Beneath the cornice was a yellow frieze with figures of dancing children, imitated
from the works of Donatello, and very unskilfully executed.
This resolution perhaps may appear very bold and dangerous, and I am confident would not be imitated
by any prince in Europe on the like occasion.
He must have imitated
somebody else's hand,' said the King.
and Schacabac, supposing that it was a joke on the part of the Barmecide (though he could see none himself), drew near, and imitated
He left the basin on the ground, with which Don Quixote contented himself, saying that the pagan had shown his discretion and imitated
the beaver, which finding itself pressed by the hunters bites and cuts off with its teeth that for which, by its natural instinct, it knows it is pursued.
Not that in this I imitated
the sceptics who doubt only that they may doubt, and seek nothing beyond uncertainty itself; for, on the contrary, my design was singly to find ground of assurance, and cast aside the loose earth and sand, that I might reach the rock or the clay.
In Britain, the judical power, in the last resort, resides in the House of Lords, which is a branch of the legislature; and this part of the British government has been imitated
in the State constitutions in general.
She was biting her sugar, and testifying her pleasure by pretty gestures and affectations with which, had she her reason, she might have imitated
her parrot or her cat.
The rhythmical and, if I may so say, well-modulated undulation of the back in our ladies of Circular rank is envied and imitated
by the wife of a common Equilateral, who can achieve nothing beyond a mere monotonous swing, like the ticking of a pendulum; and the regular tick of the Equilateral is no less admired and copied by the wife of the progressive and aspiring Isosceles, in the females of whose family no "back-motion" of any kind has become as yet a necessity of life.
Then, when we had all imitated
the action of the Medical Man, he said: `Now I want you clearly to understand that this lever, being pressed over, sends the machine gliding into the future, and this other reverses the motion.
On the day after the morrow, by eleven o'clock, the two diamond studs were finished, and they were so completely imitated
, so perfectly alike, that Buckingham could not tell the new ones from the old ones, and experts in such matters would have been deceived as he was.
Then the bandit thrice imitated
the cry of a crow; a croak answered this signal.