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  • A handful of his early stories gained notice when they won competitions sponsored by local papers (The Hanguk ilbo in 1963, the Chosŏn ilbo in 1966) though written earlier[4]) limned harsh and satirical landscapes of. — “Choi In-ho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Oxford English Dictionary defines a character actor as "an actor who specializes in character parts", defining character part in turn as "an portrays individualities and eccentricities, as opposed to the legitimate actor who [ ] endeavours to create the rôle as limned by the author".[1]. — “Character actor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Flicke was born in the German town of Osnabrück, but is first recorded as a portrait painter in England. Flicke was signing his works with a Latinised name and adding Germanus to emphasise his German training.[3] Flicke limned portraits of Mary I. — “Gerlach Flicke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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  • Lastly at the head of the board was the young poet who found a refuge from his labours of pedagogy and metaphysical inquisition in the convivial atmosphere of Socratic discussion, while to right and left of him were accommodated the flippant prognosticator, fresh from the hippodrome, and that vigilant wanderer, soiled by the dust of travel and combat and stained by the mire of an indelible dishonour, but from whose steadfast and constant heart no lure or peril or threat or degradation could ever efface the image of that voluptuous loveliness which the inspired pencil of Lafayette has limned for ages yet to come. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • It reminded me of symbolical images of Genius or Demon that are seen on Etruscan vases or limned on the walls of Eastern sepulchres–images that borrow the outlines of man, and are yet of another race. — “The Coming Race” by EGEL Bulwer-Lytton
  • And then ourselves–three modern Englishmen in a modern English boat–seeming to jar upon and look out of tone with that measureless desolation; and in front of us the noble buck limned out upon a background of ruddy sky. — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard

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