"You haven't offended me," he said, patterning his response upon the White Queen.
A patterning of thin bars, usually of stone, in a window or other opening.
He asks questions, and, patterning after nature, he seldom answers them.
Shutting your eyes to the obvious is only patterning after the ostrich.
So I put the facts to her as fair and calm as I could, patterning after ...