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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of calligraph.


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  • The publisher Kenneth Roberton championed his cause and published three substantial volumes, with piano accompaniment, in facsimiles of the composer's beautifully and precisely calligraphed manuscripts, with cover illustrations by the composer.

    John Jeffreys obituary

  • Eventually I found a table lined with rows of little calligraphed seating cards.

    Skipping a Beat

  • Throughout the campus every poster, every label on every drawer, was beautifully hand calligraphed.


  • At a commencement address Steve Jobs gave at Stanford University in 2005, he told a story about taking a calligraphy class at Reed College, where he'd been moved by the "beautifully hand calligraphed" posters and drawer labels on campus.

    Rachael Freed: A Legacy of Beauty

  • Hand calligraphed in gilt letters on vellum pages stained rich shades of purple, this sumptuous bound volume is believed to have been created for the coronation of Otto III as Holy Roman Emperor in 983.

    The Real Henry VIII

  • She liked the calligraphed compass, drawn for direction.

    Nineteen Minutes

  • It was smooth and white and divided into calligraphed subsections across the brain area:wit, glory, revenge, bliss.

    The Tenth Circle

  • It was smooth and white and divided into calligraphed subsections across the brain area: wit, glory, revenge, bliss.

    The Tenth Circle

  • But la donna è mobile, even when la donna is an artifice, and thus I was not in the least surprised when a note arrived, on scented paper and in an elaborately calligraphed script:

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • Even big companies overlook those "details"; this is still better than the ad for Garnier (a L'Oréal brand) you can see all over Paris, where a young Western man supposed to look like a 'manga' hero wears a shirt with the (badly calligraphed) character long 龍 (dragon) on it; the only problem is, it is printed in "reverse", mirror-like. NAME THAT LANGUAGE!


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