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You may add that I have surely enough to think of, on my own account, without him; and therefore it is all the more surprising that I cannot tear my eyes and thoughts away from his detestable physiognomy.
Brooke, and within ten yards of him, the effigy of himself: buff-colored waistcoat, eye-glass, and neutral physiognomy, painted on rag; and there had arisen, apparently in the air, like the note of the cuckoo, a parrot-like, Punch-voiced echo of his words.
The doleful change in Mr Verloc's physiognomy, the momentary drooping of his whole person, confessed that such was the regrettable case.
The lowered physiognomy of Mr Verloc expressed a sombre and weary annoyance.
Montaigne continues to draw attention to the way the will can cripple our judgment in "Of physiognomy.
Historian Mahmoud al-Sayyed of the General Directorate of Archeology and Museums said the head and the physiognomy of the statue were made with great precision.
Schrauwen here satirizes the ancient pseudoscience of physiognomy (re-popularized in the eighteenth century by Johann Kaspar Lavater), which held that signs of character could be read in the features of the face and head.
Eugene Gans arepleased to announce that their paper, "A Nutritional Supplement Formulated with Peptides, Lipids, Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid Optimizes Key Aspects of Overall Physiognomy and Appearance in Nails, Hair, and Skin," has been accepted for presentation at the prestigious American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery's 11th Annual International Symposium to be held in New York May 27th - 31st, 2014.
For Austen's contemporary readers, the fact that it is a profile portrait would have held special significance: this format was associated with the pseudo-science of physiognomy, the judging of character from facial features.
Standop combines the ancient Greek technique of Physiognomy and the Chinese version of Siang Mein.
Wegenstein demonstrates how Lavater's theory made implicit gendered links: a man's physiognomy connects an inner self which is by and large devoted to action, whereas the woman's physiognomy is connected with chastity, devotion, and reproduction.
In his first book, The Religion of a Physician, he used the term physiognomy, which is nowadays defined as "The supposed art of judging character from facial characteristics" the operative word being "supposed.