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character-sketch

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  • The little character-sketch which these words drew was too faithful a likeness not to be recognized.

    No Name

  • However, my little character-sketch will have explained my growing anxiety in case she discovered that she was nourishing a Chinese-speaking British viper in her gorgeous bosom.

    Flashman and the Dragon

  • However, my little character-sketch will have explained my growing anxiety in case she discovered that she was nourishing a Chinese-speaking British viper in her gorgeous bosom.

    Flashman and the Dragon

  • However, my little character-sketch will have explained my growing anxiety in case she discovered that she was nourishing a Chinese-speaking British viper in her gorgeous bosom.

    Flashman And The Dragon

  • Like the near-short-story character-sketch, the vaudeville sketch often gives an admirable exposition of character, without showing any change in the character's heart effected by the incidents of the story.

    Writing for Vaudeville

  • Dora had absolutely no literary ability; the spontaneous gaiety that bubbled up in all that she said and did was entirely lacking in the stiff, sentimental little character-sketch, but it pleased its reader, and Betty and Eleanor joined in declaring it very interesting.

    Betty Wales, Sophomore

  • Mr. CATHCART's _Pedgrift_, parish clerk and sexton, is an excellent little character-sketch, as is also that of

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, March 21, 1891

  • It still remains to speak of one particular achievement of 'The Spectator,' namely the development of the character-sketch, accomplished by means of the series of De Coverly papers, scattered at intervals among the others.

    A History of English Literature

  • In a character-sketch of VON BISSING, the _Cologne Gazette_ says, "He is a fine musician and his execution is good."

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, February 28, 1917

  • The "Haggerty" series of sketches and the "Pat" series show, perhaps better than any others, the closeness of the character-sketch short-story that is often mistaken for the true short-story, to the vaudeville sketch that is so often considered

    Writing for Vaudeville

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