A brazen urn was carried round, in which every citizen deposited a pebble.
He didn't toss it up, not a bit of it; ran as game as a pebble; he just tired at the finish.
A pebble, dropped from your hand, would strike in the midst of them.
"I guess that will show up every pebble in the road," commented the balloonist.
Two more of these "others" are the two in the photograph ...