It lent itself to Sunday-supplement illustrations of girls leaping into rivers, their skirts flaring well above their knees.
Our Mr. Parker’s son is studying architecture and we had him draw us up a sketch, just a rough sketch to illustrate what we had in mind and to show the members of the board, because they couldn’t have visualized the compromise we offered.
The architect is the concrete illustration of a cosmic paradox.
He ran a series of illustrated articles on "The Churches of Our Childhood."
One story was illustrated with scientific diagrams; the other—with the picture of a loose-mouthed girl wearing a tragic expression and disarranged clothes.
Let me give you a simple illustration.
He tore it from the story it illustrated, and slipped it into his desk drawer.
"The incident illustrates to perfection," wrote Ellsworth Toohey, "the antisocial nature of Mr. Howard Roark’s egotism, the arrogance of the unbridled individualism which he has always personified."
A society woman wrote an article on the exotic shrines she had seen in her dangerous jungle travels, praised the touching faith of the savages and reproached modern man for cynicism; the Stoddard Temple, she said, was a symptom of softness and decadence; the illustration showed her in breeches, one slim foot on the neck of a dead lion.
There are no more uses of "illustrate" in the book.