Sentence Examples with the word engrave

In some places wood-carving has been brought to considerable perfection; and native artists know how to engrave on metal both by etching and the burin.

But evidence bearing on the Stone age in Africa, if the latter existed apart from the localities mentioned, is so slight that little can be said save that from the available evidence the palaeoliths of the Nile valley alone can with any degree of certainty be assigned to a remote period of antiquity, and that the chips scattered over Mashonaland and the regions occupied within historic times by Bushmen are the most recent; since it has been shown that the stone flakes were used by the medieval Makalanga to engrave their hard pottery and the Bushmen were still using stone implements in the 10th century.

He loved Marguerite Lecomte, and taught her to engrave as well as himself.