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  • It sat in the middle of several interior structures: a stuccoed field-stone chapel with a yard of well-tended short grass, a central hall of polished sandstone the color of lime, three wings of cloisters connected by shade-giving arbors, several out-buildings for the livestock, a small flower garden, a smithy, and the wishing pool, where it was nice to sit after a hard day's work.


  • The lichen seems to be loving this cold, wet weather, and in places, where it carpeted the field-stone walls and tree trunks, it almost seemed to glow an unearthly shade of greenish white.

    "I’m made of bones of the branches, the boughs, and the browbeating light..."

  • I could tell, from the field-stone foundation, that it was very old, but I'd not thought it quite that old.

    Notes from my Bubble (2)

  • Across a broad stretch of lawn flanked by field-stone terraces and brilliant gardens.

    Wild Dreams of Reality, 5

  • Kellen admired the decoration around the edge: river stones and field-stone and tiles, all arranged in a harmonious whole, just the way everything else he'd seen here was.

    Tran Siberian

  • The field-stone wall had never looked more naked and fake.


  • Each restaurant boasts a 26-foot floor-to-ceiling field-stone fireplace, decorated with a stuffed moose, a bison and a fox.

    Building A Perfect Pizzeria

  • He reread the piece of paper, still curled and slightly damp from the teletype printer, then balled it up and threw it onto the pile of still flickering embers in the yawning field-stone fireplace.

    The Dick Cheney Code

  • It curved steeply at its beginning, and on the rise we passed a field-stone house in a huddled mass of trees that hid it from sunlight.

    Borrowed Finery, A Memoir

  • Even the field-stone rubble lay in piles in the new camp.

    Time Streams


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