“_Tuy, sixty houses; Bantal, thirty houses; Burat y Buguey, with five hundred houses_.”
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 14 of 55 1606-1609 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of The Catholic Missions, As Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing the Political, Economic, Commercial and Religious Conditions of Those Islands from Their Earliest Relations with European Nations to the Close of the Nineteenth Century
“But Lord Lyndhurst takes away the houses from the poor women and gives them no more pay, so that, without _counting the loss of their houses_, the Bedeswoman's pay under Victoria is to the”
“However, the standard of eco friendliness required for building the houses is a lower standard than those standards expect of all new homes by 2016, and by 2016 none of the new houses will be built.”
“CONAN: And when you talk about negative equity, that's what we refer to as houses being underwater, where you owe more than you mortgage.”
“And the houses, what you call houses, are flimsy little abodes.”
“Apollidorus, who had been to Edinburgh, pulled down his father's house and built a block of what you call houses on the site of it.”
“The figureheads of their outrigger prahus, dug out of single trees, especially attract attention by the excellence of the workmanship, carefully and patiently executed, and the elegance of their furnishings; while the whole length of the central pillars of their houses is also most elaborately carved with intricate patterns and representations of crocodiles and other animals.”
“Patience, in her tight little white cap, sat spinning by the door, rocking the cradle with her foot, while Rusha sometimes built what she called houses with stones, sometimes trotted to look down the lane to see whether father and the lads were coming home from market.”
“Some merchants, who carry on great business in foreign ports, have what they call houses in those ports, where they plant and breed up their sons and apprentices; and these are such as I hinted could not carry on their business without partnership.”
“Leaving our boat we trudged along a sandy track to the homes of local farmers who live in houses made of bamboo.”
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