There is something highly absurd in the exposition of such toys to the outrages of winter on a housetop.
Would you have Crane get out on the housetop an' shout to you to go an' cruel Porter's mare?
The sheep was tethered half-way up the steps which led on to the housetop.
Why must we go to the housetop and shout our woes to the universe?
In the rainless Syrian summer the housetop is used for various household purposes.
We now arrive at the vision which Peter saw upon the housetop.
He compares himself to the tiny, despised bird, saying: "I watch and am as a sparrow, alone upon the housetop."
Yet better to be the crystal and be broken, he felt, than the tile upon the housetop.
I told her that I loved you, just as at that moment I might have shouted it from the housetop.
However, to dwell on the housetop is an expression which symbolizes desolation.