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  • noun Plural form of hearthstone.


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  •  Just like Shoe Number 94, the cobalt blue strappy flat she left on the hearthstones of a man's fireplace.

    The Other Shoe

  • “He is a poor patriot whose patriotism does not enable him to understand how all men everywhere feel about their altars and their hearthstones, their flag and their fatherland.”

    Patriotism « Lab Kat

  • The two of them, she and Enid, had been seated by the Lady Enid2s antique dresser, ridiculing the failed suit of Gabriel Androctus, whom Enid had described as having 3all the glamor of an undertaker. 4 It was then that a clouda darkness of some sortsettled on the hearthstones and blotted out the light of the fire.


  • Some villages were gone entirely, with nothing to show they had been there but hearthstones and the village well.

    Tran Siberian

  • In the former case, bottles generally were buried beneath thresholds or hearthstones or within the confines of structures.

    An American Witch Bottle

  • As she turned it, there was a groan from deep within the floor of the cottage, a settling of the hearthstones, a sigh from the ceiling rafters.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • And it would, finally, make it possible for Americans to see their homes as they should be seen — not as investment vehicles, but rather, as the places they live in, the hearthstones of their families.

    A Government Failure, Not a Market Failure

  • The women had no convenieces, yet they built happy hearthstones and gave a good start to their children.

    Home in the Humblest of Places

  • "If the Second Circuit had ruled otherwise, we'd be living in a world in which soldiers would be quartering amok upon our very hearthstones."

    Satire: Third Amendment Rights Group Celebrates Another Successful Year

  • And yeah, I wish the hearthstones would work outside the games.

    Feign death really works


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