lapidary

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an expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them

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a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones

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HAS WRITTEN a book in a lapidary style that recalls the distinction Max Picard made in Man and Language between vertical and horizontal ways of writing.
A lapidary style suggests the elegance and precision of works engraved in stone.
Perhaps, because of his insights into history, especially in the twelve essays of Part Six and their lapidary style, Rees-Mogg is deservedly quotable.
between the aspects which can be attributed to chronological differences, to local or regional factors or, finally, to the presence of different lapidary styles and workshops, and those [aspects] which can perhaps be linked to their [the seals'] specific function and the social position of their owner.