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 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.
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.
But now at last she was very near, and Adam rose from the stone wall
There's a big stone wall
and a row of enormous trees all around it, and rows of trees all through it, and the queerest old tombstones, with the queerest and quaintest inscriptions.
Granet scrambled down into a small dinghy which was tied to the side of the stone wall