The sweet tones echoed among the stalactites, lingering as if loth to die.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
In this upper cavern we saw some tall and beautiful stalactite pillars.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
Day at last; with a glorious flush of light reaching down the valley, and making the stalactites on the roof to glisten.
"The Golden Magnet" by George Manville Fenn
Playing it upward he could only get a faint reflection from the stalactites hundreds of feet away.
"Hunters Out of Space" by Joseph Everidge Kelleam
There are caves upon this island containing large stalactites.
"The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald, Vol. II" by Thomas Lord Cochrane
They resemble stalactites, and in the beginning are like the cup of an acorn.
"New observations on the natural history of bees" by Francis Huber
Round arches which sustain the dome spring from stalactite-shaped brackets.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
The dome walls arise in a series of richly tinted rings, each 8 or 10 ft. thick, and each fringed by stalactites.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
Lights glistened on stalactites which cut off Olear's larger view, and voices came from below.
"Astounding Stories, June, 1931" by Various
He squeezed the trigger, and the stalactite directly over their heads shattered into a thousand pieces, showering them with limestone.
"The Caves of Fear" by John Blaine
Under such hangings the floor is built up in stalactites.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
Its appearance, then, is that of a branch of stalactite.
"Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China During the years 1844-5-6. Volume 1 [of 2]" by Evariste Regis Huc
The glinting of the sun's rays through the crevices in the cave, and the sparkling of the stalactites on the walls, first awakened Sybil.
"Tried for Her Life" by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
These doorways are placed in a rectangular recess roofed with the stalactite vault.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
The roof was covered with beautiful white stalactites, but the eye could not penetrate the thick darkness in this direction.
"The Ruined Cities of Zululand" by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
Others slowly forming from the tops of the cave hung there and are termed stalactites.
"Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia" by Carrie Hunter Willis
In time the stalactites and the stalagmites will meet, forming a great column reaching from floor to ceiling.
"Nature's Miracles, Volume 1" by Elisha Gray
He roused himself by trying to recall what it was that Norris had told them about stalactites.
"Unexplored!" by Allen Chaffee
From this dome depended a huge crystal chandelier like a bulbous stalactite.
"Where the Path Breaks" by Charles de Créspigny
It is usually stalagmitic or stalactitic in origin and is often of a yellowish colour.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various