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  • In places where this is not found, the broken bits of marble or "chips," as they are called, which marble-workers throw down as they work, may be crushed and ground and used in stucco after being sifted.

    The Ten Books on Architecture

  • On their right stretched the yards of the marble-workers, the florists 'shops which supplied wreaths for funerals, displays of potted flowers, and the economical furniture of tombs, zinc flower-stands, wreaths of immortelles in cement, and guardian angels in plaster.

    A Mummer's Tale

  • We shall have to send for the bricklayers, the marble-workers, to move it.

    A Mummer's Tale

  • 'Send us from your city some of your most skilful marble-workers, who may join together those pieces which have been exquisitely divided, and, connecting together their different veins of colour, may admirably represent the natural appearance [220].

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Being A Condensed Translation Of The Variae Epistolae Of Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator

  • They were built by Italian tile-setters and marble-workers, by German sheet metal workers, and French-Canadian carpenters.

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  • The two friends followed the guide; but they did not reach the steep path which leads to the upper part of the cemetery without having to pass through a score of proposals and requests, made, with honied softness, by the touts of marble-workers, iron-founders, and monumental sculptors.

    Ferragus

  • The two friends followed the guide; but they did not reach the steep path which leads to the upper part of the cemetery without having to pass through a score of proposals and requests, made, with honied softness, by the touts of marble-workers, iron-founders, and monumental sculptors.

    The Thirteen

  • Enjolras remained for a moment as though absorbed in reflection, then he resumed: — “At the Barriere du Maine there are marble-workers, painters, and journeymen in the studios of sculptors.

    Les Miserables

  • "At the Barriere du Maine there are marble-workers, painters, and journeymen in the studios of sculptors.

    Les Miserables, Volume IV, Saint Denis

  • "At the Barriere du Maine there are marble-workers, painters, and journeymen in the studios of sculptors.

    Les Misérables

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