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A great deal of the joy of watching the film is thanks to Mads Mikkelsen, whose face reminds me of a statue you might find carved into rock and resting on a museum pedestal.
Heeding Ditka, who would whisper, “they put you on that pedestal and then they knock you down,” is a tricky task.
They build you up too much and put you on that pedestal, and then they knock you down.
For 15 years, the 35-year-old worked to “put people in their best light, to put them on a pedestal.”
Those notions placed women on a pedestal – but also denied them opportunities.
She resented his sudden drop from his pedestal, for he looked sentimental and somewhat sheepish.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Next moment Tom Brown sent a bullet straight into his heart, and his tail made a splendid flourish as he fell off his pedestal!
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was sumptuously buried in Kensal Green, where a marble pedestal carries his portrait and his epitaph.
Here and there we will find a boulder perched on a pedestal of ice, which indicates a recent down-wearing of the field.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
The pedestal of this clock represented in bas-relief the birth of astronomy on the Egyptian plains.
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