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The more earnestly it applied its lips to the pipe, the more distinctly was its human likeness stamped among visible realities, the more sagacious grew its expression, the more lifelike its gestures and movements, and the more intelligibly audible its voice.
There was a more or less lifelike illustration of Bolgani in colors and in a cage, with many remarkable looking Tarmangani standing against a rail and peering curiously at the snarling brute.
We entertain ourselves with wonderful forms of men, of women, of animals, of gardens, of woods and of monsters, and the mystic pencil wherewith we then draw has no awkwardness or inexperience, no meagreness or poverty; it can design well and group well; its composition is full of art, its colors are well laid on and the whole canvas which it paints is lifelike and apt to touch us with terror, with tenderness, with desire and with grief.
Jo must have fallen asleep (as I dare say my reader has during this little homily), for suddenly Laurie's ghost seemed to stand before her, a substantial, lifelike ghost, leaning over her with the very look he used to wear when he felt a good deal and didn't like to show it.
A whirlwind had apparently collected its force in our vicinity; for there were frequent and violent alterations in the direction of the wind; and the exceeding density of the clouds (which hung so low as to press upon the turrets of the house) did not prevent our perceiving the lifelike velocity with which they flew careering from all points against each other, without passing away into the distance.
For, though it walked, and made other lifelike motions, there yet was a kind of jerk in its gait, which, together with its brazen aspect, caused the young prince to suspect that it was no true giant, but only a wonderful piece of machinery.
We are at a first step of building lifelike robots by artificial metabolism," said Shogo Hamada, lecturer and research associate in the Luo lab, and lead and co-corresponding author of the paper.
Using the death mask of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, who died in 1788, forensic artist Hew Morrison came up with a lifelike image of the leader of the Jacobite Rebellion.
"I'm just fascinated by the process, I think it's an art and it takes great skill to learn to do it properly and to make that animal seem lifelike," she explained.
From such simple beginnings, video games have morphed into a world of colour, action and sound where lifelike graphics immerse players in evermore imaginative ways.
I help healthcare students and professionals improve their skills in paediatric care through immersive simulation learning experiences." HAL claims to be the most advanced patient simulator, and is capable of simulating lifelike emotions such as laughing and crying, through dynamic facial expressions, movement and speech.
Contract notice: production and delivery of a lifelike bovine model with graphic surface