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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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  • They were violently shaken and then the dog slunk back to balthus' side, his jaws crimson.

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  • Most of the frontiersmen were like balthus—more of the settler than the woodsman type.

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  • balthus admired them and their leader and felt a pulse of pride that he was admitted into their company.

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  • balthus faltered in his stride, and clammy sweat beaded his flesh.

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  • The woman started to shriek a warning, but balthus stopped her.

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  • Conan started convulsively, and balthus almost let go the poles.

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  • balthus glared almost paralysed, his brain refusing to credit what his eyes had seen.

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  • balthus saw the women and naked children scurrying to the huts.

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  • balthus had heard it too—a wild scream that broke at its highest note.

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  • There was a hideous sibilance in it—balthus turned cold at the implication.

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