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  • "An Allegory of Love" by famed 17th century painter Peter Lely is expected to fetch £ 20,000 - £ 30,000.

    A Home and Its Love Story

  • There was in London a celebrated portrait-painter called Lely, who had greatly improved himself by studying the famous Vandyke's pictures, which were dispersed all over England in abundance.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

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  • A soft clinging cashmere, now, one of those delicious neutral tints that have been so fashionable lately, over an underskirt of a warmer colour in _poult de soie_, a picturesque costume that would faintly recall Lely's portraits at Hampton Court. "

    Vixen, Volume II.

  • Cognition 75 (1): van der Lely, H.K. J. and M.T. Ullman (2001).

    Innateness and Language

  • While researchers like Van der Lely and Christian 2000, and van der Lely and Ullman 2001 argue that there is a purely grammatical form of the deficit, which does support the hypothesis of a grammar module, this is controversial, as we have seen above.

    Innateness and Language

  • Holbein, Kneller, and Lely, and seeming to gaze at and through her in a moralizing mood.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • But he was not so good as Lely, who painted your grandmother — my — my Lady Castlewood,

    The Virginians

  • And so saying, the intrepid little woman looked round at her ancestors, whose effigies, depicted by Lely and Kneller, figured round the walls of her drawing-room at Castlewood.

    The Virginians

  • Ethelberta, in a dress sloped about as high over the shoulder as would have drawn approval from Reynolds, and expostulation from Lely, thawed and thawed each friend who came near her, and sent him or her away smiling; yet she felt a little surprise.

    The Hand of Ethelberta


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