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  • Her statue, carried in a splendid litter, robed with precious stuffs, curled and farded, passed through the streets of the city, with its guard of mummers and Corybants.

    Saint Augustin

  • She appeared to be in her forties and was heavily-farded.

    The Latest on Air America

  • "provided it be not with a farded and adulterated beauty like thine."

    The Essays of Montaigne — Complete

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  • None of it but belongs

    To this farded character

    Whose Grecian credits are his old excuse

    —Lawrence Durrell, 'Byron'

    March 17, 2009