from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Built by the agency or favor of the gods.
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Now Jim, the young heaven-built mechanic, in the dusk of the evening before,
And Jim Jones, a heaven-built mechanic, the slyest young knave in the room,
He finds these heaven-built fortresses all scattered through the land;
Moreover let the heralds tell it about the city that the growing youths and grey-bearded men are to camp upon its heaven-built walls.
They have come down to us from the world before the papal flood, bearing in their heaven-built and heaven-guarded ark the sacred oracles; and now they stand before us as a witness to the historic truth of Christianity, and a living copy, in doctrine, in government, and in manners, of the Church of the Apostles.
As when we wrapp'd Troy's heaven-built walls in fire.
As when we wrapp’d Troy’s heaven-built walls in fire.