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These meteorites are so commonplace that we call them “ordinary” chondrites, or stony meteorites.
Over several days, this wine danced from bright plum flavors to stony minerality, and back again to fruit, then earth, until the flavors melded into something more complex.
Why didn't he send a trooper to report at once instead of wasting time in going to Stony Crossing?
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It took us all of the next day to make the trip to Stony Crossing and back by way of the place where Rutter was buried.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It ended in a broad open moor, stony; and full of damp boggy hollows, forlorn and desolate under the autumn sky.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
The tones of the neighbouring convent bell, echoing through the stony vaults, sounded loud and awful as the knell of doom.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Why did he quit the fruitful banks of the Euphrates for a spot so remote, so barren, and so stony as Sichem?
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
He observes, also, that these grapes degenerate in the south, but do well in the north in dry and stony soil.
THE ART OF DRINKINGGEORG GOTTFRIED GERVINUS
James Gibbon, the hero of Stony point, died at Richmond, where for several years he had been collector of customs.
Webber, the tall man with the tough face, watched the fleeting symbols and his face was stony.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON

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