finely wrought

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  • "All these are so finely worked that I should like to buy them of you." Cited from Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm, Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
  • This flower is much worn, but enough is left to show that it was originally finely worked. Cited from English Embroidered Bookbindings, by Cyril James Humphries Davenport
  • It measures and has a base of finely worked stone.
  • In one of them she found the initials M.E., very finely worked. Cited from The Splendid Folly, by Margaret Pedler
  • He made a signal and she quickly put in his hand a little box of ivory, finely wrought. Cited from Vergilius, by Irving Bacheller
  • They include finely worked pieces, but mostly look at first like axe-heads but are probably ingots.
  • It is so delicate and finely worked, that it seems as if turned out of ivory. Cited from A Woman's Journey Round the World, by Ida Pfeiffer
  • She was the highest-couraged, the most finely wrought woman that the world knew. Cited from Montlivet, by Alice Prescott Smith
  • They do not care for coral, unless large and finely wrought, which otherwise bears no value. Cited from General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. II, by Kerr
  • The story moves with a sure pace throughout, and the end is finely wrought. Cited from Berry And Co., by Dornford Yates
  • Like the external parts of the nave, which also follow this basic structure, they are very finely worked in a variety of building stones.
  • That eye so finely wrought, Beyond the search of sense, the soar of thought. Cited from Poems, by Samuel Rogers
  • A finely worked spear point found with these items may have been displaced from a later stratum.
  • Apart from carved columns, the palace is distinguished by two finely worked balconies in dark wood.
  • The new arcade was of "very high quality and finely wrought construction".
  • To Grio, even to men more delicate and more finely wrought, it might have seemed no love-making at all. Cited from The Long Night, by Stanley Weyman
  • There shall be no more setting forth of these subtle and finely wrought abstractions in our pages. Cited from Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-14 by Motley
  • She raised herself a little, and began taking the finely-worked, small-stoned, sapphire pins out of her hat. Cited from The Reason Why, by Elinor Glyn
  • The barrels were twisted and well finished, though not so finely worked as ours. Cited from Malayan Literature, by Various Authors
  • A finely worked spearpoint found with these items may have been displaced from a later stratum.
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