1 Then he scraped away the dirt, and exposed a pine shingle.
2 They buried the shingle close to the wall, with some dismal ceremonies and incantations, and the fetters that bound their tongues were considered to be locked and the key thrown away.
3 And he nailed that shingle to a lath, and stood the lath up four or five foot in front of the wigwam.
4 So we had the odd spoon, and dropped it in her apron-pocket whilst she was a-giving us our sailing orders, and Jim got it all right, along with her shingle nail, before noon.
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5 Single, separate on the shingle.
6 The old boot appeared on the shingle.
7 I should like to see Venice again,' she said, 'and to bathe from one of the shingle islands across the lagoon.
8 Everybody was out of town, and I yearned for the glades of the New Forest or the shingle of Southsea.
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9 Through the long warm days she watched her red stone and gray shingle house rise grandly, to tower above any other house on Peachtree Street.
10 The young man admitted that Laitner was a warm personal friend, who permitted Arobin's name to decorate the firm's letterheads and to appear upon a shingle that graced Perdido Street.
11 The Bonnell home, awkwardly patched and roofed with rude boards instead of shingles, managed to look livable for all its battered appearance.
12 It had a high mansard roof with a picket fence on top and a tower made of fancy shingles at each end.
13 Yes, the shingles are fixed and I got a good trade on the mules.
14 Frosted shingles smoked against a sky colored like flax-blossoms, sleigh-bells clinked, shouts of greeting were loud in the thin bright air, and everywhere was a rhythmic sound of wood-sawing.
15 He took it up and disclosed a shapely little treasure-house whose bottom and sides were of shingles.