest tier
While most of them stood by with bows and arrows, ready to shoot any of the Folk that exposed themselves, several of the Fire-Men heaped the dry grass and wood at the mouths of the lower tier
The house above was said to be on the identical site of a suburban retreat of the admirable Tiberius; there was the old sinner's private theatre with the tiers
cut clean to this day, the well where he used to fatten his lampreys on his slaves, and a ruined temple of those ripping old Roman bricks, shallow as dominoes and ruddier than the cherry.
In the centre of a lofty area, lighted by windows in the four walls, are five tiers
of cells, one above the other; each tier
having before it a light iron gallery, attainable by stairs of the same construction and material: excepting the lower one, which is on the ground.
The houses on the opposite side of the ditch had been entered by the mob; sashes were thrown up, or torn bodily out; there were tiers
of faces in every window; cluster upon cluster of people clinging to every house-top.
Until now, the boat had barely held her own, and had hovered about one spot; but now, the banks changed swiftly, and the deepening shadows and the kindling lights of London Bridge were passed, and the tiers
of shipping lay on either hand.
The moon, as Wardle had foretold, was rapidly on the wane; large tiers
of dark, heavy clouds, which had been gradually overspreading the sky for some time past, now formed one black mass overhead; and large drops of rain which pattered every now and then against the windows of the chaise, seemed to warn the travellers of the rapid approach of a stormy night.
The latter looked out with three tiers
of vacant melancholy windows, which were blank and dreary, save that here and there a "To Let" card had developed like a cataract upon the bleared panes.
On either hand were long black tiers
of colliers; between them vessels slowly working out of harbour with sails glistening in the sun, and creaking noise on board, re-echoed from a hundred quarters.
It was built in a manner common at the South; a wide verandah of two stories running round every part of the house, into which every outer door opened, the lower tier
being supported by brick pillars.
It's Box Five, you know, the box on the grand tier
, next to the stage-box, on the left.
I had scarcely laid the first tier
of the masonry when I discovered that the intoxication of Fortunato had in a great measure worn off.