PORTRAIT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of portrait
Definition:
n. portraiture; picture; likeness of a person, especially one showing the face
Example:
Are we safe to assume that this portrait is of the same scene we've seen in that picture?
Sentence in Classic:
All the officials sitting on the further side under the portrait of the Tsar and the eagle, delighted at any distraction, looked round at the door; but the doorkeeper standing at the door at once drove out the intruder, and closed the glass door after him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
From the fifth sitting the portrait impressed everyone, especially Vronsky, not only by its resemblance, but by its characteristic beauty.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He positively forgot where he was, and not even hearing what was said, he could not take his eyes off the marvelous portrait.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Lorrain, who was sitting in a graceful pose under a portrait of Catherine, leaning his elbow on a table.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Then he would turn away to the portrait of his dead Lise, who with hair curled a la grecque looked tenderly and gaily at him out of the gilt frame.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With the natural capacity of an Italian for changing the expression of his face at will, he drew nearer to the portrait and assumed a look of pensive tenderness.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The countess had long wished for such a box, but as she did not want to cry just then she glanced indifferently at the portrait and gave her attention chiefly to the box for cards.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Finally, her handsome features looked down on her darling from a portrait on the wall, as if it were even something to her that her likeness should watch him while he slept.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Bounderby swelling at his own portrait on the wall, as if he were going to explode himself into it; and Mrs.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Indeed, so skilfully had the personality of the actors been subdued to the scenes they figured in that even the least imaginative of the audience must have felt a thrill of contrast when the curtain suddenly parted on a picture which was simply and undisguisedly the portrait of Miss Bart.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
A woman was sleeping on some straw; she was young, not indeed so beautiful as her whose portrait I held, but of an agreeable aspect and blooming in the loveliness of youth and health.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context