- n. Plural form of chessman.
“But the British Museum is refusing to back down and insists the chessmen are the highlight within the new Paul and Jill Ruddock Gallery of Medieval Europe.”
“Stevenson, too, tends to run his characters into symbols -- his moralist-fabulist determinations are too much for him -- he would translate them into a kind of chessmen, moved or moving on”
“The chessmen are the better for that; her Maltese dog would have broken them all the first time it upset their table! ”
“Cragg makes extraordinarily energetic, spiralling, skewed forms, like melted chessmen.”
“The Kings are Hitler and Roosevelt, complete with military personnel, figures of the capitals and tanks as the strong chessmen also fighting to protect.”
“I walk away, leaving him to his boxes, chessmen, and tires.”
“Z lays the chessmen to sleep in one of his four big tin boxes, now empty of their original Altoids.”
“He says nothing but reaches in and extracts the box of chessmen.”
“Now, the British Museum is lending 34 of its 67 chessmen—more than ever before—to the Cloisters branch of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.”
“But what experts do agree on is this: A carver in Trondheim, Norway, probably made the chessmen about 850 years ago, and they're exquisite pieces of both art and history.”
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Words that, as I see it, have some fond connection to the Alice stories through their creation or particular use by Lewis Carroll. I mean to tie them all together with contexty comments!
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