Stony quotes

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Did ye not hear it?--No; 'twas but the wind,
Or the car rattling o'er the stony street;
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Nostalgia paints a smile on the stony face of the past.
What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow
Out of this stony rubbish?
The Indian resists curiosity by a stony silence. The Negro offers a featherbed resistance. That is, we let the probe enter, but it ...
The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his an ...
As whorling notes are pressed
In a bird's throat, issuing meaningless
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Those lumbering horses in the steady plough,
On the bare field--I wonder why, just now,
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Nor stony tower, nor walls of beaten brass,
Nor airless dungeon, nor strong links of iron,
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Thou art come to answer
A stony adversary, an inhuman wretch,
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With love's light wings did I o'erperch these walls,
For stony limits cannot hold love out,
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