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The roofs project far over the eaves, and are held down by rows of heavy stones to keep them from blowing off in wind-storms.

Glimpses of Three CoastsHelen Hunt Jackson

When the Eaves have become strangers at their breeding stations for a long time, the marsh is the place to find them in plenty.

Of a sudden the roof falls in with a crash, dome and eaves, and against the sky stands the flaming skeleton of the ruin.

The night, I found on reaching the street, was cold, the sky where it was visible between the eaves being bright with stars.

A Gentleman of FranceStanley Weyman

The drip of the fog from the eaves was the only break in the stillness.

Wandering tendrils hung from the eaves and crept in the second-story windows.

The snow lay deep on the roof of the log cabin, and the eaves were decorated with shining icicles.

The Young MountaineersCharles Egbert Craddock

The subject is touched upon also in the story called Under the Eaves.

The Life of Bret HarteHenry Childs Merwin

He arranged his private work in the little room under the eaves.

The Man Thou GavestHarriet T. Comstock

Houses eighteen or twenty feet wide, and five feet high at the eaves, will answer the purpose very well.

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