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Two steps took me to the menhir, and I drew my seax that I might do as he asked me.

And I saw that in a flash, even as he reeled back from the menhir and staggered.

She feared the menhir no longer: its power over her was gone.

The largest known is the Menhir of Locmariaquer in Morbihan, now fallen and broken.

Thus it is believed in many localities that a "menhir" in the neighbourhood turns on its axis at midnight.

The menhir is known as the Old Man, probably from houl mæn, a sun stone.

They it was who, ages ago, raised the huge stones of the menhir and dolmen, and hid beneath them untold hoards of treasure.

On Peter Tavy Moor is a fine circle of upright stones, and a menhir.

Near this is the Whitmoor Stone, a menhir, spared as it constitutes a parish boundary.

In the centre of this stands a granite pillar (Menhir) six or seven feet high.

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