Usage examples for inwrought

  1. That spectacle combined the harmonies of perfect human forms in movement with the divine shapes of statues, the radiance of carefully selected vestments with hues inwrought upon pure marble. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  2. In his weakness and despondency it seemed inwrought with every fibre of his being, and an essential part of himself. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  3. What though no lofty palace portal- proud From all its chambers vomits forth a tide Of morning courtiers, nor agape they gaze On pillars with fair tortoise- shell inwrought, Gold- purfled robes, and bronze from Ephyre; Nor is the whiteness of their wool distained With drugs Assyrian, nor clear olive's use With cassia tainted; yet untroubled calm, A life that knows no falsehood, rich enow With various treasures, yet broad- acred ease, Grottoes and living lakes, yet Tempes cool, Lowing of kine, and sylvan slumbers soft, They lack not; lawns and wild beasts' haunts are there, A youth of labour patient, need- inured, Worship, and reverend sires: with them from earth Departing justice her last footprints left. – The Georgics by Virgil
  4. Mr. Bradlaugh did not know the nature of my friendship with Mr. Wheeler; how old and deep it was, how inwrought with the roots of my being. – Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote
  5. For though his head was hidden in the rusty casque, and though he held the sword which all men covet, he was clad from neck to foot in arms and mail so marvelously chased and inwrought with red gold that his whole body shone ruddy in the sunshaft. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  6. The thing was so inwrought in their customs, that the wife of the visitor did not wait the order of her husband to surrender her person to her host. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  7. Then thus Euryalus: " O prince, whose sway Rules this bless'd realm, repentant I obey; Be his this sword, whose blade of brass displays A ruddy gleam; whose hilt a silver blaze; Whose ivory sheath, inwrought with curious pride, Adds graceful terror to the wearer's side." – The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, translated by Alexander Pope
  8. The varied loving thoughts in this girl's quick brain, which was fed by her young pulsing heart- a heart single in its loyalty to one during all the years since her orphan childhood, were intensified and illumined by the inherent quickening power of a vivid imagination, and inwrought with these two letters that stood, at present, for their owner, Almeda Champney. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  9. Next, Camus, reverend sire, went footing slow, His mantle hairy, and his bonnet sedge, Inwrought with figures dim, and on the edge 105 Like to that sanguine flower inscribed with woe. – Minor Poems by Milton by John Milton
  10. Is it not all inwrought with romance and poetry? – From the Easy Chair, series 3 by George William Curtis
  11. A thick veil of gauze inwrought with gold hung from her little tiara, and interlaced with this was the blue and white band of the Achaemenidae. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. But, by a constant cultivation of that benevolent disposition, that was never inwrought in any heart in a stronger and more prevailing manner than in hers, she, in a good measure, dispossest herself of those inward sources of uneasiness, and was pleased with the victory she had gained over herself, and continually striving to render it more absolute and complete. – The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V. by Theophilus Cibber
  13. My friends not only recognized my face, but they saw my mother's face inwrought. – Memories and Anecdotes by Kate Sanborn
  14. The saddler gave it at so low a price that we perceived he must have tacitly abated something from the visual demand, and when we did not try to beat him down, his wife went again into that inner room and came out with an iron- holder of scarlet flannel backed with canvas, and fringed with magenta, and richly inwrought with a Moorish design, in white, yellow, green, and purple. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  15. This bed was of inwrought gold, and was spread with silken cloths beyond price. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France