Sentence Examples


  • Quarrying for limestone, clay and sandstone is general in most parts.
  • The industries of the Lake District include slate quarrying and some lead and zinc mining, and weaving, bobbin-making and pencil-making.
  • The leading industries are linenweaving, tanning, brewing, horse-dealing and the quarrying of marble and gypsum.
  • An industry of considerable importance is the quarrying of the beautiful, dark Cape Ann granite that underlies the city and all the environs.
  • Slate-quarrying and cutting is carried on in the south-western part of the state, in Rutland county; there are important quarries at Fair Haven, Poultney, Castleton, Wells and Pawlet.