I have never seen the original but I have seen other likenesses
," I went on.
My Lady, slowly using her little hand-screen as a fan, asks him again what he supposes that his taste for likenesses
has to do with her.
He reached out his hand for the locket and took it away from her, examining the likenesses
within with unmistakable signs of surprise and new interest.
For this new edition adds to the original merits of the work the very substantial charm of abundant illustrations, first-rate in subject and execution, and of three kinds--copper-plate likenesses
of actors and other personages connected with theatrical history; a series of delicate, picturesque, highly detailed woodcuts of theatrical topography, chiefly the little old theatres; and, by way of tail-pieces to the chapters, a second series of woodcuts of a vigour and reality of information, within very limited compass, which make one think of Callot and the German  "little masters," depicting Garrick and other famous actors in their favourite scenes.
The capitals of many of the columns supporting the ceilings of the corridors and chambers through which they passed were wrought into formal likenesses
of jetan pieces--everywhere there seemed a suggestion of the game.
Little did my respectable father imagine when, with great difficulty and vexation, he succeeded in getting me now and then smuggled, along with himself, inside the pale of fashionable society--that he was helping me to study likenesses
which were destined under my reckless treatment to make the public laugh at some of his most august patrons, and to fill the pockets of his son with professional fees, never once dreamed of in his philosophy.
Primrose tells of it: "My wife and daughters happening to return a visit to neighbour Flamborough's, found that family had lately got their pictures drawn by a limner, who travelled the country, and took likenesses
for fifteen shillings a-head.
Don't trouble yourself to show it to me, ma'am,' cried Ralph, moving away, 'I have no eye for likenesses
You are right, Barbicane," replied Captain Nicholl; "and, besides, when we have reached the moon, we shall have time during the long lunar nights to consider at our leisure the globe on which our likenesses
Catlin's gallery, which he praised highly: observing that his own portrait was among the collection, and that all the likenesses
The demeanour of that gentleman at first suggested to her mind that he might be a taker of likenesses
, so intently did he look at her, and so frequently did he glance at the little note-book by his side.
The man that invented the machine for taking likenesses
might have known that would never succeed; it's a deal too honest.