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A tiny pebble whirred past with the force almost of a bullet.
But a frightful storm drove his ship on to unknown shores, where most of his followers were put to death by the savages, and the Prince himself only managed to escape by making use of his magic pebble.
He took the pebble from his mouth, and flung himself at Rosalie's feet.
So he joyfully returned to his father's palace, where he found his friend the Fairy, who at once presented him with a magic pebble like his own.
In a moment he felt the Princess's hand in his, for she had always kept her magic pebble in her mouth, in spite of the prayers and entreaties of the Prince of the Air to make herself visible.
Not even an echo replied, and his voice died out in the empty vastness of surrounding space, like a pebble cast into a bottomless gulf; then, down he sank, fainting, on the sand, alone, amid the eternal silence of the desert.
It was all laid out into lovely lawns and gardens, with pebble paths leading through them and groves of beautiful and stately trees dotting the landscape here and there.
Captain Granet kicked a pebble away from the path in front of him with his sound foot.
He cannot comprehend another's infinity; he is conscious only of his own--flying sunbeam, falling rose, pebble that asks for one quiet plunge below the fretting interplay of space and time.
He kicked a small pebble that lay convenient to his foot.
Nutty, meanwhile, had found another pebble and was kicking it sombrely.
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