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She has shown herself the sweetest craft that ever floated, and I mean to decorate her prow with the handsomest image that the skill of man can cut out of timber.
Whether it were the monarch himself, or some famous British admiral or general, or the governor of the province, or perchance the favorite daughter of the ship-owner, there the image stood above the prow, decked out in gorgeous colors, magnificently gilded, and staring the whole world out of countenance, as if from an innate consciousness of its own superiority.
Let us make an image out of snow,--an image of a little girl,--and it shall be our sister, and shall run about and play with us all winter long.
Tom meant to reverse this image, but love is proverbially desperate in its figures of speech, and any thing was better than appearing to hesitate.
It was an image, an image of a log awash that was different from any log in that it was alive.
Shall I tell you why?' She snatched off the shade from the lamp, and put her hand under the table, and brought out an image of wax.
God forbid, I replied; but may I ask you to consider the image in another point of view?
Those who pleased to do so were allowed to repose implicit faith in an ill-favoured god with a large bottle-nose and fat shapeless arms crossed upon his breast; whilst others worshipped an image which, having no likeness either in heaven or on earth, could hardly be called an idol.
"Don't be angry, Vatel, I thought my cellar -- your cellar -- sufficiently well stocked for us to be able to dispense with recourse to the cellar of L'Image de-Notre-Dame."
Just where she had paused, the brook chanced to form a pool so smooth and quiet that it reflected a perfect image of her little figure, with all the brilliant picturesqueness of her beauty, in its adornment of flowers and wreathed foliage, but more refined and spiritualized than the reality.
Images, memories, and ideas of the strangest description followed one another with extraordinary rapidity and vividness.
(b) IMAGES.--I shall have much to say about images in a later lecture; for the present I am merely concerned with them in so far as they are "copies" of past sensations.