Phrases with "represented"

Leslie Stephen Swift regarded Scotchmen as the most virulent and dangerous of all dissenters; they were represented to him by the Irish Presbyterians, the natural rivals of his church. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

They represented naked men, but the limbs and trunks had been barely chipped into shape — the faces alone had had care bestowed on them, and even these faces were merely generalised. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

Andrew Lang He is almost too revered to be named (except in mythology) and is not to be represented by idols. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

William Makepeace Thackeray You could not have society represented by men to whom it was not familiar. John Leech’s Pictures of Life and Character by William Makepeace Thackeray [1854]

Rudyard Kipling Still the performances of the Power as represented by its people were extremely inconvenient. Many Inventions by Rudyard Kipling [1893]

Edward Bellamy These costly viands, these rich wines, these gorgeous fabrics and glistening jewels represented the ransom of many lives. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

Arthur Conan Doyle The Press is represented today by Mr. Forte, sub-editor of the Matin. The tall, dark man who looks like a retired general you probably know . The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

Walter Scott The sketch, which was cleverly executed, to use the appropriate phrase, represented an ancient hall, fitted up and furnished in what we now call the taste of Queen Elizabeth’s age. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

Henry James It represented a gaunt, ascetic-looking monk, in a tattered gown and cowl, kneeling with clasped hands and pulling a portentously long face. The American by Henry James [1877]

France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, the Balkan states, Greece, Turkey, Palestine, Japan, America, Poland, Hungary, Armenia, Russia, China, India, Brazil — all are represented here. London in My Time by Thomas Burke

Jules Verne In this microcosm he represented French loquacity and excitability, and we beg you to believe that they were well represented. Round the Moon by Jules Verne [1873]

G. represented the serious and cultivated man of his time, in which he was reckoned the equal of Chaucer, but as a poet he is heavy and prolix. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Wilkie Collins Her hours of emancipation from the bedroom represented the great daily event of her life. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

But that a prince so astute, as by the general testimony of the Conquerors he is represented to have been, should have made so impolitic a disclosure of his hidden motives is not so probable. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Edith Wharton The possibilities which the place had then represented were still vividly present to her. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

John Lewis Burckhard In vain I represented that they were absolutely necessary to me in the wounded state of my ancles: their answer was, “you will soon reach Cairo, where you may get as much linen as you like. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Odd little objects, fetiches which represented people to him, stood arranged on his writing table, and were never to be touched. Henrik Ibsen by Edmund Gosse

Thus, half or three-fourths of a plume, or of a purse, represented that proportion of their respective sums, and so on. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Tobias Smolle Among the exhibitions of art within the house, I was much struck with a Bacchus, and the death of Meleager, represented on an antient sepulchre. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Baldwin Spencer In the second type, represented by the Warramunga, here is only very seldom any one special ceremony designed to secure the increase of the totemic animal or plant. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Sinclair Lewis Mizpah Seminary belonged to the right-wing of the Baptists; it represented what was twenty years later to be known as “fundamentalism”; and in Mizpah Dr. Zechlin had been suspected of heresy. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Theodore Dreiser He represented everything he had left. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Baldwin Spencer This is represented by the specimen figured on Plate XXIII., Fig. 4. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

These designs are small, and although they are in perfectly good condition, the subjects represented are doubtful. English Embroidered Bookbindings by Cyril Davenport [1899]

Edith Wharton She represented for him the obstinate stability of old New York in the flux of new experiments. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

E. Phillips Oppenheim She spent the next hour making slight alterations to the one frock which represented her evening wardrobe. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

James Anthony Froude The supernatural has been successfully represented in poetry, painting, or sculpture, only at particular periods of human history, and under peculiar mental conditions. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

Sigmund Freud This relation is that of similarity, agreement, contiguity, just as; a relation which may be represented in our dreams, as no other can be, by the most varied expedients. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

She was all alone; but this gave her no discomfort; she herself represented three or four persons in turn with comical earnestness and gravity. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

It was the peculiarity and danger of Ibsen’s position that he represented no one but himself. Henrik Ibsen by Edmund Gosse

Maria Edgeworth The widow had represented him as being a faithful friend, and the two children of his deceased master were fond of him. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

Henry James She watched her indications as if for herself also much depended on them — Pansy already so represented part of the service she could render, part of the responsibility she could face. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Each knew the London of his time as few men knew it; and each represented it intimately and in elaborate detail. Ben Jonson by Felix E. Schelling

Henry James He might have been a dethroned prince or the war-correspondent of a newspaper: he represented both enterprise and tradition, good manners and bad taste. The Liar by Henry James [1888]

G. K. Chesterton This Kind of Man, with his sooty hair or sanguinary adjectives, cannot be represented at our committees of arbitration. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Walter Scott Sometimes they were represented as leading a life of constant restlessness, and wandering by moon-light. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border by Walter Scott [1802-1803]

Henry Fielding He had indeed represented the case of the child to be very desperate, and had prevailed on the mother to call in the assistance of a doctor. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Rudyard Kipling I’ve represented it, and have been told that I am exhibiting “culpable and puerile prejudice. Life’s Handicap by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Daniel Defoe I went to him and represented my case very plainly, and asked if he would trouble himself to be my adviser, who was a poor friendless widow, and knew not what to do. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe [1683]

Wilkie Collins The strokes which represented the figures “15” were unquestionably a little, a very little, thicker than the strokes which represented the three zeros or “noughts” that followed. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

Arthur Conan Doyle Without troubling you with precise figures, I may say that they represented roughly a twenty-five per cent. Danger! and other stories by Arthur Conan Doyle [1918]

Baldwin Spencer A simpler ornament, which is one of the commonest, is represented in Fig. 15. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Theodore Dreiser To tell the truth, in this hour of doubt her thoughts turned vaguely to Cowperwood as one who represented in his avid way more of the things she truly desired. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Ralph Waldo Emerson But the people do not wish to be represented or ruled by the ignorant and base. Man The Reformer by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1841]

Henry James He marvelled at Cousin Maria’s air, in such a city, of knowing, of recognising nothing bad: all the more that it represented an actual state of mind. Mrs. Temperly by Henry James [1887]

Edith Wharton Singly they betrayed their inferiority; but grouped together they represented “New York,” and the habit of masculine solidarity made him accept their doctrine on all the issues called moral. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton [1920]

It is of no use to talk: happiness is white and pink; it can hardly be represented otherwise. Mademoiselle de Maupin by Théophile Gautier [1835]

Miles Franklin It represented a lovely girl in the prime of youth and beauty, and attired in floating white dinner draperies. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

Theodore Dreiser Cowperwood represented a new and rather pleasing type of financier to him. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

John Lewis Burckhard It is the head of this bird which is represented in the hieroglyphic figures upon the augural staff; at least so it appeared to me whenever I saw the bird displaying its crest. Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

Anthony Trollope He thought that the condition of his affairs might be so represented that the story should tend rather to win her heart toward him than to turn it away. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

I represented that we were probably in the worst desert upon the face of the earth, but that fact should give us all the more pleasure in conquering it. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

That part of it represented by the fabulous collections was still being protected by the police. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

Augustine Birrell Religion, as represented by long sermons, tiresome treatises, and prayerful exercises, bored him to death. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

Nikolai Gogol It represented an old man, with a thin, bronzed face and high cheek-bones; the features seemingly depicted in a moment of convulsive agitation. The Mysterious Portrait by Nikolai Gogol

Henry James A dozen trains started, however, and he was still in Paris. This inward ache was more than he had bargained for, and as he looked at the shop-windows he wondered if it represented a “passion. Madame de Mauves by Henry James [1874]

Sigmund Freud In other words: when a particular incident is represented by the dream-work in a dream, it signifies the strongest confirmation of the reality of this incident, the most emphatic affirmation of it. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Arnold Bennett It represented the softened manners which had developed out of the old medievalism of the century. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Henry James She had looked very hard, first, at one of the old warriors hung on the old wall, and almost spoke as if he represented their host. Covering End by Henry James [1898]

I still admired Kate’s riper, richer, more luscious outlines; her figure was nearer my boyish ideal; but Lily represented a type of adolescence destined to grow on me mightily. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris

M. R. James I had naturally represented myself as being interested in the remains of the abbey, and we could not avoid paying a visit to the church, impatient as I was to be elsewhere. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

George Gissing Some two or three hundred pounds, his private bank account, represented all he had in the world, and all prospect of making money had been taken away from him. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

Baldwin Spencer In three or four of them, such as the one represented in Fig. 4, the feathers of the Blue Mountain parakeet, woven into string, are used to decorate them. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

William Godwin The Englishman represented in reply, that his stock of provisions was by no means adequate to such an additional number of mouths, and absolutely refused compliance. Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman by William Godwin [1798]

Andrew Lang But if we judge from their shape, as represented in works of Mycenaean art, some of the Mycenaean shields were not of wood, but of hide. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

Sinclair Lewis But the bishop was a man of the world and his books fairly represented his tastes. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Then I represented to myself his turning accuser, and pointing me out as the victim of their condemnation. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

George Gissing I am sure I represented your wish?” “Certainly,” was the scarcely audible reply. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Walter Scott Amadis is represented as a model of chivalry. Quentin Durward by Walter Scott [1823]

Thomas Hobbes For the advice is addressed to the sovereign only, whose person cannot in his own presence be represented to him by another. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

Charles Kingsley He represented in the horizontal sills of his windows, and in his horizontal string-courses, the horizontal strata of the rocks. Grots and Groves by Charles Kingsley

William Henry Bragg Lenard considered that the strength of a stream of electrons (Lenard rays) radiating from a source of small dimensions could be represented at a distance r from the origin by the formula Ae−λr/r2. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

Andrew Lang A priest is represented as speaking for Ndengei, probably by inspiration. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Theodore Dreiser It is probable that Carrie represented a better order of woman than had ever attracted him before. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

George Gissing He said that it represented an income of eight hundred pounds. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

G. K. Chesterton But that which was not really an indiscretion might be represented as an indiscretion, and perhaps we had had enough of that just lately. The Flying Inn by G. K. Chesterton [1914]

Victor Hugo The scene of the Green Box represented a landscape painted by Ursus; and as he did not know how to paint, it represented a cavern just as well as a landscape. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

George Gissing Her mourning garb, if mourning it could be called, represented an extreme of the prevailing fashion; its glint and rustle inspired awe in the female observer. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

Nelly is now at her leisure within a mile or so from the place of her birth, hardly conscious of the feat represented by her solitary pilgrimage. Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield

G. K. Chesterton They only prove that free life and free love are really worse than any ascetic had ever represented them. Robert Louis Stevenson by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

H. G. Wells But these people of the future are invariably represented as being — I put it mildly — prigs and damned fools. Star-Begotten by H. G. Wells [1937]

Olaf Stapledon It might even be represented as a kind of victory for the empires, since they recovered much territory that had at first been lost to the rebels. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

Jules Verne It is represented in the cryptogram by this queer succession of letters, ncuvktygc. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

Anthony Trollope He believed that the matter might be so represented to his girl as to make her feel that it was out of the question. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Benjamin Disraeli The painter had represented Miss Arundel in her robe of a sister of mercy, but with uncovered head. Lothair by Benjamin Disraeli [1870]

Whatever the place represented to their parents, it was pure joy to the young Murchisons. It offered a margin and a mystery to life. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Henry James It had been horrid to see him, because he represented the only serious harm that (to her belief) she had ever done in the world: he was the only person with an unsatisfied claim on her. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Theodore Dreiser The White House represented the rise and success of a great public character. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Edgar Allan Poe His agitation is represented as so excessive that the officers had not the slightest doubt of his guilt. Humorous Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

Maria Edgeworth This was doubted, especially by Helen, who had watched his countenance, and had represented her doubts and her reasons for them to Lady Davenant, but she was not convinced. Helen by Maria Edgeworth

Anthony Trollope A question or two he had asked, and had represented to his client how dreadful was the condition to which he was condemning both the lady and himself. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Arnold Bennett She represented no revolt against established custom. Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett [1911]

George Gissing Accordingly it did not surprise Mr. Westlake when he discerned the beginnings of commotion in the Union of which he represented the cultured and leading elements. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

George Gissing Barfoot represented to his mind a type of licentious bachelor; why, he could not have made perfectly clear to his own understanding. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

George Gissing His reply, written by the dreary twilight which represented sunset, ran thus. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

George Gissing How have you represented your relations with me?’ ‘I can’t see that that concerns you. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

They represented not our Allies, but our deadly foes; and the information, destined for France, was to be diverted to their pockets. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan [1915]

Henry James She thought she had forgiven him; she believed she didn’t care; and as she was both very generous and very proud these convictions represented a certain reality. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Mark Twain Both sexes were about equally represented in the packed audience. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain [1876]

It represented a man reeling backward, with a banner in his left hand, and the right raised towards his brow, as though he had been struck there by a bullet. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Arthur Morrison The god was represented as clad in ancient armour, with a large and loose cloak depending from his shoulders and falling behind in a wilderness of marvellously and deeply carved folds. The Dorrington Deed-Box by Arthur Morrison

He is represented as having been ill favoured and low in stature, but with an eye of surpassing brightness and intelligence. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Anthony Trollope It had been represented to him that this odious romp had been no more than a minuet; but he did not bear in mind that his wife had been no party to that misrepresentation. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Jeremy Bentham If a pain of apprehension, either the offender himself is represented as intending to bear a part in the production of it, or he is not. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Henry Lawson God bless the publican and the coach-driver! God forgive our social system! Native industry was represented at one place along the line by three tiles, a chimney-pot, and a length of piping on a slab. While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson

Cupid is represented with a bandage over his eyes; Destiny should be represented in the same condition. Mademoiselle de Maupin by Théophile Gautier [1835]

It represented a woman, considerably larger, I thought, than the life. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

He shuddered at seeing the father and son, those two departed souls, represented on earth by two silent, melancholy bodies, incapable of touching each other, however close they might be. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

He represented to him that his not being able to understand the most mysterious parts of Christianity was no argument against the truth of them. A Description of Millenium Hall and the Country Adjacent by Sarah Sco

Edith Wharton It had been represented to them that the disarray into which society had been thrown by this deplorable affair made their presence in town more necessary than ever. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton [1920]

But this class, though it decidedly exists, is a very small one, and cannot, in justice, be represented as affording a specimen of the whole. Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope

Anatole France One by Ricard represented Philippe Dechartre, very pale, with rumpled hair, and eyes lost in a romantic dream. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

Bram Stoker There was sufficient divergence of type, as well as of individual beauty, to allow of fair comment; Lady Arabella represented the aristocratic type, and Lilla that of the commonalty. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

Sigmund Freud When a common feature of two persons is represented in a dream, this is usually a hint to look for another concealed common feature, the representation of which is made impossible by the censorship. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Virginia Woolf Here the hindquarters of the donkey, represented by Albert the idiot, became active. Between the Acts by Virginia Woolf [1941]

Henry, son of Maurice, and Lucilla his wife, represented the third strain in the Herries blood. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Baldwin Spencer The roots of the tree, represented by the Churinga and head-dress, were in this instance indicated by a large number of strings hanging down from the head-dress all round the body. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

They don’t stay outside and get represented inside by their copies. A Pluralistic Universe by William James [1909]

He searched the man’s pockets and, from a card in his wallet, saw that his name was Husson and that he represented a firm of estate agents in Paddington Road. He was authorised to collect rents. The Tragedy of the Silver Moon by Arthur Gask [1940]

E. Phillips Oppenheim The trouble was that it could never be represented to any one else in the same manner. The Wrath to Come by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

Robert Louis Stevenson I can recall no other work of the imagination in which the end of life is represented with so nice a tact. Memories and Portraits by Robert Louis Stevenson

This secret is enough to set half the human race laughing, if you were represented in that box. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Edith Wharton They represented the future she had chosen, and she was content with it, but in no haste to anticipate its joys. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Samuel Johnson On the seeming improbability of Lear’s conduct it may be observed, that he is represented according to histories at that time vulgarly received as true. Preface to Shakespeare by Samuel Johnson [1765]

The Institute, the University, the various learned societies were all represented by eminent men, and a certain number of foreigners, English, German, and Russian, were present also. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

Henry Fielding As I was of a sour morose temper, and hated nothing more than the symptoms of happiness appearing in any countenance, I represented all kind of diversion and amusement as the most horrid sins. A journey from this world to the next by Henry Fielding

John Locke Universality is but accidental to it, and consists only in this, that the particular ideas about which it is are such as more than one particular thing can correspond with and be represented by. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

E. T. A. Hoffmann The answer this lady gave the king is also historically true, according to Hoffmann, and it was spoken under circumstances almost exactly like those represented in the text. Mademoiselle De Scudéri by E. T. A. Hoffmann

Ford Madox Ford They represented — Marie Léonie was well aware because she had heard the facts several times — street criers of ambulant wares in London years ago. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

George Meredith The sentimentalists are represented by them among the civilized species. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Jack London He became a leader of the fruit-porters, represented the dockers on the London Trades Council, and wrote trenchant articles for the labour journals. The People of the Abyss by Jack London [1903]

H.P. Lovecraft After a number of calculations West decided that it represented some secret chamber beneath the tomb of the Averills, where the last interment had been made in 1768. Herbert West — Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft [1922]

Wilkie Collins It was to no earthly purpose that Mr. Tatt represented this course of proceeding as unprofessional, injudicious, against etiquette, and utterly ruinous, looked at from any point of view. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

Baldwin Spencer Two of them are represented on Plate XXVII., Figs. 1 and 2. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

The devil in The Monk is represented as being of enormous stature, and much of the horror excited by the man-monster that Frankenstein created arises from the creature’s superhuman size. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Theodore Dreiser It is but natural that when the world which they represented no longer allured her, its ambassadors should be discredited. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

It represented a man clothed in a long white garment, standing with his back to the stake, and his hand held out to the flames, which were slowly consuming it. The Mill Mystery by Anna Katharine Green

D. H. Lawrence It represented more than the thing which had kicked and bullied him. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Jeremy Bentham Virtue has been represented as opposed to utility. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Altogether the find represented a sum of something like £40,000. Tom Ossington’s Ghost by Richard Marsh [1898]

Walter Besant It represented her at the age of twenty or twenty-one. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

H. G. Wells The law is represented by life peers. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

Olaf Stapledon The former type may be represented by a wheel with axle and spokes, the latter by a net. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Vanity represented Lord Robert as a conquest of importance, and his qualifications rendered him a very pleasing dangler. A Description of Millenium Hall and the Country Adjacent by Sarah Sco

The fate of one of these prisoners was uncertain; some mitigatory circumstances having come to light since his trial, which had been humanely represented in the proper quarter. Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens [1836]

This was Tezcatlipoca, next in honour to that invisible Being, the Supreme God, who was represented by no image, and confined by no temple. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Edith Wharton He wore spectacles, he carried a book in his hand — but still, he represented the law in a land accustomed (as I thought) to respect it. A Backward Glance by Edith Wharton [1934]

F. Scott Fitzgerald It was not that Gloria or the life that Gloria represented was less often in his thoughts — it was simply that she became, day by day, less real, less vivid. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Tobias Smolle She represented the villain as a wretch altogether unworthy of his attention. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle

Baldwin Spencer The performers were supposed to be young emus wandering about, and the man who lifted them up represented their mother. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Watkin Tench The tumultuous state of our minds represented her in danger; and we were in agony. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

Wilkie Collins Looking towards them now, I saw the Law (as represented by Mr. Bruff’s papers) lying unheeded on the floor. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

This earlier variant is represented by the temperament which characterizes the primitive phase of peaceable savagery. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Nathaniel Hawthorne One of the sketches represented the daughter of Herodias receiving the head of John the Baptist in a charger. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

Fritz Muller has described a remarkable dimorphic species of Tanais, in which the male is represented by two distinct forms, which never graduate into each other. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Baldwin Spencer The intermarrying sub-classes and those of the children represented in the following table. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Edith Wharton But since she felt that he understood her also, his business would be to make her see Beaufort as he really was, with all he represented — and abhor it. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton [1920]

Bram Stoker Death and pain of every kind were fully represented in that gruesome collection. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

The invisible haunting is represented in this volume by Fitz-James O’Brien’s What Was It?1 one of the very best of the type, and one that has strongly influenced others. The Imperishable Ghost by Dorothy Scarborough [1921]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Because marriage had meant only Donal and the dream, and being saved from the world this one man had represented to her girl mind. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Baldwin Spencer Other forms are represented on Plate VIII., from which a good general idea of the colour scheme and decoration of these armlets can be gained. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Kate Chopin The company which he represented had in view the erection of a sawmill some two miles back in the woods, close beside the bayou and at a convenient distance from the lake. At Fault by Kate Chopin

George Meredith This pic-nic surrendered, represented to her defeat in all its ignominy. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Henry James He set himself the task of appearing very American, in order that his appreciation of everything Mr. Searle represented might seem purely disinterested. A Passionate Pilgrim by Henry James [1871]

Before this period, he represented the people. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Henry James She delighted in a beautiful character and was gratified to find so many more than she had supposed represented in the contemporary French drama. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

George Gissing A general uneasiness of mind was gradually induced, and the chapel-building project, with singular confusion of motives, represented to her at once a worldly ambition and a discipline for the soul. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

Easy, comparatively, is it to lay out on virgin soil the plan of a magnificent city, such as represented on our Diagram 5. Garden Cities of To-morrow by Ebenezer Howard

Some groups were represented by one aged man, or one or two old women, and the voices were so low and feeble that I had to stoop to catch the weak words. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

He is represented by contemporary writers to have given promise of many good qualities, though, unhappily, he was not placed in a situation favorable for their development. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

It represented a new force in politics. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

Charles Dickens His disordered imagination represented to him a crowd of persons stealing towards them beneath the cover of the bushes, lurking in every ditch, and peeping from the boughs of every rustling tree. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens [1840]

Baldwin Spencer In all cases, men of column 1 marry women of column 2, and their children are as arranged in column 3; men of column 2 marry women of column 1, and their children are represented in column 4. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

G. K. Chesterton Its jagged mountains represented temperatures; or at least climates. Robert Louis Stevenson by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Samuel Johnson These caves were represented to us as the cabins of the first rude inhabitants, of which, however, I am by no means persuaded. A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson

Edith Wharton Alfieri, at any rate, represented to the younger lad the seer who held in his hands the keys of knowledge and beauty. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Wilkie Collins The scene in the drawing-room represented the ideal of domestic comfort. Miss or Mrs? by Wilkie Collins [1871]

Sigmund Freud The common feature which justifies the union of two persons — that is to say, which enables it to be made — may either be represented in the dream or it may be absent. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Rudyard Kipling And it certainly is not in the citizens, because they are governed and coerced by a despotic power of public opinion as represented in their papers, preachers, or local society. From Sea to Sea by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

The Bibbulmun race was represented by some thirty or forty stragglers, and these would gladly have gone back to their own various grounds; but their health and sight had failed. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

Henry James He fixed me for a long time without replying and then spoke with a weak extravagance and with such pauses between his words as might have represented the slow prompting of an inner voice. A Passionate Pilgrim by Henry James [1871]

Henry Lawson Germany happened to be represented at the time, Jacob having sought shelter at Tom’s but on his way home from town. While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson

Baldwin Spencer In the specimen represented in Fig. 20, two of then, are attached to an ordinary head ring, which is made of vegetable fibre. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Inside there was more blue; the paper, in imitation of a Pompadour chintz, represented a trellis overgrown with morning-glories. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Andrew Lang But whence came the name which was represented by the hieroglyphic? That is precisely what our author forgets to tell us. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

Robert’s son, Grandison, and his children Pelham and Helen represented fashion. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Tobias Smolle There is a wild-boar represented lying on one side, which I admire as a master-piece. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Anthony Trollope And here we must take leave of Archdeacon Grantly. We fear that he is represented in these pages as being worse than he is; but we have had to do with his foibles, and not with his virtues. The Warden by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing Earwaker, Moxey — these were in many respects admirable fellows, and he had no little love for them, but the world they represented was womanless, and so of flagrant imperfection. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Baldwin Spencer In Figs. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11 a distinct form of armlet is represented which is worn by almost every man and youth. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Augustine Birrell Rents to an enormous amount ceased to be represented any longer by the houses that paid them. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

Charles Dickens I represented to him that probably that boy never did, within human experience, come out well, when discovered. The Haunted House by Charles Dickens [1859]

The house never represented her. St. Luke's Summer by Mary Cholmondeley [1908]

Victor Hugo Of the two combatants, one was an Irishman, named after his native mountain in Tipperary, Phelem-ghe-Madone, and the other a Scot, named Helmsgail. They represented the national pride of each country. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Olaf Stapledon Epiphenomenalism may be represented diagrammatically. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Oliver Goldsmith My wife desired to be represented as Venus, and the painter was desired not to be too frugal of his diamonds in her stomacher and hair. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

There are writers, administrators, soldiers, and artists in Bohemia; every faculty, every kind of brain is represented there. A Prince of Bohemia by Honoré de Balzac [1840]

Baldwin Spencer This is represented by the specimens illustrated in Plate XXII., Figs. 2 and 5, Plate XXII., Figs. 1 and 2, Plate XXIV., Figs. 3. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Edith Wharton The ormolu clock represented a shepherdess sitting on a fallen trunk, a basket of flowers at her feet. The Old Maid by Edith Wharton

H. G. Wells Another important school, represented by such economists as Irving Fisher and J. M. Keynes, was winning an increased adherence to the idea of a price index controlling the issue of currency. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]