There were five young Gradgrinds, and they were models
But though he had, as we have said, formed his morals on the Platonic model
, yet he perfectly agreed with the opinion of Aristotle, in considering that great man rather in the quality of a philosopher or a speculatist, than as a legislator.
Neither Virginia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, North Carolina, nor Georgia can by any means be compared with the models
from which he reasoned and to which the terms of his description apply.
The only other object on the table was a small shaded lamp, the bright light of which fell upon the model
. There were also perhaps a dozen candles about, two in brass candlesticks upon the mantel and several in sconces, so that the room was brilliantly illuminated.
He made the first public experiment at Willis's Rooms, but afterward removed his model
to the Adelaide Gallery.
I've heard that Burgess himself he made the models
fer three or four of 'em, Dad's sot ag'in' 'em on account o' their pitchin' an' joltin', but there's heaps o' money in 'em.
There was less opposition to this model
than to the windows; for the settlers were fond of novelty, and their steeple was without a precedent.
Carey's never studied before, you won't mind helping him a little just at first will you?" Then she turned to the model
. "La Pose."
Phillips to sit with the model
Minnie Andrews--she found on her desk a big luscious "strawberry apple." Anne caught it up all ready to take a bite when she remembered that the only place in Avonlea where strawberry apples grew was in the old Blythe orchard on the other side of the Lake of Shining Waters.
They actually try to encore one of her characters -- an old north-country lady; modeled
on that honored preceptress in the late Mr.
Just as Dron was a model
village Elder, so Alpatych had not managed the prince's estates for twenty years in vain.
I began to imitate this master of mine almost as soon as I began to read him; this must be, and I had a greater pride and joy in my success than I should probably have known in anything really creative; I should have suspected that, I should have distrusted that, because I had nothing to test it by, no model
; but here before me was the very finest and noblest model
, and I had but to form my lines upon it, and I had produced a work of art altogether more estimable in my eyes than anything else could have been.