humble-looking love

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  • This pastoral setting is the background for the scene where, depicted as a rich Dutch lord, Boaz instructs his servant to let the poor, humble-looking Ruth keep the sheaves of wheat she gleans (Gerbrand van der Eeckhout [1621 – 1676], Ruth and Boaz, 1655).

    Art: Representation of Biblical Women.

  • "" It's a very humble-looking, luxurious-feeling fabric, '' says Judith Collinson, senior VP for women's ready-to-wear and accessories at Barneys New York.

    Passion For Pashmina

  • Notes of violet leaf absolute and the creamiest, softest orris butter iris palida essential oil from Italy were combined to recreate the scent of violet flowers, and amplify the tenderness of this unique humble-looking flower.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Notes of violet leaf absolute and the creamiest, softest orris butter iris palida essential oil from Italy were combined to recreate the scent of violet flowers, and amplify the tenderness of this unique humble-looking flower.

    Perfumed Collectibles: Viola Compact

  • As JL, BR and I walked in, we were greeted warmly by the hostess and Chef Toshi himself; a very polite, humble-looking man.

    Isn’t She Lovely – Sushi Karen, Culver City

  • As JL, BR and I walked in, we were greeted warmly by the hostess and Chef Toshi himself; a very polite, humble-looking man.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • And they have a humble-looking, fantastic-tasting dish that I always order called Sheik Mashi: a bowl full of stewed eggplant and lamb and spices served with a huge plate of their toasted-almond rice pilaf.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • It was a poor humble-looking beast, whose knees had very lately become acquainted with the hard and sharp stones of a newly-mended highway.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • Even the officiating priest was only a harmless, humble-looking old man, who went through his duties resignedly, and felt visible rheumatic difficulties every time he bent his knees.

    The Haunted Hotel

  • "My sister is not at home, ma'am," he said, addressing the buxom and magnificent lady, who, with her two slender and humble-looking sons, had awaited his coming.

    The Golden Shoemaker or 'Cobbler' Horn

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