Thesaurus / al fresco
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Beneath the portico, numbers of servants and retainers were lounging about, enjoying the fresco.
In thisPg 89 church is a remarkable altar fresco which was executed by the late Lord Leighton.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
On the outer walls of the principal temple are wretched daubs in fresco, representing the state of eternal punishment.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The walls and ceiling were often covered with fresco paintings, frequently of elegant design, to be hereafter described.
When the exact sense was lost, the suffix -al seemed to be adjectival, and the word dismal became at last an adjective.
The Provençal has not even the formal distinction of the nouns in al, which in French make their plural in aux.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
The emphatic al places the alchemist as much above the ordinary chemist as the gold which he obtains is superior to other metals.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The following fresco from the Catacomb of St. Priscilla is a characteristic example.
Another fresco represents Daniel as giving to the monster the cake which he had prepared for its destruction.
So also:—'Tempest thee nat thus with al thy fortune'; Boeth.