Houses

Some articles on houses, house:

J. Lyons And Co. - Products and Image - Corner Houses
... The Corner Houses, which first appeared in 1909 and remained until 1977, were noted for their art deco style ... For a time the Corner Houses were open 24 hours a day, and in their heyday each one employed in the region of 400 staff ... In the post-war gloom, the Corner Houses, smarter and grander than the local tea shops, provided a degree of escapist relaxation ...
Nevalı Çori - Houses
... The excavated architectural remains were of long rectangular houses containing two to three parallel flights of rooms, interpreted as mezzanines ... This type of house is characterized by thick, multi-layered foundations made of large angular cobbles and boulders, the gaps filled with smaller stones so as to provide a relatively even surface ... at right angles to the main axis of the houses, which were covered in stone slabs but open to the sides ...
Sneek - Living
... Sneek has around 14.000 houses ... Half of those houses are rental houses ... in different neighbourhoods going on, besides the building of new houses, there are plenty of existing rental or normal houses for various prices ...
Bremanger - Attractions - Smørhavn Handelstad
... In 1790, there were approximately 30 houses in Smørhamn ... Today, there are a few boat houses and houses ...
Nawab - Derived Titles - Naib
... to directly-elected legislators in lower houses of parliament in many Arabic-speaking areas in order to contrast them against officers of upper houses (or Shura) ... of deputies) has been adopted as the name of several legislative lower houses and unicameral legislatures ...

Famous quotes containing the word houses:

    When you have eaten your fill and have built fine houses and live in them, and when your herds and flocks have multiplied, and your silver and gold is multiplied, and all that you have is multiplied, then do not exalt yourself, forgetting the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery...
    Bible: Hebrew, Deuteronomy 8:12-14.

    The spectacle of misery grew in its crushing volume. There seemed to be no end to the houses full of hunted starved children. Children with dysentery, children with scurvy, children at every stage of starvation.... We learned to know that the barometer of starvation was the number of children deserted in any community.
    Mary Heaton Vorse (1874–1966)

    I like old people when they have aged well. And old houses with an accumulation of sweet honest living in them are good. And the timelessness that only the passing of Time itself can give to objects both inside and outside the spirit is a continuing reassurance.
    M.F.K. Fisher (1908–1992)