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Apollo Belvedere

a Roman marble statue, possibly a copy of a Greek original of the 4th–1st centuries b.c. Unabridged
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  • All had Greek profiles: in truth, they were but various views of the Apollo Belvedere.

    Mentone, Cairo, and Corfu Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • Again, the face of the Apollo Belvedere is agitated by anxiety, passion, and pride.

    Ariadne Florentina John Ruskin
  • They who have seen the Apollo Belvedere will set little store by plaster of Paris casts.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Alexander Maclaren
  • As he was, his father and mother would not have exchanged him for the Apollo Belvedere.

  • Ruskin observes that the smile on the lips of the Apollo Belvedere is inconsistent with divinity.

    History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2) Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
  • My only Augustus, to me you are much more pleasing than Apollo Belvedere.

    Delusion and Dream Wilhelm Jensen
  • Excuse me, but you are in one of the cabinets—and this is the Apollo Belvedere.

  • To whom does the Apollo Belvedere belong, but to all who have eyes to see its beauty?

    Prose Idylls Charles Kingsley
  • While the chin of the Apollo Belvedere falls slightly inside of this line, yet this is hardly perceptible.

    Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot
  • He jumped from his chair and struck an attitude of the Apollo Belvedere.

    Simon the Jester William J. Locke

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