Public building


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Public building

Buildings of, concerning, or affecting the community of people on the town, city, state, and federal level.
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Stores, nor public buildings, nor all the dwellings of men ever opened their doors to me and let me warm by their fires or permitted me to eat the food of the gods from narrow shelves against the wall.
After some further discussion, it was gravely settled that Kearney should furnish water brought from the Union Ditch, twenty miles away, at a cost of two hundred thousand dollars, to feed a memorial fountain erected by Mattingly, worth a hundred thousand dollars, as a crowning finish to public buildings contributed by Maryland Joe, to the extent of half a million more.
I beg to announce to your glorious highness," began the Scarecrow, in a solemn voice, "that my Emerald City has been overrun by a crowd of impudent girls with knitting-needles, who have enslaved all the men, robbed the streets and public buildings of all their emerald jewels, and usurped my throne.
By the time this had been again exchanged for a conditional pardon (which allowed me to go about where I pleased in Australia, and to trade in my own name like any unconvicted merchant) our house-property had increased enormously, our land had been sold for public buildings, and we had shares in the famous Emancipist's Bank, which produced quite a little income of themselves.
The private dwelling-houses are, for the most part, large and elegant; the shops extremely good; and the public buildings handsome.
He found many ingeniously devised traps, and he found poisoned food and other signs of the constant battle that the inhabitants of Manator waged against these repulsive creatures that dwelt beneath their homes and public buildings.
They're guarding the banks, the Mint, the post office, and all the public buildings.
There was no sign of life, save for the occasional policemen and the soldiers guarding the banks and public buildings.
As for the mass of streets, squares, and public buildings which parted them, she only felt at this moment how little London had done to make her love it, although thirty of her forty years had been spent in a street.
When the carriage stopped, it stopped in a small street behind a square--a square in which there were shops, and public buildings, and many people.
A community building in Camden has been crowned the winner of the Prime Minister s Better Public Building Award 2015.
Summary: Judge finds all defendants 'not guilty' of charges of storming public building, assaulting police, resisting orders.

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