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  • The English were amazed at the giant, flat-headed statues with their inscrutable sphinx-like faces and cylindrical ten-ton topknots of red stone balancing on their brows.

    Richard Bangs: Skullduggery on Easter Island (Part I of II)

  • It blasted stones apart and hurled ten-ton rocks into the courtyard.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Then a ten-ton barge, at imminent risk of destruction, lowered sail to windward and lumbered down upon them.

    THE ONE THOUSAND DOZEN

  • The plump leader of the Qliphoth held out his arms, as if he thought he could stop the ten-ton fuselage from smashing into his X-ray laser.

    The Omega Theory

  • Further, it was known that they had quarrelled just previous to pulling out; for the Lizzie, a wheezy ten-ton sternwheeler, twenty-four hours behind, beat Leclère in by three days.

    BÂTARD

  • In "Temple of the Stones," John has figured out how to make ten-ton boulders float exactly the way big rocks don't.

    Darby Roach: Sculptor John T. Young, Turning Swords into Plowshares

  • It blasted stones apart and hurled ten-ton rocks into the courtyard.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The plump leader of the Qliphoth held out his arms, as if he thought he could stop the ten-ton fuselage from smashing into his X-ray laser.

    The Omega Theory

  • In "Temple of the Stones," John has figured out how to make ten-ton boulders float exactly the way big rocks don't.

    Darby Roach: Sculptor John T. Young, Turning Swords into Plowshares

  • Among other things, in the six exciting years of their marriage she had climbed Chimborazo with him, made a three-thousand-mile winter journey with dogs and sleds in Alaska, ridden a horse from Canada to Mexico, cruised the Mediterranean in a ten-ton yawl, and canoed from Germany to the Black Sea across the heart of Europe.

    Bunches of Knuckles

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