Works

Works may refer to:

  • An author's or artist's body of work of art
  • Engineering structures, projects, and so on, including:
    • Earthworks (engineering), created through moving soil or unformed rock
    • Public works, engineering projects carried out by the state on behalf of the community
    • Waterworks, another name for a water supply system
  • In motorsports, works are cars sponsored and tuned by automobile manufacturers; see factory-backed
  • In religion, works, deeds or actions in contrast to faith
    • Good works in Christianity
    • Karma, literally "deeds", in Hinduism

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Zacharias Werner - Works
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Norman Rockwell - Body of Work
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... The Works Progress Administration (renamed during 1939 as the Works Project Administration WPA) was the largest and most ambitious New Deal agency, employing millions of unskilled workers to carry out ... artists painted murals and other works for new federal post offices and other buildings ...
Figured Bass - Basso Continuo
... The titles of many Baroque works make mention of the continuo section, such as J ... is harpsichord and cello for instrumental works and secular vocal works, such as operas, and organ for sacred music ... In addition, the mere composition of certain works seems to require certain kind of instruments (for instance, Vivaldi's Stabat Mater seems to require an organ, and not ...

Famous quotes containing the word works:

    The slightest living thing answers a deeper need than all the works of man because it is transitory. It has an evanescence of life, or growth, or change: it passes, as we do, from one stage to the another, from darkness to darkness, into a distance where we, too, vanish out of sight. A work of art is static; and its value and its weakness lie in being so: but the tuft of grass and the clouds above it belong to our own travelling brotherhood.
    Freya Stark (b. 1893–1993)

    I lay my eternal curse on whomsoever shall now or at any time hereafter make schoolbooks of my works and make me hated as Shakespeare is hated. My plays were not designed as instruments of torture. All the schools that lust after them get this answer, and will never get any other.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    My plan of instruction is extremely simple and limited. They learn, on week-days, such coarse works as may fit them for servants. I allow of no writing for the poor. My object is not to make fanatics, but to train up the lower classes in habits of industry and piety.
    Hannah More (1745–1833)