SLAB


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SLAB

abbreviation for SCOTTISH LEGAL AID BOARD.
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He pointed to a stone at our feet which had been laid down as a slab, on which the seat was rested, close to the edge of the cliff.
Parry, for his part, will raise this slab of marble and a passage will be opened.
Five years later, in the twilight of an April morning, he stood on the green, beside the meeting-house, at Lexington, where now the obelisk of granite, with a slab of slate inlaid, commemorates the first fallen of the Revolutions.
Theseus looked, and saw that the rock had been placed over another slab of stone, containing a cavity within it; so that it somewhat resembled a roughly-made chest or coffer, of which the upper mass had served as the lid.
They were followed by gray days under the cover of high, motionless clouds that looked as if carved in a slab of ash-coloured marble.
By the side of this stone, which was a simple slab at the head of a grave, stood a rich monument, decorated with an urn and ornamented with the chisel.
The worthy Cropoli, after these recommendations, had only sufficient time to point out to his young successor a chimney, under the slab of which he had hidden a thousand ten-franc pieces, and then expired.
It told him that the woman within was lost beyond recall, and that the days and years of the future would pile themselves above her like the huge immovable slab of a tomb.
Sheltered, as they kneeled, they looked for more knowledge, but the rest of the slab was blank.
He drew from under the table a sheet of strangely scented yellow Chinese paper, the brushes, and slab of Indian ink.
So thinking, his untrimmed hair fell down about his shoulders, the stone slab at the side of the antelope skin was dented into a little hole by the foot of his brass-handled crutch, and the place between the tree-trunks, where the begging-bowl rested day after day, sunk and wore into a hollow almost as smooth as the brown shell itself; and each beast knew his exact place at the fire.
He drew a sovereign from his pocket and threw it down upon the slab, turning away with the air of a man whose disgust is too deep for words.