carved in stone


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Related to carved in stone: cast in stone
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Adj.1.carved in stone - no longer changeable; "the agreement is not yet set in stone"
unchangeable - not changeable or subject to change; "a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm"-Ashley Montagu; "the unchangeable seasons"; "one of the unchangeable facts of life"
References in classic literature ?
As they were disputing, they passed a statue carved in stone, which represented "a Lion strangled by a Man.
But they had recognised him, and he them; and their look was as firmly impressed upon his memory, as if it had been deeply carved in stone, and set before him from his birth.
When on a perfect level, it remained for a single moment, without tremor or variation, as though both man and rifle were carved in stone.