Workmanship Sentence Examples
I should be delighted to own so beautiful a piece of workmanship, but I know I am not worthy.
The accuracy of the workmanship in the IVth Dynasty is astonishing.
The original part of the magnificent mosaic pavement probably dates from the middle of the 12th century, if we may judge from the pavement at Murano, exactly similar in style, material and workmanship, which bears the date 1140.
Millions of commercial articles in metal-work, wood and ivory flood the European markets, and may be bought in any street in Europe at a small price, but they offer a variety of design and an excellence of workmanship which place them almost beyond Western competition.
Although it has been restored, there remain traces of Saxon workmanship in the chancel, besides two Norman doorways, a font of the same period, a stone altar bearing five crosses and a fine 15th-century brass.Advertisement
Okazaki Sessei has successfully achieved the casting of huge panels carrying designs in high relief; and whether there is question of patina or of workmanship, Jomi Eisuke has never been surpassed.
His successors emphasize the sensationist elements, not the workmanship of the mind.
The church of St Peter has a remarkable west tower of pre-Conquest workmanship, excepting the early Norman top storey.
The museum of the Accademia Etrusca, a learned body founded by Ridolfino Venuti in 1726, is situated in the Palazzo Pretorio; it contains some Etruscan objects, among which may be specially noted a magnificent bronze lamp with 16 lights, of remarkably fine workmanship, found in 1740, at the foot of the hill, two votive hands and a few other bronzes, and a little gold jewellery.
Since so small a weight as a penny has to move the lever, J, together with the dial finger, &c., it is evident that the workmanship must be good and the friction kept very low by means of friction wheels.Advertisement
In the Georgics we are struck by the great advance in the originality and self-dependence of the artist, in the mature perfection of his workmanship, in the deepening and strengthening of all his sympathies and convictions.
In the main, its architecture is Gothic, but the choir and the apsidal chapels, with their elaborate interior and exterior decoration, are of Renaissance workmanship. The graceful tower, which rises beside the southern portal to a height of 255 ft., belongs to the early 1 4 th century.
The antiquities are the Bell Tower, with a huge bronze bell dated 1468, a marble pagoda elaborately carved, but not of Korean workmanship, seven centuries old, and a "Turtle-Stone" of about the same date.
They are the atomic elements which " the workmanship of the understanding " can thereafter do no more than systematically compound and the like.
The corporation consists of a mayor, 3 aldermen and 9 councillors; and possesses a remarkable ancient mace, of 15thcentury workmanship. Area, 321 acres.Advertisement
Stepped and helical teeth have the desired effect of increasing the smoothness of motion, but they require more difficult and expensive workmanship than common teeth; and helical teeth are, besides, open to the objection that they exert a laterally oblique pressure, which tends to increase resistance, and unduly strain the machinery.
It is the work, in short, not of artists but of skilled workmen; the ideal artist is " Daeda-us," a name which implies mechanical skill and intricate workmanship, not beauty of design.
Fortunately for the unimpeded expansion of Italian art, little was brought to light of antique workmanship during the 14th and 15th centuries.
Several interesting gold rings of Saxon workmanship have been found at different times, on which the owner's name and ornamental patterns are formed in gold with a background of niello.
Fine croziers, shrines, fibulae, and other objects of Irish workmanship, most skilfully enriched with elaborate niello-work, exist in considerable numbers.Advertisement
The principal buildings which can still be distinguished are a temple, an aqueduct, a large theatre (enclosed by a castle of much more recent workmanship), several baths, a triumphal and other arches, three mosques, and what are known as the church and convent of the monk Boheira.
Strips are also woven into cages, chairs, beds and other articles of furniture, Oriental wicker-work in bamboo being unequalled for beauty and neatness of workmanship. In China the interior portions of the stem are beaten into a pulp and used for the manufacture of the finer varieties of paper.
In regard to colour and design the Taj ranks first in the world for purely decorative workmanship; while the perfect symmetry of its exterior once seen can never be forgotten, nor the aerial grace of its domes, rising like marble bubbles into the azure sky.
If from the general aim and spirit of Livy's history we pass to consider his method of workmanship, we are struck at once by the very different measure of success attained by him in the two great departments of an historian's labour.
He started business as a clock, lock and tool maker at Doncaster, and attained a considerable local reputation for scientific knowledge and skilled workmanship. He also practised surgery in an experimental fashion, and was frequently consulted as an oculist.Advertisement
Besides varied and beautiful weapons, frequently exhibiting high workmanship, amulets, coronets, diadems of solid gold, and vases of elegant form and ornamentation in gold and bronze are found in the barrows.
One vase, of Corinthian workmanship, dates from the 6th century B.C.; and many of the early Christian relics are of unusual interest.
The so-called "cyclopean" walls, mortarless, but constructed of neatly squared and fitted blocks, are probably of Roman workmanship. Jackson suggests that perhaps, like the long walls at Athens, they were intended to unite the city with its port.
What he achieved for the modern world was not merely to bequeath to his Italian imitators masterpieces of lyrical art unrivalled for perfection of workmanship, but also, and far more, to open out for Europe a new sphere of mental activity.
The knives, spears and shields of native workmanship frequently show both ingenuity and skill, alike in design and execution.
About the same time P. C. Schmerling of Liege was exploring the ossiferous caverns of the valley of the Meuse, and satisfied himself that the men whose bones he found beneath the stalagmite floors, together with bones cut and flints shaped by human workmanship, had inhabited this Belgian district at the same time with the cave-bear and several other extinct animals whose bones were imbedded with them (Recherches sur les ossements fossiles decouverts dans les cavernes de la province de Liege (Liege, 1833-1834)).
It is a disadvantage of the system that defects of proportion, material, or workmanship, which would be of less moment in an old-fashioned construction, may become an element of danger in building with the steel cage, while the possibility of securing a permanent protection of all parts of the cage from corrosion is a most serious consideration.
Steel is generally used for columns in preference to cast iron, because it affords greater facility for securing satisfactory connexions, because its defects of quality or workmanship are more surely detected by careful test and inspection, and because, on account of its superior elasticity and ductility, its fibre is less liable to fracture from slight deformations.
In American practice the use of steel in buildings of ten or more storeys, or in manufacturing plant where the floor loads are heavy and frequently " live " in the sense of causing vibration, has led to more careful specifications as to the quality of materials and character of workmanship, and it is the custom of the leading architects to have the structural frame inspected and tested during manufacture at the foundries, rolling-mills and shops by a firm of engineers making a speciality of such inspections.
He continued to publish from time to time, in the magazines, poems which showed a clearness of vision and a perfection of workmanship such as he never had equalled at any period of his life.
The splendid recumbent effigies in bronze, of Italian workmanship, rest upon a tomb of black marble, and the whole is enclosed in a magnificent shrine of wrought brass.
The carved wooden doors of both the north and the south portals are masterpieces respectively of Gothic and Renaissance workmanship. The church possesses an elaborate astronomical clock (1866) and tapestries of the 15th and 17th centuries; but its chief artistic treasures are stained glass windows of the 13th, 14th and 16th centuries, the most beautiful of them from the hand of the Renaissance artist, Engrand Le Prince, a native of Beauvais.
There are more than five hundred pillars in all, of very various style and workmanship, and the enclosure-250 paces in length and 200 in breadth, according to Burckhardt's measurement - is entered by nineteen archways irregularly disposed.
The accuracy of spring machines depends upon the accuracy of the springs and the workmanship of the machines.
Two years afterwards he published Les Orientales, a volume of poems so various in style, so noble in spirit, so perfect in workmanship, in music and in form, that they might alone suffice for the foundation of an immortal fame.
The manufacturing industries assisted by the government developed rapidly during the later years of the 19th century, notably metal-working, especially such branches of it as require exact and delicate workmanship. Of particular importance are iron and steel goods, locomotives (for which Esslingen enjoys a great reputation), machinery, motor-cars, bicycles, small arms (in the Mauser factory at Oberndorf), all kinds of scientific and artistic appliances, pianos (at Stuttgart), organs and other musical instruments, photographic apparatus, clocks (in the Black Forest),.
Indeed the profusion of articles of gold which have been found is remarkable; in the Dublin Museum may be seen bracelets, armlets, finger-rings, torques, crescents, gorgets, necklets, fibulae and diadems, all of solid gold and most exquisite workmanship.
The church of St Gery (18th century) contains, among other works of art, a marble rood-screen of Renaissance workmanship. The Place d'Armes, a large square in the centre of the town, is bordered on the north by a handsome hotel de ville built in 1634 and rebuilt in the 19th century.
This school flourished in the 8th, 7th and 6th centuries, and is distinguished by the fineness of workmanship and minuteness of detail with which it treated subjects, inspired always to some extent by non-Greek models.
The churchyard, however, is entered by a Norman gateway, and there survives also a magnificent isolated bell-tower dating from 1533, of the best ornate Perpendicular workmanship. The abbey walls surround the churchyard, but almost the only other remnant is a single Decorated arch.
Maybe they wanted to become more closely connected to this special place by joining in on the Creator's workmanship!
We are approved contractors to Central Government with the highest standard of workmanship.
It hurts like hell, but you have to admire the workmanship.
She traced the smooth wood, marveling at the skilled workmanship.
On the one hand are various passages explaining creation as the result of God's nearly effortless workmanship.
This is now replaced by a roundel which did not show the fineness of the workmanship found in the tower.
However, the quality of workmanship is very shoddy.
Complete new steel superstructure of superb workmanship, & internal refit of this historic boat built by Harris brothers in the 1960's.
I am sure you never saw finer workmanship or a richer glaze.
It is also nice to help to preserve traditional craft skills by using local workmanship.
This and numerous other problems were mainly caused by very poor workmanship during construction.
Among the general, lazy, shoddy workmanship on display here, two things stand out.
Our warranty covers against defective workmanship only, misuse or wilful damage will render the warranty void.
The cover is for all agreed defects whether due to faulty workmanship or materials.
Moving deeper into central India, you visit Khajuraho to see the exquisite workmanship of the carvings on its temples.
The wreathed arch over the passage into the chancel, is of curious workmanship.
Rates in the business or tickets the client gets both quality workmanship.
Hi-Force products are covered by a lifetime warranty against material and/or workmanship defects.
Francois le champi and La Petite Fadette are of no less exquisite workmanship. Les Maitres sonneurs (1853) - the favourite novel of Sir Leslie Stephen - brings the series of village novels to a close, but as closely akin to them must be mentioned the Contes d'une grande-mere, delightful fairy tales of the Talking Oak, Wings of Courage and Queen Coax, told to her grandchildren in the last years of her life.
This corresponds, in the Cape instrument, with an excess of the diameters of the holes over those of the cylinders of about i,*mth of an inch - a quantity so small as to imply good workmanship, though it involves a systematic error which is very much larger than the probable error of a single determination of the coincidence point.
On the other hand carelessness and neglect were severely punished, as in the case of the unskilful physician, if it led to loss of life or limb his hands were cut off, a slave had to be replaced, the loss of his eye paid for to half his value; a veterinary surgeon who caused the death of an ox or ass paid quarter value; a builder, whose careless workmanship caused death, lost his life or paid for it by the death of his child, replaced slave or goods, and in any case had to rebuild the house or make good any damages due to defective building and repair the defect as well.
The view which denies the Pauline authorship of Ephesians has to suppose the existence of a great literary artist and profound theologian, able to write an epistle worthy of Paul at his best, who, without betraying any recognizable motive, presented to the world in the name of Paul an imitation of Colossians, incredibly laborious and yet superior to the original in literary workmanship and power of thought, and bearing every appearance of earnest sincerity.
Our investigations and estimates of resolving power have thus far proceeded upon the supposition that there are no optical imperfections, whether of the nature of,, a regular aberration or dependent upon irregularities of material and workmanship. In practice there will always be a certain aberration or error of phase, which we may also regard as the deviation of the actual wavesurface from its intended position.
Only within the past few years have stores been established in the foreign settlements for the sale of silver utensils, and already the workmanship on these objects displays palpable signs of the deterioration which all branches of Japanese art have undergone in the attempt to cater for foreign taste.
Where possible, however, by refinements in workmanship, etc., efforts are made to keep the torque required so low as to be within the power of the operator.
We possess a large series of coins of Panticapaeum and other cities from the 5th century B.C. The gold staters of Panticapaeum beating Pan's head and a griffin are specially remarkable for their weight and fine workmanship. We have also coins with the names of the later Spartocids and a singularly complete series of dated solidi issued by the later or Achaemenian dynasty; in them may be noticed the swift degeneration of the gold solidus through silver and potin to bronze (see also Numismatics).
Toute la lyre, his latest legacy to the world, would be enough, though no other evidence were left, to show that the author was one of the very greatest among poets and among men; unsurpassed in sublimity of spirit, in spontaneity of utterance, in variety of power, and in perfection of workmanship; infinite and profound beyond all reach of praise at once in thought and in sympathy, in perception and in passion; master of all the simplest as of all the subtlest melodies or symphonies of song that ever found expression in a Border ballad or a Pythian ode.
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We were all impressed by the quality of the workmanship shown by the team from Tsakos in Montevideo.
They must at all times reach the satisfactory standard of workmanship required by the Association.
We guarantee that goods will meet their specification and will be free from defects in materials and workmanship at the time of delivery.
You may ask your memorial mason for a workmanship guarantee or in fact details of insurance.
The trip to Pridhams on the 6th of October proved to be very fruitful, workmanship standard well above requirements.
I. Warranty The Company guarantees the goods against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 12 months from the date of delivery.
Warranty To be free of defects in material and workmanship for 10 years.
Factors that affect price are workmanship quality, intricacy of design size and the number and size of diamonds in the setting.
The presence of these slight imperfections doesn't mean neglect by the previous owner or poor workmanship.
We stand behind the quality and warrant to the original purchaser that our furniture [and] all of its parts and components are free of material and workmanship defects for two years.
Beautifully crafted Amish home furniture includes a selection of simple yet elegant designs created by skilled craftsmen known for their quality workmanship and attention to details.
For decades Amish woodworkers have hand crafted beautiful furniture pieces known for their attention to fine details and high quality workmanship.
When you are shopping for Amish furniture in Ohio you will not be disappointed in the superior quality and workmanship of the pieces created by these master craftsmen.
With its fine workmanship, high quality and beautiful designs, Amish furniture in Wisconsin is built to last and become treasured heirlooms of tomorrow.
Hand-constructed - The fine hand of the craftsman was evident in the workmanship which was displayed on all pieces.
Take into consideration the workmanship and reputation of the seller to make sure you receive a quality layout.
The architect will also be on hand during the construction process to provide the experience required to know whether or not the contractor is delivering quality workmanship.
It won't take too much research to come to the conclusion that you can pay more for countertops that are essentially made of the same materials and incorporate the same workmanship as less expensive options.
Lesser quality materials and workmanship are used with often disappointing results.
The budget largely reflects the quality of the materials used and the amount of workmanship in an item.
A palm tree necklace can cost from $20 to $300 or higher depending on the retailer, design, materials used, and quality of workmanship.
The other influencing factor is the cost of workmanship.
Popular Navajo symbols of the bear, turtle, water, mountains, arrows, phoenix and Kokopelli are found in these examples of fine workmanship.
Many mid-range designers are highly regarded for their quality workmanship and classic designs, but their collections are more reasonably priced.
Maui Jim prides themselves on their excellent workmanship and design.
The warranty covers defective materials or workmanship but not normal wear and tear.
This includes covering any defects in the material or workmanship.
Include your personal contact information and a brief description of the damage that you want them to look at and fix due to negligent manufacturer workmanship.
It covers against defects in workmanship and materials, but lens scratches are deemed normal wear and tear and are not covered under the warranty.
The company offers a two-year guarantee against manufacturer defects in materials and workmanship.
Like with all Ralph Lauren products, Polo Sport merchandise was made from the highest quality materials and superior workmanship.
Maui Jim offers a two-year manufacturer's warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.
There is a lifetime warranty against any manufacturing defects in workmanship or materials on all Smith Optics eyewear, so if something goes wrong with your Director shades, you will get a repair or replacement at no extra charge.
These craftsmen realize the workmanship, durability and history of an old quality tool.
However, there is another group of antique tool collectors that are intrigued by the unique design, details and workmanship of the old tools.
These collectors are today's professional craftspeople and hobbyists that appreciate the durability, superior workmanship and long history of these old tools of the trades.
Dutchmen campers include numerous standard features, and they are made with superior materials and excellent workmanship.
However, more often than not, you are getting what you pay for in the way of poor quality fabric and workmanship.
For single cup coffee makers, you have a two year warranty from the manufacture covering defects in workmanship and material.
If your mixer's performance suffers from a defect in material or workmanship in the first two years from the date of purchase, then GE will provide you with a new one at no cost.
While Sears is a reliable reseller, it's not responsible for the quality or workmanship of merchandise not bearing its brand.
Jarden Consumer Solutions provides their Rival Crock Pots with a one-year warranty, guaranteeing the appliance free from defects in materials and workmanship.
The warranty covers defects in workmanship and materials for the allotted time period.
Some candle holders can be very expensive, reflecting the quality of the workmanship and the materials used.
These details are vitally important to the jeweler who sets that stone - any missing information can lead to workmanship errors that create an inferior ring or even damage the jewel.
Blue Nile is confident enough about the quality of their merchandise that they encourage every shopper to study so they can be well-informed and recognize the exceptional workmanship and superior worth of Blue Nile diamonds.
High standards of quality and excellence give each stone an exceptional appearance, and that quality is matched through expert workmanship and attention to detail.
This means examining the quality of the stones, the metal, and the workmanship to determine if the price is reasonable.
An easy way to spot this rare quality is the level of workmanship than goes into the design.
Designer rings represent exceptional quality and individualized workmanship, characteristics that many couples strive to capture when choosing a symbol of their relationship.
Verragio ensures the quality of its rings with a lifetime guarantee on both materials and workmanship, and each handmade ring is a statement of elegance, beauty, and romance.
While they are more expensive than mass manufactured rings, designer rings are generally made from higher quality materials and often have superior workmanship.
Most customers, and even jewelry salespeople, can't really spot poorly cut stones or average workmanship.
Most of the rings in a retail store are inexpensive with poorly cut, mediocre diamonds and second rate workmanship.
All diamonds have sparkle and are beautiful and I want my customer's rings to have the most sparkle and the finest workmanship for an affordable price.
This means antique rings often offer a ring that has the high level of workmanship only found in the very top end of modern ring production.
The price of a two-tone ring depends on the type of materials used, the intricacy of the design and workmanship needed to create it, and the brand name of the piece.
Each bag has tiny, even stitching, high quality materials, and excellent workmanship.
A warranty against workmanship and structure defects is honored for two full years from the original date of purchase.
Because of their history of excellent quality and superior workmanship, these elegant purses are one of the most sought after accessories.
Look for solid, quality workmanship and even stitching.
Wallets by Gucci offer function combined with timeless elegance and quality workmanship.
If you're familiar with the high quality of Dooney & Bourke's workmanship, then you know the bag is worth seeking out and paying good money for.
It shares the same outstanding workmanship as Nautica's other wallets and has an expandable center and card slots for storage, but doesn't take up too much room.
There is no doubt when you're talking about handbags that involve only the finest quality leather and handcrafted workmanship that you're going to pay a good amount of money for it.
There's a significant attention to quality and workmanship that goes into any tooled work.
This type of wallet is a great gift for a young man - a high school graduate may not appreciate the label just yet, but the quality and workmanship is incomparable and will last him years.
When you buy women's dress shoes, look for quality workmanship and a good fit.
If you do decide to buy online, check the workmanship of your shoes carefully.
Ferragamo himself passed away in 1960, but his inspiration can still be seen in the stunning designs and high-quality workmanship of the shoes that made him famous.
In those days a locksmith was like a modern toolmaker capable of fine workmanship in metal.
Prices vary, depending on the leather quality, workmanship, and, of course, the brand.
Vintage Lucien Piccard timepieces are prized by collectors for their superior workmanship and design.
The Mermelstein family stands behind the Diamond Ingot Gold Croton Watch, offering a lifetime warranty covering malfunctions as a result of defective materials or workmanship.
Minerva is a Swiss watch making company founded in 1858 and with a reputation for quality workmanship.
Designed to celebrate crystal glass workmanship, this clock is a complete departure from other designs and lends classy sophistication to any setting.
Tissot ladies' watches combine elegant quality with legendary horologist workmanship.
For those who prefer unusual design combined with careful workmanship, an Italian watch from one of the companies in the following sections can help make a lasting impression on the world of fashion.
Car collectors appreciate quality workmanship, and cars that are well-made are in high demand.
When on the hunt for luxury satin lingerie, it's always best to shop in person so that you can feel the quality of the satin and ascertain the workmanship.
Customer reviews of this nightgown are mostly positive and focused on features such as fabric quality, workmanship, and perfect length.
The interior was marble and polished wood, dating back to a time when first generation craftsmen took pride in their workmanship.
A great number of birds' bones have been found in caves, and among them some bearing marks of human workmanship. In France we have a large and extinct crane, Grus primigenia, but more interesting are the numerous relics of two species, the concomitants even now of the reindeer, which were abundant in that country at the period when this beast flourished there,and have followed it in its northward retreat.
Officers, commonly called wardens in England, were elected by the members, and their chief function was to supervise the quality of the wares produced, so as to secure good and honest workmanship. Therefore, ordinances were made regulating the hours of labour and the terms of admission to the gild, including apprenticeship. Other ordinances required members to make periodical payments to a common fund, and to participate in certain common religious observances, festivities and pageants.
To this nation was due the introduction of maize and cotton into Mexico, the skilful workmanship in gold and silver, the art of building on a scale of vastness still witnessed to by the mound of Cholula, said to be Toltec work, and the Mexican hieroglyphic writing and calendar.
In design and workmanship the insignia of the orders are beautiful examples of the art of the native enamellers.
Monuments of the XIIth Dynasty are abundant and often of splendid design and workmanship, whereas previously there had been little produced since the VIth Dynasty that was not half barbarous.
Amongst the kings of the XIIIth Dynasty (including perhaps the XIVth), not a few are represented by granite statues of colossal size and fine workmanship, especially at Thebes and Tanis, some by architectural fragments, some by graffiti on the rocks about the First Cataract.
The degradation of the chamber naturally produced a corresponding degradation of the mound which covered it, and the barrows of the Bronze Age, in which cremation was common, are smaller and less imposing than those of the Stone Age, but often surprisingly rich in the relics of the life and of the art workmanship of the time.
In the chamber of one, opened in 1829, there was found an urn full of calcined bones; and along with it were ornaments of gold showing the characteristic workmanship of the 5th and 6th centuries of the Christian era.
The earliest extant record of the Wayland legend is the repre - sentation in carved ivory on a casket of Northumbrian workmanship of a date not later than the beginning of the 8th century.
In an altarpiece at Ober St Veit and in the scattered wings of the Jabach altarpiece severally preserved at Munich, Frankfort and Cologne, the workmanship seems to be exclusively that of journeymen working from his drawings.
Hand-made laces of admirable workmanship are made in some localities, especially on the plateau about Quito.
Besides numerous fragments of nude and draped figures belonging to pedimental statues, a well-preserved and very beautiful head of a female divinity, probably Hera, as well as a draped female torso of excellent workmanship, both belonging to the pediments, have been discovered.
Consequently, for a certain focal length, much deeper curves must be resorted to if the new glasses are to be employed; this means not only greater difficulties in workmanship, but also greater thickness of glass, which militates against the chance of obtaining large disks quite free from striae and perfect in their state of annealing.
The ornamentation of the older parts is simple to the verge of rudeness; and even the more elaborate later forms show no high development of workmanship. The baptistery contains five remarkable stone reliefs of the late 15th century.
Fragments of reliefsculptures belonging to the parapet and columns, and of fluted drums and capitals, cornices and other architectural members have been recovered, showing that the workmanship and Ionic style were of the highest excellence, and that the building presented a variety of ornament, rare among Hellenic temples.
There are many other important points of crane construction too numerous to mention here, but it may be said generally that the advent of electricity has tended to increase speeds, and in consequence great attention is paid to all details that reduce friction and wear, such as roller and ball bearings and improved methods of lubrication; and, as in all other quick-running machinery, great stress has to be laid on accuracy of workmanship. The machinery, thus being of a higher class, requires more protection, and cranes that work in the open are now fitted with elaborate crane-houses or cabins, furnished with weather-tight doors and windows, and more care is taken to provide proper platforms, hand-rails and ladders of access, and also guards for the revolving parts of gearing.
High-end bedding sets use the best materials, have beautiful designs, and are made with excellent workmanship.
The edifices displayed marvellous building skill, and their workmanship is unsurpassed.
Very soon, however, the artisans of Nagoya (Owari), Yokohama and Tokyowhere the art had been taken upfound that faithful and fine workmanship did not pay.
They were often Vehkles constructed of rich lacquer; the curtains suspended in front were of the finest bamboo workmanship, with thick cords and tassels of plaited silk, and the draught animal, an ox of handsome proportions, was brilliantly caparisoned.
Six chambers were thus formed which showed the chaste beauty of Greek workmanship, while the stratum of native rock which covered them gave a touch of nature and made them caves.
He was an excellent compositor and pressman; his workmanship, clear impressions, black ink and comparative freedom from errata did much to get him the public printing in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and the printing of the paper money a and other public matters in Delaware.
Sainte-Marie contains many artistic treasures, the chief of which are the magnificent stained-glass windows of the Renaissance which light the apsidal chapels, and the 113 choir-stalls of carved oak, also of Renaissance workmanship. The archbishop's palace adjoins the cathedral; it is a building of the 18th century with a Romanesque hall and a tower of the r4th century.
The majority of bridges not of great span have girders with parallel booms. This involves the fewest difficulties of workmanship and perhaps permits FIG.
St Nicholas chapel, at the north end of the town, is also of rich Perpendicular workmanship, with a tower of earlier date.
The seat of the Anglican bishop, St Paul's cathedral, has an elegant exterior and a wealth of elaborate workmanship within, but stands low and is obscured by surrounding warehouses.
The western door at Monreale, inferior to the northern one both in richness of design and in workmanship, is by Bonannus of Pisa, for the cathedral of which place he cast the still existing bronze door on the south, opposite the leaning tower.
The statue of Serapis in the Serapeum of Alexandria was of purely Greek type and workmanship - a Hades or Pluto enthroned with a basket or corn measure on his head, a sceptre in his hand, Cerberus at his feet, and (apparently) a serpent.
The most complete study of John of Salisbury is the monograph by C. Schaarschmidt, Johannes Sarisberiensis nach Leben and Studien, Schriften and Philosophie, 1862, which is a model of accurate and complete workmanship. See also the article in the Dict.
Among other ornaments we may mention hairpins, rings and ear-rings, and especially buckles which are often of elaborate workmanship. Bracelets and necklets are not very common, a fact which is rather surprising, as in early times, before the issuing of a coinage, these articles (beagas) took the place of money to a large extent.
Many fragments of Roman workmanship are built into the walls of the cathedral, which is due to him also.
Of the numerous works of art discovered in the course of the excavations the statues and large works of sculpture, whether in marble or bronze, are inferior to those found at Herculaneum, but some of the bronze statuettes are of exquisite workmanship, while the profusion of ornamental works and objects in bronze and the elegance of their design, as well as the finished beauty of their execution, are such as to excite the utmost admiration - more especially when it is considered that these are the casual results of the examination of a second-rate provincial town, which had, further, been ransacked for valuables (as Herculaneum had not) after the eruption of 79.
He soon, however, returned to literary interests, moved towards them by the sudden success of Tennyson; and in 1844 he published a small volume of Poems, which was not without individuality, but marred by inequalities of workmanship. It was widely criticized, both in praise and blame; and Patmore, distressed at its reception, bought up the remainder of the edition and caused it to be destroyed.
The natives round the Cameroon estuary are clever carvers of wood, and make highly ornamental figure heads for their canoes, which also sometimes show very fine workmanship. In the interior the people use the wild-growing cotton and fibres of plants to manufacture coarse drapery and plait-work.
It is enough then here to observe that Iran and Babylonia do, as a matter of fact, continually yield the explorer objects of workmanship either Greek or influenced by Greek models, belonging to the age after Alexander, and that we may hence infer at any rate such an influence of Hellenism upon the tastes of the richer classes as would create a demand for these things.
Untold hours of do-it-yourself-manship and emergency repair had finally overcome poor septic design and generally shoddy workmanship to create communities of adequate comfort and living.
The workmanship is unequal, curtness alternating with redundance, and carelessness with elaboration.
It was long supposed to be Venetian, but has been identified as of rare Oriental workmanship. The legend tells how a seneschal of Eden Hall one day came upon a company of fairies dancing at St Cuthbert's Well in the park.
Especially noteworthy are the stelae (reliefs) representing scenes of leave-taking, which, though often of simple workmanship, are characterized by a touching dignity and restraint of feeling.
The object is of Egyptian workmanship, representing this powerful deity of the foreign sea people with whom the predynastic Nilotes no doubt often fought.
So delicate is the workmanship that stockings have been knitted that could pass through a finger-ring.
Here we find less evidence of sedulous workmanship, yet not infrequently a piercing sweetness, a depth of emotion, a sincere and spontaneous lovableness, which are irresistibly touching and inspiring.
In the Kul Oba tomb mentioned above the chamber was of stone and the contents, with one or two exceptions, of purely Greek workmanship, but the ideas underlying are the same - the king has his wife, his servant and his horse, his amphorae with wine, his cauldron with mutton-bones, his drinking vessels and his weapons, the latter being almost the only objects of barbarian style.
A profusion of precious stones, and absence of skill or refinement in workmanship, distinguish Roman from Greek or Etruscan jewelry; but in the character of the designs there is no real difference.
These breaks in continuity show what might also be inferred from frequent repetitions of lines which have appeared earlier in the poem, and from the rough workmanship of passages in the later books, that the poem could not have received the final revision of the author.
The frec end of the hilt was crowned with a metallic cap or pommel (kashira), the other extremity next the tsuba was embraced by an oval ring (fuchi), and in the middle was affixed on each side a special ornament called the menuki, all adapted in material and workmanship to harmonize with the guard.
The best of these are exquisite in workmanship, graceful in design, often strikingly original in conception, and usually naturalistic in ideal.
Arras of large dimensions, showing remarkable workmanship and grand combinations of colors, is now manufactured in KiOto, the product of years of patient toil on the part of weaver and designer alike.
In fine specimens the workmanship is extraordinarily minute, and every fragment of metal, shell, ivory or bone, used to construct the decorative scheme, is imbedded firmly in its place.
They consisted of a box for cards, of splendid workmanship, a bright- blue Sevres tea cup with shepherdesses depicted on it and with a lid, and a gold snuffbox with the count's portrait on the lid which Pierre had had done by a miniaturist in Petersburg.