quill pen


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pen made from a bird's feather

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A student discovers the challenges of writing the Preamble to the Constitution with a feather quill pen.
In the background I could hear her egging him on to make me put my money where my quill pen is.
So if the Newhall resident does decide to return to his old digs, his slippers are still resting by his bed in the bedroom, a box of cough drops are on the bedside table, and the desk is still stocked with paper, envelopes, and a quill pen in case he might wish to ``contact'' someone.
A CROW QUILL PEN WILL ALLOW STUDENTS TO PAINT INSIDE THE INTRICATE SHAPES CLOSEST TO THE VANISHING POINT.
In one of his engravings, a man with a quill pen scribbles out his daily feuilleton on a roll of paper wrapped around a drum.
Using JPEG 2000, researchers located anywhere in the world can look at a specific document via the Internet and zoom in close enough to see details such as the scratch marks made from a quill pen or other fine detail.
Reporters no longer scribe their stories with a quill pen and attach them to the legs of a carrier pigeon to get them to Mr William Caxton's printing press.
It doesn't have interpretation boards with yawn-worthy facts that you feel obliged to read; there are no models in medieval costume poised, lifeless, with quill pen or sword.
DeCicco said Gaspare Bisceglia was a prolific composer, and often wrote his pieces with a quill pen on the backs of grocery bags or other scraps of paper.
Mind you, without technology and progress I'd be writing this with a quill pen in candlelight - which at the moment sounds a whole lot easier.
I ETCHED some words with my quill pen predicting the downfall of yet more city centre greenery as the Big Dig claimed its latest victims.
Designs cover all shapes, sizes and materials, but several factors, including the poor quality of ink available in the early stages were huge problems which had to be sorted out before pens could oust the quill pen as the public's number one writing implement.
March 8: Traded a quill pen and three beaver pelts to be named later to a Chinook man for nine hand gloves made from cow hides.
I find that a quill pen offers more flexibility to create an expressive line.
What William Shakespeare could do with a quill pen and a piece of paper, John Elway could do with a football and a receiver.