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Usage examples for engraving

  1. The engraving, perhaps, is not very fine, but it is certainly a striking likeness. – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  2. He took the pamphlet to Marie, who shuddered when her eyes fell on the engraving. – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
  3. Miss Mary Blandy, with scene of her Execution From an Engraving by B. Cole, after an original Painting. – Trial-of-Mary-Blandy by Roughead, William
  4. Though I applied to several such in London, I could never meet with an entire specimen; nor could I ever find in books any engraving from a perfect one. – The-Natural-History-of-Selborne by White, Gilbert
  5. The subtle wisdom of these words was no doubt well known to the men of the later Paleolithic Age before them, but evidently the gentleman in the engraving never heard of it. – Perfect Behavior A Guide for Ladies and Gentlemen in all Social Crises by Donald Ogden Stewart
  6. Littimer agreed to buy a number of shares in the Engraving Company, which he happened to know could be purchased, and to advance Crombie a good sum with which to procure a portion of the same lot. – True and Other Stories by George Parsons Lathrop
  7. The engraving isn't bad. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  8. There is a person here, who has hit on a new method of engraving. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  9. To the right of the fireplace, over the sofa, there hung an engraving after Landseer, showing a lonely stag paddling into a lake. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  10. It was workmanship of this character which survived in Egypt almost as late as Roman times; that is to say, the same style engraving was current in the Valley of the Nile for forty- six centuries. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  11. I had seen a steel engraving of him at the head of a double volume of Memoirs a month before, and I felt ancient beyond telling. – The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  12. Another Bohemian, who did engraving on glass, had a room with her, and when he came home perhaps he could tell where Bouchalka was, for they were friends. – Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather
  13. It was just upon a level with the Furggengrat, and its position is indicated upon the engraving facing p. – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  14. The beautiful engraving of Edelinck was made after a different original, attributed to a nephew of Champagne. – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  15. I think that when Bacon, in 1820, repaired this statue, he must have altered the mouth, because, in the engraving by Stothard, this feature, and perhaps others, are more expressive. – Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles by Daniel Hack Tuke
  16. The steamer passed along the shore, very near to this castle, in going to the head of the lake, as you see represented in the engraving. – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  17. Having inherited a small income, he sells or he does not, following his fancy or the requirements of his own purchases, to- day asking you twenty francs for a wretched engraving for which he paid ten sous, to- morrow giving you at a low price a costly book, the value of which he knows. – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  18. The larger engraving shows a wine- cellar fitted up entirely with. – Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines by Henry Vizetelly
  19. Work 5 Small Stars as the 1st Star in the Wristband, and tack them on the net as in the Engraving. – Golden Stars in Tatting and Crochet by Eleonore Riego de la Branchardière
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