Yet when they saw it was a man that rushed upon them, they were seized with sudden fear and fled this way and that, leaping by great bounds from the place of rock, which is the knees of the stone
Witch, so that presently I stood alone in front of the cave.
For which the astronomers (who have written large systems concerning the stone
) assign the following reason: that the magnetic virtue does not extend beyond the distance of four miles, and that the mineral, which acts upon the stone
in the bowels of the earth, and in the sea about six leagues distant from the shore, is not diffused through the whole globe, but terminated with the limits of the king's dominions; and it was easy, from the great advantage of such a superior situation, for a prince to bring under his obedience whatever country lay within the attraction of that magnet.
Faria has dreamed this; the Cardinal Spada buried no treasure here; perhaps he never came here, or if he did, Caesar Borgia, the intrepid adventurer, the stealthy and indefatigable plunderer, has followed him, discovered his traces, pursued them as I have done, raised the stone
, and descending before me, has left me nothing.
There are in every part of the valley a great many of these massive stone
foundations which have no houses upon them.
The account raised my curiosity, I embarked in a fishing boat, without dreaming that you were here: I came, and I saw a monstrous fine fellow lifting a stone
Ajax could not have stirred.
At last he could go no farther, for the stone
tired him sadly: and he dragged himself to the side of a river, that he might take a drink of water, and rest a while.
In the small hours she whispered to him the whole story of how he had walked in his sleep with her in his arms across the Froom stream, at the imminent risk of both their lives, and laid her down in the stone
coffin at the ruined abbey.
We went to the quarry from whence the stones
of Baalbec were taken.
If I speak truth, the goat-skin with the stones
will lie upon the floor; and if there is truth as to whether it is death to enter here, that ye will learn afterwards.
Men planted a stone
upright, it was a letter, and each letter was a hieroglyph, and upon each hieroglyph rested a group of ideas, like the capital on the column.
By the way," said the man with the star, looking steadily at the Sorcerer, "you told us yesterday that there would not be a second Rain of Stones
It turned back and forth many times, leading, at last, into a small, circular chamber, the gloom of which was relieved by a faint light which found ingress through a tubular shaft several feet in diameter which rose from the center of the room's ceiling, upward to a distance of a hundred feet or more, where it terminated in a stone
grating through which Tarzan could see a blue and sun-lit sky.