Dusty shouted as a chunk of stone crushed a stainless steel cabinet.
She rested her cheek against the cool stone wall.
It's like someone dropped a stone in the lake.
The stone floors were drafty, so she put on slippers and padded into the bright hallway of her wing of the manor.
Only by laying stone on stone with the cooperation of all, by the millions of generations from our forefather Adam to our own times, is that temple reared which is to be a worthy dwelling place of the Great God, he added, and closed his eyes.
He opened the windows, which did little to shed light into the stone room with its masculine, black décor.
Some of his innate defensive powers remained, or she would've turned him to stone or the Other would've vaporized him.
Deidre was astonished by the size of the stone stronghold.
The hallway led into an open area with one car in the large parking lot and a medieval stone wall and turrets surrounding the entire hacienda.
The bedchamber was done up in pastels, soft rose drapes, light blue and green rugs, yellow pillows and highlights, which seemed to take the chill out of the stone walls.
This silence was broken by one of the brethren, who led Pierre up to the rug and began reading to him from a manuscript book an explanation of all the figures on it: the sun, the moon, a hammer, a plumb line, a trowel, a rough stone and a squared stone, a pillar, three windows, and so on.
I could not let him go unpunished and so I have killed two birds with one stone: to appease the mob I gave them a victim and at the same time punished a miscreant.
Her room was made of black stone and quiet with no sounds except the crackle of fire.
Let him go and come freely, let him touch real things and combine his impressions for himself, instead of sitting indoors at a little round table, while a sweet-voiced teacher suggests that he build a stone wall with his wooden blocks, or make a rainbow out of strips of coloured paper, or plant straw trees in bead flower-pots.
It was hunched over a book large enough to cover half the black stone desk at which it sat.
The sound of bodies hitting the stone floor behind her preceded Darkyn grabbing her by a few seconds.
She pressed the front of her body against the building, dug her fingertips into indents in the stone, and slid her foot along the roughened ledge to the right, stepping slowly and forcing her head up.
One stone was "small," another was "very small."
I fathomed it easily with a cod-line and a stone weighing about a pound and a half, and could tell accurately when the stone left the bottom, by having to pull so much harder before the water got underneath to help me.
She hurriedly ascended the narrow dimly lit stone staircase, calling to Pierre, who was lagging behind, to follow.
While the troops, dividing into two parts when passing around the Kremlin, were thronging the Moskva and the Stone bridges, a great many soldiers, taking advantage of the stoppage and congestion, turned back from the bridges and slipped stealthily and silently past the church of Vasili the Beatified and under the Borovitski gate, back up the hill to the Red Square where some instinct told them they could easily take things not belonging to them.
The Emperor at once received this messenger in his study at the palace on Stone Island.
Every night before lying down, he said: "Lord, lay me down as a stone and raise me up as a loaf!" and every morning on getting up, he said: "I lay down and curled up, I get up and shake myself."
And indeed he only had to lie down, to fall asleep like a stone, and he only had to shake himself, to be ready without a moment's delay for some work, just as children are ready to play directly they awake.
Dread filled her as she drove up the familiar driveway to the stone manor.
Jilian and a few other vamps were down the hall and turned as the stone wall caved.
He emerged in a hallway lined with stone doors.
The footsteps of those entering the kitchen were solid against the stone floor.
The chunky blocks of the stone walls were decorated with art done by children, and colorful mats covered the floor.
Not wanting anyone to interfere with her plan for air, she drew a deep breath and asked the portal system to take her outside the stone fortress.
A notebook lay on the table next to a few scrolls, an ancient manuscript and another block of stone with carvings too faint for Gabe to read.
The scraping of leather against leather, the hollow clatter of stone and shale, the rustle of whatever creature settled behind her.
Far, far, away, beyond the stone and shale, she thought she saw a swatch of green.
The room was more welcoming than she expected, the stone walls covered and smoothed with Sheetrock painted a light green and edged with pumpkin orange.
Anna Mikhaylovna, addressing a maid who was hurrying past with a decanter on a tray as "my dear" and "my sweet," asked about the princess' health and then led Pierre along a stone passage.
No one at the stone entrance gates of the drive and the door stood open.
The shot rattled against the stone of the gate and upon the wooden beams and screens, and two wavering clouds of smoke rose over the Square.
A few instants after the echo of the reports resounding over the stone- built Kremlin had died away the French heard a strange sound above their head.
Having learned from experiment and argument that a stone falls downwards, a man indubitably believes this and always expects the law that he has learned to be fulfilled.
I picked up a stone and attempted to skim it across the water.
Defense attorneys alone will leave no stone unturned to find you.
After banging a shin on the low stone wall that encircles the flagstone patio, I finally reached the back door.
It dead-ended at the cottage, surrounded by a stone fence line.
A stone dropped from the ceiling into the vat, and warm blood splashed over him.
"I'd rather kill two birds with one stone," he said.
A look around her bedchamber with its black, stone walls, ceiling and floor revealed nothing remotely edible.
The large bed was set in a similar stone bed frame and covered with dark coverings.
The stone doors lining each side were all closed.
Distraught, she rolled over to find the first surprise of the day on the block of stone that acted as a nightstand: an obsidian tray of fruit and fresh pastries.
"That's what deputies and under-sheriffs are for," he answered with a grimace and then pictured sending snippy Miss Larkin burrowing underground like a weasel and rolling a stone against the entrance.
The cafeteria where she led him looked medieval at best, a stone hall with lines of crude picnic tables and dark hearths.
He was distracted by the feel of both after so long with nothing but stone walls beneath his fingertips.
Rhyn snorted and let his head drop back against the stone wall.
She watched in fascination, not understanding what it was until a floor several below hers exploded into flying stone and fire.
She moved along, foot-by-foot, focusing on the next stone and on her anger to keep from sobbing and falling to her doom.
The halls grew wider, and the stone turned to carpet beneath her sore feet.
Kiera followed as Evelyn turned toward the main house, a sprawling, single-story compound made of brilliant white stone and dotted with hundreds of glass-less windows.
She examined one stone after another, and seemed pleased when she could decipher a name.
To what end, pray, is so much stone hammered?
Nations are possessed with an insane ambition to perpetuate the memory of themselves by the amount of hammered stone they leave.
Ay, every leaf and twig and stone and cobweb sparkles now at mid-afternoon as when covered with dew in a spring morning.
It is a mirror which no stone can crack, whose quicksilver will never wear off, whose gilding Nature continually repairs; no storms, no dust, can dim its surface ever fresh;--a mirror in which all impurity presented to it sinks, swept and dusted by the sun's hazy brush--this the light dust-cloth--which retains no breath that is breathed on it, but sends its own to float as clouds high above its surface, and be reflected in its bosom still.
Sometimes the well dent is visible, where once a spring oozed; now dry and tearless grass; or it was covered deep--not to be discovered till some late day--with a flat stone under the sod, when the last of the race departed.
I did not for a moment feel confined, and the walls seemed a great waste of stone and mortar.
Everything was stone-still, like the moon and its light and the shadows.
The log walls of the barn and its snow-covered roof, that looked as if hewn out of some precious stone, sparkled in the moonlight.
He entered through the gates with their stone pillars and drove up the avenue leading to the house as if he were entering an enchanted, sleeping castle.
The driver in his bast shoes ran panting up to it, placed a stone under one of its tireless hind wheels, and began arranging the breech-band on his little horse.
His father keeps a cookshop here by the Stone Bridge, and you know there was a large icon of God Almighty painted with a scepter in one hand and an orb in the other.
The greatest crush during the movement of the troops took place at the Stone, Moskva, and Yauza bridges.
The immense house on the old stone foundations was of wood, plastered only inside.
The stone flipped back and forth, winking at her as it caught the light.
No stone left unturned until I see the blood of my tipster-nemesis flood the ground beneath her panicked body.
I was growing to love this town, with its simple history, proud of its old homes and field stone fences, telling the world it was a place worth staying.
When she opened them, they stood outside a stone façade of a compound built into the side of a mountain and surrounded by evergreen trees whose branches were heavy with snow.
Jake led him into the Gregorian mansion, whose stone walls resembled an old school fortress.
The single cone of light flickered on the dripping stone, casting yellow dancing goblins in its shadowy glow as the pair stumbled forward.
The only innocent soul in Hell, for Wynn's was as black as the stone blocks of Hell's fortress.
Pushing himself away from the book that would reveal nothing he sought, he went to the small, square window overlooking the stone structure of the Sanctuary.
Her hand went to her neck, and she threw off the covers, crossing the cold stone floor to the bathroom.
The massive halls were chilly, with ugly stone walls and wooden beams far above.
A stone cottage up the road was the only sign of inhabitation, and a herd of sheep raised their heads as he neared.
Behind, along the riverside and across the Stone Bridge, were Ney's troops and transport.
These they could not see, but they could feel them pelting the buggy top, and Jim screamed almost like a human being when a stone overtook him and struck his boney body.