embodiment


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If she wanted to look on the embodiment of fidelity, resource, and courage, she could behold it all in that man.
The umbrella was a black and prosaic bundle long past repair; the hat was a broad-curved black hat, clerical but not common in England; the man was the very embodiment of all that is homely and helpless.
This embodiment of a d'Urberville and a namesake differed even more from what Tess had expected than the house and grounds had differed.
He must say he thought a drone the embodiment of a pleasanter and wiser idea.
As large as a Shetland pony, with hideous head and frightful fangs, he was indeed an awesome spectacle, as he crept after me on his ten short, muscular legs; but to me he was the embodiment of love and loyalty.
The man before him was the embodiment of physical perfection and giant strength; yet it was not upon these he depended in his battle with the great cat, for mighty as were his muscles, they were as nothing by comparison with Numa's.
His card, which seemed too small to carry the weight of his academic distinctions, preceded him by a few seconds, and then he entered himself--so large, so pompous, and so dignified that he was the very embodiment of self-possession and solidity.
He became a mild embodiment of the spirit of reason.
Sitting opposite him at the little table in the window, she came back to that state of careless exaltation which had overcome her when they halted by the gate, but now it was accompanied by a sense of sanity and security, for she felt that they had a feeling in common which scarcely needed embodiment in words.
As I turned, romance, adventure, and discovery in the abstract took wing before the terrible embodiment of all three in concrete form that I beheld advancing upon me.
When Numa saw Tarzan, fat and sleek, perched in the tree he became suddenly the embodiment of frightful rage.
You are merely the embodiment of two imperfect things--an imperfect brain and an imperfect body.