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So vividly is noise suggested, that spectators who become absorbed in the picture almost always fall to shouting comments in each other's ears, making ear-trumpets of their curved hands, fearing they may not otherwise be heard.
But observing her uncle's steadfast gaze, which appeared to search through the mist of years to discover the subject of the picture, her curiosity was excited.
asked Vronsky, thinking that, as a Russian Maecenas, it was his duty to assist the artist regardless of whether the picture were good or bad.
Not that we knew anything about him on Tuesday last; we didn't even know for certain that young Debenham had stolen the picture.
Because I have friends - acquaintances at least - in the world, from whom I desire my present abode to be concealed; and as they might see the picture, and might possibly recognise the style in spite of the false initials I have put in the corner, I take the precaution to give a false name to the place also, in order to put them on a wrong scent, if they should attempt to trace me out by it.
Anyway he had seen the picture and if he was not a friend he could tell The Sheik about it and it would be taken away from her.
But he ignored me, for the picture he had in mind was before his eyes and he was seeing it.
The picture that I lighted upon when I first opened the book was the one of the monkeys making a chain with their arms across the gulf.
But Rogojin suddenly stopped underneath the picture.
To the eye of an experienced critic the picture would certainly have seemed crude.
The picture on the left is his father, the late Sir Leicester.
Look here," he said, "you shall have the picture back - curse you