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fresco
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
a method of artistic painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster; or the painting made in such a manner
  • It contains celebrated frescos designed or painted by Raphael, which most persons think it worth while to visit.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (73% in)
  • At first when I enter a room where the walls are covered with frescos, or with rare pictures, I feel a kind of awe—like a child present at great ceremonies where there are grand robes and processions; I feel myself in the presence of some higher life than my own.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (81% in)
  • Rome has agreed with you, I see—happiness, frescos, the antique—that sort of thing.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (53% in)

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