Their tops are battered, and broken, and blackened with smoke; and, here and there, some taller stack than the rest, inclining heavily to one side, and toppling over the roof, seems to mediate taking revenge for half a century’s neglect, by crushing the inhabitants of the garrets beneath.
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By this time the two former friends were hardly speaking to each other and had to call in local elders to mediate.
Malala Yousafzai -- I Am Malala
Im— mediately after we were finished eating, Mambu gave each boy his share of the money.