Trent nodded, and the three men scrambled up the beach, across an open space, and gained the shelter of a broad balcony, shielded by a striped awning which surrounded the plain white stone
The floor was of smooth, white stone
; the chairs, high-backed, primitive structures, painted green: one or two heavy black ones lurking in the shade.
A colossal figure, carved apparently in some white stone
, loomed indistinctly beyond the rhododendrons through the hazy downpour.
These beds are covered by others of a peculiar soft white stone
, including much gypsum, and resembling chalk, but really of a pumiceous nature.
As he struck the wall, pieces of stucco similar to that used in the ground work of arabesques broke off, and fell to the ground in flakes, exposing a large white stone
. The aperture of the rock had been closed with stones, then this stucco had been applied, and painted to imitate granite.
Why my uncle Podger has a tomb in Kensal Green Cemetery, that is the pride of all that country-side; and my grandfather's vault at Bow is capable of accommodating eight visitors, while my great-aunt Susan has a brick grave in Finchley Churchyard, with a headstone with a coffee- pot sort of thing in bas-relief upon it, and a six-inch best white stone
coping all the way round, that cost pounds.
Am I to mark this day with a white stone
or a black?"
Scarcely had he reached his anteroom when he cried out aloud on seeing his staircase invaded, up to the very landing-place, by the multitude, which was accompanying, or rather following, a young man, simply clad in a violet-coloured velvet, embroidered with silver; who, with a certain aristocratic slowness, ascended the white stone
steps of the house.
It is inclosed in a sort of little temple of yellow and white stone
, of fanciful design.
I laid my hands, I laid my head on the broad white stone
, and closed my weary eyes on the earth around, on the light above.
He had shipped his oars and was drifting for a moment with the stream, when he turned his head and saw that the monotony of the long brick wall was broken by a bridge; rather an elegant eighteenth-century sort of bridge with little columns of white stone
It's a good step from the Officers' Home to the Harbour Office; but with the magic word "Com- mand" in my head I found myself suddenly on the quay as if transported there in the twinkling of an eye, before a portal of dressed white stone
above a flight of shallow white steps.