With the same marvellous patience, and with the same single shark's tooth, of his one poor jack-knife, he will carve you a bit of bone sculpture, not quite as workmanlike, but as close packed in its maziness of design, as the Greek savage, Achilles's shield; and full of barbaric spirit and suggestiveness
, as the prints of that fine old Dutch savage, Albert Durer.
He wheeled round suddenly from the window, and looked Noel Vanstone straight in the face with a grimly-quiet suggestiveness
of something serious to come.
It is full of suggestiveness
, and, in its way, is as good as a cathedral.
I can never bring you to realise the importance of sleeves, the suggestiveness
of thumb-nails, or the great issues that may hang from a boot-lace.
It needed but this to complete the grim suggestiveness
of the barren waste, the chilling wind, and the darkling sky.
It was a rough, narrow trail, and led over an old lava flow--a black ocean which was tumbled into a thousand fantastic shapes--a wild chaos of ruin, desolation, and barrenness--a wilderness of billowy upheavals, of furious whirlpools, of miniature mountains rent asunder--of gnarled and knotted, wrinkled and twisted masses of blackness that mimicked branching roots, great vines, trunks of trees, all interlaced and mingled together: and all these weird shapes, all this turbulent panorama, all this stormy, far-stretching waste of blackness, with its thrilling suggestiveness
of life, of action, of boiling, surging, furious motion, was petrified
The bare arms were long and sinewy, ending in strong, bony hands with clawlike fingers--almost talonlike in their suggestiveness
They had be- hind them, to my mind, the terrific suggestiveness
of words heard in dreams, of phrases spoken in night- mares.
This week she was indeed creating her favourite breakfast treat, but not before a sprinkle of fluttery eyelash gazing at the camera and maybe just a pinch of suggestiveness
A massive leap from her usual offerings of Carry On style farce, topped off with a smattering of suggestiveness
and smut, her latest offering promises to keep children and adults of all ages engaged and entertained.
6), for instance--one of many paintings which take Jones's former fiancee as an archetype for feminine beauty--Jones achieves a work of remarkable harmony, with thousands of small, quick strokes and dozens of colours at work to create an all-over image of great vibrancy, even while Petra's expression and fingering of her skirt-hem give a brooding suggestiveness
to the painting.
The poems "work" because they almost make sense, revealing "how much meaning could be produced by euphony and rhythmic flow combined with imagistic suggestiveness
and readerly imagination" (159).