Home / English / Why did Ernest’s words have power? English Why did Ernest’s words have power? Posted on30/09/202226/07/2022 Updated on26/07/2022 Ernest’s words had power because they agreed with his thoughts of reality and depth. Related posts: What was the Great Stone Face? What did young Ernest wish when he gazed at it? What was the story attributed to the Stone Face? What gave people of the valley the idea that prophecy is about to come true for the first time?