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- n. Plural form of scrap-heap.
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Abortion will relegate America to the scrap-heaps of history from within – nothing our enemies were ever able to do even after a stalemate in Korea, or a cowardly defeat in Vietnam, until our own once free people stupidly sold us out to socialism.
In a minute the scrap-heaps had flow together into little guns, hugging the stones with their low bellies, jumping at the enemy as the men lay on to the ropes.
I saw some of those white-haired women in Blesmes and Huiron and other scrap-heaps of German ruthlessness.
The engines lay in scrap-heaps at the bottoms of ravines and rivers.
For in some places along this road going east from Rotherhithe the streets on the left-hand side end at the water’s edge in wharfs, in yards, in scrap-heaps, in narrow jetties, in small bays with promenades flanked by old dwellings, in little streets where the crumbling houses on the Thames’ side stand out into the mud on wooden piles.
"You, whom I made for man's worship when earth was younger and fairer, hearken, and learn why I breathe new life into husks from my scrap-heaps!