His mind never became a petrifaction, but was ever growing and vital.
"Charles Carleton Coffin" by William Elliot Griffis
The Russian Gorgo's method of petrifaction is singular.
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
It stood half thrown back on its haunches, its ears flattened, its eyes glaring in a petrifaction of amazement.
"Hooking Watermelons" by Edward Bellamy
No signs of vegetation are found, but they are abundant in strange petrifactions.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 106, August, 1866" by Various
The petrifaction was most complete.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
She is not quite so far gone in petrifaction as Aunt, although she gets a little stonier every year.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Nothing but tame silence and spiritual petrifaction could have made his peace at the Stuart Court.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
Pallor, petrifaction, silence, death itself.
"Tartarin On The Alps" by Alphonse Daudet
Without doubt he was suffering from some process of moral petrifaction.
"The Rough Road" by William John Locke
But, indeed, that Sunday evening reading was the one thing that saved my life from growing, or settling, into a petrifaction.
"Daisy" by Elizabeth Wetherell