Low-key, contemporary furnishings in light wood colors and pale neutrals were mixed with splashes of color: the navy blue rug, lime couch pillows, cinnamon drapes, and yellow floorboards.
Res Judicatae in 1892 and various other volumes followed, for he was in request among publishers and editors, and his easy charm of style and acute grasp of interesting detail gave him a front place among contemporary men of letters.
Its publication placed him in the first rank of contemporary poets, and amongst other things procured him admission to the literary circle of Maecenas.
By the lastnamed he finally exploded a fallacy which had up to that time vitiated the chronology of contemporary Egyptologists.
He is associated with the fame of his great contemporary Rab (Abba Araka q.v.).
But the tale is not contemporary, and is an obvious copy of the story told of Jacques de Molay, grand-master of the Temple, and Philippe Le Bel.
The office, however, existed before the style of its holder was fixed; and, whatever their contemporary title (e.g.
He was, to quote the words of a contemporary, " like an apprentice defying his master."
The Code did not merely embody contemporary custom or conserve ancient law.
Contemporary artists were selected.
Contemporary dance is not blessed with a plethora of media coverage on any platform.
Contemporary of his own contemporaries, his images of the poor were insulting.
Do they sell contemporary art?
It was contemporary with the events, even down to Punch magazines of the 1800s.
Their shop takes its name from an ammonite found in Dorset, eons old, but the work on display here is strikingly contemporary.
There was a reading of contemporary poetry.
These oil paintings show a respect for the Pre-Raphaelites, Picasso, Munch and Van Gogh, yet are highly contemporary, urban and modern.
This seems like a page out of contemporary life as well.
Old Johnson, in his "Wonder-Working Providence," speaking of the first settlers of this town, with whom he was contemporary, tells us that "they burrow themselves in the earth for their first shelter under some hillside, and, casting the soil aloft upon timber, they make a smoky fire against the earth, at the highest side."
They had not learned the nobler dialects of Greece and Rome, but the very materials on which they were written were waste paper to them, and they prized instead a cheap contemporary literature.
The conversation turned on the contemporary gossip about those in power, in which most people see the chief interest of home politics.
Not to speak of the fact that no description of the collective activity of men can do without the conception of power, the existence of power is proved both by history and by observing contemporary events.
It is the reason why the life and activity of people who lived centuries ago and are connected with me in time cannot seem to me as free as the life of a contemporary, the consequences of which are still unknown to me.
A contemporary event seems to us to be indubitably the doing of all the known participants, but with a more remote event we already see its inevitable results which prevent our considering anything else possible.