See sketch from my pencil; [Figure 7] it is in the main correct, though I think I have foreshortened
one end of it a little too much, perhaps.
She changed her position, leaning forward to bend her head above her work, so that he saw only the foreshortened
tip of her nose and the streak of red in her hair; then she slipped to her feet, saying "I can't see to sew," and went back to her chair by the lamp.
In the sharply foreshortened
perspective of the past I seem to have read them all at once, but I am aware of an order of time in the pleasure they gave me, and I know that Goldsmith came first.
A carbine, strikingly foreshortened
, lay across the pommel of the saddle, kept in place by the right hand grasping it at the "grip"; the left hand, holding the bridle rein, was invisible.
Blunt sat by very detached, his eyes roamed here and there all over the cafe; and it was while looking upward at the pink foot of a fleshy and very much foreshortened
goddess of some sort depicted on the ceiling in an enormous composition in the Italian style that he let fall casually the words, "She will manage it for you quite easily."
Here, beneath the painted ceiling, with foreshortened
Allegory staring down at his intrusion as if it meant to swoop upon him, and he cutting it dead, Mr.
He could see, foreshortened
, the tear-stained, dolorous face of the woman stretched out, and with her head thrown over the back of the seat.
But at last in his untraceable evolutions, the White Whale so crossed and recrossed, and in a thousand ways entangled the slack of the three lines now fast to him, that they foreshortened
, and, of themselves, warped the devoted boats towards the planted irons in him; though now for a moment the whale drew aside a little, as if to rally for a more tremendous charge.
Soon he got up again and stared for a long time it the sinking world below, at white cliffs to the east and flattening marsh to the left, at a minute wide prospect of weald and downland, at dim towns and harbours and rivers and ribbon-like roads, at ships and ships, decks and foreshortened
funnels upon the ever-widening sea, and at the great mono-rail bridge that straddled the Channel from Folkestone to Boulogne, until at last, first little wisps and then a veil of filmy cloud hid the prospect from his eyes.
Zanotti's race began to falter when a snapped bolt foreshortened
his first practice session resulted in an irreparably damaged swing arm - a problem the team were unable to resolve before free practice two.
www.liverpoolecho.co.uk Heaven knows, we're all quick enough to moan about the hype and circus surrounding modern domestic football; the foreshortened
"history" of the Premier League and the false significance thrust upon Sky's chosen matches.