And, unlike the mere bush dogs, who stole shelter from the rain under overhanging eaves
, Jerry was given a dry place under the roof where the heads of bushmen and of forgotten sandalwood traders hung down from above in the midst of a dusty confusion of dried viscera of sharks, crocodile skulls, and skeletons of Solomons rats that measured two-thirds of a yard in length from bone-tip of nose to bone-tip of tail.
A few minutes later our driver pulled up at a neat little red-brick villa with overhanging eaves
which stood by the road.
With low-pitched terracotta tiled roofs, accented with elegant overhanging eaves
and delicate wrought iron trimming, the Spanish dream home offers a wealth of amenities for residents including community swimming pools, parks, sports courts and an elite leisure centre.
Exterior bands of brick and limestone anchor the Robie House to the earth while overhanging eaves
and cantilevered roofs shelter it from the elements.
If it is a low building and protected by overhanging eaves
it will also offer the flowers some protection from damage in the rain, although it will probably be necessary to water them during dry weather.
"With its walls of native woods fresh from the forest, its rustic framed window, Gothic doorway, and overhanging eaves
fringed with moss; its balconies of naturally and curiously carved roots and limbs, and its numerous reminiscences of the untrodden forest, it forms one of the most interesting, if not the most instructive buildings on the grounds."
The ground at the foot of any wall can be very dry because of overhanging eaves
so best practice is always to plant your climber a little way away from it.
Wide overhanging eaves
andthe tapered sides kept all but driving rain from penetrating the sides, while the narrowness of the building and the 1-inch space between the siding boards allowed adequate air circulation to completely dry the grain.
This is accented with elegant overhanging eaves
and delicate wrought iron trimming.
In this country we use gutters and pipes but in Alpine areas where the snow load can rip off gutters, they have overhanging eaves
so water drops clear away from the walls - on to the people beneath!
Quaint taverns and sleepy homes with sloping red roofs and overhanging eaves
, plus a few assorted wooden wine presses fitted with metallic crushers, and an abbey or two, fell on the wayside.