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Quotes of enclosure

  1. But in Japan, there's nothing like that, since the temple is made of wood. The divine spirit inside the building is eternal, so the enclosure doesn't have to be. – Tadao Ando
  2. Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission. – Arnold Bennett

Usage examples for enclosure

  1. “ A low wall surmounted by a balustrade of cedar- wood separated this sacred enclosure from a court to which the people were permitted to have free access. ” – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  2. The hens lay the whole year round, and no special house is needed for them, an enclosure is enough. ” – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  3. “ A group of several young men entered the enclosure of the court- house together, and from their clothes and appearance I recognized them as the reporters from Louisville and Lexington. ” – The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck
  4. The Turks probably never had more than a small post in the enclosure but they were able to keep up a good fire from their positions behind it and its daily capture caused an enormous amount of noise, if little else. ” – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  5. When they had finished their smoke they started back to their shelter, the middle rock of the enclosure – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
  6. “ For a fortnight we were unable to go beyond the hospital enclosure – The New Book Of Martyrs by Georges Duhamel
  7. At any rate I remember two of our young friends brought up here a good many years ago, and I understand that there is one path across the enclosure which a young man must not ask a young woman to take with him unless he means business, for an action will hold- for breach of promise, if she consents to accompany him, and he chooses to forget his obligations: Our two young people stood at the western edge of the little pool, studying astronomy in the reflected firmament. ” – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  8. The basement laundry leads directly into a large drying yard which was the original enclosure for the cows and is surrounded by the same wall of field stone. ” – Remodeled Farmhouses by Mary H. Northend
  9. Having adjusted himself comfortably at the central desk, he directed the clerk, who sat in an enclosure behind him, to open the court. ” – Terry's Trials and Triumphs by J. Macdonald Oxley
  10. He goes through some training, and as a test of his capacity is required by his teacher to tell at a glance the number of posts in an enclosure which he has not seen before. ” – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  11. The day's work is over for those who are lying in the peaceful enclosure – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  12. This party had no sooner taken possession of the place assigned to them than the second group began to enter the enclosure – The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Julia Pardoe
  13. After the first ten thousand had been so measured a fence was put where the circle had been, and the subsequent ten thousands were driven into the enclosure – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan
  14. Something had entered the enclosure like a bullet fired from a gun. ” – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis
  15. Here he is, he continued, as we made our way into the weighing enclosure where only owners and their friends find admittance. ” – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  16. Meantime, Marcia has torn open her envelope, and read its enclosure – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  17. An altar was found standing in a small enclosure surrounded by a kind of curb. ” – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  18. But pardon me, how came you in this enclosure – Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion by St. George Tucker
  19. Two hundred and ten yards of palisades formed the sufficient enclosure – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  20. On the third day I had taken the precaution to throw out in the inside of our enclosure a sort of open fence, on which I could put the wet boards to dry, which at first I had placed on our side fence. ” – The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories by Hale, Edward Everett