Indeed, if Mitt winds up in the White House, his granite State getaway could save him considerable grief in the coming years.
Jeffs himself once ordered a granite stone dedicated to another prophet pulverized.
Tania would go there and sit on the granite bench and be with Dave.
He was told it had gone well, he said, and he has already received two more invitations to the granite State.
Andrew Romano on how ‘granite State’ finally answered the big question at the heart of the series.
There she sat down in the shade of a granite projection, and was lost in thought.
In the afternoon got a fine round of angles from granite rocks.
The marble and granite columns came, no doubt, from some neighbouring Gallo-Roman building.
On the fourth day this changed, and we camped at the foot of a granite mountain.
It also brought to Java the granite which was necessary to build the strong fort where the government of the colony was to reside.
1640s, from French granit(e) (17c.) or directly from Italian granito "granite," originally "grained," past participle of granire "granulate, make grainy," from grano "grain," from Latin granum "grain" (see corn (n.1)). In reference to the appearance of the rock. Used figuratively for "hardness" (of the heart, head, etc.) from 1839. New Hampshire, U.S., has been the Granite State since at least 1825.
A usually light-colored, coarse-grained igneous rock consisting mostly of quartz, orthoclase feldspar, sodium-rich plagioclase feldspar, and micas. Quartz usually makes up 10 to 50 percent of the light-colored minerals in granite, with the remaining minerals consisting of the feldspars and muscovite. The darker minerals in granite are usually biotite and hornblende. Granite is one of the most common rocks in the crust of continents, and is formed by the slow, underground cooling of magma.