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  • I'm a crafter, and Liessa had suggested you might do the kind of brasswork I need.

    The Death of Chaos

  • The nice thing about the Smokejumpers is that all the "brasswork" (i.e. the eyeletts and hooks) are on a leather flap external to the boot.

    Kit Up

  • Once, polishing the brasswork on the hand-rails of the cabin companionway, Daughtry overheard the ancient one explaining his terrible scar and missing fingers to Grimshaw and the Armenian

    CHAPTER X

  • A little bit of downtown Damascus on the Uxbridge Road, this buzzy Syrian restaurant – all carved wood and ornate Arabic brasswork, satellite TV and genial bustle – offers eye-opening food at remarkably low prices.

    West London's top 10 budget eats

  • The Angel gleamed in the light of Hethor's reading candle bright as any brasswork automaton.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • Control units stood in rows: square cabinets of dark, polished wood with glass dials and gleaming brasswork.

    Worldshaker

  • The operation lasted two hours, and then not only the case, with its valve, its springs, its brasswork, lay on the ground, but the net, that is to say a considerable quantity of ropes and cordage, and the circle and the anchor.

    The Mysterious Island

  • Her name was the ARIADNE, as I discovered from the cap of one of the men who was polishing brasswork.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • The mark which he was examining began upon the brasswork on the righthand side of the keyhole, and extended for about four inches, where it had scratched the varnish from the surface.

    The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez.

  • The streets of Yamagata are broad and clean, and it has good shops, among which are long rows selling nothing but ornamental iron kettles and ornamental brasswork.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

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