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an artful or simulated semblance

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At another time, he stopped a close-fisted old fellow, of great wealth, but who skulked about the city in the guise of a scarecrow, with a patched blue surtout, brown hat, and mouldy boots, scraping pence together, and picking up rusty nails.
Meantime, Robin Hood, in his guise of harper, together with Little John and Will Stutely, had come to the church.
First the new-born child found a tortoise and from its shell contrived the lyre; next, with much cunning circumstance, he stole Apollo's cattle and, when charged with the theft by Apollo, forced that god to appear in undignified guise before the tribunal of Zeus.
A young woman of a modest and pleasing guise was standing before a show window gazing with sprightly interest at its display of shaving mugs and inkstands, and two yards from the window a large policeman of severe demeanour leaned against a water plug.
The immense mountains and precipices that overhung me on every side, the sound of the river raging among the rocks, and the dashing of the waterfalls around spoke of a power mighty as Omnipotence--and I ceased to fear or to bend before any being less almighty than that which had created and ruled the elements, here displayed in their most terrific guise.
5T petrol derivative in top-spec 'Titanium' and 'Titanium X' guises, so it's not cheap, prices starting at just over PS21,000.
She will be seen in 22 different guises while solving crime in the film.
uk THIS classic armchair is available in many different guises but we love the Stirling fabric in red, as it feels fabulously traditional yet modern.
BMW have unveiled the new 1-series coupe at Frankfurt which will initially come in 120d and 123d diesel engine guises as well as a 135i version with 306hp giving 0-100km/h in 5.
of Calgary, Canada) here expands his study to other towns in the province of Champagne, which was thoroughly dominated by the Guises and the Catholic League.
Here's Freddy in all his many guises, with his misadventures and barnyard friends and foes--and here is a display of black and white Wiese classics capturing Freddy's humor and personas.
In one chapter, the writers note: "African-American style, of course, appears in a multitude of guises determined by a range of different factors, such as social class, age, gender, sexuality and region.
This analysis of the Casa de Huerfanos thus sheds light not only on the comparative history of foundling homes and child abandonment but also on the historical evolution of welfare provision in its informal and institutionalized guises.
0-litre V6 petrol unit, available in Zetec-S, Ghia X and ST220 guises, with prices from pounds 21, 185 for the Zetec-S in saloon or hatchbac.
Alongside film screenings, walking tours and exhibitions, LAB was launched and concluded by two parties: the inaugural Cattle Drive, Market and Family Picnic, where Clerkenwell's St John Street was closed to traffic and turfed to allow people (and cows) to momentarily reclaim the streets; and the Biennale's finale, Architecture Rocks, featuring performing architects in varying pop-idol guises.