allude to


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Could he allude to an object on whom I dared not even think?
I understand; you mean to allude to the recollections perpetually revived by these three gentlemen.
If an iconic building must have a new and provocative image, but cannot directly call on the iconography that underlay traditional or religious architecture (because that is no longer believed), then it must produce enigmatic signifiers that allude to unusual codes.
Here is a magnificent psalm that begins to allude to God's power even in the dust of death.
These are usually mixed with snippets of found text or references to figures of cultural authority, either scrawled onto surfaces, collaged, or laboriously constructed as sculptures that allude to the likes of Spengler, Nietzsche, Kant, Pasolini, and Mondrian.
The east and west facades are clad in white marble and matching precast concrete with large-scale windows and an attic colonnade that allude to the neoclassical and Beaux Arts tradition of monumental Washington.
Some proverbs depend on "allusio" (a veiled reference): they allude to a line or passage from a well-known author.
Although it did allude to paying $400 for a top-of-the-line paddle, which makes one wonder what a canoe or kayak will set you back.
The Graces, an ancient symbol of liberality (Aglaia who gives, Euphrosyne who receives, Thalia who returns), in the most properly platonic sense, allude to the relationship between the divine element and the human.
Their jokes allude to extraordinary experiments that use liquids to perform simple quantum calculations (SN: 9/12/98, p.
Passing references to the Haitian Revolution, and to the Prosser and Turner rebellions allude to the profound impact those events had on white southern minds, but BoBBer leaves unexplored the ways in which these events shaped the hopes and dreams of the free Norfolkians.
Materials and colours allude to the earth: copper red, terracotta and natural slate are set against more lightweight stainless steel and glass.
The images allude to spaces related to his childhood: the natural landscapes where he grew up, his high school, and so on; always there is an autobiographical element.