The chaplain had not yet arrived; and there these silent islands of men and women sat steadfastly eyeing several marble
tablets, with black borders, masoned into the wall on either side the pulpit.
Left by himself, Henry lifted his hand once more to the marble
forehead of the figure.
At first Dorothy thought there was no opening at all in the marble
, but on looking closely she discovered a small square door about on a level with her head, and underneath this closed door was a bell-push.
Then he tossed the marble
away pettishly, and stood cogitating.
The next morning he came to the eldest and took him to a marble
table, where there were three tablets, containing an account of the means by which the castle might be disenchanted.
(sometimes they make a mosaic work, of intricate designs, wrought in pebbles or little fragments of marble
laid in cement,) and grand salons hung with pictures by Rubens, Guido, Titian, Paul Veronese, and so on, and portraits of heads of the family, in plumed helmets and gallant coats of mail, and patrician ladies in stunning costumes of centuries ago.
Even the long gray beard was solid marble
. The Crooked Magician was dancing around the room in a frenzy of despair, calling upon his wife to forgive him, to speak to him, to come to life again!
He gave them the freedom of the Marble
House, and told them to stay the whole winter if they wanted.
The arches were of white marble
, apparently quarried in single, huge blocks from which each arch was cut complete.
The two extremities of this gigantic parallelogram were occupied, the one by the famous marble
table, so long, so broad, and so thick that, as the ancient land rolls--in a style that would have given Gargantua an appetite--say, "such a slice of marble
as was never beheld in the world"; the other by the chapel where Louis XI.
The room was empty save for herself and the still form of the jeddak of Lothar lying at her feet, a little pool of crimson staining the white marble
of the floor beside him.
At a considerable distance from the shore stood a marble
palace, which appeared to be very spacious, and had a great deal of smoke curling out of one of its chimneys."
"If it's properly made," replied Mombi, "it will change or transform you into a marble
And even then there will be no diamond sunbursts and marble
The sidewalks were superb marble
slabs polished as smooth as glass, and the curbs that separated the walks from the broad street were also set thick with clustered emeralds.