Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Thus we talk of Carlyle still, a stones throw from his study windows.

Not more than a stones throw from this promontory is a small islet called the Isle of the Robones.

The Deal course is little more than a stones throw away from Sandwich.

There is one announced for next Sunday, he said, at San Sebastian, a stones throw from here.

Roxalana herself was buried in all due state not a stones throw from the spot where her sovereign lord afterwards found his rest.

They would have forced the door, but it was of unexpected strength, and Moon lived within a stones throw.

Within a stones throw of his house he had seen the transformation in the life of a little girl named Marguerite.

Within a stones throw of the house, in Edmonton Churchyard, Lamb and his sister lie buried.

These two buildings were situate within a stones throw of each other, and the one could have been saved just as well as the other.

Like Morgan Park, although almost within a stones throw of the steel mills, it presents the appearance of an exclusive suburb.