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  • He stood back civilly to give them passage, and then completed the covering of the stacked timber under the wall, and followed the master-mason towards the outer gate.

    A River So Long

  • At the end of the cloister walk the master-mason passed by returning to his work.

    A River So Long

  • The novel continues the story of the master-mason Harry Talvace and his patron Ralf Isambard that was begun in The Heaven Tree.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • ‘John Smith, the master-mason?’ cried Stephen hurriedly.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • From the stonework so far uncovered it is obvious the well walls are the work of a master-mason.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • The novel continues the story of the master-mason Harry Talvace and his patron Ralf Isambard that was begun in The Heaven Tree.

    The Green Branch

  • They were his father the master-mason, an under-mason, Martin Cannister, and two or three young and old labouring-men.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • The master-mason recognized her as she approached, and, as usual, lifted his hat respectfully.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • He blushed a little, shook his head at her, and drove on ahead into the streets — the churches, the abbey, and other buildings on this clear bright morning having the liny distinctness of architectural drawings, as if the original dream and vision of the conceiving master-mason, some mediaeval Vilars or other unknown to fame, were for a few minutes flashed down through the centuries to an unappreciative age.

    The Woodlanders

  • From the stonework so far uncovered it is obvious the well walls are the work of a master-mason.

    November 26, 2006 - Wells, Barbers and the Disabled

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