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  • He constructed from ten to thirteen miles of underground canals on two different levels, with an ingeniously constructed connection between the two. Cited from From John O'Groats to Land's End, by Robert Naylor and John Naylor
  • The upper part is filled with an ingeniously contrived system of running spirals. Cited from A History Of Greek Art, by F. B. Tarbell
  • In the parish church -- an ingeniously ugly building -- are one or two remnants of an earlier structure. Cited from Somerset, by G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
  • The blow-pipe which these Indians use is an ingeniously contrived weapon. Cited from Martin Rattler, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • This last song, he would perform dressed in an ingeniously devised life-size dummy with a wicker work frame, on whose back he appeared to be sitting.
  • At the present day an ingeniously established system of irrigation allows the agriculturist to direct and distribute the overflow according to his needs. Cited from History Of Egypt, Volume 1 (of 12), by G. Maspero
  • Above the mantel-piece hung an ingeniously-contrived card almanac, by which the day of week and month could be told for a hundred years to come. Cited from Bressant, by Julian Hawthorne
  • The spacious and well ventilated pool-house, built the pleasure of the royal family, obtained its water from the river through an ingeniously constructed and strongly defenced water gate.
  • But there is nothing in the entire book that could not have been better said in a simpler language than that of an ingeniously elaborated "social pathology."
  • It is, in spite of its shortcomings (which are only recognized in light of present-day combination actions), an ingeniously designed system that was groundbreaking for its time.
  • Moreover, they twist the traces into such an ingeniously complicated mass that it renders disentanglement almost impossible, even after exhaustion has reduced them to obedience. Cited from The Young Fur Traders, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • But this conviction ought not to prevent the acknowledgment that the Bill is the rough outline of an ingeniously attempted solution. Cited from England's Case Against Home Rule, by Albert Venn Dicey
  • A brief hope of a fightback loomed after an ingeniously constructed "trojan horse" move by Canberra.
  • But, as in all its author's work, the handling seems to me academic -- the working out on paper of an ingeniously conceived problem rather than the observation or evolution of actual or possible life. Cited from Joseph Andrews, Vol 1, by Henry Fielding
  • But that was only an ingeniously constructed dummy. Cited from Seven Wives and Seven Prisons, L.A. Abbott
  • I am quite aware that, when one describes these things, one is taken for a dupe too readily dazzled by the doubtless childish illusion of an ingeniously contrived scene. Cited from The Unknown Guest, by Maurice Maeterlinck
  • When he arrived at the top he pulled the ladder after him, and found himself upon an ingeniously constructed platform built with a shelter over it from the rain, high among the branchy tops of the great oak. Cited from The Junior Classics, Various
  • So he had to pelt them into the little yard, where an ingeniously devised adjustable crush, formed by one barbed wire, kept them broadside-on till he caught the one he wanted for the day. Cited from Such is Life, by Tom Collins
  • The apsidal sanctuary has matching Corinthian pilasters and an ingeniously designed half dome ceiling.
  • The door of the house is made from one or more short boards of pine wood, and is either provided with an ingeniously constructed wooden lock, or the boards are simply plastered up with mud along the four edges. Cited from Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2), by Carl Lumholtz
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