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  • The Small Faces were an English rock and roll band from east London, Despite the fact they were together just four years in their original incarnation, the Small Faces' music output from the mid to late sixties remains among the most acclaimed British mod and psychedelic music. — “Small Faces - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Faces (sometimes known as The Faces) are an English rock band formed in 1969 by members of the Small Faces after Steve Marriott left that group to form Humble Pie. Faces released four studio albums and toured regularly until the autumn of 1975, although Stewart simultaneously pursued a solo. — “Faces (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • "Faces" (Voyager episode), the fourteenth episode of the television series Star Trek: Voyager faces(1) in Plan 9 from Bell Labs and in Plan 9 from User Space for Unix: the continuation of Unix's vismon(1). — “Faces - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • King talking very loud, and Grace and Ellen turned away their faces when they passed me, so I shouldn't see how red and swollen their eyes were. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • The fourth and last side of your cell faces on–faces on–stop a minute, now where does it face?" — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • I lie in the night air in my red shirt, the pervading hush is for my sake, Painless after all I lie exhausted but not so unhappy, White and beautiful are the faces around me, the heads are bared of their fire-caps, The kneeling crowd fades with the light of the torches. — “Leaves of grass” by Walt Whitman
  • Meanwhile That other host, that soar aloft to gaze And celebrate his glory, whom they love, Hover'd around; and, like a troop of bees, Amid the vernal sweets alighting now, Now, clustering, where their fragrant labour glows, Flew downward to the mighty flow'r, or rose From the redundant petals, streaming back Unto the steadfast dwelling of their joy. Faces had they of flame, and wings of gold; The rest was whiter than the driven snow. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
  • It was perfectly still; the wide quadrangle of dusky houses showed lights in none of the windows, where the shutters and blinds were closed; the pavements were a vacant expanse, and, putting aside two small children from a neighbouring slum, who, attracted by symptoms of abnormal animation in the interior, poked their faces between the rusty rails of the enclosure, the most vivid object within sight was the big red pillar-post on the southeast corner. — “The Portrait of a Lady” by Henry James
  • What did they expect? That something would be thrown down? Withered flowers, bones, cigar ends, or one thing or another, that they could amuse themselves with? They looked up with their frost-pinched faces and unspeakably wistful eyes. — “Hunger” by Knut Hamsun

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