He was well acquainted with the way dilettanti have (the cleverer they were the worse he found them) of looking at the works of contemporary artists with the sole object of being in a position to say that art is a thing of the past
, and that the more one sees of the new men the more one sees how inimitable the works of the great old masters have remained.
For long ambition has been like an ancient memory to me, some glorious day recalled from my springtime, so much a thing of the past
that I must make a railway journey to revisit it as to look upon the pleasant fields in which that scene was laid.
Whence it arises," he continued, "that when we see any person well dressed and making a figure with rich garments and retinue of servants, it seems to lead and impel us perforce to respect him, though memory may at the same moment recall to us some lowly condition in which we have seen him, but which, whether it may have been poverty or low birth, being now a thing of the past
, has no existence; while the only thing that has any existence is what we see before us; and if this person whom fortune has raised from his original lowly state
So you consider your childhood a thing of the past
, do you, young lady?
I made what change I could in my appearance; and blithe was I to look in the glass and find the beggarman a thing of the past
, and David Balfour come to life again.
In a moment more the last thread which bound her to them was broken; the familiar companionship of many months was a thing of the past
It's the wrong time of the year to see Pajaro Valley," Benson said, when he again sat beside Saxon and Sargent's was a thing of the past
Jo meantime devoted herself to literature and Beth, who remained delicate long after the fever was a thing of the past
Summary: New Delhi [India], Nov 8 (ANI): In most of the world, the iconic 140-character tweet is now officially a thing of the past
and Chrissy Teigen isn't psyched about it.
Apoll of UK tradesman says nearly half of them believe the wolf-whistle is a thing of the past
and that they no longer do it.
No A land for heroes, what a farce Limbless homeless gassed No help for heroes Now 2011 countless years have passed No further forward for our heroes 2012 still as in the past Limbless homeless post traumatic stress Still left in limbo Relying on charity of which is Very scant England our England a thing Of the past
, All right for the government who send Our boys to war Living the life of Riley in their Mansions Land of Hope and Glory a thing Of the past
Could we not look after our Heroes as they do in America Not a ghost in hell's chance 2016 Not so much change for any Wounded soldier of any war.
Summary: Cheap booze could become a thing of the past
in Scotland under plans to scrap heavy discounting in supermarkets and off licences.
Playing doctor or doing unauthorized maintenance on the microclimate cooling system (MCS) should be a thing of the past
The strong winds and wintry showers that have lashed the region over the last few days are set to become a thing of the past
, according to weather experts at the Met Office.