story-and-a-half love

story-and-a-half

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  • The family moved from Popes Creek to Epsewasson before George was three; there Gus built a story-and-a-half timber farmhouse on the foundations of an earlier structure.

    George Washington’s First War

  • GADOO: And I looked and what had been four stories of building was now about a story-and-a-half of just, you know, rubble.

    CNN Transcript Jul 28, 2006

  • However, he's a story-and-a-half away from this thing getting interesting.

    CNN Transcript Aug 10, 2005

  • The headlights swept the front of an older story-and-a-half bungalow with a shingle-covered facade and a pair of square masonry pillars supporting a low-hanging porch.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • As Matt pointed it out and then turned up the short gravel driveway that culminated in a small, story-and-a-half building sheathed in gray aluminum siding, Carly saw that their destination was just that, a garage, looking as if it might have been constructed as a detached appurtenance to a house that was no longer there.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • The townhouse has two wood-burning fireplaces and a story-and-a-half living room with a skylight.

    Is Courtney Love the Curse of 30 Crosby Street?

  • Main Street with its two-story brick shops, its story-and-a-half wooden residences, its muddy expanse from concrete walk to walk, its huddle of Fords and lumber-wagons, was too small to absorb her.

    The Romance of Sinclair Lewis

  • He gave the driver the word, and the Folly continued on its way, stopping presently before a little story-and-a-half cottage not far below the hotel and on a level with the street.

    The S. W. F. Club

  • The building is a long story-and-a-half structure, in the ancient Norse style, dominated by a beautiful tower on which is emblazoned the Norwegian coat-of-arms.

    The Jewel City

  • It was a small story-and-a-half frame building, on the western edge of the town, with a locust-tree in front, two lilacs inside the paling, and a wilderness of cabbage-stalks and currant-bushes in the rear.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 45, July, 1861

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