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  • Liddy continued, adumbrating by the remark the track her thoughts had taken.†   (source)
  • Her secret being at last given—to the world, and the name of the lady friend being even adumbrated, Jacky made no further experiments in the difficult and tiring art of conversation.†   (source)
  • Lily's inward start betrayed itself in a quick blush: was it possible that this was really the sense of Carry Fisher's adumbrations?†   (source)
  • But that is only an adumbration of one great, urgent concern, which in fullest sympathy I shall now call by its name: life's problem child, man himself, his true state and condition.†   (source)
  • …and prepared for study; it showed him both the surface and the deeper structure of muscles, tendons, and ligaments, those of the thigh, the foot, and especially the arm, the upper and lower arm; it taught him the Latin names that medicine—that adumbration of the humanist spirit—had nobly and chivalrously supplied to distinguish them; and it allowed him to penetrate to the skeleton, an illustration of which offered him new perspectives, revealing the unity of all things human, the…†   (source)
  • "Ah—well you may ask that!" said Henchard, the new-moon-shaped grin adumbrating itself again upon his mouth.†   (source)
  • The lugubrious harmony of the spot with his domestic situation was too perfect for him, impatient of effects scenes, and adumbrations.†   (source)
  • She told Elizabeth-Jane no more of the past attachment she had roughly adumbrated as the experiences of a third person; and Elizabeth, who in spite of her philosophy was very tender-hearted, sighed that night in bed at the thought that her pretty, rich Lucetta did not treat her to the full confidence of names and dates in her confessions.†   (source)
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