"But," said Aramis, looking with fixed attention at the ruby-colored wine he had raised to the level of his eyes, as if he wished to enjoy it with all his senses at the same moment, "but what you might call a resemblance, another would not, perhaps, take any notice of."
Baisemeaux, that it can be nothing more than a resemblance of your own creation."
On the other hand, the resemblance
in mongrels and in hybrids to their respective parents, more especially in hybrids produced from nearly related species, follows according to Gartner the same laws.
Don't you see, the description which you have there has a singular resemblance
to an honest man?"
In point of resemblance
to the human form this image was imperfect.
The outward changes wrought by the suffering and the terror of the past had fearfully, almost hopelessly, strengthened the fatal resemblance
between Anne Catherick and herself.
He said, "it was common, when two YAHOOS discovered such a stone in a field, and were contending which of them should be the proprietor, a third would take the advantage, and carry it away from them both;" which my master would needs contend to have some kind of resemblance
with our suits at law; wherein I thought it for our credit not to undeceive him; since the decision he mentioned was much more equitable than many decrees among us; because the plaintiff and defendant there lost nothing beside the stone they contended for: whereas our courts of equity would never have dismissed the cause, while either of them had any thing left.
"If I am not deceived by the uncertainty, the partiality of tender recollection, there is a very strong resemblance
between them, as well in mind as person.
With Hareton the resemblance
is carried farther: it is singular at all times, THEN it was particularly striking; because his senses were alert, and his mental faculties wakened to unwonted activity.
This accidental resemblance
of a total stranger to Magdalen fills me every now and then with the most horrible misgivings -- merely because Mr.
Montfauçon was, as Sauval says, "the most ancient and the most superb gibbet in the kingdom." Between the faubourgs of the Temple and Saint Martin, about a hundred and sixty toises from the walls of Paris, a few bow shots from La Courtille, there was to be seen on the crest of a gentle, almost imperceptible eminence, but sufficiently elevated to be seen for several leagues round about, an edifice of strange form, bearing considerable resemblance
to a Celtic cromlech, and where also human sacrifices were offered.
And strange enough, too, this man bore so wonderful a resemblance
to the king himself, that Louis fancied he was looking at his own face reflected in a mirror; with the exception, however, that the face was saddened by a feeling of the profoundest pity.
"It may be well enough, to try the rifle," muttered a dull looking man, whose features, both in outline and expression, bore no small resemblance
to the first speaker, and who loosened the stock of his piece and brought it dexterously to the front, while delivering this opinion; "the Pawnee Loups are said to be hunting by hundreds in the plains; if so, they'll never miss a single man from their tribe."
When he was rescued by me, then, and lay recovering from sickness in my house, his strong resemblance
to this picture I have spoken of, struck me with astonishment.
Where is the resemblance
which has brought her back to me?