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  • n. Plural form of visage.


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  • The little, dark, almost brown, face of Susanna recalled the visages on old, old holy pictures.

    The Jew and other stories

  • One afternoon, when the lieutenant ordered a rest and the oarsmen had dropped into exhausted slumber, he regarded their "inflamed and swollen visages" and imagined himself "a Charon, ferrying, not the souls, but the bodies, of the departed and the damned, over some infernal lake."

    Old Salt, Dead Sea

  • I can understand you making short visages there and enjoying a dish or two.

    Patzcuaro Bonito!

  • Accordingly, her idyllic, hyper-real dreamscapes are tinged with slightly disturbing, carnivalesque imagery, with doll-like, sculptural visages juxtaposed against bucolic backdrops.

    Tanja M. Laden: Marnie Weber's "Eternity Forever"

  • Évidemment j'ai immédiatement reconnu ces visages souriants.

    cramer - French Word-A-Day

  • - Gueule-de-loup = Snapdragon (veut dire visages de loups) je voulais dire que ces fleurs aux noms négatifs devraient plutôt inspirer la suspicion et un peu de peur à Smokey mais lui, qui est très poétique, ne voit que l'aspect positif des fleurs: leur finesse, délicatesse et senteur, ce qui le fait rêver et non cauchemarder.

    vivace - French Word-A-Day

  • But the face that spins on the neck in this image, just like the one in the supposedly ecstatic vision of the 1911 "Half-Past Three the Poet," is smiling just as sweetly and meaninglessly as so many other masklike Chagall visages.

    Chagall Through the Eyes of Paris

  • One thing that helps that is that the ghosts that appear (I did say this was a haunted house movie ...) are frightening visages of lost souls, done with a pretty cool "watery" effect which belies the shoestring that this little movie (shot on video in just 14 days) had to have had.

    Marc Hershon: The Selling: Little Charmer in a Good Neighborhood

  • I would I were in peace with my aunt and my lovely William, escaped from a world which is hateful to me, and the visages of men which I abhor.

    Chapter 7

  • If this exhibition is formed by many individual visages, the paintings taken together also function well as an installation.

    ArtScene: Art Built From the Inside That's Not Just for Insiders


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