Definitions of Quarries

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Usage examples for Quarries

  1. The steward declared that the good Pentaur was wicked, and stood in his way, and he said that Ameni was going to send him to the quarries at Chennu, but that that was much too small a punishment. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Yours are the only quarries in this part of the country. – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  3. Dower does not exist in crops or trees severed from the land, but does exist in mines and quarries belonging to the husband which were opened and worked during his life. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  4. Paul whispered: " Those are quarries. – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  5. He also has certain rights over the stone quarries and the pasturage on some of the hills. – India and the Indians by Edward F. Elwin
  6. They have been all obtained from quarries worked exclusively by lovers of natural history, for the sake of the fossils. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  7. As I walked home alone from the quarries by their friendly light, I thought of many things. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  8. Some one proposed a three times three for the home quarries. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  9. There should be an even higher age limit for child workers in quarries, mines, and other dangerous places. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  10. Had the fugitives been discovered and dragged with his family to the city to be thrown into prison, perhaps sent to the stone quarries? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. By the testimony of the gentlemen above referred to he is able to critically analyze the works of the old masters of literature, and while pointing out the beauties of the originals with a pure and discriminating taste is as quick to detect the defects of the accepted translations; and in the latter case, if exceptions be taken to his judgment, he straightway opens up the quarries of his exhaustless knowledge, and builds a very Chinese wall of evidence around his position. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  12. Then we'll get the stone cut ready in the quarries. – The Happy Foreigner by Enid Bagnold
  13. In that valley the quarries from which he drew his stone could still be seen scarce twenty years ago, with huge blocks of stone, rough- hewn nearly five centuries before, still resting upon mouldering rollers. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  14. The 4th Bavarian Brigade occupied the park extending to the west; the quarries further in front were occupied by two battalions, two others were sent to the right to the farmsteads of Ormeteau and Vaurichard, so as to keep up some sort of communication with the 2nd Brigade. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  15. I should think from the color of his clothes that he is working in the quarries. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  16. On reaching the Hilliard quarries he confronted unexpected obstacles. – The Henchman by Mark Lee Luther
  17. Altogether there are thirty large shafts, which were originally quarries, and are now connected by spacious galleries. – Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines by Henry Vizetelly
  18. The quarries of Mount Lutetius produced an admirable building stone, kind to work and hardening well under exposure to the air, whose white colour may have won for Paris the name of Leucotia, or the White City, by which it is sometimes known to ancient writers. – The Story of Paris by Thomas Okey