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  • n. Plural form of housetop.


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  • And when he was borne to his last resting place through the streets of the city, the sidewalks, the windows and the housetops were a throbbing mass of weeping women and men.

    The Victim A romance of the Real Jefferson Davis

  • That then may be said to be preached upon the housetops which is spoken in the hearing of all men.

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Matthew

  • In the interval the sun had made a golden ladder of the sky, flooded the world with its gracious warmth, and dropped down and disappeared in the west behind a ragged sky-line of housetops.

    THE APOSTATE: written by Jack London

  • Then came the meagre breakfast, the tramp through the dark, and the pale glimpse of day across the housetops as he turned his back on it and went in through the factory gate.

    THE APOSTATE: written by Jack London

  • Across a ragged sky-line of housetops a pale light was beginning to creep.

    THE APOSTATE: written by Jack London

  • Therefore whatsoever you have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which you have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.

    Rev. Dr. Paul Bradley: Step Four: Letting Go to Let in God's Light and Love

  • These are the gentry who are today wrapped up in the American flag, who shout their claim from the housetops that they are the only patriots, and who have their magnifying glasses in hand, scanning the country for evidence of disloyalty, eager to apply the brand of treason to the men who dare to even whisper their opposition to Junker rule in the United Sates.

    Think Progress » Perriello Blasts GOP Leaders In Washington For Refusing To Completely Denounce Harassment Of Democrats

  • A white-hot, brand-new discovery, and he proceeded to shout it out from the housetops that we, forsooth, were revolutionists.


  • Why, it is just what we have been doing all these years - shouting it out from the housetops that we are revolutionists, and stop us who can.


  • “Here was an announcement from the California housetops for all the country to hear,” wrote Carlisle Bargeron for the front page of the Washington Post.



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