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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But this man went on laughing and talking, while at every step the stone became more firmly wedged between my shoe and the frog of my foot.
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.
More than one, in digging underneath the wheel, was dangerously injured by the splinters of stone.
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.
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.
One or two of these slabs had fallen, and again I wondered if the gigantic masses of carved stone that lay about me were no larger than those above my head.
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.