Which preposition to use with modeling

of Occurrences 920%

You will recollect that this Convocation contains only those charitable men, who are peculiarly disposed to honour your recent model of this Christian virtue.

for Occurrences 257%

Her long raven locks hung with careless grace, partly behind, and partly over, a neck that might have served as a model for the sculptor.

in Occurrences 143%

He floated the model in the tub.

on Occurrences 79%

They wished the Lessons to be written In Ciceronian style and the hymns to be modelled on the Odes of Horace.

after Occurrences 40%

The whole customs of Virginia, indeed, were fondly modelled after the English customs.

to Occurrences 38%

Her universities, her institutes for technical instruction, her schools, were a model to the whole world.

from Occurrences 32%

That house, so like this in every detail of external structure, that it might have been modeled from it; or this from that.

with Occurrences 18%

He gave her a keen, kind glance out of the "fine gray eyes," a little bow, and a grateful smile, saying quietly,"Then my Adam is not a failure in spite of his fall?" Psyche turned from the sculptor to his model with increased admiration in her face, and earnestness in her voice, as she exclaimed delighted, "Adam!

as Occurrences 15%

Before any other construction is possible to him, a child can make with sand, and this is a constant joy, from the endless puddings that are turned out of patty pans, up to such models as that of the whole "Isle of Wight" with its tunnelled cliffs and system of railways, made by an ex-Kindergarten boy as yet innocent of geography lessons.

at Occurrences 9%

Those limbs would certainly be good capital for you, if you turned a live model at the Academy.

of Occurrences 9%

The oval shape of it, with the delicate modeling of all the features, the wide, high brow, the large, vivacious, prominent eyes with the glint of a divine fire in them and the sensitive lips all belong to the classical picture.

by Occurrences 9%

The thought is that, as the sculptor carves a statue from a rough model by addition and subtraction of the marble, so the lady of his heart refines and perfects his rude native character.

into Occurrences 7%

"Sure we're game," they answered, and Chet added, as he picked up a stick he had found in the woods several days before and had modeled into an excellent club: "If they start any funny business they'll find me ready for them.

than Occurrences 5%

And although the French taste of his age somewhat affected and chilled his genius, yet he knew of other models than Racine and Boileau.

before Occurrences 3%

He saw the advantages of mutual civility, and endeavoured to profit by the models before him.

like Occurrences 3%

"In my profession," he said, "a model like this is very rare indeed.

under Occurrences 2%

With these facts in view, the impinging surface of the Archimedean Screw, in the model under consideration, has been so disposed as to form, at its outer circumference, an angle of 68° with the axis of revolution, gradually diminishing as it approaches the centre, according to the essential character of such a form of structure.

out Occurrences 2%

It is time to interpose an impasse to the further spread of this misapprehension of the nature and consequences of human acts, and to demonstrate the possibility, in humble walks of life, of virtues worth cultivating, and to erect models out of those who, while they may be derelict in their ethical duties, are still worthy of being imitated in other respects.

within Occurrences 2%

The gardens have been modelled within these twenty years according to a plan evidently not dictated by the taste of the friend of Pope.]

in Occurrences 2%

Among the subjects in this branch are office work and shop practice, constructing joints in carpentry and joinery, cabinet making and turning, together with modeling in clay.

near Occurrences 1%

We know that he made inquiries of Arthur Young concerning a threshing machine invented by a certain Winlaw and pictured and described in volume six of the Annals, and in 1790 he watched the operation of Baron Poelnitz's mill on the Winlaw model near New York City.

behind Occurrences 1%

Nowhere and at no epoch had literature shone with so vivid a lustre as in the reign of Louis XIV.; never has it been in a greater degree the occupation and charm of mankind, never has it left nobler and rarer models behind it for the admiration and imitation of the coming race; the writers of Louis XV.'s age, for all their brilliancy and all their fertility, themselves felt their inferiority in respect of their predecessors.

beyond Occurrences 1%

They crystallized into a standard mould whatever in pastoral, whether classical or renaissance, was most obviously and easily reducible to a type, and so attained the position of models beyond which it was needless to go.

during Occurrences 1%

Some of the best work of George Eliot, Reade, and Trollope was yet to make its appearance; Meredith and Hardy were still the treasured possession of the few; the reigning models during the period of Gissing's adolescence were probably Dickens and Trollope, and the numerous satellites of these great stars, prominent among them Wilkie Collins, William Black, and Besant and Rice.

about Occurrences 1%

Thus it came about that the bad models about him did not exert a pernicious influence upon him.

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