Next day, the Princess watched the tunnel again in her Magic Picture
, and every day afterward she devoted a few minutes to inspecting the work.
A general glance at the picture could never suggest that there was a hair trunk in it; the Hair Trunk is not mentioned in the title even--which is, "Pope Alexander III.
At the extreme left end of the picture are a couple of women, one of them with a child looking over her shoulder at a wounded man sitting with bandaged head on the ground.
It would be almost worth while to wipe away the black surface of the canvas, since the original picture can hardly be so formidable as those which fancy paints instead of it.
But would it be possible," inquired her cousin, "to restore this dark picture to its pristine hues?
He was a connoisseur, for he had said that the picture was a crackerjack.
I've been looking for a picture like that,' said the young man, 'for months.
You're going for the picture
while we're at dinner?
She straightway began to talk to him on indifferent matters, while I amused myself with looking at the pictures
Men are not well pleased with the figure they make in their own imaginations, and they flee to art, and convey their better sense in an oratorio, a statue, or a picture
He did not accomplish it in a day, or in a week, or in a month, or in a year; but slowly, very slowly, he learned after he had grasped the possibilities which lay in those little bugs, so that by the time he was fifteen he knew the various combinations of letters which stood for every pictured figure in the little primer and in one or two of the picture
Anyway he had seen the picture
and if he was not a friend he could tell The Sheik about it and it would be taken away from her.