She halted and quickly piled five small stones in an arrow pointing back the way they'd come, then wiped her muddied hands on her jeans.
But we piled stones pointing the way out at the turns.
But in the dark, just feeling around for 'em—the stones I'd left—I was scared we might mess up and make a wrong turn.
His back was shredded from landing on his weapons as well as the stones on the beach.
She stood on a covered landing of a fortress made of black stones overlooking a parched desert beneath dual suns too faded to provide anything other than indirect light.
He led her through a fortress too ancient for her to date, its blackened walls and well-worn stones massive and thick.
He made his way through the castle with the black stones as he had many times during his long stay.
The walls were made of uneven, massive stones, the same kind beneath her feet.
Sometimes you think it's raining stones and golf balls!
The soothing sound of water running over stones greeted them as they neared the creek.
Below they could hear water running over stones in the creek.
The stones were sunk in the sand now, covered by a couple inches of water.
Unlike the mortal world, everything in the immortal world was alive, even the stones making up the buildings.
The stones were dark, the air musty, the ceiling low.
The king of Landis lived with his harem in a low, sprawling dwelling whose walls gleamed with polished stones set in silver and gold.
Occurring in all temperate and tropical countries, book-scorpions live for the most part under stones, beneath the bark of trees or in vegetable detritus.
Other precious stones, including the sapphire, emerald, oriental emerald, ruby, opal, amethyst, garnet, chrysolite, topaz, cairngorm, onyx, zircon, &c., have been found in the gold and tin bearing drifts and river gravels in numerous localities throughout the states.
(On this subject of holy trees, holy waters and holy stones, consult article Tree-Worship, and Robertson Smith's Religion of the Semites, 2nd ed., pp. 165-197.) The wide prevalence of magic and soothsaying may be illustrated from the historical books of the Old Testament as well as from the pre-exilian prophets.
Crash after crash echoed far above their heads, as the earth came together where it had split, and stones and chunks of clay rattled around them on every side.
They did not really hurt the poor horse, because everything was falling together; only the stones and rubbish fell faster than the horse and buggy, which were held back by the pressure of the air, so that the terrified animal was actually more frightened than he was injured.
Then, remembering the stones that had fallen with them and passed them long before they had reached this place, he answered:
They shouted and threw stones into the cave.
It was no fun to be pulled over the sharp stones in that way; but it was better than to be bitten by the wolf.
So he called together his merry little fairies, and showing them a number of jars and vases filled with gold and precious stones, told them to carry those carefully to the palace of Santa Claus, and give them to him with the compliments of King Frost.
From that time, I suppose, it has been part of Jack Frost's work to paint the trees with the glowing colours we see in the autumn; and if they are NOT covered with gold and precious stones, I do not know how he makes them so bright; DO YOU?
You must know that King Frost, like all other kings, has great treasures of gold and precious stones; but as he is a generous old monarch, he endeavours to make a right use of his riches.
These are all the materials, excepting the timber, stones, and sand, which I claimed by squatter's right.
In my house we were so near that we could not begin to hear--we could not speak low enough to be heard; as when you throw two stones into calm water so near that they break each other's undulations.
They lay mingled with other natural stones, some of which bore the marks of having been burned by Indian fires, and some by the sun, and also bits of pottery and glass brought hither by the recent cultivators of the soil.
Oh! he muttered, looking down from the window at the stones of the pavement.
The carts, in each of which three or four wounded soldiers were lying or sitting, jolted over the stones that had been thrown on the steep incline to make it something like a road.