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Stone

A unit of weight equivalent to 14 pounds.
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'Or whether Stony stood for Stephen;' clinking with a change of keys.
But the stony one is a gruff one likewise, and that hazy state of his is always an uncertain state, highly conscious of its dignity, and prone to take offence.
It has the same stony shore, and its waters are of the same hue.
It startled us, every now and then, to see a stony white face stare suddenly up at us out of the grass with its dead eyes.
It was then passing over Mabunguru, a stony country, strewn with blocks of syenite of a fine polish, and knobbed with huge bowlders and angular ridges of rock; conic masses, like the rocks of Karnak, studded the soil like so many Druidic dolmens; the bones of buffaloes and elephants whitened it here and there; but few trees could be seen, excepting in the east, where there were dense woods, among which a few villages lay half concealed.
Sobs shook the whole frame of the stony woman whom nothing human moved at other times.
Sparsit had come, emerged from the green lane, crossed the stony road, and ascended the wooden steps to the railroad.
While his friends were doing their best to make him President, Old Stony Phiz, as he was called, set out on a visit to the valley where he was born.
Huzza for Old Stony Phiz!' But as yet he had not seen him.
Look at Old Stony Phiz and then at the Old Man of the Mountain, and see if they are not as like as two twin brothers!'
In the midst of this stony maze furrowing the bottom of the Atlantic, Captain Nemo advanced without hesitation.
From between their stony knees trees sprang, like a jet under heavy pressure, and upheld others which upheld them.