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Usage examples for D/ART

  1. The interior woodwork is cream, pointed with blue, and there are blues innumerable in the rugs and curtains and objets d'art. – The House in Good Taste by Elsie de Wolfe
  2. It is an interesting and lovable Gothic- Renaissance church which, if not quite of the first rank among the masterpieces of its kind, is a marvel of splendour, and an example of the " caprices d'une guipure d'art," as the French call it. – Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country by Francis Miltoun
  3. The only thing, in short, that she would ever have to do with the objets d'art of Ricks would be to turn them out into the road. – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James
  4. How greedily she gloated over pictures and objets d'art! – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  5. I expect to see, if the Americans are successful in the Far East, China compelled to be orderly so as to afford a field for foreign commerce and industry; a government which the West will consider good substituted for the present go- as- you- please anarchy; a gradually increasing flow of wealth from China to the investing countries, the chief of which is America; the development of a sweated proletariat; the spread of Christianity; the substitution of the American civilization for the Chinese; the destruction of traditional beauty, except for such objets d'art as millionaires may think it worth while to buy; the gradual awakening of China to her exploitation by the foreigner; and one day, fifty or a hundred years hence, the massacre of every white man throughout the Celestial Empire at a signal from some vast secret society. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  6. There are two consoles in the room, with small cabinets above which hold certain objets d'art in keeping with the room. – The House in Good Taste by Elsie de Wolfe
  7. Adeline, Lexique des Termes d'Art. – A Text-Book of the History of Painting by John C. Van Dyke
  8. It was they, in fact, who rendered all manner of service to their Gentile neighbors, from a cobbler's and blacksmith's to producing the most exquisite objets d'art and gold and silver engraving. – The Haskalah Movement in Russia by Jacob S. Raisin
  9. All this of course necessitated the moving of most of my furniture and objets d'art, as well as the emptying of H. 's much encumbered studio- I having determined to keep but a small apartment in the east wing for private use. – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  10. That was five days ago, and here I have stayed: for the house and court are sufficiently agreeable, and form a museum of real objets d'art. – The Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel
  11. For this controversy see Diehl's Manuel d'art byzantin, 1910. 11. See also Pliny, Epist. – The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism by Franz Cumont
  12. There were fourteen statues in this gallery mounted on Buhl pedestals, and all round the walls were richly decorated ebony buffets containing objets d'art, while in the centre stood carved wooden cases, which showed to great advantage some of the greatest rarities in human work - costly jewellery, and curiosities in ivory, bronze, wood, and enamel. – Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings by Mary F. Sandars
  13. In front of him was the famous French table, crowded as usual with a multitude of miscellaneous objets d'art, conspicuous among them a pair of Tanagra figures, white visions of pure grace, amid the dusty confusion of their surroundings. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward

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