carved in stone


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People aged 60 would like to say to their grandchildren, 'Up there is your grandfather carved in stone,'" he said.
Luther wrote about this carving approvingly: "There is here in Wittenberg, on our parish church, a sow carved in stone, young piglets and Jews lie under it and suck teats.
Such stone carving greatly influenced the Mayans who also decorated their cities with portraits of rulers carved in stone.
While Congressman Sherman's apt remark may never be carved in stone, ``getting out of the way'' is a swell motto for local business leaders to adopt when offered government largess.