I haven't seen a soul since one o'clock and I was beginning to petrify.
Policy seems to petrify their minds when they 've got on an eminence.
Then they begin to harden, presently they petrify, then business begins.
The poet in dealing with his own time, must also see to it that language does not petrify on his hands.
It rang down the corridor and seemed to petrify his grasp ...