Ruin


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Ruin

The remains of something destroyed or demolished.
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"I will join you when I have searched this old ruin from top to bottom, and found the gold, or found that there is none.
It was not the first time she had stolen away to the ruin at night-time, when the whole plantation slept; but she never before had been there with a heart so nearly broken.
But you would have to say good-bye to all your own people and come and be my constant companion in this ruined castle.
I do not despise bankruptcies, believe me, but they must be those which enrich, not those which ruin. Now, if you marry M.
It was plain that the Russian nest was ruined and destroyed, but in place of the Russian order of life that had been destroyed, Pierre unconsciously felt that a quite different, firm, French order had been established over this ruined nest.
"You will ruin yourself, and you will ruin me," Da Souza moaned.
We are not going to follow the worthy old stockbroker through those last pangs and agonies of ruin through which he passed before his commercial demise befell.
"Why, manage like Mihail Petrovitch, or let the land for half the crop or for rent to the peasants; that one can do--only that's just how the general prosperity of the country is being ruined. Where the land with serf-labor and good management gave a yield of nine to one, on the half-crop system it yields three to one.
He was instantly obeyed, the Mohicans leading the Narrangansetts within the ruin, whither the whole party repaired with the most guarded silence.
Such is the legend of the monopolist's once stately and sumptuous castle, now called the "Spectacular Ruin."
Here I found some young onions, a couple of gladiolus bulbs, and a quantity of immature carrots, all of which I secured, and, scrambling over a ruined wall, went on my way through scarlet and crimson trees towards Kew-- it was like walking through an avenue of gigantic blood drops--possessed with two ideas: to get more food, and to limp, as soon and as far as my strength permitted, out of this accursed unearthly region of the pit.
Her story would be too long to tell, but the end of it was that she had been ruined by hard riding, and was now turned off to see what rest would do.