Examples from the Web for hearthstone
In early times men, only, were deemed capable of handling fire, whether at the altar or the hearthstone.Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897|Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The platform, it will be understood, served as our hearthstone, and kept the burning embers off the snow.Dick Onslow|W.H.G. Kingston
It does not seem as though there ever could come a sorrow to threaten a hearthstone so shut in, so well tended as this one!A Pilgrim Maid|Marion Ames Taggart
In these letters I do not intend to mistake a pedlar for a mountaineer, nor a hearthstone for a granite peak.The Glory of English Prose|Stephen Coleridge
The fire as it revived had thrown a glow upon the hearthstone, which was of cast-iron, and presented a large armorial escutcheon.