54 examples of chefs-d'oeuvre in sentences

I need hardly say, that this was the great exterminating chef-d'oeuvre of Williams at Mr. Marr's, No. 29, Ratcliffe Highway.

Oh! chefs-d'oeuvre without number!

It would be endless to describe the various chefs-d'oeuvre which are contained in this valuable collection.

They were particularly required to prove their ability by executing what was termed a chef-d'oeuvre, which consisted in fabricating a perfect specimen of whatever craft they practised.

Even in that chef-d'oeuvre of brilliant retrospective sketching, the description of her early life, it is the childhood and not the child that interests you.

"I went yesterday morning to Gosselin's [the publisher]; he received me with the most beaming face in the world, saying to me, 'Well, now, so it seems you have made a chef-d'oeuvre.'

That morning's post had brought him his first letter from Marianan innocent girlish epistle, which was as delicious to Gilbert as if it had been the chef-d'oeuvre of a Sevigné.

Molière, indeed, knew his own genius sooner, and was not less happy in procuring applause, though it often happened to him as to Corneille, "L'ignorance et l'erreur à ses naissantes pièces, En habit de marquis, en robes de comtesses, Vinssent pour diffamer son chef-d'oeuvre nouveau, Et secouer la têle à l'endroit le plus beau.

(Les Chefs-d'oeuvre du cinéma, 54-66. fasc.)

ARRIGON, L. J. Le chefs-d'oeuvre de Moliere.

Le chefs-d'oeuvre de Moliere.

Le chefs-d'oeuvre de Moliere. Racontes par L. J. Arrigon.

Les chefs-d'oeuvre de la peinture grecque.

(Les Chefs-d'oeuvre du cinéma, 54-66. fasc.)

ARRIGON, L. J. Le chefs-d'oeuvre de Moliere.

Le chefs-d'oeuvre de Moliere.

Le chefs-d'oeuvre de Moliere. Racontes par L. J. Arrigon.

Les chefs-d'oeuvre de la peinture grecque.

At other times, it pirouettes upon the two fore feet, springing round at the same time like an opera-dancer; in fact, it would appear as if Taglioni, and all our most celebrated artistes, had taken lessons from the gazelle, so much do their chefs-d'oeuvre resemble its graceful motions.

Ce chef-d'oeuvre du Dieu vivant, l'avoir détruit!

The French, indeed, have no doubt whatever of its being Sterne's chef-d'oeuvre; and one has only to compare a French translation of it with a rendering of Tristram Shandy into the same language to understand, and from our neighbours' point of view even to admit, the justice of their preference.

"Je n'hésiterais pas," he declares,[103] "à le proclamer le plus important des portraits du maître, un chef-d'oeuvre ne le cédant à aucun portrait d'aucun pays ou d'aucun temps.

The Sleep of Antiope, chef-d'oeuvre of Correggio in the Louvre.

ZURBARAN, FRANCISCO, Spanish painter, born in Estremadura; did mostly religious subjects; his chef-d'oeuvre an altar-piece in Seville, where he lived and worked (1598-1662).

Their chef-d'oeuvre is perhaps "pooadugghiedugghie," which is their version of putangi-tangi, the paradise-duck.

54 examples of  chefs-d'oeuvre  in sentences