Sentence Examples with the word rubble

Together we might peruse some of the more notable entries submitted to that inane contest in case a gem lays molding in the rubble heap of stupid begging missives from fantasying idiots.

The hearting is of rubble masonry, and the faces are coursed ashlar.

In case of adhesive clayey subsoil this can generally be secured by placing over the sloping bottom a good layer of coarse rubbly material, communicating with a drain in front to carry off the water, while earthenware drain tubes may be laid beneath the rubble from 8 to To ft.

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With rubble stones, flints, brickbats or similar material, thoroughly drained at bottom.

Thick, and formed of a core of rough rubble cemented together with mortar (containing much coarse gravel) of extraordinary hardness and tenacity, and a facing for the most part of stone - Kentish rag, freestone or ironstone - but occasionally of flints; about 2 ft.

They crossed Canyon Creek and the site of an avalanche a few years earlier, now evidenced by the rubble of broken, twisted trees and displaced earth.

Grey tufa period; ashlar masonry of tufa, coated with fine white stucco; rubble work of lava.

The French soon discovered to their dismay that, from behind the rubble walls of every field, the agile Maltese were unassailable.

The actual construction of successful masonry dams has varied from the roughest rubble masonry to ashlar work.

Of the best rubble masonry, an ashlar floor of blocks of close-grained trachyte being laid directly under the bridge, where the action was severest.