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Checkerwork   Listen
noun
Checkerwork  n.  
1.
Work consisting of or showing checkers varied alternately as to colors or materials.
2.
Any aggregate of varied vicissitudes. "How strange a checkerwork of Providence is the life of man."






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"Checkerwork" Quotes from Famous Books



... chats on confidingly; a rose Taps at the window, as the sunlight throws A brilliant, jostling checkerwork of shine And shadow, like a Persian-loom design, Across the homemade carpet—fades,—and then The dear old colors are themselves again. Sounds drop in visiting from everywhere— The bluebird's and the robin's trill are there, ...
— A Child-World • James Whitcomb Riley



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