free-stone


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free-stone

An easily worked fine-grained limestone or sandstone.
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Two yards from the door, at the head of this stair, is an opening nearly east, accessible by treading on the ledge of the wall, which diminishes eight inches each story ; and this last opening leads into a room or chapel ten feet by twelve, and fifteen or sixteen high, arched with free-stone, and supported by small circular columns of the same, the capitals and arches Saxon.
Now he hastened down the stairs, and stood beneath the portal, on the red free-stone steps, to receive some mud-bespattered courier, from whom he hoped to hear tidings of the army.
I, as a philosopher, should like a little country-house, a cottage down there under the trees, without so many free-stones over my poor body.
Swansea City goalkeeper Roger Free-stone gathers a cross in November 1997
The variety also has free-stone character and the seed does not cling to the fruits and sweetness is uniform and the fruit is not sour at seed level unlike the traditional varieties.
Hobkirk wrote: "The greater part of it is of modern erection and this combined with the improved taste for ornamental street architecture, and its being built almost entirely of a fine whitish free-stone renders it one of the prettiest and cleanest towns in the West Riding.
Former Newport keeper Free-stone joined the Swans in September 1991 in a pounds 45,000 switch from Chelsea.
Gracefully, these palatial free-stone walls rise," Perez Montas writes.