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And he ran on, holding the piece of sugar-cane, like some hieratic figure holding a torch in a procession.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
In consequence of its symbolical purpose this hieratic series is rather eclectic than cyclopdic in its character.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
There are about eighteen pages of clear red and black writing in the Hieratic character.Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
When—he died his collections remained, and they still remain, as his record in the hieratic language of science.A Mortal Antipathy|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
But the exquisite grace of line is gone, as well as the hieratic calm of the expressions and the smiles.Egypt (La Mort De Philae)|Pierre Loti