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|Rita Freedman. ytyAYWYVVvWYWYWYS For the last third of life there remains |
only work. It alone is always stimulating, rejuvenating, exciting and satisfying.
Kiithe Kolhvitz There are people who, like houses, are beautiful in dilapidation.
|She might as well have searched for a pea-green penguin, or a sixlegged |
carabou—“there wa'nt no sich animal. ... Many people had coveted the site and
had even admired the old house as afithing of the past, but no one had ever ...
the price of building materials was steadily climbing, and that dilapidated old roof
loomed appallingly large just as it w a s . ... But in the end those shingles came to
look like wealth when a few supplementary ones had to be bought at double the
|The one is large and somewhat dilapidated; the other, smaller. ... indicates it was |
once unusually beautiful, as do the inhabited courtyards in which there are
mosaic-like stone pavements with peach and ... All the houses are, as a rule,
beautiful and large but there are few people in them because of the bad climate
which has ...
Phil Sandusky - 2003 - 160 pages
|Or perhaps there is higher beauty in any distilled quality, whether it is usually |
thought to be beautiful or ugly, because ... But associated with blight and
dilapidation are such qualities as nature and age, which are beautiful. ... a
welcome guest in the neighborhood, enhancing people's pride in, and
awareness of, the beauty of their environs. ... These kinds of things are normally
considered ugly, perhaps because many New Orleanians like to think of their
houses and neighborhoods in ...
|I work for people now where they want everything finished before they move in |
and I don't understand that at all. It needs to be ... It was just after Miami Vice; we
arrived in this amazing dilapidated art deco beachfront — incredible. Full of old ...
|There are about 3000 people living there. ... The brother looks like a fat sloppy |
guy living on the fat of the land. ... There are a great many dilapidated houses at
Mushenge but the muckymucks have a number of large and beautiful ones.
|There were no loud songs heard from those engaged in loading and unloading |
ships. ... over the town, gazing with wonder and admiration at the splendid
churches, beautiful dwellings, and finely-cultivated gardens; ... I saw few or no
dilapidated houses, with poverty-stricken inmates; no half-naked children and
bare-footed women, such ... But the most astonishing as well as the most
interesting thing to me was the condition of the colored people, a great many of
whom, like myself, had ...
|Frederick's impression of the life of the people in the North was completely |
different from the way it really was. ... living in the most Spartan-like simplicity,
knowing nothing of the ease, luxury, pomp and grandeur of southern
slaveholders. ... Most everything looked clean, new, and beautiful. There were
few or no dilapidated houses with poor residents living in them; there were no
half-naked children and ...
|Teeming mudflats of abject poverty; dilapidated, shack-like houses deprived of |
plumbing, heaped with garbage and vermin—these were the dumping grounds
of the people displaced by Mussolini for his architectural re-creation of imperial
Rome. There were, however, differences in character among the borgate that
could only be discerned over time. ... Handsome but deformed Giuseppe Albani
led a band of anti-Fascists who, like many self-proclaimed Partisans, operated in
a gray ...
|Teddy walked with the boy around the town, pointing out vacant lots where there |
used to be houses, and new houses where there had been fields, or houses that
had once been neighborhood grocery stores, or a dilapidated ... Em had lived
when newlywed, or shacks where black people had lived in deplorable
conditions, when you think about it now. ... A letter carrier, coming to the door
every day, gets a sense of a house, and sees things — women in bathrobes
asking if he'd like to ...