Forestalling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations ForegroundingThe creative artist seems to be almost the only kind of man that you could never meet on neutral ground. You can only meet him as an artist. He sees nothing objectively because his own ego is always in the foreground of every picture.ndash;Raymond ChandlerForegrounding ndash; ForefrontFighting in the forefront of the Greeks, the Athenians crushed at Marathon the might of the gold-bearing Medes.ndash;Simonides of Ceos Use in Literature ForegroundingAt the back the Deserter was seen issuing from prison between the soldiers; in the foreground the young woman lay fainting, and pointing to his pardon.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in An Old Maid.Her knees came well forward, and the long curve of the train of her black gown filled the foreground on the right.ndash;Florence L. Barclay in The Rosary.You will turn it from you, so that it reflects something exactly in front of you in the imaginary foreground.ndash;Florence L. Barclay in The Rosary.Beyond these rich masses of foliage, to which the sun lent additional splendour, at the utmost extremity of the pastures, rose the irregular ridge of the Apennines, whose deep blue presented a striking contrast to the glowing colours of the foreground.ndash;William Beckford in Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents.Taken as a whole, it was a foundation worthy of the picturesque edifice which met one's eye in the foreground, and at which the traveller gazed with extreme interest.ndash;Charles de Bernard in Gerfaut, vol 1.He has not got one solitary school of philosophy that does not put in its foreground that the object of all philosophy is to put an end to pain.ndash;Annie Besant in An Introduction to Yoga.A low ridge, streaked by flying shadows, ran across the foreground, and waves of dust rose and fell about its crest.ndash;Harold Bindloss in The Girl From Keller's.In the foreground, the rows of clods shone with an oily gleam in the fading light.ndash;Harold Bindloss in The Girl From Keller's.The valley between was filled with blue shadow, but in the foreground a river twinkled in the fading light.ndash;Harold Bindloss in The Girl From Keller's.
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