Sentence Examples


  • They are not recumbent, and the hair falling from the head is curled, not straight, as in the true Egyptian sphinx.
  • The horns are black, slightly twisted and very short, flat at the base, pointed at the tips, and recumbent on the head.
  • The splendid recumbent effigies in bronze, of Italian workmanship, rest upon a tomb of black marble, and the whole is enclosed in a magnificent shrine of wrought brass.
  • The recumbent effigies and decorative details of these tombs are very beautiful, but the smaller figures of angels, saints and virtues are rather clumsy in proportion.
  • The upper part of the main facade, with arcades of pointed arches, dates from the 13th century, and the portal has recumbent lions and elaborate sculptures above.