For three heavy hours, the stone
faces of the chateau, lion and human, stared blindly at the night.
When the light comes again, Galazi, climb to the breasts of the stone
Witch, and look in the cleft which is between her breasts.
For, if the town intended to be destroyed should have in it any tall rocks, as it generally falls out in the larger cities, a situation probably chosen at first with a view to prevent such a catastrophe; or if it abound in high spires, or pillars of stone
, a sudden fall might endanger the bottom or under surface of the island, which, although it consist, as I have said, of one entire adamant, two hundred yards thick, might happen to crack by too great a shock, or burst by approaching too near the fires from the houses below, as the backs, both of iron and stone
, will often do in our chimneys.
There are no inscriptions, no sculpture, no clue, by which to conjecture its history; nothing but the dumb stones
The workman who held the plank profited by the space thus given him, and slipped the roller under the stone
For a while he watched it sinking in the deep clear water; then sprang up and danced for joy, and again fell upon his knees and thanked Heaven, with tears in his eyes, for its kindness in taking away his only plague, the ugly heavy stone
Owing to the action of the sun during the preceding day the stone
was warm and dry, in comforting contrast to the rough and chill grass around, which had damped her skirts and shoes.
I can not conceive how those immense blocks of stone
were ever hauled from the quarries, or how they were ever raised to the dizzy heights they occupy in the temples.
And as he was going from the chamber he took up one more stone
, a large one, and held it in his hand.
Men planted a stone
upright, it was a letter, and each letter was a hieroglyph, and upon each hieroglyph rested a group of ideas, like the capital on the column.
As they passed along the road it seemed to Robin that he knew every stick and stone
that his eyes looked upon.
Bulstrode, when he was hoping to acquire a new interest in Lowick, had naturally had an especial wish that the new clergyman should be one whom he thoroughly approved; and he believed it to be a chastisement and admonition directed to his own shortcomings and those of the nation at large, that just about the time when he came in possession of the deeds which made him the proprietor of Stone
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.
Once I whizzed down a stone
, and just at the right moment he looked up.
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.