Of course I cannot break through the wall by battering my head against it if I really have not the strength to knock it down, but I am not going to be reconciled to it simply because it is a stone wall
and I have not the strength.
A DISHONEST Gain was driving in its luxurious carriage through its private park, when it saw something which frantically and repeatedly ran against a stone wall
, endeavouring to butt out its brains.
At a little distance a small plot of ground enclosed by a stone wall
caught his attention.
At length we turned into a narrow lane, with a stiff stone wall
on either hand, and this eventually led us past the lights of what appeared to be a large farm; it was really a small hamlet; and now we were nearing our destination.
And he's got savvee enough to know from now on that that same stone wall
will be always there ready for him to lam into.
Passing down the back garden of the house, and crossing a narrow lane at the bottom of it, he opened a gate in a low stone wall
beyond, and entered the church- yard.
Along it runs a stone wall
extending to left and right a great distance.
But they dwelt in an old wooden house-- old even in those days--with overhanging gables and balconies of rudely-carved oak, which stood within a pleasant orchard, and was surrounded by a rough stone wall
, whence a stout archer might have winged an arrow to St Mary's Abbey.
I didn't run because I didn't think of it--if my back had been against a stone wall
I couldn't have felt more cornered.
The train, jerking at regular intervals at the junctions of the rails, rolled by the platform, past a stone wall
, a signal-box, past other trains; the wheels, moving more smoothly and evenly, resounded with a slight clang on the rails.
Then the clustered brown towers perched on the green hilltop, and the old battlemented stone wall
, stretching up and over the grassy ridge and disappearing in the leafy sea beyond, make a picture whose grace and beauty entirely satisfy the eye.
He broke the soil, reared stone walls
and a house, and planted apple trees.