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They ran about with the mirror; and at last there was not a land or a person who was not represented distorted in the mirror.
I could see their faces, flushed and angry, the brutality distorted and emphasized by the sickly yellow of the sea-lamps which rocked back and forth with the ship.
Truth is our element of life, yet if a man fasten his attention on a single aspect of truth and apply himself to that alone for a long time, the truth becomes distorted and not itself but falsehood; herein resembling the air, which is our natural element, and the breath of our nostrils, but if a stream of the same be directed on the body for a time, it causes cold, fever, and even death.
Emaciated arms and legs attached to a torso which seemed to be mostly distorted abdomen completed the "holy vision of her radiant beauty."
Every gondola that swam by us, with its crescents and pyramids and circles of colored lamps hung aloft, and lighting up the faces of the young and the sweet-scented and lovely below, was a picture; and the reflections of those lights, so long, so slender, so numberless, so many-colored and so distorted and wrinkled by the waves, was a picture likewise, and one that was enchantingly beautiful.
In all the other saloons, the halls, the great state chambers of the palace, the walls and ceilings were bright with gilding, rich with elaborate carving, and resplendent with gallant pictures of Venetian victories in war, and Venetian display in foreign courts, and hallowed with portraits of the Virgin, the Saviour of men, and the holy saints that preached the Gospel of Peace upon earth--but here, in dismal contrast, were none but pictures of death and dreadful suffering!--not a living figure but was writhing in torture, not a dead one but was smeared with blood, gashed with wounds, and distorted with the agonies that had taken away its life!
There has not been any complaint made over the use of distorted Sri Lanka flags at a rally staged in Kandy last Sunday.
Actress Iza Calzado has decided it is time to stop hiding behind 'digitally distorted images' and to just embrace her body as it is.
If these allegations are true, it will mean that competition was distorted, and that this could lead to higher prices, lower quality or less innovation.
Of course, not correcting or challenging the patient's version of events allows a distorted picture of reality to continue.
His sophomore effort, 'Distorted Shadows', is a call for art, soul and self-belief during difficult times - in his words, "what it sounds like to be a creative person in 2018, surrounded by dread and chaos but determined to find meaning beyond it."
She added that seeing their bodies distorted in an editing process is an example of the obstacles that women have yet to overcome.