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  • From the glassed-in porch of our small stone-block two-bedroom house all we could see for miles was flat desert interspersed with the occasional jebel and a bit of scrubby vegetation.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • He started up nervously from the stone-block for he could no longer quench the flame in his blood.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • He was in a natural cave, but one in which it seemed ancient Bajorans had inlaid stone-block walls as well as what looked to be a series of tiered stone benches, some of them fallen.

    Captain’s Peril

  • "And if the Unkerlanters hit us hard here, we'll fall down like a stone-block house in an earthquake."

    Rulers of the Darkness

  • But as he stood up, trying to recall what had happened in those last moments of consciousness on the Boreth, he realized there were no ancient stone-block buildings nearby.

    MILLENNIUM

  • It was a turn-of-the-century building and its stone-block construction gave it an ominous fortresslike appearance.

    The Black Ice

  • Chapter 3 discusses stone-block handling at the quarry site and transportation of blocks to the dressing site.

    Chapter 2

  • He looked through the black bars and saw a small stone-block house about thirty yards up the gravel road.

    The Black Echo

  • They vanished in a rush, and he was standing alone again within the Keep, a solitary figure slumped against the stone-block wall.

    The Elf Queen of Shannara

  • The hallway was barely wide enough for two to walk shoulder to shoulder, with stone-block walls that angled in as they reached the ceiling.

    DEEP DOMAIN

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