The stone flipped back and forth, winking at her as it caught the light.
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.
The stone floors were drafty, so she put on slippers and padded into the bright hallway of her wing of the manor.
Some of his innate defensive powers remained, or she would've turned him to stone or the Other would've vaporized him.
Dread filled her as she drove up the familiar driveway to the stone manor.
He opened the windows, which did little to shed light into the stone room with its masculine, black décor.
Jilian and a few other vamps were down the hall and turned as the stone wall caved.
Dusty shouted as a chunk of stone crushed a stainless steel cabinet.
Her room was made of black stone and quiet with no sounds except the crackle of fire.
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.
The single cone of light flickered on the dripping stone, casting yellow dancing goblins in its shadowy glow as the pair stumbled forward.
"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 only innocent soul in Hell, for Wynn's was as black as the stone blocks of Hell's fortress.
He emerged in a hallway lined with stone doors.
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.
The footsteps of those entering the kitchen were solid against the stone floor.
Deidre was astonished by the size of the stone stronghold.
It's like someone dropped a stone in the lake.
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.
She moved along, foot-by-foot, focusing on the next stone and on her anger to keep from sobbing and falling to her doom.
She rested her cheek against the cool stone wall.
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.
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.
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.
Jim the cab-horse came last, and the rocky wall almost caught him; for just as he leaped to the floor of the further passage the wall swung across it and a loose stone that the buggy wheels knocked against fell into the narrow crack where the rock turned, and became wedged there.
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.
One stone was "small," another was "very small."
She examined one stone after another, and seemed pleased when she could decipher a name.
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.
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.
If you would learn to speak all tongues and conform to the customs of all nations, if you would travel farther than all travellers, be naturalized in all climes, and cause the Sphinx to dash her head against a stone, even obey the precept of the old philosopher, and Explore thyself.
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.
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.
The Emperor at once received this messenger in his study at the palace on Stone Island.