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All the other statues and drawings of your illustrious kinsman are at your disposal.

In this instance, his drawings throughout are in pencil, and he is his own topographer.

They looked at their drawings, they looked at each other, and they looked at Betty.

You must know also that I made many other drawings for his Majesty besides the "Triumph."

And above all in his drawings does he manifest this direct and childish interest and curiosity.

Drawings of a male body, a female body, and a piece of drapery.

The little boy stood at the door with some drawings in his hand.

Parts of his nights were also occupied in drawing and making copies of drawings.

Larcher got the drawings from his table, and handed them to Mr. Bud.

But I allow this inferiority only with respect to the paintings of Turner, not to his drawings.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "a pulling," in various senses, verbal noun from draw (v.). The "picture-making" sense is from 1520s; of the picture itself from 1660s. Drawing board is from 1725; used in figurative expression from mid-20c.

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