Then holding it up he said, "There, that's the stone
your horse had picked up.
The purport was, that, at some future day, a child should be born hereabouts, who was destined to become the greatest and noblest personage of his time, and whose countenance, in manhood, should bear an exact resemblance to the Great Stone
When the stone
is put parallel to the plane of the horizon, the island stands still; for in that case the extremities of it, being at equal distance from the earth, act with equal force, the one in drawing downwards, the other in pushing upwards, and consequently no motion can ensue.
The account raised my curiosity, I embarked in a fishing boat, without dreaming that you were here: I came, and I saw a monstrous fine fellow lifting a stone
Ajax could not have stirred.
On the 4th of November fifty workmen commenced digging, in the very center of the enclosed space on the summit of Stones
Hill, a circular hole sixty feet in diameter.
There are no inscriptions, no sculpture, no clue, by which to conjecture its history; nothing but the dumb stones
See, my lords," she said, holding the light before her, "those who stored the treasure here fled in haste, and bethought them to guard against any who should find the secret of the door, but had not the time," and she pointed to large square blocks of stone
, which, to the height of two courses (about two feet three), had been placed across the passage with a view to walling it up.
It was a desert, weed-grown waste, littered thickly with stones
the size of a man's fist.
Sir, lo here is the sword of the stone
, wherefore I must be king of this land.
It would have been of as much avail to interrogate any stone
face outside the chateau as to interrogate that face of his.
Say, what dost thou here in the Ghost Mountain, where the stone
Witch sits forever, waiting for the world to die?
Tarzan was sure that there was another and more lovely world than that which was confined to the darkness of the four stone
walls surrounding him.
The stick untied from Jerry's neck told the tale of her perfidy and incensed Lamai, who sprang between and deflected the blow with a stone
poi-pounder that might have brained Jerry.
Mutely marching over the scornful clinking of pebbles, trampling the stone
that let it slip: thus did my foot force its way upwards.
Well, here it is, worthy sir," said the peasant; "a man of this village who is so fat that he weighs twenty stone
challenged another, a neighbour of his, who does not weigh more than nine, to run a race.