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By these he hewed and squared his materials; by these he raised his walls; by these he constructed his arches; and by these strength and durability, combined with grace and beauty, were bestowed upon the edifice which he was constructing.
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This stone was to be hewed and squared, to be fitted and adjusted, by simple, but appropriate implements, until it became a _perfect ashlar_, or well-finished stone, ready to take its destined place in the building.
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A stone that has been hewed, squared, and polished, so as to be fit for use in the building.
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He could see, however, that they were picturesque, for San Sebastiano lay in a tiny step hewed out of the mountain-side and was crowded into one street overlooking the railway far below and commanding a view of the sea toward the Calabrian coast.
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And that the improvised offering on extraordinary occasions had also not fallen into disuse is shown by the case of Elisha, who, when his call came as he was following the plough, hewed his oxen to pieces on the spot and sacrificed.
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Neither did this seem engraved, but rather hewed out and embossed in relief, or at least like grotesque, which, by the artist's skill, has the appearance of the roundness of the object it represents.
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With his back against the stairs, Hassam hewed at the monk with his scimitar; he had done as well had he essayed to fell an oak with a single blow.
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Such were not they of old whose tempered blades Dispersed the shackles of usurped control, And hewed them link from link.
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Then with axe I lopped the leafy olive's branching head, And hewed the bole to four-square shapeliness, And smoothed it, craftsmanlike, and grooved and pierced, Making the rooted timber, where it grew, A corner of my couch.
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I squared the broad foundations in Of ashlared masonry; I moulded mullions thick and thin, Hewed fillet and ogee; I circleted Each sculptured head With nimb and canopy.
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So hewed they, and smote amain until their brows shone moist and their breaths waxed short; whereat Beltane mocked them, saying: "Ha-sweat ye, forsooth?
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Out flashed his sword, for all about him was a staggering press of horses that neighed and screamed, and men who smote, shouting, and were smitten; unseen blows battered him while he thrust and hewed, and wondered to see his long blade so dimmed and bloody.
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Uncle Dick was a man of considerable forethought and it occurred to him that he might make some money if he bought a few pounds of dynamite and blasted the rock at "the Devil's Gate" and hewed out a good road, which, barring grades, should be as good as the average turnpike.
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The walls were built of adobe, the doors were round-topped and built of solid hewed timbers, with wooden hinges, wooden latches.
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For a writer, therefore, of the present day to choose battles for his favourite topic, merely because they were battles, merely because so many myriads of troops were arrayed in them, and so many hundreds or thousands of human beings stabbed, hewed, or shot each other to death during them, would argue strange weakness or depravity of mind.
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The Normans drew their swords, and hewed down the barricades, and the English in great trouble fell back upon their standard, where were collected the maimed and wounded.
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I lopped the leafy olive's branching head, And hewed the bole to four-square shapeliness, And smoothed it, craftsmanlike, and grooved and pierced, Making the rooted timber, where it grew, A corner of my couch.
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And hewed down, with an unsuspected sword, Fame, peace, and hope-and all the better life Which, but for this cold treason of thy heart, Might still have risen from out the grave of strife, And found a nobler duty than to part.
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A feeling of unaccountable repulsion made her shiver, and she breathed more freely, when he hewed slightly, and walked on toward his horse.
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There was a small wharf and an adobe custom-house in possession of the navy; also a barrack of two stories, occupied by some marines, commanded by Lieutenant Maddox; and on a hill to the west of the town had been built a two-story block-house of hewed logs occupied by a guard of sailors under command of Lieutenant Baldwin, United States Navy.
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Examples of Hewed

Example #1
To construct his earthly temple, the operative mason followed the architectural designs laid down on the _trestle-board_, or tracing-board, or book of plans of the architect.
Example #2
The trestle-board becomes, therefore, one of our elementary symbols.
Example #3
Here, then, again, in these materials do we find other elementary symbols.
Example #4
There was, for instance, the _rough ashlar_-the stone in its rude and natural state-unformed and unpolished, as it had been lying in the quarries of Tyre from the foundation of the earth.
Example #5
Masonically, it is a symbol of the state of perfection attained by means of education.
Example #6
In builders' language, a stone taken from the quarries.