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  • In January 1910 the Seine rose some 26 feet above normal, spilling over cut-stone banks and washing through the city.

    After, and Before, the Flood

  • From here, Pothier took me under an old vaulted cut-stone conduit -- the former bed of the Little Saint Pierre.

    Montreal Underground

  • The massive, unlit, cut-stone church stood like a shadow in one corner of the plaza, with the same solidity and strength it had shown a hundred or more years ago.

    Puebla: traveling the Central High Plains of Mexico

  • Returning to the terrace 80 feet above the river valley, the workers set the rocks, bags and all, inside cut-stone retaining walls that formed the rectangular base of a pyramid that would eventually rise 60 feet.

    New World Pyramids

  • The houses on the east side of Jyoha were one story and of mud brick, unlike the cut-stone dwellings in Dramuria.

    Alector's Choice

  • The car service dropped me off in front of the gray cut-stone townhouse that housed the Gotham Rose Club on Sixty-eighth Street between Park and Madison on the Upper East Side.

    Ms Longshot

  • It was a large mansion, if not made of stone yet looking very stony, with thirty windows at least, all of them with cut-stone frames, requiring, let me say, at least four thousand a year for its maintenance.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • His bearing, his size, the way his cut-stone gaze locked on her, made Jermsen's breath falter.

    The Pillars of Creation

  • Men marveled at the fluted stone columns rising to hold the massive, cut-stone corbel along the length of the side walls at the base of the gathering hall's barrel ceiling.

    Soul of the Fire

  • I took my picture and walked on, and I can still hear the clip-clop behind me of the horse-drawn car you can see in the middle distance, and the footsteps on that cut-stone walk of the long-skirted woman under the umbrella a block away.

    Time and Again

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