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portrait-gallery

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  • "Here is the hall of the margraves," said he; "here is the portrait-gallery, and this is the chapel, where no mass has been said since Louis the Bold became a Protestant."

    The Man-Wolf and Other Tales

  • We can pardon in a portrait-gallery of such extent here and there an ill-drawn figure or a face wanting in expression.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862

  • Napoleon walked down the corridor with ringing, soldier-like footsteps, followed by his marshals, and entered the large portrait-gallery of the Prussian monarchs, who looked down on him with grave eyes.

    Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia

  • There is in the English literary portrait-gallery no other Uncle Toby, there is no other Corporal

    English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History Designed as a Manual of Instruction

  • His prices have consequently come down to such a point that pauperism itself need hardly shrink from the outlay required for a family portrait-gallery.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 69, July, 1863

  • What we find is a sort of portrait-gallery of the various types of moral excellence which the Greeks of the author's age admired and strove to encourage.

    Ethics

  • Before the week was out her pocket note-book contained a small portrait-gallery of studies in pencil and water-colour.

    The Great Amulet

  • Empress-mother, the conspirators of the year 65, form a portrait-gallery of sombre magnificence, which surpasses in vivid power the more elaborate and artificial picture of the reign of Tiberius.

    Latin Literature

  • Past or present, we are in truth but members of one great family; and as we look through this ancient and interesting portrait-gallery, we cannot but recognize our kinship with these men and women, these youths and maidens, who lived and loved and died nearly two thousand years ago.

    Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers

  • Equally well preserved, and perhaps even more interesting, is the beautiful and touching head of a young boy (p. 111) with which our little portrait-gallery ends.

    Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers

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