1 And here we cannot but think it necessary to offer some better proof than the incidents of an idle tale, to vindicate the melancholy representation of manners which has been just laid before the reader.
2 Edmund was the only one of the family who could see a fault in the business; but no representation of his aunt's could induce him to find Mr. Rushworth a desirable companion.
3 She had read and read the scene again with many painful, many wondering emotions, and looked forward to their representation of it as a circumstance almost too interesting.
4 I know those who would be shocked by such a representation of Mr Elliot, who would have difficulty in believing it; but I have never been satisfied.
5 I was, of course, familiar with the pictures of the famous statesman, but the man himself was very different from his representation.
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6 For that matter, Chichikov himself had noticed that Tientietnikov was in the habit of drawing heads of which each representation exactly resembled the rest.
7 And on its pages I saw a beautiful representation of a maiden in transparent garments and with a transparent body, flying up to the clouds.
8 And I seemed to know that this maiden was nothing else than a representation of the Song of Songs.
9 This could not all be arranged that day, so on Evstafey's representation Pierre had to put off his departure till next day to allow time for the relay horses to be sent on in advance.
10 Of course, I lied: it was, in fact, a very faithful representation of Mr. Rochester.
11 If we thought alike of Miss Bingley," replied Jane, "your representation of all this might make me quite easy.
12 Let me deal so candidly with the reader as to confess that there was yet a much stronger motive for the freedom I took in my representation of things.
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13 Then came a representation of the light and graceful movements of a canoe, set in forcible contrast to the tottering steps of one enfeebled and tired.
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14 His robe was of the finest skins, which had been deprived of their fur, in order to admit of a hieroglyphical representation of various deeds in arms, done in former ages.
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15 Now, this is related to show how, in the opinion of Xenophon, the chase is a mimic representation of war, and therefore to be esteemed by the great as useful and honourable.
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