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How to use harlequin in a sentence
The intricate beading in graphic harlequin patterns gave the garments a sense of grandeur and importance.Ode to Joy: Dolce, Versace and Bottega in Milan for Spring 2013|Robin Givhan|September 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Harlequin hardback, out today, is appropriately dubbed: Sh*t Girls Say.‘Shit Girls Say’: Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard Spin Book From Meme|Anna Klassen|September 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The publishing house Harlequin enjoys a near monopoly in the romance genre.
The protagonist of every book Harlequin puts out has to pass an editorial smell test as being “realistic.”
Another way that Harlequin is adapting is through the same technology that has enabled self-publishing.
She plays with Captain Lovelock as a child does with a wooden harlequin, she pulls a string and he throws up his arms and legs.Confidence|Henry James
Haggard had disappeared with the celerity of a harlequin who jumps through a trap.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The carpet was of red baize with a Turkish border, and figured in the middle like an harlequin's jacket.
Harlequin had recruited a columbine and a shepherdess, and he introduced these ladies as partners for the promised minuet.The Animal Story Book|Various
The gods of the Renaissance, in whom no one any longer believed, glided into the costumes of Harlequin and Pierrette.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther