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  • It was a picture taken at the party and the focus was on Carmen and Alex.

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  • I saw his picture on your refrigerator.

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  • No picture books for Molly O'Malley.

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  • He turned the picture this way and that, and looked at it from every side.

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  • Dean then brought Lydia Larkin into the picture by telling Jake Weller how she had radioed Fitzgerald with the two Denver investigators in her car, making the call from the spot where he claimed she'd be out of reception.

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  • She didn't want the family picture, as that was the one they used in the newspaper.

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  • Pumpkin looked at the picture of Randy Byrne, one leg up on a boulder, an I-own-the-world smile on his young face and Jen smiling at him with a look of love.

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  • The good minister looked at the picture for a long time.

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  • Whether her being in the picture will blow everything we're doing; I just don't know.

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  • He picked up the picture and sighed deeply, meeting her gaze.

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  • She tossed the picture in his lap again and made a face.

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  • "Draw the curtain aside and show us the picture," he said.

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  • "I am the only man in the world who can paint a picture so true to life," he said.

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  • She found Antoine and drew his picture out.

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  • A picture of the baby!

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  • It was suggestive somewhat as a picture in outlines.

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  • I have a picture of old Rip in my fingers which they will never lose.

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  • Here, some light vial the living room picture window provided a faint outline of fixtures and furniture.

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  • With mournful pleasure she now lingered over these images, repelling with horror only the last one, the picture of his death, which she felt she could not contemplate even in imagination at this still and mystic hour of night.

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  • It was the picture of a sheep, and it was drawn so well that the stranger was filled with astonishment.

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  • "Benjamin, how did thee learn to draw such a picture?" she asked.

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  • Picture yourself in a men's clothing store.

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  • Dulce handed Carmen a picture, her face a study of emotion, but her lips revealing nothing.

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  • She was scared to death I'd blackmail her with the picture I took of her sweater in Dickinson Faust's Jeep.

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  • At one time he painted the picture of some fruit which was so real that the birds flew down and pecked at it.

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  • A newspaper with Allen's picture on it lay opened on the coffee table.

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  • Clearly, from a "big picture" standpoint, you should stick with the Oreos.

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  • They all reflect and absorb his rays alike, and the former make but a small part of the glorious picture which he beholds in his daily course.

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  • It was a picture of a mill, near a beautiful brook.

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  • One day Cimabue was painting the picture of a man's face.

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  • One glance at the picture and his neck turned red.

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  • She reached Isac's picture and stopped, looking up at Damian.

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  • Carmen took the picture from her hand and studied it.

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  • Can't you just picture them swimming around on that pond, ducking their heads gracefully to feed.

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  • She reached out and took the picture from his hand.

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  • "I'm pretty sure he gets the picture," Damian said, unable to help his amusement.

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  • Dean could picture the scene.

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  • The stranger bent over him and looked at the picture he had made on the rock.

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  • A mental picture of Cade shopping for such items brought a smile to her lips.

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  • One can almost picture him, sandwich in hand, slack-jawed in surprise.

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  • She paused in the hallway to gaze at a picture of Jonny and her from the previous summer.

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  • They cannot come out of the picture to harm you.

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  • It was hard to picture him involved with anything illegal... but why?

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  • He could picture the vampire-shrouded traveler pushing his grocery cart, happy to have the extra covering on this mountain morning.

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  • He was putting up a framed twenty dollar bill on the wall next to a picture of him with the president.

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  • But picture Ben and Betsy, two city dwellers, neither owning a car.

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  • I can't picture him fighting or picking on anyone, but if I closely consider the signs, I can see his tendency to take advantage of others, if only in a self-serving way.

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  • The answers fell into place, one after another like a child's wooden puzzle, and even absent the last lingering block, the finished the picture was finally clear.

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  • "Interesting," Carmen said, handing the picture back to her.

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  • "More important," she continued, "Dulce gave this picture to me.

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  • One picture succeeded another in his imagination.

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  • She dropped the picture in his lap and watched his reaction.

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  • The only picture was of a teenage boy, apparently the deceased brother.

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  • Certainly placing the family picture face down on the coffee table had done nothing to ease her pain.

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  • There is not a nail to hang a picture on, nor a shelf to receive the bust of a hero or a saint.

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  • Still, all the information Katie provided created a clearer picture of why Alex acted the way he did at home.

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  • Lisa returned her attention to the picture, her pulse quickening.

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  • This camera was positioned further away and the picture blurry, and more intermittent.

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  • If I do, all I can picture is her trapped in some dark hole!

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  • I didn't want the silly picture anyway, and the price was right.

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  • "Do you mean that Princess Ozma will see this cave in her enchanted picture, and see all of us here, and what we are doing?" demanded Zeb.

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  • The next evening after the trial the little girl begged Ozma to allow her to look in the enchanted picture, and the Princess readily consented.

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  • Zeb also wanted to see his home, and although he did not find anyone morning for him, the sight of Hugson's Ranch in the picture made him long to get back there.

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  • "It's only a picture of the baby, mother," he said.

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  • And now a picture of a solemn meeting of the lodge presented itself to his mind.

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  • He tried to picture what would happen were he free.

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  • If instead of imagining to ourselves commanders of genius leading the Russian army, we picture that army without any leaders, it could not have done anything but make a return movement toward Moscow, describing an arc in the direction where most provisions were to be found and where the country was richest.

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  • Quick witted Betsy laughed, and told the man who was a frequent visitor, that it looked like a childhood picture of Howie in a Halloween costume.

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  • She'd hung one picture above the blazing hearth.

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  • Yet no part of him regretted the idea of chopping them out of the picture completely.

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  • It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do.

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  • He felt awed, and no clear picture presented itself to his mind.

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  • He showed her a picture of where he'd taken Damian.

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  • "I've seen her picture," he said as he rolled the dice.

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  • Julie from Boston reentered the picture bright one Monday morning when she accompanied Howie into the office.

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  • Dean could picture the meal.

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  • Recent as that mental picture was, Rostopchin already felt that it had cut deep into his heart and drawn blood.

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  • I opined to keep Quinn and Martha out of the picture, at least at present.

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  • I'm pretty much out of the picture, at least for the near future.

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  • Dean could picture the messing around.

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  • A picture of the tin came up on the screen.

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  • "Ah! this picture is a failure," he said.

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  • But with Princess Mary, to whom they were trying to get him engaged, he could never picture anything of future married life.

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  • Dean could picture him and the old man breaking into the storage building in the dead of night.

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  • Now he wants a picture "of darling Helen and her illustrious teacher, to grace the pages of the forthcoming annual report."

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  • She felt somehow drawn to the picture of a frail looking girl with dark eyes that looked out hauntingly from a delicately beautiful face.

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  • She opened her purse and took out a picture of Randy Byrne and Jen.

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  • This was the same man who treated her so coldly earlier today, and she'd do best to keep that picture in her mind.

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  • Why should I remember a 'Get out of Jail Free' card and not recognize my own mother, or a picture of my father or sister; or this bratty cousin?

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  • The thought brought a shiver that coursed down her body as she tried to picture the scene as she and Caleb stumbled deeper into the mine.

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  • Was she willing to give life a second shot, even if Gabriel wasn't in the picture and she had no more normal friends after Wynn's betrayal?

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  • It's the picture from the museum.

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  • She studied the picture more closely.

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  • Giovanni, dating from 1576, is famous for its rich inlaid marbles, its Brussels tapestries, its roof painted by Matteo Preti (1661-1699), the picture by Michael Angelo da Caravaggio of the beheading of John the Baptist, numerous memorials of the knights and other relics.

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  • As eager as Betsy and I were to pursue our testing, we were out to the picture for several weeks.

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  • I can't even picture the bedlam making this public would cause.

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  • We showed his picture around but the best answer was he looked familiar.

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  • I can just picture you spread-eagle over your Jeep, being frisked by some woman as all our friends drive by!

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  • It gives me the shivers just to picture it!

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  • In the morning, when he looked at the picture, he saw a fly on the man's nose.

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  • "There are few men who can draw so good a picture of a fly," he said.

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  • So he painted a beautiful picture which seemed to be covered with a curtain.

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  • Then he thought what a pretty picture might be made of his sister's sweet face and little hands.

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  • As often as he touched the charcoal to the smooth board, the picture grew.

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  • Teacher sends her kind remembrances, and I send you with my picture my dear love.

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  • We had Helen's picture taken with a fuzzy, red-eyed little poodle, who got himself into my lady's good graces by tricks and cunning devices known only to dogs with an instinct for getting what they want.

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  • The words made a distinct picture in my mind.

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  • She held up the picture.

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  • He stared at the picture.

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  • She looked back at the picture.

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  • Hadn't they covered this the night they showed him the picture?

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  • He glanced up as she entered and turned the photo around so that she could see the picture.

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  • To create a fake identity, one would need at a minimum, our age, physical description and picture.

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  • At least then we'd all be safe and out of the picture.

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  • I am out of the picture.

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  • She stepped back as Jennifer Radisson pointed her camera at Faust and his Jeep—and the blue sweater—and snapped a picture.

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  • Just to make sure nothing disturbed daddy's open arms, she offered me a hundred bucks for the picture!

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  • Then they were back to Fitzgerald, AWOL but not out of the picture.

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  • Lydia Larkin was never brought into the picture.

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  • Wynn wasn't able to pity her, but he was able to understand the bigger picture.

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  • His gaze lingered on a picture of Deidre on one wall.

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  • What is one life in the bigger picture?

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  • Why is she even in the picture?

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  • The frolicking hadn't been planned, but if the look on Lori's face was any indication, she got the picture.

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  • After a while she stopped reading, staring at a picture.

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  • That evening Carmen studied the picture of Alex and Katie's parents.

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  • For a minute she stared at the picture, remembering what he had said so long ago about his mother having an affair.

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  • Maybe the man in the picture wasn't his father.

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  • As she dusted his parents' picture, she thought about him.

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  • He glanced up from the book he was reading and followed her gaze to the picture in her hand.

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  • She hung the picture back on the wall and turned toward the door.

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  • I was thinking more along the lines that he can have no objection when I ask you to dinner, if he's out of the picture.

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  • Her gaze caught on a picture of a beach house on the ocean, and she hesitated.

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  • Deidre shivered, unable to move from the picture.

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  • Someone brought her a colorful picture book.

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  • The officer stared at her then held up an ID card with the boy's picture.

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  • Head pulsing, she retreated to the kitchen and painkillers, staring at a picture drawn by a kid, probably Toby, on the table before her.

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  • Katie stared at the picture for a long moment, then emptied her pockets on the table.

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  • Frustrated, she searched the Internet for Dr. Williams until she found the eminent neurologist, whose picture she recognized.

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  • Yes, it was his picture and yes, his clinic had been located in the same place it was now.

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  • His multimillionaire father's picture was on the wall, and he owned two dozen restaurants in the Annapolis area, including this one.

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  • One human is nothing to him in his version of the big picture, Sasha continued.

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  • Come, I will show you a picture to where you must take the portal through the shadow world.

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  • Comfortable in the plush office chair, she propped her feet up on her desk and continued to sketch until the picture began to look as she wanted it to.

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  • A'Ran wasn't as controlling as Romas, from what she knew of him, and she couldn't help feeling as drawn to the picture in front of her as she was to the man himself.

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  • He could picture her, holding the hem of her gown, climbing onto the chair, perhaps even smiling, before kicking it away, and waiting the few agonizing moments until death took her hand and led her to its darkness.

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  • It brings the authorities into the picture in case Shipton does show up and causes trouble.

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  • Dean tried to picture the bustling town of a century past, at one time home to a dozen saloons, four restaurants, a newspaper, nearly three hundred houses and more than a thousand inhabitants.

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  • I get the picture.

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  • Fred and his juvenile helpers had located a picture of Reverend Martin and his wife in an old museum collection of early Ouray papers and photos.

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  • "That ought to please your Boston ladies, seeing a picture of their great-aunt and uncle," Cynthia remarked as she examined the picture.

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  • "The museum has already helped with this," he said, presenting the picture of Rev. Martin and his wife.

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  • Fred reached for the picture but Claire held on to it.

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  • "I'm obliged to return the picture so I shouldn't have let it out of my hands," he muttered as he reached for a pitcher of orange juice.

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  • There is no indication whatsoever he cares a flip about that picture.

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  • I just know I don't have the damned picture!

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  • I gotta bite the bullet and go see Miss Worthington, with my hat in hand, and explain how I misplaced that picture she kindly lent me.

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  • I'd try to smooth over the missing picture with Miss Worthington by telling her about this here notebook, but I can't be sure she'd keep her mouth shut and not blab about it to the Quincy ladies.

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  • I found these when I was searching for the picture of Reverend and Mrs. Martin.

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  • "They just used the picture of me 'cause my butt's cuter than these guys," the young woman answered.

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  • By the way, she's a bit peeved about the picture.

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  • Cynthia asked I knew the picture Mr. O'Connor had wasn't Annie Quincy.

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  • But the picture is too stuffy.

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  • Does Claire have the museum's picture of Rev. Martin and his wife?

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  • All that Dean could picture in his mind's eye was Annie Quincy, plying her despised trade in a darkened room.

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  • I got a nice strong feeling they're blocking me out of the picture.

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  • But then he pictured his beautiful wife, her unfailingly sweet and kind nature, and refused his mind's picture of her kneeling there in the snow, calmly sawing Shipton's rope until it parted, plunging him to his bloody death.

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  • The same evening your picture from the museum turned up missing.

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  • I'm sure she took the picture of the Rev. Martin and his missus.

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  • Can you picture Gladys sneaking anywhere?

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  • "I...I found this," she said, holding out the missing picture of the Reverend and Mrs. Martin.

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  • Fred examined the picture as Dean slumped back in his chair.

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  • Dean had to smile at the picture.

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  • He lay back and closed his eyes, trying to picture the sad death, the end of the sad life of a woman, now resurrected to importance after a hundred years of total obscurity.

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  • She paused, and he could picture her biting her lip.

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  • He could picture her climbing onto the velvet chair, perhaps even smiling, before kicking it away, and waiting the few agonizing moments until death set her free.

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  • He could picture her sitting there, listening to the ringing telephone, but not wanting to answer it.

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  • But tell me, where does Mrs. Martin fit into this blissful picture?

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  • "I get the picture," Dean said glumly.

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  • I'm beginning to get the picture.

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  • He could now picture how Jerome Shipton might have caused his own fall.

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  • All I was supposed to do was take his damned picture, just because some jerk didn't believe he'd been up here and done it!

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  • Here, you take his stupid picture.

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  • In his mind's eye Dean could picture climbers rappelling downward in great lunges, covering many feet in long swings, reaching the bottom in but a few mad leaps into space.

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  • He forced the picture from his mind and leaned backward, testing the rope against his weight.

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  • This would make a hell of a picture.

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  • It was painful to picture her there.

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  • As he plucked the letter out, a picture fell on the table, face down.

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  • He sat up straight and picked up the picture, whistling in admiration.

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  • He leaned back in his chair, the letter forgotten as he studied the girl in the picture.

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  • He tossed the picture on the desk and leaned forward to pick up the letter.

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  • She even left his picture on her nightstand – a final insult that still stung.

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  • Retrieving the glass of grape sparkly, he picked up the picture and leaned back in the chair.

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  • There he sat for a while, sipping the juice while he studied the picture again.

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  • He tossed the picture back on the table and drained the glass.

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  • Retracing his steps to the office, he retrieved the picture.

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  • Striding back to the kitchen, he deliberately removed the caduceus magnet and centered the picture on the refrigerator door – eye level.

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  • He moved the magnet and plucked the picture from the door.

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  • Gerald stood and grabbed the picture from the refrigerator again.

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  • Alex reached over and snatched the picture from his hand, tucking it into his shirt pocket.

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  • Tucking the picture in his shirt pocket, he left the apartment and drove straight to the stable.

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  • She wished she could share Katie's faith in her brother, but the only picture she could summons was a short, pale, overweight man with more brains for business than aptitude in mechanics.

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  • Why that picture settled into her brain, she couldn't say.

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  • The only picture Katie had of her family was an old family photo.

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  • Your picture doesn't do you justice.

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  • I guess he couldn't picture himself in my old jalopy.

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  • And by the way, where did he see a picture of me?

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  • I sent him a picture of you.

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  • I thought you were going to throw that picture away.

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  • If you wanted to send him a picture of me...

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  • Anyway, that picture wasn't so bad.

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  • At least he noticed there was a goat in the picture.

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  • Reminding herself that Alex had made no commitment, she still couldn't put the picture of him opening the car door for Lori out of her mind.

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  • Alex was interested in Lori, so he was out of the picture anyway.

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  • And it had been Katie who sent him that picture - to lure him up here?

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  • When she sent me the picture, I had to come see for myself.

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  • Was that all he saw in the picture?

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  • She pointed at a picture where Alex and Carmen were half hidden behind another couple.

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  • Carmen glanced at the picture and shrugged.

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  • The picture was the last straw.

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  • Alex retrieved Carmen's picture from the desk and gazed at it, answering Gerald absently.

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  • "None," Alex said confidently, his attention never leaving the picture.

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  • Alex lifted his gaze from the picture and regarded Gerald reflectively.

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  • Alex gave up trying to fit the picture into the gap in the box and laid it on top of it.

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  • After he left, Alex picked up the picture and sat down in the plush office chair for the last time.

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  • Leaning back, he studied the picture.

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  • More than likely their marriage would be strained at times, but he couldn't picture it ever being dull.

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  • He stood and put the picture on top of the box.

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  • He put the box behind the seat in the truck and climbed in, laying the picture beside him.

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  • "You knew this would happen," Brady said, pointing to the picture on Dan's viewer.

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  • She didn't look at him or the picture.

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  • "We're looking for someone," Elise said and handed him her micro, which displayed Lana's picture.

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  • His gaze lingered on the picture of Lana.

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  • It was a recent picture, and she was smiling, her dark eyes dancing.

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  • Charlie's gaze was amused, though he said nothing of Brady's long look at the picture.

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  • Brady could picture the politician glowering at the three men he towered over.

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  • The first picture was of a young man dressed in a suit, looking as if he'd rather be anywhere else.

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  • Next to it was a full-face picture of Cynthia Byrne.

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  • Dean was left standing there, Cynthia Byrne's picture in hand, a report in another.

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  • Dean replaced the picture.

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  • Mayer promised to send the full file with Byrne's picture from the now near-closing personnel office, located in another building.

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  • That's pretty much the picture the local office gave me.

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  • It contained 78 dollars, a half-dozen cred­it cards, a few business cards and two pictures, one a duplicate of the desktop photo of Cynthia Byrne and the other a grade school picture Dean assumed to be of Byrne's son, Randy.

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  • Much later, in the darkest part of the night, Dean's mind was creating picture stories to amuse itself while his body lay in frozen and unmoving slumber like a fallen mannequin.

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  • He could picture her sitting there, in her wraparound paisley with the torn-out hem.

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  • Just as quickly, a picture of Cynthia Byrne began crowding his mind.

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  • He included a picture of Jeffrey Byrne, recently forward­ed from World Wide's personnel department.

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  • Dean wished he'd brought the picture of Jeffrey Byrne that World Wide had recently sent but it remained in the case file at the office.

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  • Dean asked if he sent Burgess a picture of the man, if he could try and identify it.

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  • "Send me the picture here and I'll call you," he answered.

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  • The local FBI had stepped into the picture and hustled action on the body, tentatively identified as Billie Wassermann—perhaps on an alphabetical basis only.

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  • I haven't heard from the Burgess fellow yet on the picture of Byrne's you sent him.

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  • I got that picture you sent me.

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  • Dean reiterated the obvious—Burgess was less than positive and the picture he sort-of identified was years old.

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  • The guy said the face looked familiar but it's a big store, there's lots of clerks and it's an old picture.

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  • "No one knew him as well as you," Dean answered, "It's your picture of him that's the most defined."

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  • Could she at least ID him if she saw a picture?

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  • He could still picture Ralph slowly turning, the flies beginning to gather.

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  • She grabbed the closest object, a brass paperweight, and hurled it at him, bouncing it off a picture of her shaking hands with the late governor, sending glass flying.

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  • I managed to push the picture of Byrne in his face and he says the guy didn't look nothing like that and I should get lost.

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  • Complicating the picture was Baratto's tip to the mob—prob­ably via Arthur Atherton—that Byrne might be involved with the missing money.

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  • Fred asked as he peeked behind a picture.

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  • They had considered showing Jeffrey Byrne's picture to some of the bike tour workers, especially those volunteers manning the frequent rest stops where every biker would pass sooner or later.

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  • If it comes down to it and we need an ID later in the week, I can locate the Greek god guy and show him the picture, but I didn't want to take the chance this early.

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  • I can't even picture Jeff doing something stupid like that.

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  • Suddenly facts fell into place, previously homeless happenings began making sense, and a picture arranged itself in Dean's mind.

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  • Dean tried to picture Byrne from his photograph but nothing came to mind.

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  • When I considered it might not be Byrne who rented that apartment in Scranton, I began to wonder how come you identified him from his picture.

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  • When he left me, I don't think he cared what happened to the money as long as he wasn't part of the picture.

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  • I sure can't picture him bungee jumping.

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  • I could picture him bronc-busting.

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  • He told her to stay away from his house, but he didn't say anything about hers, so when she needed a picture that was in her house, she decided to make a quick trip over and get it.

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  • She followed the plan, had the picture in-hand and was locking the door to the house when Brutus wandered up with a bloody muzzle.

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  • Leaving the picture and her purse in the car, she decided to look around and see if there was a carcass.

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  • I went by the house to pick up a picture and Brutus came to the house with blood on his muzzle.

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  • You're intelligent and always have the entire picture in perspective.

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  • He shouldn't have to draw a picture for her.

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  • The picture he painted was incredibly clear.

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  • He had taken her favorite picture of her parents to an artist and had a painting made that matched the one of his parents.

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  • "I would've loved to see that conversation," Jenn said, unable to keep from smiling at the picture in her head.

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  • He protected your picture as if it was his personal property.

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  • She picked up a picture of Carmen & Alex and pointed to Alex.

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  • He glanced up at their picture over the mantle, and then at the painting he had given her of her parents.

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  • I was trying to straighten that picture on the wall.

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  • She understands the bigger picture and does what she must.

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  • Laurencio was taking her picture.

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  • She hoped they took her picture and left her alone.

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  • Determined to swap it out for a picture of a horse or something bland, Jessi poured herself another cup of coffee and snatched the iPad, settling on the couch within view of the porch.

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  • Jessi stared at the picture, a chill working through her.

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  • The picture itself rendered her speechless.

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  • He reached back to grab the iPad and clicked the picture open.

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  • Xander, it's a humiliating picture!

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  • She waited for him to go to his room to change before reclaiming the iPad with the goal of deleting that damn picture.

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  • She almost asked him if she could have her picture taken with him.

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  • The iPad was open, the offending picture front and center.

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  • Jessi twisted, unable to see the picture.

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  • She jumped and glanced down, spotting the picture Ashley had printed and posted all over the apartment.

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  • Jonny hadn't had the ability to lead or commit evil or balance Damian, when Xander and Jenn entered the picture.

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  • His gaze settled on a picture above the television.

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  • Xander replaced the phone, trying to put the bigger picture together of what was going on.

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  • The museum of art comprises a picture gallery, a collection of casts of Thorvaldsen's works and a cabinet of engravings.

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  • Horace Walpole, who gives an unfavourable picture of his private character, acknowledges that Stone possessed "abilities seldom to be matched"; and he had the distinction of being mentioned by David Hume as one of the only two men of mark who had perceived merit in that author's History of England on its first appearance.

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  • The rival philosopher, who believes water to be continuous and without spaces between its particles, has a greater difficulty in accounting for the disappearance of the sugar; he would probably say that the sugar, and the water also, had ceased to exist, and that a new continuous substance had been formed from them, but he could offer no picture of how this change had taken place.

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  • against the heathen Hungarians and the Saracens, 3 and incidentally providing a detailed picture of the everyday life of people of high condition.

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  • Occasionally, however, he appears to hold a brief for the defence, and, though the picture is comparatively true, this Life (1871) should be read with caution.

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  • On her death in 1 754, he occupied himself in collecting together all the letters that had passed between them, which, we are told, he transcribed twice over under the title of "The Picture of Artless Love."

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  • The palace contains a picture gallery and collections of natural history and antiquities, and in front of it are two monumental fountains and a monument to the emperor William I.

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  • The noble buildings, contrasting strangely with the wharves adjacent and opposite to it, make a striking picture, standing on the low river-bank with a background formed by the wooded elevation of Greenwich Park.

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  • This famous picture is certainly biassed.

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  • Another MS. of the same century has a picture - crude, but spirited - which brings us into close touch with the existing game.

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  • In this picture three men are represented as having played a bowl, while the fourth is in the act of delivering his bowl.

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  • de Tencin, but they are above all of interest in the picture they afford of the writer's own tenderness and fidelity.

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  • The picture given of Jerusalemite morals is an appalling one.

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  • 3 read: " there was a cedar in Lebanon ") and to the dragon of the Nile, and the picture of his 1 In viii.

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  • Victor Cousin has devoted four volumes to her, which, though immensely diffuse, give a vivid picture of her time.

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  • xxiv.-xxvii., while his picture of the glory and peace of the new Zion and its temple is drawn from the great anonymous prophet who penned Isa.

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  • To the latter the material temple is no more than a detail in the picture of a work of restoration eminently ideal and spiritual, and he expressly warns his hearers against attaching intrinsic importance to it (Isa.

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  • The modern Persians call this place Nakshi Rustam (" the picture of Rustam ") from the Sassanian reliefs beneath the opening, which they take to be a representation of the mythical hero Rustam.

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  • This terminates in a long spike thickly studded with white blossoms. The grass-tree gives as distinct a character to an Australian picture as the agave and cactus do to the Mexican landscape.

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  • Of still greater importance for the history of Napoleon are Fain's Memoires, which were published posthumously in 1908; they relate more particularly to the last five years of the empire, and give a detailed picture of the emperor at work on his correspondence among his confidential secretaries.

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  • 46, 98) draws a life-like picture of the ancient prophetess "speaking with tongues."

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  • His journals, which were written for his family and intimate friends, give a singularly interesting and vivid picture of life in Paris in the time of the directory.

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  • Camille Lemonnier has given in one of his Causeries a striking picture of this faded scene of former greatness, now a solitude in which the few residents seem spectres rather than living figures.

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  • In the Korn apparatus the light from a Nernst electric lamp is concentrated to a point by means of a lens on the original picture, which is wound on a glass cylinder in the shape of a transparent photographic film.

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  • 3, 1899) is very remarkable; indeed, though this writer is as little ecclesiastically-minded as Sabatier himself, his general picture of the state of religion in Italy at the time is far truer; here also Sabatier has given way to the usual temptation of biographers to exalt their hero by depreciating everybody else.

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  • They teach the inferior but working part of our intellect, the " Understanding," that its picture of sensuous reality envisaged in time and space must be as fully articulated as is possible - as much differentiated into detail, and as perfectly integrated again into unity and system.

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  • The islands are briefly noticed by Marco Polo, who probably saw without visiting them, under the name Angamanain, seemingly an Arabic dual, "The two Angamans," with the exaggerated but not unnatural picture of the natives, long current, as dog-faced Anthropophagi.

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  • The principal modern monument to the poet's memory in Stratford is the Shakespeare Memorial, a semi-Gothic building of brick, stone and timber, erected in 1877 to contain a theatre, picture gallery and library.

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  • After his release Wakefield seemed disposed for a while to turn his attention to social questions at home, and produced a tract on the Punishment of Death, with a terribly graphic picture of the condemned sermon in Newgate, and another on incendiarism in the rural districts, with an equally powerful exhibition of the degraded condition of the agricultural labourer.

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  • Sofia in Padua, a Madonna picture of exceptional and recognized excellence.

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  • It was painted in tempera about 1495, in commemoration of the battle of Fornovo, which Ginfrancesco Gonzaga found it convenient to represent to his lieges as an Italian victory, though in fact it had been a French victory; the church which originally housed the picture was built from Mantegna's own design.

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  • It is perhaps less wonderful that this characteristic should have been left out in a picture of the Normans in Apulia and Sicily than if it had been left out in a picture of the Normans in Normandy and England.

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  • (3) The Tell el-Amarna inscriptions indicate that the term Elohim might even be applied in abject homage to an Egyptian monarch as the use of the term ilani in this connexion obviously implies.3 The religion of the Arabian tribes in the days of Mahomet, of which a picture is presented to us by Wellhausen in his Remains of Arabic Heathendom, furnishes some suggestive indications of the religion that prevailed in nomadic Israel before as well as during the lifetime of Moses.

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  • Mr English, one of his secretaries, has furnished a picture of him at this period seated in a study lined on two sides with books and darkened by green screens and curtains of blue muslin, which required readjustment with almost every cloud that passed across the sky.

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  • And thus he was led to draw that interesting picture of the literary recluse among the crowds of London: " While coaches were rattling through Bond Street, I have passed many a solitary evening in my lodging with my books.

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  • From the head of Glen Derry, with its blasted trees, the picture of desolation, it becomes more toilsome, but is partly repaid by the view of the remarkable columnar cliffs of Corrie Etchachan.

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  • A small wooden church, erected by the monk Sergius, and afterwards burned (1391) by the Tatars, stood on the site now occupied by the cathedral of the Trinity, which was built in 1422, and contains the relics of Sergius, as well as ecclesiastic treasures of priceless value and a holy picture which has frequently been brought into requisition in Russian campaigns.

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  • This age, with its regular maritime intercourse between the Aegean settlements, Phoenicia and the Delta, and with lines of caravans connecting Babylonia, North Syria, Arabia and Egypt, presents a remarkable picture of life and activity, in the centre of which lies Palestine, with here and there Egyptian colonies and some traces of Egyptian cults.

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  • The commercial activity of the king and the picture of intercourse and wealth are quite in accordance with what is known of the ancient monarchies, and could already be illustrated from the Amarna age.

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  • But another side of the picture shows the domestic intrigues which darkened the last days of David.

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  • Priesthoods, whose traditions connect them with the south, are subordinated; the ecclesiastical records are re-shaped or re-adjusted; and a picture is presented of hierarchical jealousies and rivalries which (it was thought) were settled once and for all in the days of the exodus from Egypt.

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  • Such hints as these indicate the impossibility of recovering a complete picture of the Jews during the sovereignty of the Greeks, which the Talmudists regard as the dark age, best left in oblivion.

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  • Father Braun (Liturgische Gewandung, p. 457) gives a picture of a seal of Charles IV.

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  • From him we gain a most pleasing picture of life at the monastery.

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  • The incident is a valuable picture of crude ideas of Yahweh, and, if nothing else were needed, it was sufficient to involve David in a feud with the Benjamites.

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  • The severe impartiality of the sacred historian has concealed no feature in this dark picture, - the brutal passion of Amnon, the shameless counsel of the wily Jonadab, the " black scowl " 1 that rested on the face of Absalom through two long years of meditated revenge, the panic of the court when the blow was struck and Amnon was assassinated in the midst of his brethren.

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  • The world being a picture of the Will is therefore similarly unhappy.

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  • In it he drew a picture of the general ruin of all classes of Frenchmen, caused by the bad economic regime.

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  • - (Residence at the Court of London, p. 286.) Bentham's love of flowers and music, of green foliage and shaded walks, comes clearly out in this pleasant picture of his home life and social surroundings.

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  • Biagio and the municipal picture gallery also contain works by him.

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  • This Egyptian picture was said to date from the time of the third or fourth dynasty, some three thousand years before the Christian era.

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  • Of this kind of retribution Scott in The Abbot gives a vivid picture, the Protestants interrupting the mass celebrated by the trembling remnant of the monks in the ruined abbey church, and insisting on substituting the traditional Feast of Fools.

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  • Of the shorter poems, besides the greeting to Pippin on his return from the campaign against the Avars (796), an epistle to David (Charlemagne) incidentally reveals a delightful picture of the poet living with his children in a house surrounded by pleasant gardens near the emperor's palace.

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  • was carried on beams and could be raised in the middle, as we see it in Carpaccio's picture of "The Miracle of the Cross."

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  • A good specimen may be seen in Lazzaro Sebastiani's picture of the piazzetta, in the Museo Civico.

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  • Gentile Bellini's picture shows a line of houses along FF, reaching up to the great campanile, A.

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  • On the walls of the chief council chambers are a magnificent series of oil-paintings by Tintoretto and other less able Venetians - among them Tintoretto's masterpiece, "Bacchus and Ariadne," and his enormous picture of Paradise, the largest oil-painting in the world.

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  • The great fiscal inscription, which still remains where it was set up, gives the fullest picture of the life and commerce of the city.

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  • The Poem of the Cid is but a fragment of 3744 lines, written in a barbarous style, in rugged assonant rhymes, and a rude Alexandrine measure, but it glows with the pure fire of poetry, and is full of a noble simplicity and a true epical grandeur, invaluable as a living picture of the age.

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  • In ancient vase paintings she is frequently met with; and the picture by Timanthes representing Agamemnon hiding his face at her sacrifice was one of the famous works of antiquity (Pliny, Nat.

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  • The Solomonic authorship has long since been given up: the historical setting of the work and its atmosphere - the silent assumption of monotheism and monogamy, the nonnational tone, the attitude towards kings and people, the picture of a complicated social life, the strain of philosophic reflection - are wholly at variance with what is known of the 10th century B.C. and with the Hebrew literature down to the 5th or 4th century B.C. The introduction of Solomon, the ideal of wisdom, is a literary device of the later time, and probably deceived nobody.

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  • 7), suggest the troublous time of the later Greek and the Maccabean rulers, of which the history of Josephus gives a good picture.

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  • Reinach (Revue archeologique, 1903), Tantalus was represented in a picture standing in a lake and clinging to the branches of a tree, which gave rise to the idea that he was endeavouring to pluck its fruit.

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  • The brilliant summary of the historian Thucydides in the famous Funeral Speech of Pericles (delivered in 430), in which the social life, the institutions and the culture of his country are set forth as a model, gives a substantially true picture of Athens in its greatest days.

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  • But there is another side to the picture.

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  • Its surrender in 1625, after a ten months' siege, to the Spaniards under Spinola is the subject of the famous picture by Velasquez in the Museo del Prado in Madrid.

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  • Yet, in spite of all corruption, ideas of the intelligent development of the subject lands, visions of the Hellenic king, as the Greek thinkers had come to picture him, haunted the Macedonian rulers, and perhaps fitfully, in the intervals of war or carousal, prompted some degree of action.

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  • The Hereford map is surmounted by a picture of the Day of Judgment.

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  • Carla, compiled a contoured map of France (1791), and it only needed the introduction of graduated tints between these contours to secure a graphic picture of the features of the ground.

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  • most accurate picture of these wonderful subterranean labyrinths.

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  • 1 In complete agreement with Jerome's vivid picture the visitor to the Roman Catacombs finds himself in a vast labyrinth of narrow galleries, usually from 3 to 4 ft.

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  • The person of Christ appeared but rarely, and then commonly simply as the chief personage in an historical picture.

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  • The picture of the Blessed Virgin and Child, which De Rossi ascribed to the 2nd, if not to the 1st century, has received an unexpected proof of its antiquity.

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  • The loculi in this lower portion were intact, with inscriptions of the 2nd century still in their places, proving that the niche in which that picture was painted must have been considerably older than the lowering of the floor.

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  • 24, the reader is left to recognize Enoch from his knowledge of the Biblical narrative.) In the second part of the book there is no expression of "messianic" hope; in the first part the picture of the national future agrees in general (if its expressions are to be taken literally) with that given in the book of Daniel: the Jews are to have dominion over the peoples (iii.

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  • It comprised the principalities of Tribunia or Travunja, with its capital at Trebinje; and Hlum or Hum, the Zachlumia of Constantine Porphyrogenitus, who gives a clear picture of this region as it was in the 10th century.'

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  • No other items in the budget call for special remark, but in order that the information given may be complete, each head of expenditure is shown separately below, and the budget for 1910-1911, as first placed before the Turkish parliament, presents the following picture, from which it may be observed that the public debt absorbs 26% of the revenue, war service 38% and civil services 36%.

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  • The Kunst-Halle (the picture gallery), containing some good works by modern masters, faces the east end of Lombards-Brucke.

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  • When an electric current flows round a circuit, there is no accumulation of electricity anywhere in the circuit, hence the current strength is everywhere the same, and we may picture the current as analogous to the flow of an incompressible fluid.

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  • The municipal picture gallery contains a collection of pictures, and among them are some primitive frescoes, attributable to the 12th century, which still retain traces of Byzantine influence.

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  • Among other buildings are the town hall (built 1899-1900), the palace of the hereditary prince, the theatre, the administration offices, the law courts, the Amalienstift, with a picture gallery, several high-grade schools, a library of 30,000 volumes and an excellently appointed hospital.

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  • The most remarkable part of the book is the eschatological picture with which it closes; and the way in which the plague of locusts appears to be taken as foreshadowing the final judgment - the great day or assize of Yahweh, in which Israel's enemies are destroyed - is so unique as greatly to complicate the exegetical problem.

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  • 13, and streams issuing from the Temple, as Ezekiel had described in his picture of the restored Jerusalem (Ezek.

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  • Joel's eschatological picture appears indeed to be largely a combination of elements from older unfulfilled prophecies.

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  • It is characteristic of the prophetic eschatology that images suggested by one prophet are adopted by his successors, and gradually become part of the permanent scenery of the last times; and it is a proof of the late date of Joel that almost his whole picture is made up of such features.

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  • The picture gallery is equally important in its way, affording a survey both of the earlier Bolognese paintings and of the works of the Bolognese eclectics of the 16th and 17th centuries, the Caracci, Guido Reni, Domenichino, Guercino, &c. The primitive masters are not of great excellence, but the works of the masters of the 15th century, especially those of Francesco Francia (1450-1517) and Lorenzo Costa of Ferrara (1460-1535), are of considerable merit.

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  • They include the picture gallery, 150 ft.

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  • The picture gallery is associated with the festive scenes that occurred during the short residence of Prince Charles in 1745; and in it the election of representative peers for Scotland takes place.

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  • The autobiographical account of these years contained in his Metalogicus is of the utmost value as a picture of the schools of the time; it is also one of the historian's chief sources as a record of the many-coloured logical views of the period.

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  • A close observer of the multifarious low life of Hungary, Mikszath has, in his short stories, given a delightful yet instructive picture of all the minor varied phases of the peasant life of the Sla y s, the Palocok, the Saxons, the town artisan.

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  • The physical features of the Scyths are not described by Herodotus, but Hippocrates (Lc.) draws a picture of them which makes them very similar to the Mongols as they appeared to the Franciscan missionaries in the 13th century.

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  • His comedies give a truthful and interesting picture of 18th century society, especially his best comedy, the Alec rim e Mangerona, in which he treats of the fidalgo pobre, a type fixed by Gil Vicente and Francisco Manoel de Mello.

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  • But unfortunately it has not been found possible to get from these accounts any clear picture of the ritual of any certainty as to the technical terms used.

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  • Add to this condition of things the fact that the Zulus were threatening the Transvaal on its southern border, and the picture of utter collapse which existed in the state is complete.

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  • Several of its churches are architecturally interesting, especially the Madonna delle Lacrime (1487) outside the town, the elegant early Renaissance architecture of which resembles that of the Madonna del Calcinaio at Cortona, and most of them (and also the municipal picture gallery) contain paintings by artists of the Umbrian school - notably Lo Spagna, a pupil of Perugino.

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  • She made her name by the publication of her Lettres neuchdteloises (Amsterdam, 1784), offering a simple and attractive picture of French manners.

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  • retrotabulum (modernized retabulum) was applied to an architectural feature set up at the back of an altar, and generally taking the form of a screen framing a picture, carved or sculptured work in wood or stone, or mosaic, or of a movable feature such as the famous Pala d'Oro in St Mark's, Venice, of gold, jewels and enamels.

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  • Although no system or important doctrine of medicine was originated by the Roman intellect, and though the practice of the profession was probably almost entirely in the hands of the Greeks, the most complete picture which we have of medical thought and activity in Roman times is due to a Latin pen, and to one who was, in all probability, not a physician.

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  • rpucci gives a very complete picture of the achievements of the Greeks i n this department.

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  • Taylor, The Life of Lord Edward Fitzgerald (London, 1903), which gives a prejudiced and distorted picture of Pamela.

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  • They are of extreme interest, and give a remarkable picture of the war and the fortunes of the royalists.

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  • Bede gives a glowing picture of his missionary zeal at Melrose, but in 664 he was transferred to act as prior at Lindisfarne.

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  • In the famous picture of Tomomachus of Byzantium Medea is deliberating whether or not she shall kill her children; there are copies of this painting in the mural decorations of Herculaneum and Pompeii.

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  • In attempting to picture the site of London in its original condition, that is, before any building took place, it is necessary to consider (I) the condition of the Thames unconfined between made banks, (2) the slopes overlooking it, (3) the tributary streams which watered these slopes.

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  • The picture gallery contains valuable works of Dutch masters and others.

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  • The well-known Egyptian Hall in Piccadilly was taken down in 1906, and the permanent conjuring entertainment for which (besides picture exhibitions) it was noted was removed elsewhere.

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  • Fitzstephen, the monk of Canterbury, has left us the first picture of London.

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  • Dr Jessopp gives a vivid picture of what occurred when King Edward III.

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