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Stone

A unit of weight equivalent to 14 pounds.
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His Grace sat very stern and upright in his chair and looked stonily at my friend.
All their meager breasts panted together, the violently dilated nostrils quivered, the eyes stared stonily uphill.
he exclaimed on the landing, while the Malay crew of the steam-launch standing by looked stonily at the man for whom they were going to be kept on duty so late, away from their gambling, from their girls, or their pure domestic joys.
Steal, by all means," said Razumov, fixing him stonily.
But mostly, Republican members were stonily silent.
Last month, the head of the Constitutional Court denounced "excessive" political criticism of his tribunal in a speech attended by Erdogan, who remained stonily silent during the ceremony.
The House speaker, John Boehner, who sat stonily through most of Obama's speech, applauded that line.
It also is possible the child stonily will resolve to do whatever is the opposite and inadvertently toss away any possible good lessons fore that particular teacher.
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.