Ruby silver


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ruby silver (Min) red silver. See under Red.
    • Ruby silver (Min) See Proustite, and Pyrargyrite.
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In literature:

The king and Curdie stood in the court, the king in full armour of silvered steel, with a circlet of rubies and diamonds round his helmet.
"The Princess and the Curdie" by George MacDonald
He had gold and silver, diamonds and rubies, riches of every kind.
"Little Dorrit" by Charles Dickens
Gold, silver, and rubies are in Pegu sufficiently abundant.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII." by Robert Kerr
The native grey sulphuret of silver, and the ruby silver ore, both presented the same phenomena.
"Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1" by Michael Faraday
Of rubies and diamonds, of silver and gold, His coffers are full, he has riches untold.
"The Otterbein Hymnal" by Edmund S. Lorenz
Her ballast was silver, her cargo gold and emeralds and rubies.
"English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century" by James Anthony Froude
He had silver bracelets and rings beaten out of Mexican coins and studded with native turquoise and desert rubies.
"I Married a Ranger" by Dama Margaret Smith
It was like a marvelous translucent ruby, set in a silver mist.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
Gold and silver, cloth and spices, pearls and rubies, formed the staple of their commerce.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Silver, set with a ruby heart.
"Our Home in the Silver West" by Gordon Stables

In poetry:

He took the chain from off his neck,
Hid in the silver chain there lay
Three rubies, without flaw or fleck.
She answered softly "I will stay."
"His Rubies: Told" by Laurence Hope
On the gallows away from our face
darted the redness of your ruby lips,
waved the playfulness of your youthful locks,
shone the glow of the silver palms.
"We, Who Were Slain In Unlit Pathways" by Faiz Ahmed Faiz
The Autumn hills are golden at the top,
And rounded as a poet's silver rhyme;
The mellow days are ruby ripe, that drop
One after one into the lap of time.
"Thanksgiving" by Kate Seymour Maclean

In news:

In the 1870s, Jack Smith discovered rich ore reserves of silver, gold, lead, zinc and copper at the Montana Mine located in Ruby , Ariz.