So I brought stones
and piled them up till I could reach him; then I lifted him down, for he was very light, being but skin and bones.
It turned back and forth many times, leading, at last, into a small, circular chamber, the gloom of which was relieved by a faint light which found ingress through a tubular shaft several feet in diameter which rose from the center of the room's ceiling, upward to a distance of a hundred feet or more, where it terminated in a stone
grating through which Tarzan could see a blue and sun-lit sky.
Since, when the farther beach had been reached, the positions would be reversed and Wiwau would carry the stones
back while Tiha prodded, and since Wiwau knew that for what she gave Tiha would then try to give more, Wiwau exerted herself to give the utmost while yet she could.
The little boys ran to and fro, dodging, hurling stones
and swearing in barbaric trebles.
"We are not impotent - we pallid stones
. "Not all our power is gone - not all our fame - "Not all the magic of our high renown - "Not all the wonder that encircles us - "Not all the mysteries that in us lie - "Not all the memories that hang upon "And cling around about us as a garment, "Clothing us in a robe of more than glory."
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.
Confronting them, and extending from side to side across the passage and from roof to floor, was a great rough stone
. Immense and solid it seemed when they pushed on it in vain.
Whether the man was partly blind or only very careless I can't say, but he drove me with that stone
in my foot for a good half-mile before he saw anything.
For, with respect to that part of the earth over which the monarch presides, the stone
is endued at one of its sides with an attractive power, and at the other with a repulsive.
A plan was lying open before him upon a large stone
forming a table, and at some paces from him a crane was in action.
Upon this wheel rested the first layers of the masonry, the stones
of which were bound together by hydraulic cement, with irresistible tenacity.
At the base of one of the mountains, and surrounded on all sides by dense groves, a series of vast terraces of stone
rises, step by step, for a considerable distance up the hill side.
The bright stones
that ye will see were dug out of the pit over which the Silent Ones are set, and stored here, I know not by whom, for that was done longer ago than even I remember.
It was a desert, weed-grown waste, littered thickly with stones
the size of a man's fist.
John Jasper, on his way home through the Close, is brought to a stand-still by the spectacle of Stony Durdles, dinner-bundle and all, leaning his back against the iron railing of the burial-ground enclosing it from the old cloister-arches; and a hideous small boy in rags flinging stones
at him as a well-defined mark in the moonlight.