Sentence Examples


  • Of solid brickwork set in clay a massive stone coffer was found lying due magnetic north and south.
  • The stone lid of the coffer was split into four pieces; but the coffer remained perfectly closed, so accurately was the lid fitted into flanges on the sides of the box.
  • The pieces were thus firmly held in their place, and the contents of the coffer were found intact.
  • 2 The coffer is of fine hard sandstone of superior quality, and has been hollowed out, at the cost of vast labour and expense, from a solid block of rock.
  • It is only the great solidity of this coffer which has preserved the contents.

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