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How to use agate in a sentence

There are gold, silver, agate and crystal vases, silver tables and gold plate of every description.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
We managed, however, to pick up some interesting Chinese snuff bottles of carved agate, some with pictures painted inside.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
An axe poised upon a stake, or an agate on a red-hot axe, was supposed by its movement to indicate the offender.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
At the far end was a raised dais with a mammoth statue of a kneeling woman, sculptured of the same effulgent, agate material.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Then there were horns of ivory and ebony; emeralds, purple and broidered work, fine linen, coral and agate.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
One species of divination was performed by laying an agate stone on a red-hot hatchet.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
The agate was called sacred, as it was regarded as a preservative against the poison of reptiles.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
The pitch is put in some kind of dish (agate is good), placed over a gas plate, and melted.
COPPER WORKAUGUSTUS F. ROSE
Thus, a wrought iron disc rotating rapidly, will cut such hard substances as agate or quartz.
PRACTICAL MECHANICS FOR BOYSJ. S. ZERBE
They had paused at a crossing, and young Draper, with a dubious air, stood striking his agate-headed stick against the curb-stone.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
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