But the men of the city would not yet consent, and armed themselves for a surprise; their wives and little children kept guard upon the walls, and with them were the men who were past fighting through age; but the others sallied forth with Mars and Pallas Minerva at their head-- both of them wrought
in gold and clad in golden raiment, great and fair with their armour as befitting gods, while they that followed were smaller.
On parting he slipped upon my finger a curiously wrought
ring set with a dead-black, lusterless stone, which appeared more like a bit of bituminous coal than the priceless Barsoomian gem which in reality it is.
Now fetch me the Heliumetic metal you wrought
some days since," commanded Vas Kor.
The Woggle-Bug found two handsome bracelets of wrought
gold, which fitted his slender arms very well.
A wondrous transformation was wrought
in the motionless mass of statuesque bone and muscle that had an instant before stood as though carved out of the living bronze.
A richly wrought
leathern girdle, studded with precious stones, and held in place by a huge carved buckle of gold, clasped the garment about her waist so that the upper portion fell outward over the girdle after the manner of a blouse.
The lure of adventure may have been quite as powerful a factor in urging Tarzan of the Apes to undertake the journey as the lure of gold, but the lure of gold was there, too, for he had learned among civilized men something of the miracles that may be wrought
by the possessor of the magic yellow metal.
Bashti, who had long waited the cruiser that was to avenge the destruction of the Arangi and the taking of the heads of the two white men, and who had long calculated the damage to be wrought
, had given the command to his people to flee to the mountains.
By thus appearing before the springtime you have not only killed yourself, but you have wrought
my destruction also.
AN Itinerant Preacher who had wrought
hard in the moral vineyard for several hours whispered to a Holy Deacon of the local church:
It may be assumed--whatever the value of the assumption in connection with what is said to have occurred-- that his mind was occupied with reflections on his domestic infelicities and the distressing changes that they had wrought
in his life.