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1761 examples of  gemmed  in sentences

1761 examples of gemmed in sentences

A few bright and beautiful stars gemmed the wide concave of heaven; the air was soft and balmy, scarcely agitating the leaves of the forest trees; the fragrance-weeping limes gave out their richest scent, and the gentle gush of fountains, and the tricklings of the mountain springs, came in music on the ear; and had the traveller been more at ease, the calm and tranquil scene must have diffused its soothing influence over his heart.

I summon you to drink to the flower of the West, the brightest gem in Virginia's coronal.

"And ye shall wear no silken gown, No maid shall bind your hair; The yellow broom shall be your gem, Your braid the heather rare.

There were those still living when the war began, who had heard their fathers and mothers talk of the last royal Governor and the splendid state of the great noblemen who had flocked to the city of Powhatan when Virginia was the gem of England's colonial coronet.

Hail, primal blossom! hail, empyreal gem, Kemel, or Pedma, or whate'er high name Delight thee, say.

" The last quotation shall be one from "The Graves of a Household," the opening and the closing verses of a literary gem which will never lack appreciation: "They grew in beauty side by side, They filled one home with glee; Their graves are severed far and wide.

[THE SPLENDOUR OF INSECTS] Gemmed o'er their heads the mines of India gleam, And heaven's own wardrobe has arrayed their frame; Each spangled back bright sprinkling specks adorn, Each plume imbibes the rosy-tinctured morn; Spread on each wing, the florid seasons glow, Shaded and verged with the celestial bow, Where colours blend an ever-varying dye, And wanton in their gay exchanges vie.

But we stand before the wise, wise judgment-seat Of the world, and it calls you pure, That in your pearl-gemmed breast all saintly virtues meet, Holier than other holy women, higher, truer, So sweet a creature an angel in woman's guise.

How durst I to rivals commend thy sweet lips by the ruby's tent gemmed, When words that are vivid in hue by a soul unrefined are contemned? As strength to thy beauty accrues ev'ry day from the day sped before, To features consummate as thine, will we liken the night-star no more.

Above was the firmament, gemmed with worlds, and sublime in immensity.

Every blade of grass was gemmed with dew, sparkling through the yellow glory of dawn like diamonds through a primrose veil.

But when again she looked for the glittering heap at her feet, it was gone; and, search as she might, not one coin, not one gem remained.

In Lune-street Chapel faction used to run high and wilfulness was a gem which many of the members wore very near their hearts; but much of the old feudal spirit of party fighting has died out, and there are signs of pious resignation and loving kindness in the flock, which would at one time have been rare jewels.

With the body of the car again the dwelling-place of darkness, objects beyond its rain-gemmed glassthe heads of the Chinese maid and chauffeur, the twin piers of the nearing gatewayattained dense relief against the blue-white glare of two broad headlight beams, that of the limousine boring through the gateway to intersect at right angles that of another car approaching on the highroad but as yet hidden by the wall of the park.

She gained her crown a gem of flame When KNEASS fell dead in victory gory; New splendor blazed upon her name When IVES' young life went out in glory!

Virginity is a rare gem, Rated above a diadem, And was despised never: 'Tis that at which the most men ayme And being gott they count their game And once lost lost for ever.

Everybody thinks first of the "Arabian Nights' Entertainments," when we fall into such remarks as these,that marvellous treasure, from which the dreams of little boys have been furnished forth, and the pages of great scholars gemmed with elegant illustration, ever since it was first opened to Western eyes.

Flemish sepulchral brasses companied strangely with runic tablets, miniature paintings, a winged bull, Tamil scriptures on lacquered leaves of the talipot, mediaeval reliquaries richly gemmed, Brahmin gods.

Discarding his gemmed chibouque and an old vellum reprint of Anacreon, Zaleski rose hastily and greeted me with warmth, muttering at the same time some commonplace about his 'pleasure' and the 'unexpectedness' of my visit.

Then comes the Covenanters, a Scottish traditionary tale of fixing interest; the Publican's Dream, by Mr. Banim, told also in the Winter's Wreath, and Gem: Thrice the brindled cat hath mewed; and Zalim Khan, a beautiful Peruvian tale of thirty pages, by Mr. Fraser.

73, 4. Against whom a very eloquent man, Dionysius Alexandrinus, a Father of the Church, wrote an elegant work, to ridicule the Millennarian fable, the golden and gemmed Jerusalem on the earth, the renewal of the Temple, the blood of victims.

Notice, how the grass is laden, Thickly gemmed with sparkling dew, Which at eve so gently falleth, Thus its verdure to renew.

He extended a gemmed cigarette-case, and when, removing my pipe, I had declined in suitable terms, lighted up, himself.

The plants are spread over with gossamer of fine and transparent silk, or gemmed with dew-drops, and the vivid hues of industrious insects, reflecting unnumbered tints from the rays of the sun.

The drowsy landscape on either side was Southern landscape, and among live-oaks draped with mourning flags of moss, and magnolia-trees gemmed with buds, there were planters' houses which seemed all roof and balcony.

His subject is set off by a dazzling veil of poetic diction, like a wreath of flowers gemmed with innumerous dewdrops, that weep, tremble, and glitter in liquid softness and pearly light, while the song of birds ravishes the ear, and languid odours breathe around, and Aurora opens Heaven's smiling portals, Peris and nymphs peep through the golden glades, and an Angel's wing glances over the glossy scene.

Not a single trace came o'er its face Of the storms that raged elsewhere; No misty screen e'er crept between The sun and its image there; And its depths at night were gemmed with light By stars in the crystal air.

The balmy, soft influence of a June atmosphere, resting upon this lovely scene of water, woods, and rocksa perfect gem in creation, deeply impressed me.

Not like those ancient summits lone, Mont Blanc on his eternal throne, The city-gemmed Peruvian, peak, The sunset portals landsmen seek, Whose train, to reach the Golden Land, Crawls slow and pathless through the sand, Or that whose ice-lit beacon guides The mariner on tropic tides, And flames across the Gulf afar, A torch by day, by night a star, Not thus to cleave the outer skies.

When Cheerfulness, a nymph of healthiest hue, Her bow across her shoulder flung, Her buskins gemmed with morning dew, Blew an inspiring air, that dale and thicket rung, The hunter's call to Faun and Dryad known!

Gemmed = sparkling as with gems.

The Actinia gemmacea, or Gemmed Anemone, the Actinia crassicornis, and the Plumose Anemone are all beautiful, but tender varieties.

For half a minute the forward part of the vessel disappeared, as though, unable to mount the swell, it were striving to go through it, and then she heavily emerged, gemmed with a million of the scintillating insects of the ocean.

As for the crater itself, it was now quite a gem in the way of vegetation.

Fair night hung out her golden lamps, In her blue chambers high; And earth, all gemmed, in their pure light, Lay lovely to the eye.

The golden sun gemmed the drops of the previous night with the diamond's lustre, and the voice of active life awoke in the village, ere Annie awoke from her slumber, exclaiming, "Why, Edward, is it possible I have slept so late?

Beneath a verdant, grassy mound, Where gemmed with dew the daisy weeps; In death's cold slumber wrapped profound, A gentle mother peaceful sleeps.

When these had passed the more important personages of the procession issued from the gates of the Louvre; and the glorious spring sun flashed upon the jewelled caps and capes of the Princes of the Blood, glistened over their vests of cloth of gold, and toyed with the gemmed hilts of their diamond-studded weapons.

"So many spots, like næves on Venus' soil, One gem set off with many a glitt'ring foil.

And it was lavishly gemmed with fat raisins.

Very slowly he came down the steps, a tiny white and gemmed figure, yet perfectly visible on the high throne on which he was borne, his hand swaying as he came, and the huge fans moving behind him like protecting deities.

He could see the velvet star-gemmed night and the camp-fires, smell the smoke and the savoury odours of the cooking, hear the sudden shrieks and yells that followed the roar of the springing lion, feel the crushing crunch of its great teeth in his arm as it seized him from beside the nearest fire and stood over him....

The foreground was filled in by the gentle slope leading down to the tiny stream at the edge of the old orchard and, a little to the left, by the cienagarich in the color of its tall marsh grass and reeds, gemmed with brilliant flowers of gold and scarlet, bordered by graceful willows, and screened from the eye of the chance traveler by the lattice of tangled orchard boughs.

All the walks of the garden would be canopied with bunting and gemmed with candles blinking like the fireflies round that bower of roses by Bendermere's stream.

" Every green thing was now in full summer beauty, and daisies and buttercups gemmed the fields, while the garden at Elmridge was all aglow with blossoms, The children remembered their flower-studies of last year, and took fresh pleasure in the woods because of them; but the trees now seemed quite as interesting as the flowers had been.

The days rolled on in ever-changing scenes of beauty; the nights, star-gemmed and mystic, were filled with music and the witchery of the sea.

Here beyond doubt is the cock of Aesop's fable," snarled John Copeland, "who unearthed a gem and grumbled that his diamond was not a grain of corn.

They had met in a wide, unshaded plot of grass, too short to ripple, which everywhere glowed steadily, like a gem.

Little gem dictionary.

<pb id='259.png' n='1965h2/A/2329' /> BAXTER, WILLIAM T. Jewelry, gem cutting and metalcraft.

DAKE, HENRY C. Jewelry, gem cutting and metalcraft.

Gems and gem materials.

Delivering the gem.

Gems and gem materials.

BAKER, A. G. SEE Webster's little gem dictionary. R58130.

Webster's little gem dictionary. R58130.

Little gem dictionary.

Stewart H. Holbrook (A); 13Feb59; R230940. HOLDEN, EDWARD FULLER, joint author. Gems and gem materials.

KRAUS, EDWARD HENRY. Gems and gem materials, by Edward Henry Kraus and Edward Fuller Holden.

KRAUS, EDWARD HENRY. Gems and gem materials, by Edward Henry Kraus & Chester Baker Slawson.

Round about is a gentle meadow and a great park, which gives to this turreted, architectural gem of Touraine a setting equalled by no other château.

Down from window and balcony and roof, sifting among the bayonets, fluttered an unbroken shower of tokensgloves, flowers, handkerchiefs, tricoloured bunches of ribbon; and here and there a bracelet or some gem-set chain fell flashing through the sun.

But the drums and bugles, answering one another from hill to hill, from valley to valley, had ceased; she saw the reddening embers of thousands of camp fires through the dusk; every hill was jewelled, every valley gemmed.

Then he thought of the housekeeper with her deafness and her withered arm, and that white peace about her face; and, lastly, of Miriam, soft, pale beneath her dark skin, her gem-like eyes ever finding his own, and of the intimate personal relations so swiftly established between them....

It is a gem of the first water which Concord wears in her coronet.

Yet, strangely, in that money-haunted head, The sad, gemmed crucifix and incense blue Is childhood once again.

They have strewed my solitary path with flowers, and gemmed my sky with stars.

Her father and grandfather had been gem-cutters, and Susannah could not remember at what age she began this work.

It was this: every day the bird laid one egg, and in this egg there was always a pearl or a gem.

Of fair Credé of the Yellow Hair it was said that there was scarce a gem in all Erin that she had not got as a love-token, but that she would give her heart to none.

received the homage of bended knee from the ambassadors of every Christian nation, from heads of all ecclesiastical orders, and from generals and chiefs and princes and nobles, who, robed and plumed and gemmed in all the brightest and proudest that earth could give, bowed the knee humbly and kissed his foot in return for the palm-branch which he presented.

Andy regarded his stylish sister-in-law as a very choice gem, which was not to be handled too roughly, but he was not afraid of her; he was seldom afraid of anybody, and when Richard was gone, he walked boldly up to Ethelyn and said: "I don't want to be meddlesome, but 'pears to me if you'd spoke out your feelings to Dick, you'd said, 'Tell Melinda Jones I don't want to see her, neither to-night nor any time.'

How, for instance, in Les Orientales, that exquisite little gem, Sarah la Baigneuse, flashes and sparkles with light!

Thou art a dew-drop, which the morn brings forth, Ill fitted to sustain unkindly shocks, Or to be trailed along the soiling earth; A gem that glitters while it lives, 30 And no forewarning gives;

She put the wine from her and covered her face with her hands, for suddenly she was assailed by a memory of the burning kisses with which that gem had been placed upon her finger by lips now many fathoms beneath the surface of the sun-warmed world.

that gem of the Lakes!

The shapes, though, were similar, And our new hands Learned gem-tactics Practising sands.

I 'm sure 't is India all day To those who look on you Without a stint, without a blame, Might I but be the Jew! I 'm sure it is Golconda, Beyond my power to deem, To have a smile for mine each day, How better than a gem!

" I woke and chid my honest fingers, The gem was gone; And now an amethyst remembrance Is all I own. XVI.

An illustration of the latter is on the following page, but the details of this elaborate gem of cabinet maker's work, and of Gouthière's skill in mounting, are impossible to reproduce in a woodcut.

The bright drops that gemmed the tamarisk-bushes above the wall of the town-place were already fading under its heat; and I heard the voices of the harvesters up the lane, as they returned to the oat-field

A pair of statuettes, a golden tobacco-box, a costly jewel-casket, or a pair of richly gemmed horse-pistolsthe property of some ancient gentleman or dame of emaciated fortune, and which must be sold to keep up the bravery of good clothes and pomade that hid slow starvationwent into the shop-window of the ever-obliging apothecary, to be disposed of by tombola.

INTAGLIO, name given to a gem with a design incised in the surface.

"The blessing, the comfort of your parents, your brothers, of all who know you as you are, do not say your life will be without joy; its most cherished flower, its most precious gem may have passed away, but others will spring up in time, to fill that yearning void.

"Quite, quite; I would even go over to France for the sake of bringing her to England in my gallant Gem," replied the young sailor.

But greater and more imperishable than this archaic gem is the gift that the noble King left to the English nationa gift that affects the entire race of English-speaking people.

People that had lighted on a new thought, or a thought that they fancied new, came to Emerson, as the finder of a glittering gem hastens to a lapidary to ascertain its quality and value.

Fitfully assailing it A wind from heaven blows, Shivering and paling it To blankness of the snows; While, incessant in renewal, The Arch rekindled grows, Till again the gem and jewel Whirl in blinding overthrows

The high altar, inclosed by a balustrade of colored marble raised on steps richly carpeted, glitters with gemmed chalices and crosses.

In his handswhich are raised almost level with his face, and reverently covered by his vestmentshe bears a gemmed vessel containing the Host, to be laid by-and-by on the altar of the Holy Countenance.

We may say unto you now in the words of the poet 'Pendebant ter ti gemmata monilia collo;' but wha shall say frae whose round throat those gemmed collars and glittering ouches will hang a week hence, if ye be worsted?

Rothenburg has it; and it is with Rothenburg, that little gem of medievalism, that Nuremberg is likely to be compared in the mind of the modern wanderer in Franconia.

And hour by hour among all shapes that grow Of purple mints and daisies gemmed with gold In sweet unrest my visions come and go; I feel and hear and with quiet eyes behold; And hour by hour, the ever-journeying sun, In gold and shadow spun, Into mine eyes and blood, and through the dim Green glimmering forest of the grass shines down,

The galley and covered gangway presented a mass of undefined shadow, against which the white deck shone brightly, stretching to the forecastle and bows, where the tiny glass roof of the photographer glistened like a gem in the Pontiac's crest.

As this could in no way be understood by such of my readers as are unacquainted with this little gem, I venture to give it hereexquisite, passionate utterance that it is, though little known to fame, at least at this, writing: "'How shall I woo her?

Framed in one of those pointed natural cathedral-windows of vivid green, gemmed with red roses, of which the division-posts of the porch formed the white outlines, stood the most remarkable-looking aged woman I have ever seen.

One Varius related (you see my theme has full possession of me, and the book is, a collation of facts on the subject of fascination of all kinds, even down to that of the serpent) that a friend of his saw a fascinator with a look break in two a precious gem in the hands of a lapidarytypical this, I suppose, of some fond, foolish, female heart.

He is decidedly the gem of this western world.

The sky's pale dome Gemmed with a star; a scented gloam Of bursting buds and rain-wet loam And youat home!

She is just like a gem we saw at Firenzewhich was it?" "Where?" said Raymond, bewildered.