It was past eleven o'clock that evening when old Enoch, talking to George Willard in the room in the Heffner Block
, came to the vital thing, the story of the woman and of what drove him out of the city to live out his life alone and defeated in Winesburg.
It was evidently a block
without any possible egress.
which you are trampling under foot, like worthless stones, contain gold-ore of great purity.
A gigantic block
was held back by each of his extended arms.
I've identified the big block
to the left," he observed, and pointed with his fork at a square formed by several rows of lights.
To his delight he discovered that the thin blocks
of hewn stone of which it was constructed were fitted in loosely without mortar or cement.
The ownership of a block
of seven claims in the heart of it gave Daylight his grip and they could not come to terms.
Glory be, 'tis a small matter at most, an' right in our neighbourhood--not a dozen blocks
Between the massive blocks
were strips of grass the leverage of whose roots had pushed them apart.
We're only a couple of blocks
now from where I got you out of that entrance.
When this work was accomplished, the miners resumed their picks and cut away the rock from underneath the wheel itself, taking care to support it as they advanced upon blocks
of great thickness.
And then away she flew, and Kay sat quite alone in the empty halls of ice that were miles long, and looked at the blocks
of ice, and thought and thought till his skull was almost cracked.