Would he not betray himself an alien cynic who should otherwise portray Main Street, or distress the citizens by speculating whether there may not be other faiths?
The feature film portrayed a brave young Yankee who conquered a South American republic.
A show-window delicately rich in error: vases starting out to imitate tree-trunks but running off into blobs of gilt—an aluminum ash-tray labeled "Greetings from Gopher Prairie"—a Christian Science magazine—a stamped sofa-cushion portraying a large ribbon tied to a small poppy, the correct skeins of embroidery-silk lying on the pillow.
Only an insane contortion of spelling could portray his lyric whine, his mangled consonants.
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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.