pure gold


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Noun1.pure gold - 100 per cent gold
atomic number 79, Au, gold - a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia
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But he took it home on second thoughts, and soon found to his delight that it was an egg of pure gold.
He therefore was not able to admit the petitioner, who then addressed himself to Rosa, offering to buy her a head-dress of pure gold if she would get the bulbs for him.
It has great value not only from the amount of pure gold that is in it, but as an antique.
The gates had bars of pure gold, and on either side of each gateway were built high towers, from which floated gay banners.
And when she had washed up on the third night she bit the third nut, and there was a still more beautiful dress inside that was made of pure gold.
So brave and noble a man, Roger, has a heart of pure gold.
I think it is pure gold, and it must have lain hidden in the sand for a long time.
And yet once or twice he saw the pure gold of this girl shine through the mist that his egotism had raised between him and all objects.
Gott-fer-dang, Jerry, you're gold, pure gold, inside and out, and no dog was ever minted like you in all the world.
From the Yang family a maiden came, Glowing to womanhood a rose aflame, Reared in the inner sanctuary apart, Lost to the world, resistless to the heart; For beauty such as hers was hard to hide, And so, when summoned to the monarch's side, Her flashing eye and merry laugh had power To charm into pure gold the leaden hour; And through the paint and powder of the court All gathered to the sunshine that she brought.
Before a week was over he was to come across a large nugget of pure gold, the largest nugget that had ever been discovered, and bring it down to the coast in a waggon guarded by six mounted policemen.
It had twelve beautifully made brooch pins of pure gold with which to fasten it.