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Stone

A unit of weight equivalent to 14 pounds.
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When sister's eyes opened round and dark in her brother ("By the Rim of an Ancient Well") And following sister's shadow;/Dark love/Of a savage race ("Passion") The slender figure of the sister steps out of the blue mirror and he falls as if dead into darkness ("Dream and Derangement") Stonily sank into a void, when in a broken mirror there appeared a dying youth, his sister; night swallowed up the accursed race.
Flanked by community activists who stared stonily into television cameras, enraged, the youth, emboldened by the same rage, faced the jutting microphones and flashing lights and bared his soul to the world.
Sitting stonily at the witness table as members of the US House of Representatives Homeland Security committee waved knives, a golf club and a hockey stick for dramatic emphasis, Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole told a hearing that his decision was made based on threat information and he had no plans to rescind it.
Overlord Ron Dennis, the man second only to his father Anthony in the story of Hamilton's career, could not raise himself to do anything other than look on stonily at the podium ceremony as those around him applauded.
12--At the moment; the most important promoting approach of the comfrey despite the years of experience and change; is government and nasal approach that based on the present stonily and path analysis findings; there is anteed to change these approaches to social and cooperative models since the experts themselves believe that in the process of running sustainable agricultural development model; the farmers should participate and this needs essential changes in the current attitude of agriculture ministry.
His pet parrot, an evil old bird, stared stonily down from his cage outside the pub, trained by Downey to be silent - until a bald-headed police inspector with a down on Downey appeared, the signal for a foul-mouthed attack on all police, bald-headed inspectors in particular, in a voice uncannily like Downey's.
presented itself most glaringly in the guise of perpetrators who stonily.
The ex-MSP went on to stonily cross-examine former friends, alleged lovers and political allies.
The city fathers sit stonily atop banks, and grotesque faces leer from baroque facades.
While Storm and broader left-wing aesthetics in the 1930s were engaged in fractious debates about the appropriate form and content for radical literary art, the state agencies deployed to monitor these revolutionary movements were stonily indifferent to any such concerns.
But the storm was stonily ignored by the embassy whose spokesperson said she would not dignify the allegations by deigning to comment on them.
It is stonily silent on climate change with domestic audiences, and a notorious foot-dragger in international negotiations.