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  • Bilbo laughed, and he produced out of a pocket two beautiful pipes with pearl mouth-pieces and bound with fine-wrought silver.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • I also will assist you in this task, for I will send to her presents which (I well know) far surpass in beauty any now among men, both a fine-wrought robe, and a golden-twined chaplet, my sons carrying them.

    The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.

  • The golden chaplet indeed placed on her head was sending forth a stream of all-devouring fire wonderful to behold, but the fine-wrought robes, the presents of thy sons, were devouring the white flesh of the hapless woman.

    The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.

  • But after he had ceased from his lamentations and cries, desiring to raise his aged body, he was held, as the ivy by the boughs of the laurel, by the fine-wrought robes; and dreadful was the struggle, for he wished to raise his knee, but she held him back; but if he drew himself away by force he tore the aged flesh from his bones.

    The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.

  • Aimée slipped through another door, into the twilight of her bedroom, whose windows upon the street were darkened by those fine-wrought screens of wood.

    The Fortieth Door

  • Half a thousand feet of jewellike lacework that seemed almost fragile, sparkling there with all the colors of the rainbow, a translucent, shining, fantastic thing, built in the noble style of the old days; not merely ornamental -- in its very design, its fine-wrought magnificence, it was ornament in itself.

    Slan

  • Here are no cones or hemispheres, or shapeless bulks of green, but living beings of articulated form, clothed in verdure as with the fine-wrought drapery that enhances rather than conceals the beauty of the statue.

    Apologia Diffidentis

  • Tears fell, tears of pity for the dead child, for herself, for the fine-wrought agony of life.

    Together

  • Both physically and mentally, she was very fine-wrought.

    The Golden Fleece

  • It was not her character, then, that he prized; the nobility of her nature was nothing to him; he took no thought of the fine-wrought texture of her mind.

    A Man's Woman

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