You know how on a flat surface, which has only two dimensions, we can represent a figure of a three-dimensional solid, and similarly they think that by models
of thee dimensions they could represent one of four--if they could master the perspective of the thing.
And if there seemed to be but a slender chance of her and her husband ever finding out what the model
of deportment really was, why that was all for the best too, and who would wish them to be wiser?
He began on the head, thinking that he would work slowly downwards, but, he could not understand why, he found it infinitely more difficult to draw a head from the model than to draw one from his imagination.
He looked at his canvas; he was working in colour, and had sketched in the day before the model who was posing.
There were scarcely thirty people on the look-out for him, in spite of all his clamour, when about six o'clock one summer morning the doors of the big shed in which he had been putting together his apparatus opened--it was near the big model
of a megatherium in the Crystal Palace grounds--and his giant insect came droning out into a negligent and incredulous world.
Gorboduc' outdoes its Senecan models
in tedious moralizing, and is painfully wooden in all respects; but it has real importance not only because it is the first regular English tragedy, but because it was the first play to use the iambic pentameter blank verse which Surrey had introduced to English poetry and which was destined to be the verse-form of really great English tragedy.
For a young person cannot judge what is allegorical and what is literal; anything that he receives into his mind at that age is likely to become indelible and unalterable; and therefore it is most important that the tales which the young first hear should be models
of virtuous thoughts.
Upon which great models
he had principally formed himself; sometimes according with the opinion of the one, and sometimes with that of the other.
He has the model
of something there; he would not tell me what.
Now, to think of these vagabonds,' said he, 'attracting the young rabble from a model
My mind ran fancifully on the possibilities of its containing manuscript, on the difficulties in translation that might arise, whether we should find coins and models
in it, and so forth.
His soul palpitating with love of art, he painted the models
who hung about the stairway of Bernini in the Piazza de Spagna, undaunted by their obvious picturesqueness; and his studio was full of canvases on which were portrayed moustachioed, large-eyed peasants in peaked hats, urchins in becoming rags, and women in bright petticoats.
Dandie' made two keys from wax models
supplied to him by a new customer.
of cannon, bronze castings, sights covered with dents, plates battered by the shots of the Gun Club, assortments of rammers and sponges, chaplets of shells, wreaths of projectiles, garlands of howitzers-- in short, all the apparatus of the artillerist, enchanted the eye by this wonderful arrangement and induced a kind of belief that their real purpose was ornamental rather than deadly.
Make 'em your models
,' tapping the fire-shovel on the hearth to add force to his words; 'do everything they bid you, and take their advice in all matters--especially the Dodger's, my dear.