"And Arnold answers it," said Blanche--as a still stronger instance of the provoking vagueness of the description
But our former description
of a citizen will admit of correction; for in some governments the office of a juryman and a member of the general assembly is not an indeterminate one; but there are particular persons appointed for these purposes, some or all of the citizens being appointed jurymen or members of the general assembly, and this either for all causes and all public business whatsoever, or else for some particular one: and this may be sufficient to show what a citizen is; for he who has a right to a share in the judicial and executive part of government in any city, him we call a citizen of that place; and a city, in one word, is a collective body of such persons sufficient in themselves to all the purposes of life.
He called him "The Well of English undefiled,"* and after many hundred years we still feel the truth of the description. He uses many of Chaucer's words, which even then had grown old-fashioned and were little used.
Is there anything more drowsy than his description of the abode of sleep:
Her nose was exactly regular, and her mouth, in which were two rows of ivory, exactly answered Sir John Suckling's description
in those lines:--
About half past four I went up to the railway station to get an evening paper, for the morning papers had contained only a very inaccurate description
of the killing of Stent, Henderson, Ogilvy, and the others.
They were by no means tired of wondering and admiring; and not even Louisa seemed to feel that they had parted with Captain Wentworth long, when they saw him coming after them, with three companions, all well known already, by description
, to be Captain and Mrs Harville, and a Captain Benwick, who was staying with them.
is narrated, voice based descriptions
of what is appearing on screen and is primarily for the benefit of visually impaired audiences.
Part I in this series explained the concept of TRUE descriptions
, which stand for: Trustworthy, Realistic, Understandable, and Enticing.
Each year, we invite kitchenware, gourmet food, tabletop and gift companies to provide us with photos and descriptions
of some of their top products, both new introductions and tried-and-true gift-giving favorites.
It may appear at first glance that there is a tension here between this cognitive focus on characters' minds and the guidance that audio descriptions
should be as objective as possible.