It is fine as a poem: it is finer as a piece of high-wrought eloquence.
She understood not his high-wrought scruples, his self-deluding belief.
There are geniuses; but their high-wrought lives, tornado activity, and methods of lightning are not for us.
Our author is not true to nature—he is extravagant, high-wrought.
The high-wrought, poetical description and the invective had gone over the heads of most of the listeners.
These principles were not flashes of a high-wrought imagination; they were practical.
He lacked altogether the fire, high-wrought nobility of sentiment, and sense of form essential for tragic art.
But this high-wrought brilliancy, this unceasing point, soon fatigue.
He could hardly help laughing once more at the ridiculous collapse to his high-wrought expectations.
The death of Wallenstein does not cause tears; but it is perhaps the most high-wrought scene of the play.