Usage examples for Rockwork

  1. It was rapture to take a carriage, and drive, not to the cemetery, not to the public library, not to the rooms of the Young Men's Christian Association, or the grain elevators, or the new park just tricked out with rockwork and sprigs of evergreen,- not to any of the charming resorts of our own cities, but as in Europe to the churches, the churches of a pitiless superstition, the churches with their atrocious pictures and statues, their lingering smell of the morning's incense, their confessionals, their fee- taking sacristans, their worshippers dropped here and there upon their knees about the aisles and saying their prayers with shut or wandering eyes according as they were old women or young! – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  2. The weakened frame had been replaced, but others needed strengthening and the rockwork must be built up among the timbers. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  3. For planting on rockwork it is a valuable species. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  4. This is a good rockwork plant, and being of neat habit, with small purplish leaves, is well worthy of cultivation. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  5. The flowers are few but pretty, and with the dwarf habit render the plant an excellent subject for rockwork. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  6. It is a capital wind screen, and may be used to advantage on the exposed side of rockwork or flower beds, or as an ornamental shrub by the pond or lake side. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  7. Let the tank have cloisters of rockwork and jungles of weed, so that hiding may be possible, and then watch the smaller fish at their frolics. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  8. Everything was shown up to the time that Aladdin went down into the Cave at the bidding of the magician disguised as his " uncle"; and then came the entrance of the cave itself, which was done in imitation rockwork. – Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water by Lowell, Orson