from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not petrified; not converted into stone.
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If unpetrified skeletons could last 750,000 years, there would be millions of them.
We know that petrified skeletons, encased in rock, may be millions of years old, but where are the unpetrified skeletons of men who lived even
No power on earth -- except, perhaps, a glance from Elsie -- could have unpetrified Ian Macdonald at that moment.
The "Granite State" being naturally enough deficient in pudding-stone, its children are apt to wander southward in search of that deposit, -- in the unpetrified condition.
Shouldn’t he be unpetrified just so he can be gutted like a slaughtered lamb on the stone table if its so bloody crucial?