How to use chiselling in a sentence

Looking for sentences and phrases with the word chiselling? Here are some examples.

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For Blair that may mean fewer flights of shuttle diplomacy and more time chiselling away at the coalface of the public services.
As I began chiselling away at the mound in front of me I realized that this was pretty hopeless.
Just to prove you can't keep a good hack down, the lads and lasses of the press have been chiselling away at the stars, seeking the real exclusives.
Other finishes can be achieved with chiselling, or more conventional techniques such as painting or covering it with other materials.
Examples from Classical Literature
The wood about the semi-circular top was removed with saw and chisel, the board held for the chiselling flat on the bench hook.
I am examining the chiselling of these stones, and the manner in which yonder bas-relief is thrown out.
He was a handsome fellow, clean limbed and powerful, with an intelligent face and features of such exquisite chiselling that Adonis himself might have envied him.
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