STONE


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STONESTructured and OpeN Environment
STONEStreet Tigers of New England (motorcycle club)
STONEShanghai Trial of Nifedipine in the Elderly (hypertension)
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I beg your pardon, sir," he said, "but I think there is something the matter with your horse; he goes very much as if he had a stone in his shoe.
he calmly asked, looking with attention at the horizontal lines of black and stone colour.
The moon shone full upon the face of the stone Witch who sits aloft forever.
To explain the manner of its progress, let A B represent a line drawn across the dominions of Balnibarbi, let the line C D represent the loadstone, of which let D be the repelling end, and C the attracting end, the island being over C: let the stone be placed in position C D, with its repelling end downwards; then the island will be driven upwards obliquely towards D.
But as he was a little suspicious of his brothers, he fastened a heavy stone on to the rope and let them pull it up.
But I'll be bound the fat man won't part with an ounce of his flesh, not to say eleven stone.
As he struck the wall, pieces of stucco similar to that used in the ground work of arabesques broke off, and fell to the ground in flakes, exposing a large white stone.
The onset of troops is like the rush of a torrent which will even roll stones along in its course.
The semblance of a human face to be formed on the side of a mountain, or in the fracture of a small stone, by a lusus naturae [freak of nature].
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.
At his feet D'Artagnan recognized the five chalands laden with rough stone he had seen leave the port of Pirial.
Now,' said the grinder, as he gave him a common rough stone that lay by his side, 'this is a most capital stone; do but work it well enough, and you can make an old nail cut with it.