Usage examples for porcelain

  1. " This is in porcelain," said the lady, " and beautifully moulded." – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  2. Soupert et Notting, 1905. Porcelain white. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  3. Porcelain Dog barked loudly. – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  4. They have enclosed stoves of iron or porcelain that make little work or dirt and give no pleasure. – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  5. She makes a mouth at porcelain. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. On the bronze wall directly across the table from the swiftly laboring man was a porcelain tablet set into the bronze, and in the midst of the table were a score of little push- buttons. – The Mind Master by Arthur J. Burks
  7. Carrington wrote reviews and collected all sorts of expensive things, chiefly old books and Chinese porcelain. – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  8. She wished each one could remain fixed like the porcelain statues of men out on the lawn. – The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux
  9. The emperor's palace was the most beautiful thing in the world; it was made entirely of the finest porcelain, very costly, but at the same time so fragile that it could only be touched with the very greatest care. – Stories from Hans Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen
  10. On this were placed dishes of porcelain and earthen ware. – Our Little Korean Cousin by H. Lee M. Pike
  11. And, for a moment, Croyden contrasted it with the shower, the porcelain, and the tile, of his Northumberland quarters, and shivered, ever so slightly. – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  12. Manda, 1899. Porcelain rose. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  13. On the 28th August of a warm afternoon, Barneveld was seated on a porcelain seat in an arbor in his garden. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1618 by John Lothrop Motley
  14. There was as yet no such thing as porcelain in use. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  15. There was a porcelain bath, so shiny and white that had we had any money the matter would have been settled then and there. – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  16. Through delicate porcelain sometimes the light comes, and it is not the porcelain, it is the light that is lovely. – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
  17. The polished silver and shining glass, with porcelain, flowers, and fruit, seemed to be all that had been provided for the dinner. – Little Tora, The Swedish Schoolmistress and Other Stories by Mrs. Woods Baker
  18. Flints, after being burned and ground, are suspended in water, in order to mix them intimately with clay, which is also suspended in the same fluid for the formation of porcelain. – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage