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.
The Great Stone
Face, then, was a work of Nature in her mood of majestie playfulness, formed on the perpendicular side of a mountain by some immense rocks, which had been thrown together in such a position as, when viewed at a proper distance, precisely to resemble the features of the human countenance.
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.
I have already mentioned that the dwellings of the islanders were almost invariably built upon massive stone
foundations, which they call pi-pis.
Very slowly and gently the great stone
raised itself, till at last it had vanished altogether, and a dark hole presented itself to us in the place which the door had filled.
This porch-roof is composed of tremendous slabs of stone
, which are so finely sculptured on the under side that the work looks like a fresco from below.
Next moment, a stone
coming rattling at his hat, and a distant yell of 'Wake-Cock!
So when all masses were done, all the lords went to behold the stone
and the sword.
Other sound than the owl's voice there was none, save the failing of a fountain into its stone
basin; for, it was one of those dark nights that hold their breath by the hour together, and then heave a long low sigh, and hold their breath again.
Yet when they saw it was a man that rushed upon them, they were seized with sudden fear and fled this way and that, leaping by great bounds from the place of rock, which is the knees of the stone
Witch, so that presently I stood alone in front of the cave.
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.