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Balthus

/French baltys/
noun
1.
real name Balthasar Klossowski de Rola. 1908–2001, French painter of Polish descent, noted esp for his paintings of adolescent girls
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  • Read on this subject the learned reply of Father balthus to the treatises of MM.

    The Phantom World Augustin Calmet
  • balthus saw the women and naked children scurrying to the huts.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard
  • balthus no longer doubted the actuality of the shaman's magic.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard
  • Conan was as much a part of this wilderness as balthus was alien to it.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard
  • Most of the frontiersmen were like balthus—more of the settler than the woodsman type.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard
  • balthus had heard it too—a wild scream that broke at its highest note.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard
  • balthus faltered in his stride, and clammy sweat beaded his flesh.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard
  • balthus whispered, as he turned to peer into the deepening shadows of the forest.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard
  • Conan started convulsively, and balthus almost let go the poles.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard
  • His profanity, as balthus floundered after him, was lurid and impassioned.

    Beyond the Black River Robert E. Howard

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