thick stone walls

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  • The cities were usually surrounded by high, thick stone walls, which made them safe from sudden attack. Cited from Introductory American History,by Bourne and Benton
  • The church was completely rebuilt using same foundation and thick stone walls as the burned-down building.
  • The fort was a small one-room building made with thick stone walls, just a few yards from the cabin.
  • The heavy artillery opened fire against this building, but were unable to penetrate the thick stone walls.
  • All door and window openings in the thick stone walls taper up as well.
  • The thick stone walls, which look so unnecessarily massive, are really double. Cited from The Crime of the French Cafe and Other Stories, by Nicholas Carter
  • I'll have thick stone walls and large windows with all the panes made out of a single piece of glass. Cited from Savva and The Life of Man, by Leonid Andreyev [Ed.: Edwin Bjorkman]
  • Under the house, you will find the old thick-stone walls basement transformed into a tasting room.
  • I was a prisoner, and my prison was a room in a sizable farm-house with thick stone walls. Cited from The Yeoman Adventurer, by George W. Gough
  • It was dim with light, which fell through stained- glass memorial windows set deep in the thick stone walls. Cited from T. Tembarom, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • All of the rooms in the house had deep-set (due to the thick stone walls), casement windows.
  • These southern houses have such thick stone walls that they have the double advantage of being warm in winter and delightfully cool in summer. Cited from Wanderings by Southern Waters, Eastern Aquitaine, Edward Harrison Barker
  • The windows in the thick stone walls are simple gothic arches.
  • A Michigan Basement with thick stone walls can still be found at some of these farmhouses.
  • The steep roofs and thick stone walls were well suited to Canada's northern climate.
  • From there they would have to ascend still higher to a four-story fortress, with 10-foot-thick stone walls.
  • Instead of the flimsy wooden structures I had imagined, I found, for the most part, thick stone walls. Cited from A Tramp Through The Bret Harte Country, TD Beasley
  • The fort was rebuilt in 1692 with thick stone walls and corner tower bastions.
  • It was built in the Romanesque style with rounded arches and thick stone walls.
  • It contains about 160 buildings with thick stone walls with access by ramps which act as buttresses.
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