At present she did not know her own poverty, for she had no lover to portray.
The windows, to which she looked with peculiar dependence, from having heard the general talk of his preserving them in their Gothic form with reverential care, were yet less what her fancy had portrayed.
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She portrayed a struggling artist in the movie.
I’m mesmerized by her ability to hypnotize an entire audience with such powerfully portrayed words.