It was motionless as marble; but never had she seen anything so beautiful, and so unearthly.
From this marble Phidias sculptured a statue of Vengeance, which was called Rhamnusia.
As she rose, her face changed, she gave a cry, and fell upon the marble floor.
At the first glimpse of the terrible head of Medusa, they whitened into marble!
The moon shone on them; they looked as if they were carved with marble.
On a pedestal beneath the window was placed a marble bust of Dante.
The marble statues in its pediments dropped to the ground and broke.
Mix the whole together, and pound it to a paste in a marble mortar.
But the marble statues they put into a kiln to make lime to plaster their houses.
A marble slab is much better to roll it on than a paste-board.