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  • Adrian kept in the background. (10)
  • Jegor Ulitch remained in the background. (12)
  • My father had stationed himself in the background. (10)
  • It rocked the icy pillar of pride in the background of his nature. (10)
  • Juliana, with Master Alec and Miss Dorothy, were in the background. (10)
  • Ah, what a background is the present when we have the past to the fore! (10)
  • Perceiving that there was more in the background, Gambier simply bowed. (10)
  • The following day brought news from Richmond to throw every thing else into the background. (4)
  • Modern methods of constructing the small house have all human history for their background. (17)
  • The operatic company had fallen into the background, or stood crowding the side places of exit. (10)
  • Her little head then showed in the dark of the doorway like a painted head against its background. (9)
  • When the See was restored to Rome, in 1377, Paris and her school of music were relegated to the background. (3)
  • The background trees should be tall and mixed in character, so that their skyline is not stiff and wall-like. (17)
  • Its beauty is relieved against an historical background as gloomy as the lightest-hearted tourist could desire. (9)
  • The suspicion that their father had secret vile designs in relation to Mrs. Chump, they kept in the background. (10)
  • There was Mrs. Berry in the background bobbing, there was Martin Berry bowing, there was Tom Bakewell grinning. (10)
  • History, which he read with avidity, was the background from which were projected the great figures of literature. (14)
  • There he beheld, sitting in the background, an old English acquaintance, with whom Captain Gambier was conversing. (10)
  • Nesta had only to say, that she loved another, for Dudley Sowerby to be withdrawn into the background of aspirants. (10)
  • It was Othello over again, with no less than three Desdemonas and a sprinkling of sympathetic senators in the background. (2)
  • The looks shed on me were rather flattering, but I knew that in the background I was felt to be the son of the notorious. (10)
  • The little home, far from grandiose, which forms the background to this most interesting personality is embowered in trees. (8)
  • It is a mistake to finish the painted trim with a glossy enamel, for this will destroy its quietness and background effect. (17)
  • His brown coat struggles out of the obscurity of the background, but it is chiefly background clothing him. (10)
  • In the brilliant sunshine spires were glistening against the pearly background of the hills; the town had a clean, joyous air. (8)
  • The vice-consul pronounced the concluding word with a certain distaste, and the effect of gladly retiring into the background. (9)
  • She looked forward to these with intense eagerness, and pushed everything that interfered with preparation into the background. (8)
  • In fact, they felt a little that they had this evening been a sort of background to their prodigy: which was not in the design. (10)
  • The rich historical background dignifies and ennobles the intense public spirit of the place, and gives it a kind of personality. (9)
  • The rich melodic beauty of Rubinstein charmed all Europe, and only the passionate power of Tchaikovsky placed it in the background. (3)
  • The tops of the English elms were turned to sudden gold, which seen against a leaden background of thundercloud had a supernatural look. (14)
  • Wilfrid had heard from Emilia that there was a tragic background to this outward placidity; tears on the pillow at night and long vigils. (10)
  • Nature was then sparkling refreshed in the last drops of a sweeping rain-curtain, favourably disposed for a background to her joyful optimism. (10)
  • She went with it to the background in the library, where, against the glass door of the cases, she involved herself in it and stood shimmering. (9)
  • And behold, a spokesman was seen in relief upon a background of grins, that were oddly intermixed with countenances of extraordinary solemnity. (10)
  • Compassion began to stir in their bosoms, and with it an inexplicable sense of shame, which soon threw any power of compassion into the background. (10)
  • A consequent tone variety made it possible to emphasize a single voice in this way, while the accompanying harmonies could be kept well in the background. (3)
  • He passed into the foyer, and from that came into the library, where he showed against the dark background in an attitude of entreaty slightly burlesqued. (9)

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