Millstone Sentence Examples
There are quarries of millstone in the vicinity.
Here, while storming the citadel, he was struck on the head by a fragment of a millstone thrown from the wall by a woman.
Next in upward sequence is a thick mass of sandstones, grits and shales - the Millstone Grit series.
Good sandstone is obtained from the Millstone Grit at Stancliffe, Tansley and Whatstandwell.
A small patch of Millstone Grit and Limestone occurs in the south of the county about Melbourne and Ticknall.Advertisement
The whole region may be looked upon as formed by an arch or anticline of Carboniferous strata, the axis of which runs north and south; the centre has been worn away by erosion, so that the Coal Measures have been removed, and the underlying Millstone Grit and Carboniferous Limestone exposed to the influences which form scenery.
Gypsum, millstone and paving-stone are quarried in the vicinity.
Some coals occur in the Millstone Grit horizons.
The claim was contested by the Bhonsla rajas, and for more than half a century the miserable country was ground between the upper and the nether millstone.
The, judgment of the millstone awaits the one, perpetual desolations the other.Advertisement
The Devil's Arrows are made of millstone grit, a type of sandstone not found locally.
Parliament was deaf; the Press, with but few exception, was callous; the public conscience seemed hardened as a nether millstone.
In fact the broken capstone is more likely to be the work of a local miller who needed a new millstone.
A horse would have been used to walk around the mill to drive the millstone to crush the apples.
I mean, why did this woman have a millstone with her anyway?Advertisement
The shaft bearing on this metal lever supports the upper millstone.
A large millstone was also sited in the garden, which was otherwise all grass.
What will this mean for us if we are to escape from past sin that hangs around our necks like a great millstone?
We recognize that young graduates should not start their careers with a financial millstone round their necks.
Who sailed across the Celtic Sea on a granite millstone in the 5th Century, well at least that is how legend tells it.Advertisement
I also used to grind the wheat with the stone millstone a big stone millstone when I was just 12.
The hard ' grit ' sandstones and intervening shales of the Millstone Grit outcrop west of Bradford and to the north of Leeds.
When life's circumstances change, this debt can become a millstone if you're not prepared.
Five well-contrasted types of scenery in Derbyshire are clearly traceable to as many varieties of rock; the bleak dry uplands of the north and east, with deep-cut ravines and swift clear streams, are due to the great mass of Mountain Limestone; round the limestone boundary are the valleys with soft outlines in the Pendleside Shales; these are succeeded by the rugged moorlands, covered with heather and peat, which are due to the Millstone Grit series; eastward lies the Derbyshire Coalfield with its gently moulded grasscovered hills; southward is the more level tract of red Triassic rocks.
The Coal Measures repose upon the Millstone Grit; the largest area of these rocks lieson the east, where they are conterminous with the coalfields of Yorkshire and Nottingham.Advertisement
The mineral wealth of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha is insignificant, small quantities of coal, lignite, ironstone and millstone being annually raised.
The Pottsville formation is chiefly clastic, and corresponds roughly to the Millstone Grit of England.
The Coal-Measures and Millstone Grit are usually grouped together in the Upper Carboniferous, the Carboniferous Limestone series constituting the Lower Carboniferous.
The southern edge of the county is formed by the scarps and moorlands of the Carboniferous Limestone and Millstone Grit (both of which form also the outlier of Pen-ceryg-calch north of Crickhowell), while the lowest beds of the Coal Measures of the South Wales coalfield are reached in the Tawe and Neath valleys (where the beds are much folded) and near Tredegar and Brynmawr.
These may represent partly the Millstone Grit and partly the Coal Measures.
The second is represented by a thin lava, associated with the Upper Limestone group of the Carboniferous Limestone series, and the highest is found in Ben Lister Glen intercalated with the Upper Carboniferous strata, and may be the equivalent of the volcanic series which, in Ayrshire, occupies the position of the Millstone Grit.
The belt of Millstone Grit south of the Aire, lying between the great coal-fields of the West Riding and Lancashire, has a lower elevation, and forms grassy uplands and dales; but farther south, the finest scenery of the whole region occurs in the limestones of Derbyshire, in which the range terminates.
The Brecon Beacons of Old Red Sandstone are the highest (2907 ft.), but the Black Mountain bears a number of picturesque summits carved out of Millstone Grit and Carboniferous Limestone, which rise frequently over 2000 ft.
The great coal-field on the south is a perfect example of a synclinal basin, the Millstone Grit and Carboniferous Limestone which underlie the Coal Measures appearing all round the margin.
This condition led up to the Carboniferous period, which began with fairly open sea over the south and north of England, but in the centre there rose an elevated land mass from which much of the Millstone Grit was derived; other land lay towards the north.
The beds above the limestone are shales and sandstones, sometimes reaching the true Coal-Measures, but rarely younger than the English Millstone Grit.
The earth-wrinkles of this epoch were turned into a north-easterly direction by the pre-existing Leinster Chain, and the trend of the anticlinal from Limerick to the Slieve' Bloom Mountains, and that of the synclinal of Millstone Grit and CoalMeasures from Cashel through the Leinster coalfield, bear witness to the resistance of this granite mass.
The next member of the series is a mass of coarse sandstones, with some slates and a few thin coals, known as the Millstone Grit, which is about equally developed in England and in Scotland.
There was great volcanic activity during the deposition of the Calciferous Sandstone, Carboniferous Limestone and Millstone Grit series.
They have olive presses and flour mills, and their own millstone quarries, even travelling into make lime, tiles, woodwork for the houses, domestic utensils and agricultural implements.
The Coal Measures repose upon the Millstone Grit; the largest area of these rocks lies on the east, where they are conterminous with the coalfields of Yorkshire and Nottingham.