Imitations Sentence Examples
This was sometimes done with great success, and very perfect imitations of the natural stone were produced.
Each region produces a special type, Venetia turning out imitations of 16th- and I 7th-century styles, Tuscany the 15th-century or cinquecento style, and the Neapolitan provinces the Pompeian style.
Though these institutions borrowed high-sounding titles from antiquity, they wen in reality imitations of the Lombard civic system.
The high reputation it had in medieval times is attested by the numerous translations, commentaries and imitations of it which then appeared.
Although the offerings at the festival were bloodless, the ceremony of the presentation of the airapxai was probably accompanied by animal sacrifice (Farnell, Foucart); Mommsen, however, considers the offerings to have been pastry imitations.Advertisement
The Oedipus legend was handed down to the period of the Renaissance by the Roman and its imitations, which then fell into oblivion.
There have now been recognized in the collections at Cairo, Florence, London, Paris and Bologna several Egyptian imitations of the Aegean style which can be set off against the many debts which the centres of Aegean culture owed to Egypt.
Commerce with Egypt, for example, has increased in a marked degree, and Aegean objects or imitations of them are found to have begun to penetrate into Syria, inland Asia Minor, and the central and western Mediterranean lands, e.g.
Shirazi (f9o5); but the literature in new translations and imitations has recently multiplied exceedingly.
Imitations of natural stones were made by stirring together in a crucible glasses of different colours, or by incorporating fragments of differently coloured glasses into a mass of molten glass by rolling.Advertisement
Imitations of porphyry, of serpentine, and of granite are also met with, but these were used chiefly in pavements, and for the decoration of walls, for which purposes the onyx-glass was likewise employed.
When we come to the inferior classes of cigars, it can only be said that they may be made from any kind of leaf, the more ambitious imitations being treated with various sauces designed to give them a Havana flavour.
Genuine examples of his faience have always been highly prized, and numerous imitations were subsequently produced, all stamped with the ideograph Ninsei.
The idea was at once extremely popular, and a dozen similar papers were started within the year, at least one half bearing colourable imitations of the title.
This took place in 1738, when the latter wrote the preface to the volume for that year, observing that the magazine had " given rise to almost twenty imitations of it, which are either all dead or very little regarded."Advertisement
But the reprints and editions of Crusoe have been innumerable; it has been often translated; and the eulogy pronounced on it by Rousseau gave it special currency in France, where imitations (or rather adaptations) have also been common.
As a dramatist Korner was remarkably prolific, but his comedies hardly touch the level of Kotzebue's and his tragedies, of which the best is Zriny (1814), are rhetorical imitations of Schiller's.
The oldest known pieces are imitations of the Athenian mintage of the 4th century B.C., with the legend AOE and the owl standing on an overturned amphora.
Attempts to trace the architecture of Central America directly from Old-Woad types have not been successful, while on the other hand its decoration shows proof of original invention, especially in the imitations of woodwork which passed into sculptured ornament when the material became stone instead of wood.
For translations from the ancients he would substitute imitations.Advertisement
These then were probably written before Plato died in 3 47; and so probably were most of the dialogues, precisely because they were imitations of the dialogues of Plato.
But the parcels, examined by an expert, contained no trace of organic remains, proving how much the Egyptians depended on magic imitations and make-believe.
It is necessary to state that the earliest English moralities seem to have been imitations of the French ones.
This is, of course, more true of the middle ages than of the times that preceded and followed them; the Church under the Roman empire hardly as yet realized the possibilities of " sermons in stones," and took over, with little change, the model of the secular and religious buildings of pagan Rome; the Renaissance, essentially a neo-pagan movement, introduced disturbing factors from outside, and, though developing a style very characteristic of the age that produced it, started that archaeological movement which has tended in modern times to substitute mere imitations of old models for any attempt to express in church architecture the religious spirit of the age.
Various cotton cloths are imitations of other textures and have modified names which indicate their superficial character, frequently produced by finishing processes.Advertisement
The Gurkhas, however, in 1788 and following years continued to strike coins of progressively debased quality, which were rude imitations of the old Nepalese mintage, and to endeavour to force this currency on the Tibetans, eventually making the departure of the latter from old usage a pretext for war and invasion.
It is true that it can be moulded to any desired shape, but mouldings in concrete generally give the appearance of being unsatisfactory imitations of stone.
Such was the activity of these Jewish and Christian missionaries that their imitations have swamped the originals.
In the more "extreme" x 5a churches the surplices are frank imitations of the Roman cotta.
P. de Florian's Gonsalve de Cordoue and Chateaubriand's Le dernier des Abencerrages are imitations of Perez de Hita's work.
Among the principal imitations of other furs is musquash, out of which the top hair has been pulled and the undergrowth of wool clipped and dyed exactly the same colour as is used for seal, which is then offered as seal or red river seal.
It is very transparent for Rntgen rays, whereas paste imitations are opaque.
Pope's admirable imitations of Horace's Satires and Epistles had recently appeared, were in every hand, and were by many readers thought superior to the originals.
The popularity of his devotional writings is attested by the numerous existing editions and by the many close imitations of them.
From the Greeks of southern Gaul Hellenic influences penetrated the Celtic races so far that imitations of Greek coins were struck even on the coasts of the Atlantic.
Life was filled with the universal Hellenic interests, which centred in the gymnasium and the religious festivals, these last including, of course, not only athletic contests but performances of the classical dramas or later imitations of them.
Many of these pieces remind us of the oracles of the old heathen soothsayers, whose style is known to us from imitations, although we have perhaps not a single genuine specimen.
For the Deltaic dynasties these sources fail absolutely, the scenes being then either purely religious or conventional imitations of the earlier ones.
That the artists were conscious of their poverty of thought is shown by some precise imitations of the style of early monuments.
The New Heroic Poems of Jorgen Sorterup are notable as imitations of the old folk-literature.
Its notes are marvellous imitations of " the most mellow, sweet-sounding flute," but the singer itself, according to Mr Simson, is " a very insignificant-looking little, greyish-coloured bird," which " always dies in captivity."
The knives, daggers and arrowpoints are of slate, bronze and iron, the last two being very rough imitations of stone implements.
The best dissertations, Landino's Camaldunenses, Valla's De Voluptate, were laboured imitations of Cicero's Tusculans.
There Persian and Attic money was widely distributed, and imitations of it struck, in the fifth and fourth pre-Christian centuries.
Finally, the bucolic poet Quita produced the tragedies Segunda Castro, Hermione and two others, but these imitations from the French, for all the taste they show, were stillborn, and in the absence of court patronage, which was exclusively bestowed on the Lisbon opera, then the best equipped in Europe, Portugal remained without a drama of its own.
He appealed in his odes and sonnets to a restricted audience already educated by the chivalrous love-poetry of Provence and by Italian imitations of that style.
It contains imitations of Theocritus, but the tone and the language betray a later writer.
The love-songs of the time are primitive imitations of the NeoGreek lyric dithyrambs and rhapsodies, which through the teaching of the princes .of Walachia were considered as the fountainhead of poetical inspiration.
When sculptured decorations were added they frequently took the form of imitations of the actual festoons with which it was usual to ornament altars, or of symbols, such as crania and horns of oxen, referring to the victims sacrificed.
The most distinguished writer of that school has been Gestur Palsson (1852-1891), whose short stories with their sharp and biting satire have produced many imitations in Iceland.
We do not believe that licensing of low-powered air guns and imitations, or restrictions on their sale, is proportionate or enforceable.
After nearly taking over the ring-tone market and spawning numerous imitations, a single was released.
All fragrances are 100% authentic designer brands, we don't sell knockoffs or imitations.
So thin tippets for small flies. thicker tippets for big flies and particularly big bushy flies eg Mayfly (E Danica) imitations.
This complex view of life is exemplified by Plato, whose general theory of idealism is entirely optimistic. In analysing the world of phenomena he necessarily takes a pessimistic view because phenomena are merely imitations more or less removed from reality, i.e.
Apart from these abuses the Spiritual Exercises have proved their value over and over again, and have received the sincerest form of flattery in countless imitations.
Among flowers the orchids, with all their fantastic extravagance and mimic imitations of birds and insects, are especially prolific in examples of symmetrical effects without any repetition of similar parts or divisions into even numbers.
It is very transparent for RÃ¶ntgen rays, whereas paste imitations are opaque.
The designs include flat, curved, rolled, bean bags, wicker baskets, couches and imitations of human furniture filled with polyfill, craft beads, cedar chips or cotton batting.
Assured to all be genuine brands and not imitations, they provide over 8,000 products in women's and men's perfumes, gift sets, aromatherapy, skincare, hair products and even candles.
For knockout imitations that last much longer and may be cheaper, try using gum paste flowers.
There are many imitations out there, so be careful to look for the Coolaroo brand name.
When you buy discounted chunky jewelry based on the designer, you'll be able to avoid possible knock-off designs and poor quality imitations.
While fakes are illegal imitations that are being presented as the real thing, clearly marked replicas are completely legal.
However, if you're wearing your Oakleys to lounge on the beach or walk around downtown, a pair of inexpensive imitations with 100 percent UV protection made with plastic or polycarbonate (possibly polarized) lenses should work fine.
As long as you're not wearing them for their performance, imitations, replicas, and knockoffs can be a great way to save money while looking like you splurged.
For more affordable gems, imitations are available, and alternative rocks such as obsidian and black pearls can make a similarly dramatic piece of jewelry for far less expense.
Quality imitations are virtually indistinguishable from real pearls, and choosing an artificial option can make these elegant, luxurious gems available for anyone.
However, there are also quality imitations that are nearly indistinguishable from real dark pearls to the naked eye unless viewed under a magnifying glass.
A genuine pearl will have natural blemishes while imitations may appear flawless.
Imitations will look more grainy under magnification.
Savvy consumers should always investigate different styles and be aware of imitations before making any designer purchase.
Imitations may be labeled Proda or Prado to fool customers who don't look closely.
Authentic bags constructed of leather and other high quality materials are generally heavier than imitations, and fake materials often feel like plastic.
Almost any teenage girl who stepped out of her house between 1998 and 2001 remembers the wildly popular platform wedge thong sandal that launched a thousand imitations.
There are other watches, however, that are much better imitations of the real thing.
Some aren't real vinegar at all, but are actually imitations, much like the difference between real and imitation vanilla extract.
In addition, imitations may not have been prepared under sterile conditions.
In the eyes of the Deans, it was looking more and more as if person or persons unknown did in fact take the original bones and switch them for the theatrical imitations Fitzgerald dragged out of The Lucky Pup mine.