Quill sentence example

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  • And he went on writing, so that his quill spluttered and squeaked.
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  • He wrote rapidly on course paper with a quill of goose feathers.
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  • Each reviewer which wins a golden quill will be awarded with 30 tokens.
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  • The Dene (Tinneh) peoples used strips of hide for snowshoes and game-bags, sewed their deerskin clothing with sinew thread, and embroidered in split quill.
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  • It is therefore advisable to take liquid iron preparations through a glass tube or a quill.
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  • To the quill pen aficionado, the benefits obtained from elegant calligraphy might well outweigh all others.
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  • We made ink out of charcoal and water and some of us used the quill to sign our names.
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  • He cut the quill with the razor which he was allowed to use once a week.
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  • This figure also holds a feather quill (pen) in contrast to the sword held by the figure of Steam.
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  • Break off about 2 centimeters of whole cinnamon quill.
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  • In the Dales, the favorite type of knitting stick was a shape known as the goose quill, which was curved and elegant.
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  • With the handmade feather quill, Honey Dust can be gently spread over the body of your partner or yourself.
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  • Erasmus Darwin invented a device to copy drawings or writing in which two quill pens were fastened together.
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  • There was no quill feed, but the knee, as on larger machines, could be elevated through a screw feed.
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  • On Mk 1 machines the quill travel was 2 1/8 "; on the Mk 2 this was increased to 4 1/2 ".
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  • Medieval depictions of SCRIBES often show them holding a quill in one hand and a knife in the other.
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  • Some colonies are soft with a spongy texture, some are like ferns, some form huge luscious quill feather shapes.
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  • Papyrus looks like a its written with a quill pen.
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  • The down plumage is very soft because ,unlike feather quill shafts, it contains what's called filaments that flow out in every direction.
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  • The filler between the two layers of material will either be soft and smooth (down filled) or have definite feather quill shafts or sharp points poking through the material (feather filled).
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  • It is an art form that has existed for centuries, and is called quilling because a quill was used to wind the papers.
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  • The Eskimo engraved poorly, the Dene (Tinneh) embroidered in quill, the North Pacific tribes carved skilfully in horn, slate and cedar, the California tribes had nimble fingers for basketry, the Sioux gloried in feathers and painted parfleche.
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  • Such a feather was brought to the Great Khan, and we read also of a gigantic stump of a roc's quill being prayer and simple contact.
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  • In classical Latin its use is confined to the cases where, as in English quill, &c., the u is pronounced as w before a following vowel, but in old Latin it is found also in other combinations.
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  • Every word of Pierre's burned into his heart, and with a nervous movement of his fingers he unconsciously broke the sealing wax and quill pens his hands came upon on his uncle's table.
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  • The verb "to quill" is to fold lace, muslin or other light material into narrow flutes or pleats; when so pleated the material is called "quilling."
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  • Certain ancient stringed instruments were played with a plectrum or plucker made of the quill of a bird's feather, and the word has thus been used of a plectrum made of other material and differing in shape, and also of an analogous object for striking the strings in the harpsichord, spinet or virginal.
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