I would suggest, for example, that a presentation
to a doctor is more likely to come from a hospital than from a hunt, and that when the initials 'C.
History surveys a presentation
of man's life in which the union of these two contradictions has already taken place.
The vivid presentation
came like a pleasant glow to Dorothea: she felt herself smiling, and turning from the miniature sat down and looked up as if she were again talking to a figure in front of her.
Tara of Helium, I bring you Gahan, Jed of Gathol," said John Carter, after the simple Barsoomian custom of presentation
He had signalized his arrival in London, some months ago, by going overboard from a police boat into the Thames to rescue a half-drunken lighterman, and when the Humane Society had voted him their medal, he had accepted it only on condition that the presentation
was private and kept out of the papers.
A general laugh saluted her on the presentation
of her son.
This plan, so vast apparently yet so simple in point of fact, which did away with so many large staffs and so many little offices all equally useless, required for its presentation
to the public mind close calculations, precise statistics, and self-evident proof.
To say that any thing short of direct moral advantage could, by any possibility, accrue to any living creature by the presentation
of her ladyship in a horizontal, instead of a perpendicular position, is to assert that Virtue is a question of posture, and that Respectability ceases to assert itself when it ceases to appear in morning or evening dress.
The works of art were all portraits; the books were all presentation
copies from the authors.
The essential question is not, Is the presentation
of life and character perfect in a photographic fashion?
I assert rather that in principle every object can be thought (meant) distinctly, without any help from sensuous presentation
Rawdon Crawley's costume de cour on the occasion of her presentation
to the Sovereign was of the most elegant and brilliant description.