…a correspondent of many of the nickel-plated Great Men whose pictures and sonorous aphorisms appeared in the magazines: the advertising men who wrote little books about Pep and Optimism, the editor of the magazine which told clerks how to become Goethes and Stonewall Jacksons by studying correspondence-courses and never touching the manhood-rotting beer, and the cornfield sage who was equally an authority on finance, peace, biology, editing, Peruvian ethnology, and making oratory pay. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
Nixon stonewalled the Watergate investigation.
I was being stonewalled by a corpse.
Rick Riordan -- The Titan`s Curse
She was lying in the center of a Persian rug thrown over the floor of a large stonewalled room.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Glass
Berger was aware that her objections were being systematically stonewalled by Flodin and Sellberg.
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet`s Nest