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interminglement

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  • I first laid down an oval framework, considerably longer than half a cubitalmost two-thirds, in fact; and upon this ground, wishing to suggest the interminglement of land and ocean, I modelled two figures, considerably taller than a palm in height, which were seated with their legs interlaced, suggesting those lengthier branches of the sea which run up into the continents.

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • I first laid down an oval framework, considerably longer than half a cubit—almost two-thirds, in fact; and upon this ground, wishing to suggest the interminglement of land and ocean, I modelled two figures, considerably taller than a palm in height, which were seated with their legs interlaced, suggesting those lengthier branches of the sea which run up into the continents.

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  • I first laid down an oval framework, considerably longer than half a cubit -- almost two-thirds, in fact; and upon this ground, wishing to suggest the interminglement of land and ocean, I modelled two figures, considerably taller than a palm in height, which were seated with their legs interlaced, suggesting those lengthier branches of the sea which run up into the continents.

    Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • What exquisite and evanescent fragrance was educed from these apparently diverse blossoms by their interminglement and fusion -- how the high-wrought sensibilities of the Christian were added to the clear and radiant fancies of the Greek, and how the frank sensuousness of the Pagan gave body and fulness to the floating wraiths of an ascetic faith -- remains a miracle for those who, like our master Lionardo, love to scrutinise the secrets of twin natures and of double graces.

    Renaissance in Italy Volume 3 The Fine Arts

  • For us he has an almost unique value as representing the interminglement of antique and modern fancy at a moment of transition, as embodying in some of his pictures the subtlest thought and feeling of men for whom the classic myths were beginning to live once more, while new guesses were timidly hazarded in the sphere of orthodoxy. [

    Renaissance in Italy Volume 3 The Fine Arts

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