1 It was familiar ground to me, and I needed no guiding as we ascended the bleak stone staircase and made our way down the long corridor with its vista of whitewashed wall and dun-coloured doors.
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2 He was white to the very lips, and had sunk down on the stone against which he had been leaning.
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3 Mollie, it was true, was not good at getting up in the mornings, and had a way of leaving work early on the ground that there was a stone in her hoof.
4 Without halting for an instant, Snowball flung his fifteen stone against Jones's legs.
5 But the problem the animals could not at first solve was how to break up the stone into pieces of suitable size.
6 Transporting the stone when it was once broken was comparatively simple.
7 By late summer a sufficient store of stone had accumulated, and then the building began, under the superintendence of the pigs.
8 Unable at first to speak, they stood gazing mournfully at the litter of fallen stone.
9 Still, it had been decided to build the walls three feet thick this time instead of eighteen inches as before, which meant collecting much larger quantities of stone.
10 Having got there, he collected two successive loads of stone and dragged them down to the windmill before retiring for the night.
11 He did not care what happened so long as a good store of stone was accumulated before he went on pension.
12 He had gone out alone to drag a load of stone down to the windmill.
13 There is a pretty good store of stone accumulated.
14 Napoleon was now a mature boar of twenty-four stone.
15 His nose on his paws, his haunches drawn up, he looked a stone dog, a crusader's dog, guarding even in the realms of death the sleep of his master.