What are works?

  • (noun): Performance of moral or religious acts.
    Example: "The reward for good works"
    Synonyms: deeds
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on works, work:

Works Progress Administration
... The Works Progress Administration (renamed during 1939 as the Works Project Administration WPA) was the largest and most ambitious New Deal agency ... histories, artists painted murals and other works for new federal post offices and other buildings ...
Ignacy Krasicki - Fame
... Krasicki's major works won European fame and were translated into Latin, French, German, Italian, Russian, Czech, Croatian, Slovene, Hungarian ... The broad reception of his works was sustained throughout the 19th century ... Krasicki has been the subject of works by poets of the Polish Enlightenment – Stanisław Trembecki, Franciszek Zabłocki, Wojciech Mier – and in the 20th century, by Konstanty Ildefons Ga ...
Figured Bass - Basso Continuo
... The titles of many Baroque works make mention of the continuo section, such as J ... at least in modern performances, 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 a harpsichord) ...
Norman Rockwell - Body of Work
... Norman Rockwell was a prolific artist, producing over 4,000 original works in his lifetime ... Most of his works are either in public collections, or have been destroyed in fire or other misfortunes ... by the Boy Scouts of America), were only slightly overshadowed by his most popular of calendar works the "Four Seasons" illustrations for Brown Bigelow that ...
Zacharias Werner - Works
1810 Die Weihe der Unkraft, 1813, a recantation of his earlier work Martin Luther Kunigunde die Heilige, 1815 Geistliche Übungen für drei Tage, 1818 Die Mutter der Makkabäer, 1820 Zacharias Werner's Theater ...

More definitions of "works":

  • (noun): The internal mechanism of a device.
    Synonyms: workings

Famous quotes containing the word works:

    To receive applause for works which do not demand all our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit. It usually means that thereafter we stand still.
    —G.C. (Georg Christoph)

    Night and Day ‘ve been tampered with,
    Every quality and pith
    Surcharged and sultry with a power
    That works its will on age and hour.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The ancients of the ideal description, instead of trying to turn their impracticable chimeras, as does the modern dreamer, into social and political prodigies, deposited them in great works of art, which still live while states and constitutions have perished, bequeathing to posterity not shameful defects but triumphant successes.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)