Carrara marble has been quarried as far back as Roman times and was used by emperors for massive monuments like the Rome Pantheon.
Preparations begun for work on tomb of Julius and trip to Carrara to select marbles (p. 129).
In 1885, a scholar of one of the schools at Carrara, Italy, was confronted by a priest.
It was Carrara that gave the pure and glittering blocks, and the Tuscan chisel called them into life.
Stay,—there was a letter of his taken from me when I was arrested at Carrara.
The high character of Professor Carrara is a sure warrant that all will be done which is within scope of the means afforded.
And you are, then, the Sebastian Greppi of whom Carrara is so proud?
Yet how tenderly was his kindness remembered, how bitterly was his indignation deplored, by the youthful Countess da Carrara!
Lake Wichikagan has put on its top-coat of the purest Carrara marble.
Gambetta's, on the contrary, is tempestuous—surely the most heroic frock coat that ever emerged from the quarries of Carrara.