The talk often turned to grand old Bach and his "well-tempered Clavichord," to which in those early days, he gave ardent study.
The Sajous are well-tempered creatures, and easily domesticated.
On the contrary, the well-tempered Clavichord grows younger with time.
It was forged of some bluish metal that seemed as strong and flexible as well-tempered steel.
Formerly, a mass of well-tempered white clay, perforated by means of a well-greased goose-quill, was used instead of metal moulds.
Since even a light and well-tempered helmet is an uncomfortable thing, you seldom wear it until just before going into action.
As for illustration, or cementing the broken pieces of well-tempered mortar, blame him not in that!
Not only does Jellicoe lack inches, but Nature built him on the lean, light pattern, yet hard as well-tempered steel.
These turrets are composed of well-tempered black earth, and stand nearly three feet high.
I find much prevalent ignorance among amateurs regarding the 74 meaning of “well-tempered” as used in this title.